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April 27, 2007
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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
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and then he fell... by give-up and then he fell... by give-up
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...
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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. ( Suggested by JacquiJax and Featured by opioid )
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jarrito89 Apr 3, 2013  Professional General Artist
Is it a real photo upside down?
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alys23 Jan 11, 2012   General Artist
amazing! :love:
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hey-neul Aug 21, 2011  Hobbyist Artist
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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evescesann Dec 31, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Fantastic ;)
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FerrariBoy9100 Dec 11, 2010  Student Photographer
This is STUNNING! I thought he was falling to earth! Never have I seen something as amazing as this. Lovely colors and composition.
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:icongraudlugh:
woohaa! amazing work, i love it :D
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:iconhufriedy:
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.
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:iconnoirobscurite:
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.
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