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© Dan Kennedy
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Self Portrait of Nicole and I. Inspired by Fuseli's "The Nightmare" as well as widespread superstitions pertaining to sleep paralysis.

48 responses

  • Giviner

    Giviner said (19 Aug 2009):

    this is really interesting

  • Patrick Westerfield

    Patrick Westerfield gave props (19 Aug 2009):

    Great concept and a wonderful image.

  • Andre Easter

    Andre Easter said (19 Aug 2009):


  • Neil Woo

    Neil Woo said (19 Aug 2009):

    awesome composition

  • Chris Blackhurst

    Chris Blackhurst (Deleted) said (19 Aug 2009):

    What Andre said. Succubus, anyone?

  • *Tim Needles

    *Tim Needles gave props (20 Aug 2009):

    Love this!

  • roi brooks

    roi brooks said (28 Aug 2009):

    I like the touch of the supernatural in this image

  • patrick conaty

    patrick conaty gave props (8 Sep 2009):

    oh wow, this is incredible!

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (17 Sep 2009):

    Very creative!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (23 Sep 2009):

    Creepy coolness.

  • Angel Foice

    Angel Foice gave props (17 Oct 2009):

    this is amazingly awesome! rockin' shot!

  • Tomitheos

    Tomitheos said (17 Oct 2009):

    intriguing portrait moment

    well captured, good work and great theme submission!

  • Amy Masson

    Amy Masson said (18 Oct 2009):


  • Kurt Brennan

    Kurt Brennan said (18 Oct 2009):

    Friggin sweet!

  • Rei Golay

    Rei Golay gave props (18 Oct 2009):

    This is awesome!!

  • Gyorgy Hegyi

    Gyorgy Hegyi gave props (19 Oct 2009):


  • Hector Ortiz

    Hector Ortiz gave props (19 Oct 2009):

    i like this one... this is a sexy picture...

  • Denzil Jennings

    Denzil Jennings (Deleted) said (19 Oct 2009):

    She has that "you're next" look in her eye. Well done.

  • rory adityawan

    rory adityawan said (20 Oct 2009):

    absolutely.. briliant..

  • Scott Paterson

    Scott Paterson gave props (20 Oct 2009):

    I love it!

  • Dominic Kite

    Dominic Kite gave props (20 Oct 2009):


  • Linda Ornelas

    Linda Ornelas gave props (20 Oct 2009):

    a sexy specter! Nice pic

  • pdtnc

    pdtnc said (21 Oct 2009):

    Good concept, well created :)

  • Pet Parents

    Pet Parents said (21 Oct 2009):

    this is a great photo! very Alluring!

    maybe a long exposure or an overlapped one?

    maybe a dream, maybe a vampires?

    erotic without being needed to have mature warning.

  • Philip Wachtel

    Philip Wachtel gave props (21 Oct 2009):

    Very well done. I keep coming back to it.

  • * Jeff Boucher

    * Jeff Boucher said (21 Oct 2009):

    Awesome. Great execution

  • Michele Ward

    Michele Ward (Deleted) gave props (21 Oct 2009):

    Very cool

  • Henry Howell

    Henry Howell (Deleted) gave props (21 Oct 2009):

    pretty f'ing cool!

  • Myke Morelli

    Myke Morelli said (22 Oct 2009):

    beautiful light and posing. how did you achive the semitransparancy?

  • Daniel Iván

    Daniel Iván gave props (23 Oct 2009):

    In Mexico we call this "the dead is over me" (se me subió el muerto).

  • Zapata Juan P

    Zapata Juan P   gave props (24 Oct 2009):

    very nice ! ...

  • Vanessa Hoppner

    Vanessa Hoppner said (25 Oct 2009):

    Really good! Creepy, but very cool :)

  • Kristy Sherrells

    Kristy Sherrells said (26 Oct 2009):


  • Kristy Sherrells

    Kristy Sherrells gave props (27 Oct 2009):

    most amazing and creative shot!

  • Kristina Gale

    Kristina Gale gave props (28 Oct 2009):


  • taraNCG

    taraNCG (Deleted) gave props (30 Oct 2009):

    very interesting and sensual composition!

  • Renee Rocole

    Renee Rocole gave props (30 Oct 2009):

    Love it!!!!!!!!!

  • Kismet Nakai

    Kismet Nakai gave props (4 Nov 2009):

    Composition is superb, as is the clarity,and her look.Awesome

  • Fernando Padilla

    Fernando Padilla gave props (26 Nov 2009):

    i love it!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Samantha Leale

    Samantha Leale gave props (30 Nov 2009):

    Kind of reminds me of the movie Shutter, where the girl he kills lives on his back, following him everywhere. Eerie!

  • tony brown

    tony brown (Deleted) said (6 Jan 2010):

    cool shot

  • Kathleen Mercado

    Kathleen Mercado (Deleted) said (19 Jan 2010):

    AMAZING shot!:)

  • Les Rhoades

    Les Rhoades said (27 Jan 2010):

    This is very cool!

    Nice work

  • Bhrahu P. Padmodiwiryo

    Bhrahu P. Padmodiwiryo gave props (31 Jan 2010):


  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (18 Mar 2010):

    Another masterful job

  • Sasha Neese

    Sasha Neese gave props (11 Jun 2010):

    I love.

  • David Schamberger

    David Schamberger gave props (21 Dec 2010):

    I love "The Nightmare" by Fuseli. Excellent composition and lighting, well done!

  • Paul Romero

    Paul Romero gave props (9 Apr 2011):

    Awesome shot, very creative!!

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