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Fragile by neeta Fragile by neeta
It was very hard for me to submit this... But this is exactly what I feel like. Naked and alone.
It's not my intention to expose myself, I just want to express myself.. Since I can't do it with words. I hope you understand..



Thank you Painkiller
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There is something about this picture which I loved ever since I saw it.
It was meant to express pain, distress, loneliness and lack of inner peace and the asymmetric composition plays a great part in that. The faded sepia tones look so sad and the contrast between the left, darker part and the white right one works very well in order to keep the watcher looking in anguish and hopelessness.
The quality might not be the best ever but still this is a wonderful picture which portrays such intense an emotion.

This work of art has all the strenght of visual impact coupled with the uniqueness of evanescent memories.
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Nivelis Featured By Owner May 6, 2015  Professional Photographer
wow this is all over the web, it was so hard to find the source. Its great! I saw this pic in poor b&w quality on Dead Can Dance video ;)  

good job! love this work
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ShadowDoctrine Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Beautiful artistry! :heart:
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m0nst3rgir1 Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2014  Student Digital Artist
it's amazing.
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QCC-Art Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
lovely...and do not be ashamed...you are not alone in your loneliness...we're all alone...until we reach out to express ourselves...be well :)
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71ADL17 Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2013
nice image
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jearommean Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
MAGNIFICO
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Edwardv Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2013
When we are totally nude we are defenseless and all alone. We began to full a shame of the imperfections our body and soul brings out. Once we acknowledge to ourselves and once we let go we feel different for we are truly free. I feel this way every time I have surgery. This is an excellent photograph showing emotion how one may feel any day.
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crh Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
very beautiful! the soft lines and broken-hearted pose are soul touching
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DrawingPixie Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I love this. i so understand. but... why naked?
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Elieana Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2012
Nakedness represents vulnerability.
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DrawingPixie Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
oh oh oh oh. I get it!
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gypsyfoxdancer Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2011
I think we all feel like this sometimes. and right now it is my turn. I feel I am looking at myself right now (except that you are much more beautiful, and female).
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E1969R Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Just beautiful, this image speaks so loud and softly at the same time.
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daymilovich Featured By Owner May 7, 2011
neeta, grant me to publish this picture in my fan page. your credit will be included. usually i publish an image/photo with my poems under them. may i?
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DoGawk Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2011
You did an excellent job conveying feelings of aloneness and nakedness, this feeling of being exposed. It struck a nerve with me, especially since I'm going through an emotional upheaval.

Oft times it is difficult to put into pictorial form or into written word emotions felt. Most images created are the 'settle-for' because they did not truly express what the creative artist wanted.

This probably is about as close as you can get to the thoughts, feelings, and emotions that Eve, and Adam, were experiencing after learning more than what they could handle, that overwhelming feeling of helplessness, aloneness, (true) nakedness.
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Ebony-Tiger Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2011  Student General Artist
Still absolutely gorgeous.
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Jotunares Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2011
Yes. I do.
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ItsKindaFunny Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2011
Beautiful~
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wolfpyros Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2010
think this'll be my new desktop wallpaper for awhile
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Wingzfly Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2010  Professional Photographer
Expressing those things that choke you up when you try to speak them is what the visual arts is all about. Really beautiful portrait. Great job. :-)
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Ethaelor Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2010
beautiful!!
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John-Logan Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Beautiful photograph of a beautiful girl. Change comes eventually...just wait
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Yomomasface Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2010
Beautiful.
And neeta,
I feel the same way.
Many of us do.
Only us can understand the true meaning of this brilliant piece of artwork.
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analytik Featured By Owner May 13, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Shit. I feel old. I was here when this was new. Glad you're still alive and creative. :)
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Noradrenaline-photo Featured By Owner May 5, 2010   General Artist
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Tempest-vampire Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2010
Many other people feel like this you know....
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indiaah Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2010
appreciate your thought. They are just beautiful.
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xyberangel Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2010
this photo captured my attention an heart, so touching
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mum Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2009  Student Writer
[link] Featured <3
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DList Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2009
Fragile........hmmmmmm she already looks broke tho.
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Tontolo Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2009
perfezione
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betty-crocker Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2009
Beautiful
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Lolita-Flower Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2009
thats pretty and beautiful
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echoisms Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2009  Hobbyist Writer
In attempting to express those feelings you've expressed alot more. You seem like a beautiful person, and if you still feel 'naked and alone' take comfort in the fact that, (I'm SURE) you are loved.
I understand the feeling.

ps. fantastic shot =D
lol :P
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leopardprintbra Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2009
I feel it.
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conlusus Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2009
A truly moving photo. Immediately felt sadness yet compassion on viewing it.
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twixie09 Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
beautiful.
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criztu Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2009
nice
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HauntingBeautyxo Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
I love this.
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xxGeishaDollxx Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
This is beautiful!
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kitten-in-a-casket Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2008
I love the way this was taken. You resemble a doll in a box, yet all is empty but you.

I hope I don't offend.... It's very well done.
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KGB-Warrior Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
its good to see that theres normal people out there i give it a ++5/5
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Dionneke Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2008  Hobbyist Photographer
I think I understand. There was a moment I felt bad, sad and lonely. Lucky I had my first album of Yes called "Fragile" and it supported me. Even now this music helps me through bad moments and I took a tattoo. The cover of the Fragile-album.
I can see (and think I can understand) naked and alone in this picture and understand how fragile it feels.

For me it's a great shot.
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Upsilon400 Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2008  Student Interface Designer
Looks like you just saw someone die.
Don't worry, life always tends to get better when you least expect it.

~Y
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F6Sol Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2008
Touchant de simplicité et de force. Remarquable
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animefantic101 Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2008   Photographer
The picture is beautiful,the emotions are just right.
I'm putting this on my favs.
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Devyathe Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2008
Ive been using this picture as a wallpaper since forever, I'm glad I finally found the source. It is a wonderful piece of art, allthough I'm sorry you felt that way.

(im not publishing it online anywhere btw, I wouldnt dare)
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araut Featured By Owner May 23, 2008
like the young Anakin said:
- Are you an angel? :aww:
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Faerix Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2008
Featured here: [link] =3
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Funktuation Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2008
i hope i did a fair job capturing your undisputed grace in my music..

i was inspired to use this image here:
[link]

i have also given you credit under “About This Video”

note i make no profit from this..

if for any reason you do not wish your work featured in the video drop me a line and i will remove it from it!

hope you enjoy..

peace,
Vago
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