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A world of hurt by adrianismyname A world of hurt by adrianismyname
This is day 27 of my 365 days project. I decided to change the title of the pictures. I don't use Day: anymore. Don't be confused.

Anyway.. I think the picture speaks pretty much for itself. I just had the feeling the show how cruel world can be. How people hurt each other.

I wasn't really sure about the editing.. actually im never sure :/
BTW.. the guy in the back is also me. I put 2 pictures together.



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Hello Adrian!
After the conversation we had today, I felt that I needed to criticise one of your pictures, now that I know a little bit more about you.
I think this picture is one of the most touching of all your gallery, because the concept is truly amazing.
I think most of us can relate with the feeling of the world being a very cruel place, to the feeling that we sometimes lose hope in everybody and we just can't get through because the feeling of the world being a hostile place scares us too much.That is what this picture symbolizes to me and I think that you did a very great job representing with that accuracy that feeling.
Going to a more technique aspect, I have few words to say because I really like the arrangement of the whole picture:
I really how well focused is the main character by the natural and soft lighting, the picture in general is also well-shaped and the colours are comely and the blur in the background really gives a nice aspect, what's more, it also gives a misterious and scary touch to the shape of the man which in my opinion fits the concept perfectly. Some might say that having the main subject in the center of the picture is a mistake, but we must always remember that there’s no right or wrong in photography.
Overall, I think this picture is definetly worth the sight, because it is not only beautiful, but also holds a message which is really important to know.
What do you think?
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32 out of 32 deviants thought this was fair.

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Well, I just got to your gallery today, and I don't know much about you, but this piece really struck me.
We all have things that loom over us and scare us, that creep and come closer. But the scariest thing is when we know there is something but we can't put our finger on what it is , or that when we have no control over it. It's like a shadow, with no face, nothing that can make us comprehend it. So we hide away, scared, without knowing what we are hiding from. It makes us wonder if that thing is even real, if we can't see it. Why must we hide away from something that might not even exist? But we know it does, because we feel it so strongly.
This is what this piece made me think of. The concept is extremely real and beautiful. I love the position of the body, closing in on itself, shielding the eyes. I like that you are positioned in the middle, and that the "other" you is blurry, adding to the feel of mystery, and strengthening the fact that the focus is on you- on your personal feelings. (Perhaps there is a meaning for the fact that it is you that is behind you, and not someone else?) The lighting is natural and beautiful, and makes you pop out, like you have a spotlight on you :)
To me, the bricks in front of your feet symbolize the end of the tunnel- you can surely get up and leave if you wish to, but somehow it is your choice to stay hidden away and isolated. Or maybe that it's so close but so far away.
Anyway, this is what this piece made me feel- quite a lot, actually! <3
What do you think?
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6 out of 6 deviants thought this was fair.

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NineFireStar Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2015   General Artist
The guy just standing there in the back watching really compounds the message.

