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5 yrs of Rehab, 5 Seconds to Relapse
5 yrs of Rehab, 5 Seconds to Relapse
adriano74


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Challenge: Mirrors III (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Canon EOS-600D/T3i Rebel
Lens: Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
Location: Washington
Date: Dec 17, 2013
Aperture: F/5.6
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/15s
Date Uploaded: Dec 17, 2013

While trying to find what to shoot for this challenge, someone very close to me had passed away just last year due to this horrible drug. He had completed 5 years of rehab and just a week later, relapse, and overdosed that same night. Unfortunately, when I asked him about the significance of using Mirrors when doing this drug? He simply stated, it's the happiness you see when you see yourself. If he only saw the sadness of those he has left behind.

Statistics
Place: 56 out of 70
Avg (all users): 5.0100
Avg (commenters): 3.5000
Avg (participants): 4.8974
Avg (non-participants): 5.0820
Views since voting: 151
Views during voting: 219
Votes: 100
Comments: 5
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12/27/2013 08:40:01 AM
good attempt here and making a point, but i think you need a more human connection. maybe if the face could be seen in the mirror?

also this mirror you used is really making the image uneasy to look at. they make mirrors specifically designed to cut back on multiple reflections that a standard mirror will produce during photography.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
12/25/2013 12:54:31 AM
This truly was an interesting challenge. In this challenge, I went a totally different way. Dark, if anything. A couple of you thought that it was me that had a problem. Trust me...I don't. I wanted to try and show something that not only has affected peoples lives but that continues to affect others. I pray for those people to get the help needed to battle this demon. Because even if they think they are alone. I want them to know that there are people out there worrying about them.
 Comments Made During the Challenge
12/18/2013 04:15:21 PM
Hope that is not true
  Photographer found comment helpful.
12/18/2013 01:22:58 PM
ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh too bad seriously hope this is a play I've seen too many loved ones go the way of overdosing and are now dead......


geez.......... do you need help? ug. this provoked me because I seriously know first hand how it feels to lose a son

I can't score this...dont know how.....just feel for all involved
  Photographer found comment helpful.
12/18/2013 02:26:57 AM
Ain't it the truth. :(
  Photographer found comment helpful.


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