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March 8, 2008
When *JacquiJax suggested this photography to me she wrote, "Really expressive and well done, the colors leave you breathless and the silhouette is well done and has great shape and movement! At first sight it makes you feel that he is falling to planet earth :) Amazing!" I couldn't agree more! and then he fell... by ~give-up, with a simple flip of the image, takes a beautifully done, quirky silhouette and makes it something extraordinary. Now instead of leaping, the model is losing connection with the earth. I can see a lot of possibly interpretations of this photo, which makes it great because there is always more to find visually and creatively within the piece. DEFINITELY definitely check out the rest of this deviant's gallery. You won't be disappointed.
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and then he fell...

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the man...

toward the heights of the tower of ivory he climbed,
rising on his waxen wings;
aiming for the heavens,
he swore to make great his name.

a plan both great in aim and folly,
for divinity is not in accomplished feat.

the crux...

his young body tired, he anxiously gasped for air
as the staples of his wings weakened.

earthen bricks,
the foundation of his civilization,
of his tower, of reason,
began to corrupt and crumble.

the fall...

alas, progress refused to come with his struggles.
one last futile pump of the crude wings,
and he tore them from his back.

amidst the agony and fear, for an instant,
he lay completely still. peace.
and then he fell...
Image details
Image size
538x800px 226.88 KB
Make
NIKON CORPORATION
Model
NIKON D70s
Shutter Speed
1/320 second
Aperture
F/4.5
Focal Length
18 mm
ISO Speed
200
Date Taken
Apr 26, 2007, 6:55:28 PM
Published:
© 2007 - 2021 give-up
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jarrito89's avatar
Is it a real photo upside down?
alys23's avatar
hey-neul's avatar
it's kinda give me the feeling of irritation
but in a good way ^^ ..

i really like it .. did you edit the guy in the photo .. ??
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FerrariBoy9100's avatar
This is STUNNING! I thought he was falling to earth! Never have I seen something as amazing as this. Lovely colors and composition.
Graudlugh's avatar
woohaa! amazing work, i love it :D
Hey ed, was lookin' through bolin's stuff when I came across this.
Awesome, awesome shot. I found myself turning my screen over and over to take it in. Love it.
NoirObscurite's avatar
Oh my god.
I am speachless, This is truly Amazing.
Reminds me of Bliss - Muse, if you've seen the music video.
<3 Love it.
errryeaen's avatar
Wow. I guess he fall from the space first time. It's amazing.
diiem's avatar
i love those "sky falling" shots! really nice! ~
TwinDiesel's avatar
Totally amazinggggg~~:heart:
This is great, I love that myth :) Keep it up.
I'd be crying my butt off if i were that guy :P
CopyOfMe's avatar
One of my favorite photos. Ever.:heart:
SinisterAlex's avatar
it looks like they are floating off into space.
niekadneuzaugsiu's avatar
absolutely perfect foto. (love the colours!)
WingedTerrapin's avatar
Oddly I think my favorite part of this is the little flicks of floating grass :]
brisni's avatar
:clap:

your artist comments are quite good too.
sat609's avatar
Cool shot!!!!
Flowerinka's avatar
Featured in the NEWS "In Your Dreams" > [link] :blowkiss:
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This photo has been featured here: [link]
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