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© Cristina Pascu
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UploadedJune 8, 2008
TakenJune 6, 2008
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D80
Exposure1/3 sec at f/2.2
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length50 mm
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Ousted from that warm bed

We are a dream they dream.

Their eyelids keep up the shade.

No harm can come to them.

We cast our skins and slide

Into another time.

(Sylvia Plath)

35 responses

  • Carlos Aviles

    Carlos Aviles (Deleted) gave props (8 Jun 2008):

    The cuts.......What about them?

  • Jay El

    Jay El said (8 Jun 2008):

    ”We cast our skins and slide
    Into another time.“, Carlos... Some are into it... Some alsoo hurt inside. Tremendously...
    Poignant photograph, Cristina!

  • Nina Huettmann

    Nina Huettmann gave props (20 Jul 2008):

    scary, when you know what these cuts are about, but great shot, like the framing

  • Andrew McNulty

    Andrew McNulty said (20 Jul 2008):

    powerful image.. i hope ther not real!

  • Robert Larson

    Robert Larson (Deleted) said (21 Jul 2008):

    I've been there too.
    Wonderful image, I almost wish I knew you.

  • Maria Gonzalez

    Maria Gonzalez gave props (16 Aug 2008):

    so pretty!!

  • Ladislav Korenj

    Ladislav Korenj said (28 Aug 2008):

    Great photo, excellent composition and light.

  • jason larkin

    jason larkin said (30 Aug 2008):

    wow, this photo is so emotional on many levels...well documented and captured.

  • dp *

    dp * gave props (19 Sep 2008):

    Beautiful tones. dp

  • Rui Valentim

    Rui Valentim said (23 Sep 2008):

    And what do I know about this...Keep on watching my gallery.You'll find it out.Its something in common.By the way.Amazingly strong photo I must say!Love it!

  • Spectre Photo

    Spectre Photo gave props (6 Nov 2008):

    So powerful, melencholic and beautiful. It hits home.

  • Billie-jo Miller

    Billie-jo Miller said (27 Nov 2008):

    Wonderful image of a very sad subject!!
    great work!

  • Noah

    Noah (Deleted) gave props (8 Dec 2008):

    Wow. Such a powerful image. Gave me the chills...

  • Doug Broyles

    Doug Broyles said (13 Feb 2009):

    I don't get the "pretty" and "beautiful" comments.

  • Cjor

    Cjor gave props (1 Apr 2009):

    Very shocking and powerful, nice shot

  • patrick john o'doherty

    patrick john o'doherty said (24 Jun 2009):

    naughty kitty

  • Jason Felip

    Jason Felip gave props (26 Jul 2009):

    great focus and story

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (11 Sep 2009):

    Hell YEAH! Rad!

  • Alejandro González

    Alejandro González gave props (19 Sep 2009):

    wow !!!!!!!!!!!!!! exelente !!!!

  • Zapata Juan P

    Zapata Juan P   gave props (20 Sep 2009):

    my vote ! .... amazing image

  • Dominic Kite

    Dominic Kite gave props (23 Sep 2009):

    Just excellent. Well done!

  • Stefi Failk

    Stefi Failk (Deleted) gave props (29 Sep 2009):

    Great photo, excellent composition and light.

  • Camil Seisanu

    Camil Seisanu gave props (8 Oct 2009):

    back to vote ! :) + + + + + + + + +

  • Penny Nannini

    Penny Nannini   gave props (12 Oct 2009):

    back to vote

  • Maraguetto

    Maraguetto gave props (12 Oct 2009):

    What to say after all these comments? A vote

  • Amber Gregory

    Amber Gregory gave props (29 Nov 2009):


  • Alexandru Iedu

    Alexandru Iedu gave props (7 Dec 2009):


  • s w

    s w gave props (6 Jan 2010):

    powerful image and so well composed. well done

  • rachelrobichaux

    rachelrobichaux gave props (7 Apr 2010):

    wow this is a really intense and well done photo

  • ian walton

    ian walton (Deleted) said (11 Apr 2010):

    brilliant, really love your work...

  • G Richard Anderson

    G Richard Anderson   gave props (4 Aug 2010):

    ...and the cuts. we cut to show that we are in control of the pain. YOU WILL NOT HURT ME! only i allow that

  • Mato P

    Mato P gave props (10 Sep 2010):

    this is really exceptional

  • Bianca Stewart

    Bianca Stewart (Deleted) gave props (24 Nov 2010):

    Beautiful. And I have been there, me & my X-acto knife.

  • The Man Who Isn't There

    The Man Who Isn't There (Deleted) gave props (9 Oct 2011):

    Dramatic and effective. A very touching shot.

  • Julie Ann Newell

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