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New growth overtaking old
The Gathering
Black and White Street Photography ; Berlin
Tornado Shelter in Wellington Florida
Tree of Pride
Bent
Outdoor Portrait/ Black and white edit.
Galapagos Large Cactus Finch
Black and White portrait
The 2016 4th of July fireworks over Washington DC.
Eyes of her Soul
Studio Portrait ; Black and White edit.
Lightning strike over the Chesapeake Bay. North Beach, MD.
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
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Studio Portrait ; Black and White edit.

'A Caravaggio Vibe' The photograph wishes to convey notions of otherness, I wanted to use the power of the reptile to portray the power of conformity and the affect i believe it has upon human intellect. The snake also represents a strength of identity that seems to loose itself to controlling agents through society. The Italian artist Caravaggio was not fearful of how he represented subjects within his paintings and the energy within some of his work successfully conveys this, I wanted to my image to ask the viewer to consider and challenge conformity in connection to the self.

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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: 04.2016
Total Views: 62
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Aug. 21, 2016, 2:01 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 600D
Focal Length: 18mm
Shutter Speed: 1/59
Aperture: f3.5
ISO: ISO400
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