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Floss Silk Tree
Hidden
Salamanders
An orange mushroom growing through the leaves in Vermont
The Guardian
Puffy clouds in a blue sky and green grass.
Alternative Portrait ; Black and White edit.
Soaring Crane
The calm after a storm on the way to BigBend
Snake
sony cyber shot
Black and White studio portrait ; digitally manipulated.
Moonlight Lapland
The mistery of the river
Traversing Galleface
A Walk In The Park
Black and White studio portrait ; digitally manipulated.
jackson pollock trees
Table Top on Deck
the shadow
Maryland Yellow Finch eating basil seeds
Beautiful Hawk
Childhood days
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Black and White studio portrait ; digitally manipulated.

'No Exit' My visual enquiry behind the image discusses how human intellect is controlled and censored via power structures such as media, governments, politics and religion. I was inspired by Plato's ideology ' The Allegory of the Cave' and Jean Paul Sartre's concept of 'Hell is other people' which considers the struggle of identity and conformity. The poetry book 'A season In Hell' by the artist Arthur Rimbaud was also an inspiration to my visual concept which takes a further look in to the behaviour of the self. The image wishes to portray notions of entrapment and testimony and how human intellect struggles with genuinity, the subject is almost a fugitive of it's own behaviour.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
Member since 2016
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© Shelly Hopkins.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 05.2016
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Date Uploaded: Aug. 21, 2016, 12:44 p.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION Swansea, United Kingdom