The isolation stage

An image from my series "The person that you'd take a bullet for is behind the trigger." An in-depth and personal exploration of the emotional states related to...
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An image from my series "The person that you'd take a bullet for is behind the trigger." An in-depth and personal exploration of the emotional states related to a relationship break up; an illustration of feelings resulting from the loss of something you previously had such a strong connection to.

I aim to tell a story of the experiences from both sides of a lost-corrupt relationship, and the overwhelming mixture of feelings you encounter, be that of anger, isolation, sadness, freedom or fear.
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jleiweke October 18, 2013
Celtic October 18, 2013
great theme and great photo! Well done and congrats!!
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AlanJakarta October 18, 2013
Excellent creative image & concept - you have certainly achieved your aim with this. Congratulations.
finnurandrsson October 18, 2013
SamanthaMoodyPhotography October 18, 2013
Thank you guys! :) :)
drakkardarkblade October 18, 2013
congrats, fantastic, please check out my works
catini October 18, 2013
Outstanding, congrats on your feature!
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GBloniarz October 18, 2013
Although understanding the story behind this is much too complex for me the scene is indeed dramatic! Congrats!
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paulatuckerhogan October 18, 2013
Wow....great picture. Just three days ago, in my home town, a middled age man shot and killed both his pregnant ex-girlfriend and her boyfriend. Then later they found him dead in his car. Very sad story. But as many people feel for the victims and their families...I immediately tried to step into the shoes of the shooter.
VHiggins October 18, 2013
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WileKyK October 18, 2013
Amazing concept. Your picture tells the story....the subject looks isolated for sure. Congratulations!
sunsetnurveins October 18, 2013
interesting piece nice job
PhilipCarnevale October 18, 2013
iceman2 October 18, 2013
Congratulations on your feature!
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tetvet October 18, 2013
excellent shot,great concept,congrats
nitti October 18, 2013
Kreepy Kool.....Kongrats
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princessdi6305 October 18, 2013
Very creative love it, congrats on the feature!!!
DianeCArtography October 18, 2013
Excellent concept, it kind of looks like that movie the "Ring" when she steps out of the well at the end. You got that feeling of isolation and sadness. Fantastic capture with great creativity! Congrats!
tlotter October 18, 2013
Congratulations on your feature
hotpixel October 18, 2013
Wow !! Terrific image !! Congrats on your Feature (:
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biakms August 24, 2014
That is so creepy! Nice shot!!!
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Jeronimooo March 20, 2015
This is gorgeous!!!
samyamaiti March 08, 2016
This is classic!!!

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Behind The Lens

Werribee South Beach, Melbourne, Australia.
11pm - Midnight
This photograph was taken very late at night, therefore there was hardly any bright and interesting lighting available to light up myself in this self portrait. So I decided to take a long exposure, and then play around with my external flash. I got a friend to run in front of me and flash the light, and then run behind me and flash again. This created the eerie and elegant soft light on the white dress. The lighting in the sky was all natural and I was lucky to have such interesting looking clouds that night.
Canon 5D MK II, 24-105mm f4, Tripod, External Flash, A friend!
This image was a part of a series based on the research of Inkblot tests, vulnerability and the psychology of the mind, when it is in alone. The concept was how isolation and being alone can be an overwhelming feeling. Hence the last open space and dark overpowering clouds.
The post-processing I did on this image was to mirror image it, to relate to the concept of inkblot tests. I also added contrast to the clouds to make them look darker and more overpowering.
In my camera bag
Canon 5D MII, 24-105 Lens, 50mm Lens, 85mm Lens, 135mm Lens, External Flash, ND Filters, CF Cards, Shutter Release Button.
Mirror imaging photographs of the sky can make powerful and interesting shapes. Also, long exposures and external flashes can create so many different effects and looks, so going out and testing everything you can think of is a great idea to try!

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