Self-Immersion in a Park

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Uploaded 19 May 2011 — 21 favorites
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© Raje Esteban
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"Loneliness is a condition of human life, an experience of being human which enables the individual to sustain, extend, and deepen his humanity.

There is a power in loneliness, a purity, self-immersion, and depth which is unlike any other experience. Being lonely is such a total, direct, vivid experience, so deeply felt, so startingly different, that there is no room for any other perception, feeling, or awareness.

No person can remain unchanged once he opens himself to loneliness and surrenders himself to the terror and beauty of a totally isolated existence.

All creations in some way spring from solitude, meditation, and isolation."

- Clark Moustakas (Loneliness, 1961)

Place : One really hot day in a park in Singapore.

Occasion : Just strolling around taking Infrared (IR) pictures.

Modified Nikon D90, Enhanced IR (630 nm) conversion, Nikon 18-55mm lens.

20 responses

  • Robin Perkins

    Robin Perkins gave props (19 May 2011):

    love the mood you captured, great entry, got my vote

  • Linda Houghton

    Linda Houghton gave props (25 Sep 2011):

    very lovely senic shot and the tones are awesome!

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (26 Oct 2011):

    wonderful narrative . love the tones of this photo. Voted!

  • Sambit Chatterjee

    Sambit Chatterjee gave props (9 Nov 2011):

    Nice! Voted.

  • Kevin Kott

    Kevin Kott (Deleted) gave props (9 Nov 2011):

    My vote!!!

  • Robert Larrazolo

    Robert Larrazolo gave props (13 Nov 2011):

    Superb image! voted.

  • Kathleen DesHotel

    Kathleen DesHotel   gave props (18 Nov 2011):

    Nice story photo. Voted.

  • Robin Lerios

    Robin Lerios said (11 Jan 2012):

    Great colors... so lacking life. Creates even more the feeling of loneliness.

  • jaume Morera Barreda

    jaume Morera Barreda gave props (12 Jan 2012):

    NICE !!!!!! voted

  • carmen rugel

    carmen rugel (Deleted) gave props (20 Jan 2012):

    perfect for the theme! GMV!

  • Winky Vivas

    Winky Vivas (Deleted) said (23 Jan 2012):

    An outstanding image and narrative! Perfect for the theme. Voted!

  • Rachelle Crockett

    Rachelle Crockett gave props (23 Jan 2012):

    BEAUTIFUL image and absolutely PERFECT for the theme!!!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (28 Jan 2012):

    love the colors in this. voted

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (28 Jan 2012):

    I love it! It is perfect for the theme.

  • Yaz Hawkins

    Yaz Hawkins said (17 Jun 2012):


  • kenneth boston

    kenneth boston gave props (8 Jul 2012):

    So right and what a stunning shot.

  • rekha nag

    rekha nag gave props (10 Jan 2013):

    lovely photograph..& lovely write up!! great for the theme!!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (5 Oct 2018):

    Creatively photographed...Well done!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (4 Nov 2018):

    Back to vote!!!

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (13 Nov 2018):

    Well seen and presented! Got my vote.

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