yatesphotography
yatesphotography

When you leave the darkness behind.

This is a *very* old photo (which also means I now only have a jpeg version, so it isn't exactly the best quality image in the world. This photo was origin...
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This is a *very* old photo (which also means I now only have a jpeg version, so it isn't exactly the best quality image in the world. This photo was originally a part of a series exploring the idea of trying to escape from depression, and how the world looks changes depending on your mindset. This image is *UNMANIPULATED* insofar as the black background to the frame is actually a black sheet (I admit, I may have touched up a few areas that weren't too neat.
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flybee379
 
flybee379 March 22, 2017
I absolutely love this idea.....makes me want to try this......love it.....
yatesphotography
yatesphotography March 22, 2017
Thankyou! I've been tempted to revisit this idea for a while, and it's almost time for bluebells again! There are several things that I would do differently in order to make things more interesting, but I wouldn't want to go into that too much yet. =P
Happyshooter
 
Happyshooter April 02, 2017
I really enjoy this type of image, it's on my bucket list of things to try. Very thought provoking.
Martin
michelletracey
 
michelletracey February 11, 2018
Thank you for sharing this photo and the background about it. I have been dealing with depression for 6years now. Looking at the photo reminds me of when I have good days. It is like stepping out of the darkness. Great job!
yatesphotography
yatesphotography February 12, 2018
Not at all! It's a hard thing to deal with, and I'm currently in a slump myself. It means the world to me that this resonates with you.
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