...and you're beautiful, ofc. :)
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Kaill Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2013
keep. expressing. yourself. always. i love your soul!
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AshlynRenee Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2013   General Artist
This is so beautiful, it literally just made me have a lump in my throat and almost brought tears to my eyes. Seriously congrats on being able to strike someone with pure emotion. 
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Weirdestkid Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2012
he needs a hug :hug:
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Kay-xP-J14 Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love this pic! You can see the emotion! I love that!
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eLsClone Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2012   Artist
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eLsClone Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2012   Artist
hi
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poppyblack93 Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This photo voices simply and directly its themes.
The darker background emphasizes the guy's loneliness and his position expresses very well his sorrow and, maybe, his need of protection from the cruelty of the world.
Perhaps you can increase the contrast of the guy to add some more sadness.
This is all i have to say.
I love this photo; you're great!
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cookie-monster126 Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
i like this, kinda puts all the thoughts in my head into a picture. sometimes u just wanna curl up and block out all the hurt! who's the guy in the background?
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AlwaysIndifferent Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2012
This is amazing.
I don't even know where to begin.
Maybe its where it shows my emotion
or where you just captured the moment.
This is such a beautiful piece, thank you.
(:
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GMCCOURT Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2012  Student General Artist
The location you have used is awesome, and the lighting is brilliant!
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:iconadrianismyname:
adrianismyname Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2012  Hobbyist
thanks!
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GMCCOURT Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2012  Student General Artist
no problem! :D
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xXFoxxy-SilverFangXx Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I understand how you feel. The world is cruel. I've been the subject about two times now. :/
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dukeofspade Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
hi:D
this photo was featured at #ThePeopleAvenue December Feature [link]
Have a happy 2012!!! sorry for being late i got slow web connection lately :)
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:iconstellar-happiness:
stellar-happiness Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Hi! Your artwork has been feature here: [link]
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:iconthebobi:
thebobi Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2011
I hope you don't mind that I used your work. [link]
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adrianismyname Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2011  Hobbyist
well.. i would really appreciate it if you would ask me first if you do something like this. but ok. if you credit me :)
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thebobi Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2011
okay. (: how funny.
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crazyizi Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2011  Hobbyist Artist
I absolutely love this! Would you mind if I used it for a YouTube lyrics video?
I'll credit you in the description and provide the link to this picture.
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adrianismyname Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2011  Hobbyist
Yeah you can use it for a youtube video. But please credit me!
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XBleuberryx Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
This is great. The dark background really makes the foreground pop. It's a very emotional photo. I wish I could do something like that xDDD
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adrianismyname Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2011  Hobbyist
thank you very much :D

you can of course. you just have to try :)
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XBleuberryx Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
xD I am trying! So hard to make good photographs though. Bad lighting, bad set, everything! :)
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adrianismyname Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2011  Hobbyist
haha. well. first you should stop criticizing everything :) .. there is no bad light or anything like that. it is all you. you are totally free to do everything. and if you don't have a stunning ocean to photograph, do something else. there thousands of things you can do :)
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XBleuberryx Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
xD That's what I do. I walk around my house and try to take pictures of ordinary things in interesting ways. Sometimes, a happy accident occurs. Today, for example, it was dark so I was using flash. I took a picture of some flowers next to a wooden cupboard. The flash traveled on the wood, and the whole photo was tinted golden brown. SO cool! :P
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steee94 Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2011  Student Photographer
Amazing, i feel in this photo all the sentiment that you would express. BRAVO! :)
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adrianismyname Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2011  Hobbyist
thank you very much :)
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I-is-smart Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
:typerhappy:This piece has been featured here :hooray:
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adrianismyname Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2011  Hobbyist
thank you very much! :)
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Emily-Charlie Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
I love the concept behind this photo.
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adrianismyname Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2011  Hobbyist
:D
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epic-mushroom Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2011
Amateur question: did you use a tripod?
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:iconadrianismyname:
adrianismyname Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2011  Hobbyist
yes i did use one :)
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HayleyLV Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2011
Daaamn, amazing.:heart:
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ChemicalMarcel Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2011
Great pic! I love it. Thx
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adrianismyname Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2011  Hobbyist
thanks! :)
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ChemicalMarcel Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2012
You're very welcome. I just saw more of your work.
Seems not only your pictures are beautiful... tee-hee ;-) Grtz
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zexxx13 Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2011  Student Interface Designer
... nice ... :)
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adrianismyname Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2011  Hobbyist
thanks!
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zexxx13 Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2011  Student Interface Designer
...welcome... :)
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Macaroni-Pieces Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
Thankyou for taking this picture. I know exactly what you mean with this right now, with people being cruel. You know when you just come across things by coincidence? That just happened. So thankyou! (:
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adrianismyname Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2011  Hobbyist
thank you :) .. yes. it was supposed to show people how it is like.
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AshiharaLover Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
nice shoes... xD
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adrianismyname Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2011  Hobbyist
thanks xd
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MegaJoy-Coon Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2011   Digital Artist
This is beautiful. It tells a story that everyone's felt before.
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adrianismyname Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2011  Hobbyist
thanks! :) yes..
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michee04 Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2011
I feel you captured the emotion perfectly ~ the body posturing .. the feeling of despair and deep hurt and sadness.
I like that you added the image/person in the background ~ I interpret it two different ways..him walking away leaving you alone with your grief, or him facing you in regret of the pain he caused you
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adrianismyname Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2011  Hobbyist
thank you very much! :)
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