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Breaking up

I shot this a day in March when the ice was breaking up. I would love to hear your thoughts on it, technical improvements, style, feeling, mood? What comes to your mind when you see it?
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egressTerminator's avatar
It calls to mind the brokenness of a divorced family, and how often times the children can be forced to choose between the two of their parents; each of the two halves representing the two halves of their family.
Jfodor's avatar
home is where the heart is...over the edge ....stranded....but still beautiful.
C-h-r-i-s-P's avatar
reminds me of Caspar David Friedrichs "Eismeer" - well done! Really like the blue tint and the dramatic feel. It's nice and balanced with the 2 houses. I could imagine to add some other element in the left down corner.
feldrand's avatar
of course, this was also my first thought (i mean the eismeer)... :D

love the composition and the "arrangement" of the ice, incredible... :D
Silleren's avatar
wow... gorgeous! I'm kinda thinking of a breaking mind. Everything falls apart and floats away.
tizjezzme's avatar
Such original ideas you come up with!  It's great to see something NEW!
uglybug's avatar
This is absolutely beautiful! Reminds me of Brett Helquist's illustrations. I really like how the top half of the image has such a calm atmosphere whilst the bottom half is dramatic and full of movement. Your attention to detail really is breath-taking!
StrixCZ's avatar
I think a hint of color (like slightly red roof to make the house stand out more) might help a bit. But it's still a great work - I love your photomanipulation skills and imagination :clap: :+fav:
Obtenebratio's avatar
Holland Island immediately came to mind: [link] Maybe because I'm a sucker for abandoned places being "reclaimed" by nature.
As far as your piece goes, nothing major, really. It's all good. :) Well, one thing, when I think of it, perhaps the colour palette is a bit uniform.
Obtenebratio's avatar
Another bigger photo of the Holland Island house before it sank in the sea: [link]
WingedWarrior7's avatar
Wow, this is great! It make feel a sense of despair and hopelessness. Keep up the good work, I always love seeing your new work!
Cinnamoncandy's avatar
You have been featured. [link] :heart:
alltelleringet's avatar
thanks for the feature!
Hagenees's avatar
I really feel the cold!
mirandaadria's avatar
I'd like to start off by saying that the emotional and conceptual impact of this work is stunning. I feel the brutal and bitter sting of being torn away from your "companion". However, I feel that this needs more work. For one, it still feels like the two halves of the house are photoshopped in; they needed to blended in a little bit more. For one, there is not nearly enough snow on them to match what the weather has done to the surrounding areas. Also, it took me a bit to realize that it was actually one house torn in two. Hope this helps.
alltelleringet's avatar
thanks for the feedback, might spend some more time on those parts! Good points :)
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Xero256's avatar
I think I will need to find a different place to build a house next time. I may have a big TV, but it's too far away right now.
Granpixxx's avatar
this is awesome
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