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This photo is about splitted minds and personalities. I kind of have the feeling that in my mind are two persons living. The wise and clear man who knows what is right and what ethically correct. Who is rational. And on the other side the weak, emotional boy, who lives in a different world.

I kind of always "see" them fighting about what i should do and think. Probably the reason why I have so much problem with decisions.

This may seem weird. But I wanted to express this feeling.

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Wow. Just wow. This sort of image is so powerful. For one thing, the lighting here. It is so representative of what was in the description that it makes me emotional just looking at it. The dark side, the light side, all split in half like that.

This idea and the utter power of the "good" and "bad" sides warring within you really show through in this image. I think that the vast majority of people feel the same way about them, that there are two different people inside of one mind, battling for dominance, and every so often, the darker side wins, throwing your mind into shadows.

The execution of this piece, its simplicity, simply adds to the beauty and tragedy of its idea. Overall, this is wonderful and tasteful, with tinges of sadness and melancholy that allow for it to be openly interpreted as to which side will ultimately emerge as the dominant one--if any.

Wonderful, just wonderful!
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27 out of 28 deviants thought this was fair.

1 words.... 3 alphabets >>
There you go ... WOW !
I don't know how to say it...
While BG is kinda empty...
But i don't know weather it has a meaning or what
But.... ( i really don't know how to say the feeling )
It's beautiful, NICE
Btw.. the photo is nice
but the effect are still OK
i hope i can see your effect will be more better soon

Your title was splitted but i think It can be name as
Day and night....Btw...
I still have to say
What do you think?
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11 out of 13 deviants thought this was fair.

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Dziuks Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
flawless! I'm in love with that shoot.
zaENDle Featured By Owner May 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I saw this on tumblr :D This is simply amazing :D
imaginary-whisper Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2014  Student Photographer
wonderful use of lighting! 
Nilanja Featured By Owner May 16, 2013
your photo has been featured in an article: [link]

please check it out :heart:
dehevia Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2013
That picture just gives the viewer the image of the inner world of human beings. Good idea, Excellent work!
lavendercustard Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
i can relate to that feeling so much so this picture speaks a lot to me it is really meaningful. Simply amazing!
BuzzAstral Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2012
simple and perfect.
audreyilia Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2012
I love the light and composition!
LP-boy Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Congrats for your work.. i really feel you..
PuszkaP Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2012
Shadows... Wow. Beautiful and amazing work. ; )
BananaChoc Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2012
Play of features. Play with the universe.
I've always loved that.
DanseDuPrintemps1993 Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2012
wow! beautiful work ! really
DanseDuPrintemps1993 Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2012
wow! beautiful work, really!
BlackLuna Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I feel exactly the same.
Lothrian Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Not weird at all, my friend - always suffered with the same problem, although it has admittedly got easier as the years have gone by (I'm 40 now). Love the picture, by the way - great concept to have a split tone :)
allofmyloves Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
again very powerful. emotional
I can't even tell you how i feel Identification with the picture and the feeling it's showing
I seriously love your work.
Beastlygrrl Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2012  Student General Artist
Thanks god I finally found a photographer that portrays a story behind an image. I hate it when people post art just for the sake of it being pretty and needs to be shared. You have inspired me, thank you and I will continue to follow your works!
adrianismyname Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2012  Hobbyist
Thank you! Thats important to me yep :)
0Alex0Art0 Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
It's sooo nice really !!!
Gooregan Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2012
Go for the weak, emotional boy. The rational guys are usually killjoys. ;)
Hehewuti Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Don't worry, they're not two different people. They're the two different sides of your brain ^^
magicalboxofmemories Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
amazing work, and can strongly relate !
B-Male Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
the light is stunning! :heart:
Macaroni-Pieces Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
(: This. Is. Really. Amazing.
NAN-EE Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2012
visualexpressions777 Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2012  Professional Photographer
expressions are never weird. only the small minded people who dont get it
Fatooome Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
beautiful work :rose:
HayleyLV Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2012
It's like I'm reading about myself. How weird.:hmm:
But I love this.:heart:
Kaz-D Featured By Owner Feb 29, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
You have been featured Here!
Enjoy :heart:
AkronadoreR Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2012
Gread idea and well done work...
vewolff Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2012   Photographer
You're photo got featured: body parts feature #5
Shocked. Sort of held my breath when I saw it... almost wanted to cry.
There's such a huge story behind this one. When I read your description, I realized part of my big reaction. Your feelings were just captured so perfectly in this. I feel like that too- half the time, I'm eccentric, romantic, and usually daydreaming... but the other part is the exact opposite, logical and serious and can be a bit antisocial or moody.
It's just such an amazing photograph..... you planned and executed it very well. So glad I found your deviant account, you have a lot of talent!
theKika Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
wow, this express so much
love it!
adrianismyname Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2012  Hobbyist
thank you! :)
reomadiga Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2012
It's like you have two sides of your mind. The black side and the white side , right?
KarmensPhotos Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Your amazing picture is featured here: [link]
See-Emily Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2012  Hobbyist
This is AMAZING! And the description is very good it doesn't seem weird at all, at least not for me.
JWiesner Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2012
Doesn't seem weird at all. :) I don't think you'll find a single personality out there that's one-sided and has one emotion inside only. If that makes sense. In my opinion, a personality has different sides of one self. I couldn't imagine someone who's ALWAYS wise, or ALWAYS serious, or ALWAYS silly, etc.

But I understand your pain. There's tough decisions. At some point you even have to choose between bad and worse, and you don't want to have to choose any of them. I really like how you captured that feeling in this photo. Great idea to have this clear border of light and shadows in the background. Of course the model stresses the whole emotion with his pose too.
NooniePuuBunny Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
... Have you read any of C. G. Jung's work? There is a book by him called Erinnerungen, Träume, Gendanken (I am reading the English translation Memories, Dreams, Reflections) You may want to read some of it, it's rather fascinating, and it fits rather well with your internal feelings. :D

I really like the way your art is turning out as of late.
Lisa-Schneider Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
:heart: your wonderful work is featured here: [link]
The-MidnightFlower Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
everyone has to fight their own demons. mind is a complex of ideas and perspectives.
nice picture as always adrian, and i should tell you:
i like this new perpective of yours. you are working now with different concepts and that is a great way of learning and send a message without words.
art-devi Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
this picture makes you my official favorite photographer on DA, awesome shot :clap:
the clean line in the middle & the backbone dividing the whole composition in two emphasizes the dilemma a person is in when making a decision, on the whole I love this work
adrianismyname Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2012  Hobbyist
aw. thank you very much :)
art-devi Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
my pleasure :)
dreaming-baka Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2012
I'm really interested in knowing how you did the lighting! Such a clean line in the middle, it's amazing. ^^ Would it happen to be a corner of two walls?

And...I think everyone has different personalities in a sense, because we always feel differently depending on the day, what happened, etc. Plus all the decisions we need to make...what we feel or what we know, what we want to do or what we have to do, can be very different.
adrianismyname Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2012  Hobbyist
well. actually it is not hard. you just need to light sources and a place. and a photo editing programm to emphasize the message :)
dreaming-baka Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2012
Alright, thanks! xD
Marc-Fairhurst Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Wow. You're an amazing photographer.
Emily-Charlie Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Hi! You've been featured here: [link] :iconyaybounceplz:
scartaka Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2012  Student Digital Artist
I really like this, I love the shadow side on the wall and also on you neck, it just looks amazing!! Also I like the idea of the "shadow" side and the well, "bright" side. Two personalitys reminds me of the movie "Hide and seek"... ok, that's weird xD Anyway I love this shot very much!
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