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Sep 7, 2010, 5:13:23 PM
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A Message by darkHunTer2009 A Message by darkHunTer2009
The message inside says " What you give to the world is what it keeps of you"

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UPDATE: Cleaned up a couple of marks and brought the contrast up a bit :) It's the little things :P
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I love the idea behind the photo, very lovely and really made me stop and think. Beautifully executed. The focus is purely on the bottle and the message it contains within. I love how you even manage to capture the roughness of the ink on the paper. It's especially noticeable on "give" and really gives this photo charm. The only detracting part of the photo is the crop. I think that if you had shown more of the top of the bottle or less of the background on the bottom, it would make the focus tighter. Still overall this is an excellent piece. Fantastic capture, sir :party:
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Hello there. I just love this photo. You've captured the essential of the "Bottled message" motif, the one that captured the mind of artists over so many centuries. The soft focus is perfect for this shot, as is the small bottle. The colors complete this shot.

The focus on both "keep" and "give" is great, as it gives yet another contrast.

I, too, condemn the crop. You could have chosen something better. This crop is ok, but it would have been perfect if the whole bottle was present. Disregarding that, though, it's a great photo! Congrats!

Good luck from now on.
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Ari-The-Raven Jul 16, 2013   Photographer
I have a little potion bottle. Love how you captured this one with a tiny message inside. <3
darkHunTer2009 Jul 16, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
I need to buy another one :D 
I have ideas but no props :( 
I'm glad you like this though :rose: 
Ari-The-Raven Jul 16, 2013   Photographer
We get them in many shapes and sizes at a store here called hobby lobby. They also include charms sold separately like a tiny pocket watch and a fairy.

Haha, I'm in the same boat, I have no props but hundreds of ideas. :(
I go to thrift shops or yard/garage sales sometimes and find some pretty nifty stuff though.
darkHunTer2009 Jul 16, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
That sounds like an amazing shop >.< 

Well at least I'm not the only one! we don't have those sort of things around where I am :\ 
Otherwise I would also go to them! 
WHHAAA..!!! :wow:

Wonderful work! how did you even thought of that one!
:clap::clap::clap: :bow:

is it available for free use?? is it??? :#1:
darkHunTer2009 Mar 5, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Awh thank you very much :)
Glad you like it :D

And what do you mean by free to use?
If you use it in another photo. I would like you to credit it back to this :)
anytime :pat:
it's a real catchy piece of art :love:

actually, i was hoping to use it as an image for a chapter in my novel i'm publishing soon! ^^;

I was just wondering if that's allowed :)
darkHunTer2009 Mar 5, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Awh thank you :)

And yeah sure you can use it :)
I would love to see the published novel when you've done it :)
I do ask that you please reference back to this photo :) and using my name : Alex Moldovan Photography :)
WHAAAAAA..!! :wow:
FOR REAL??? :faint:

I'll make sure to write the ref. & name in bold letter :#1: and send you a copy as soon as it's published, it's a romance\vampire, you'll totally love it :la:
darkHunTer2009 Mar 5, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Oh wow! So you're actually getting this published as a proper novel ?!

I thought you meant you will publish it online and put it up!

Wow I feel honoured.
Thank you :heart:
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