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4 Mar 2009 7:55PM
dramatic

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4 Mar 2009 7:57PM
Great capture...and a great expression well caught
Andy
Rende Plus
10 38 4 Netherlands
4 Mar 2009 8:09PM
Fabulous shot full of meaning and emotion. Excellent use of the shadows!
Rende
NevP Plus
12 853 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 Plus
9 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
Excellent portrait, great expression.
Christine
lonely_oryx Plus
10 61 55 England
4 Mar 2009 10:15PM
Great creative image
4 Mar 2009 10:38PM
Love it
woolybill1 Plus
11 22 71 United Kingdom
4 Mar 2009 11:14PM
Terrific work, Ollie, a rather harrowing image actually but wonderful.
Regards
Bill
4 Mar 2009 11:16PM
Unstaged reality, You capture the soul so well Ollie.


Ian
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1850 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 Plus
13 1.6k 37 England
5 Mar 2009 12:20AM
stark with a large (past) shadow, has a 3D movement about it to
pascalg Plus
10 37 France
5 Mar 2009 2:50AM
very mysterious...
ugly Plus
9 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
Scaramanga Plus
10 56 6 United Kingdom
5 Mar 2009 2:00PM
You lock the door
And throw away the key
Theres someone in my head but its not me.
JohnH37 11 1 United Kingdom
5 Mar 2009 5:42PM
Wow..powerful and haunting,both the image and the words.
-John
Well seen and taken...like the shadow here...
5 Mar 2009 9:16PM
bless him, very tender work Katie
Joline Plus
11 29 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.
Amazing work, This looks so good./
Scott
proz 13 205 United States
6 Mar 2009 4:04PM
good work
davidhu Plus
12 19 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2009 8:29PM
Fine work Ollie, good to see Jimmy back.
Dave
Strobe Plus
10 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 Plus
11 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
12 134 1 United Kingdom
8 Mar 2009 6:30PM
such a strong image...

phil
imagio Plus
11 12 1 England
9 Mar 2009 8:14AM
Wonderful emotional image Ollie

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

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