I was surfing around dA today.. looking for good work for my features article when I stumbled upon this gem. After reading your comments and the comments left by others.. I can only say that I wholeheartedly agree. I'm quite reluctant to post anything on dA that means a lot to me but I've also gotten to a point where I have absolutely no expectations of response or understanding. I guess that way there's no chance of disappointment.... but I do have to say that there are still people on this site that pay attention... see.. feel... and even understand. Those folks rarely disappoint.. and I'm still here to share my work with them. I've featured you in the Photography Weekly. Hopefully, it will help create some worthwhile connections...
WOW I must say I love all her piercings and modifications, I feel like it really fits her personality, even though I don't know her at all. Also I really love the fact that her necklace says 'I love you' while her face says something completely different. I am stunned.
solitudoaeternusFeatured By OwnerFeb 9, 2010Professional Photographer
I totally understand. Any personal work I've posted on here has not been understood, or appreciated. That why I've never left it up for more than a few hours. The only shit I post is what people think looks "cool". DA is certainly not the appropiate arena for images of great personal worth.
I totally understand you, I stopped posting here for some time because of dA's huge amount of...everything. Don't want to offend anyone, but what's valuable here is kinda messed up... I must say you're one of the few people I really enjoy viewing their works, so maybe it's good that you stick around and post from time to time
I love this image - to me it seems very Elizabethan, but obviously with a modern twist. It's like classical power portraiture of monarchy - the lighting, strong pose, composition and of course, in many ways, the symbols of power. In this case, they're not the religious relics of times gone by but modern symbols of self. Beautiful.