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a shadowman inside.......

By bliba  
Oh here's the sun again
Isn't it appealing to recline
Get blinded and to go into the light again
Doesn't it make you sad
To see so much love denied
See nothing but a shadowman inside........


nikon d 70 /the muse/single glass optic/f4/lensbaby 0,42 fisheye lens

Tags: Black and white Portraits and people

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photophantom 8 108 3 Philippines
4 Mar 2009 7:55PM
dramatic

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Great capture...and a great expression well caught
Andy
Rende Plus
9 38 4 Netherlands
4 Mar 2009 8:09PM
Fabulous shot full of meaning and emotion. Excellent use of the shadows!
Rende
NevP Plus
11 853 13 Canada
4 Mar 2009 8:55PM
The shadow sees him looking up almost with optimism or resolution, whereas the reality seems to be eyes that are empty except for a feeling of dislocation. At least that's what I see. Very thought provoking, I love this.
Ayelet_A 8 11 3 Israel
4 Mar 2009 9:04PM
Beautiful portrait Ollie - It's as if he's speaking to the camera, wonderful connection with the viewer.

Ayelet
4 Mar 2009 9:13PM
Excellent portrait, great expression.
Christine
4 Mar 2009 10:15PM
Great creative image
4 Mar 2009 10:38PM
Love it
woolybill1 Plus
10 22 68 United Kingdom
4 Mar 2009 11:14PM
Terrific work, Ollie, a rather harrowing image actually but wonderful.
Regards
Bill
digipix76 9 577 England
4 Mar 2009 11:16PM
Unstaged reality, You capture the soul so well Ollie.


Ian
mrswoolybill Plus
10 990 1514 United Kingdom
4 Mar 2009 11:23PM
I like the way you alternate between sweet childhood images and the deeply disturbing, and treat them both with the same degree of seriousness and respect. The shadow speaks of a strange, silent alter ego. It's as strong as the face, even stronger. And so different.
Moira
riprap007 12 1.6k 37 England
5 Mar 2009 12:20AM
stark with a large (past) shadow, has a 3D movement about it to
5 Mar 2009 2:50AM
very mysterious...
ugly Plus
8 9 57 United Kingdom
5 Mar 2009 9:44AM
A diffrent shot..
I think it a little soft for me on focas..
Well done anyway...

Dave
5 Mar 2009 2:00PM
You lock the door
And throw away the key
Theres someone in my head but its not me.
JohnH37 10 1 United Kingdom
5 Mar 2009 5:42PM
Wow..powerful and haunting,both the image and the words.
-John
MilanaG 10 Bulgaria
5 Mar 2009 5:45PM
Well seen and taken...like the shadow here...
koka 8 United Kingdom
5 Mar 2009 9:16PM
bless him, very tender work Katie
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
5 Mar 2009 11:19PM

Quote:The shadow sees him looking up almost with optimism or resolution, whereas the reality seems to be eyes that are empty except for a feeling of dislocation


This was my feeling exactly.....what a fine line we humans walk.
6 Mar 2009 7:38AM
Amazing work, This looks so good./
Scott
proz 12 205 United States
6 Mar 2009 4:04PM
good work
davidhu 11 19 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2009 8:29PM
Fine work Ollie, good to see Jimmy back.
Dave
Strobe 9 1.3k United States
7 Mar 2009 11:01AM
Fantastic work Ollie, the shadow creates a strange feel about this and draws me to look at it again and again.
Marc
Diana 10 2.0k 19 Netherlands
8 Mar 2009 11:11AM
excellent dichotomy achieved here

you are a star at this Ollie .....evoking feeling every time

Diana
backbeat Plus
10 134 1 United Kingdom
8 Mar 2009 6:30PM
such a strong image...

phil
imagio 10 12 1 England
9 Mar 2009 8:14AM
Wonderful emotional image Ollie

bernie
John_Humphreys 11 69 2 Ireland
12 Mar 2009 1:30AM
A rather harrowing image of Jimmy. I hope he's well. John
paulashby 8 10 1 United Kingdom
11 Apr 2009 8:25PM
I see great empathy with this man, you do him justice as a person.
Pasul

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