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Boxed in

By paola1987
Sometimes I feel like I'm living in a box, afraid to get out, not that its a bad place to be, I like it in my box, i have a nice life here, a good job, an appartment and many friends, but sometimes i wish i had the courage to just get out and change my life, make it less boring, it's been the same for such a long time that i think about changing my job going to another city, just live differently for a while, not sure if i make sense, but i just don't have the courage right now, i hope i will in the future

Tags: Black and white Portraits and people

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Comments


agean 13 3 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2010 10:10AM
v1 for me, but i prefer the lighting on v2.

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doodler 11 13 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2010 10:20AM
V1 for me better Crop although the lighting on V2 is very good.

You live in Rome, its possibly the most beautiful city in the world, how can you get bored there?
3 Nov 2010 10:32AM
I'm not bored of the city itself Karl, just of the same routine every day.
oh Rome is a beautiful city, but not so much fun to live in, believe me, when you are stuck in traffic or are waiting for a bus for more than an hour, somehow you don't seem to appreciate the sights, you just wish you were somewhere else
Paola
debu 6 India
3 Nov 2010 10:37AM
Lovely set of images.
debu
doodler 11 13 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2010 12:49PM
I live and work within Liverpool, I know the commute is the same..except when you look out the window you see Rome...I see Liverpool....and i know were i would rather be....

take your camera shoot the commute...you will get some odd looks..could be fun though.
3 Nov 2010 3:04PM
V1 great image good work.
freybird 10 1 England
3 Nov 2010 4:17PM
Again very expressive & imaginative. Agree with the comment above go out and do some street photography your view of it would be interesting as you always seem to have a different approach to most things. Go for it girl! Geoff
johnnyboy114 8 231 106 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2010 7:02PM
A fantastic idea to convey a feeling and thoughts......Rome is indeed beautiful, but if its all you know and you have the same routine every day, then I can completely see your point of view. I was overawed by Rome, spectacular. But I live in Cambridge in England and many people say the same of that city when they come to visit, yet I feel very much like yourself about Cambridge as you feel about Rome...I am happy there, I like the city, but the day to day life can get you down and the urge to break free every now and then rears its ugly head......your thoughts and feelings are very much clear from this image and its a fantastic idea....very well shot, but V1 definitely puts the thoughts across better I feel. Not a technical shot by any means, but to put feelings across, there are few shots better....
G3 14 13 2 United States
3 Nov 2010 8:11PM
So many feel the same inside. Few have the courage actually speak of it much less act. At least part of your free spirit gain freedom in the form of the wonderful images you put here.
4 Nov 2010 10:10AM
thankyou everyone, I guess we all get a little bored in our cities sometimes.
I will take the advice and try some street photography, it will feel strange but maybe fun, thanks again Smile
Paola
JackAllTog Plus
7 4.5k 58 United Kingdom
5 Nov 2010 6:33PM
Brilliant v1, specially constructed box idea is great.
Ian_R 6 United Kingdom
7 Nov 2010 5:07PM
Brilliant image and idea, love your commentary on life; just enjoy it and live - Ian
Phil1958 7 272 4 Wales
10 Nov 2010 2:00PM
Two excellent mono shots - I assume you used your pink exposimeter for these Smile

Phil

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