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Peace and Quiet by wchild Peace and Quiet by wchild

While returning to the house
he still couldn't believe it.

One hard swing with an axe
and suddenly it was all over.

How could it be so easy
killing your own brother.

He sat down on the rocking chair
and lit a cigarette.

Never before had that house
felt so quiet as it did now.


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Nikon D300
Nikkor AF-S VR 18-200/3.5-5.6G @ 18mm

Copyright © Jari Mäntylä 2010. All rights reserved.
STEALING ART IS NOT ONLY IMMORAL, IT'S ILLEGAL.
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:iconrconner:
Rconner Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2012  Professional General Artist
So dramatic! The sense of isolation it gives me is intense. Very evocative.
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:iconwchild:
wchild Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2012  Student Photographer
Thanks!
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:iconkichiguy2:
kichiguy2 Featured By Owner May 13, 2011   Photographer
I don't find this as ominous as others seem to.

Good: lighting, mood, subject matter, composition.

Other: I find the canvas (tent?) on the left very distracting. Also, I would have moved the house a little bit to the left, out of the center of the image.
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:iconwchild:
wchild Featured By Owner May 13, 2011  Student Photographer
Thanks. The canvas on the left is a covered snow mobile.
You are right, the image is perhaps too static due to the center composition.
Well, this is just one version of the subject. I have perhaps four different images of this same house in my gallery.

Have a nice weekend.
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:iconkichiguy2:
kichiguy2 Featured By Owner May 14, 2011   Photographer
I saw some of them, especially where the main emphasis seems to be the road leading to the house rather than the house itself. All of those versions were good, interesting and very different. Funny how moving a few feet can make such a big difference.
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:iconwaeffe:
Waeffe Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2011
Wonderful imagery....I would sooooo love to live in that house.
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:icona-anil:
A-ANIL Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2010  Professional Photographer
great. I love it :)
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:iconeyelightzone:
EYELIGHTZONE Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2010
stunning work !
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:iconwchild:
wchild Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2010  Student Photographer
:bow:
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:iconjonnygoodboy:
JonnyGoodboy Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Straight out of my Nightmares,well throw a 18ft Crocodile in there too and BAM! :fear:
SuperbJari :+fav:
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:iconwchild:
wchild Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2010  Student Photographer
Thank you kindly my dear friend.

I haven't been able to shoot a lot lately due to long working days and lack of sunlight this time of year. Hopefully something during the weekend.

All the best to you!
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:iconjonnygoodboy:
JonnyGoodboy Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
I didn`t shoot at all this Autumn,it passed me by and it`s gone already :doh:
Have a good Weekend mate!
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:iconwchild:
wchild Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2010  Student Photographer
:drunk:
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:iconlemurianwanderer:
LemurianWanderer Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2010  Professional General Artist
Very dark, but a great shot!
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:iconevidentlychickentown:
EvidentlyChickentown Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2010
excellent !
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:iconwchild:
wchild Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2010  Student Photographer
:bow:
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:iconevidentlychickentown:
EvidentlyChickentown Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2010
:thumbsup:
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:iconshewhisperedlies:
shewhisperedlies Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
excellent photo.

love the mood it creates here.
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:iconwchild:
wchild Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2010  Student Photographer
:heart:
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:iconbenoitjwild:
BenoitJWild Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Make me think to Stephen King
even I'm not sure to like the movie whom I think but it's succeed...
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:iconwchild:
wchild Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2010  Student Photographer
:heart:
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:iconchris-lamprianidis:
Chris-Lamprianidis Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2010
Great work here Jari.
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:iconwchild:
wchild Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2010  Student Photographer
:heart:
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:iconaqueous-sun:
aqueous-sun Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2010
Excellent work. Great detail but without losing any of that atmosphere of isolation....
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:iconwchild:
wchild Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2010  Student Photographer
:heart:
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:iconwingsofdragons:
wingsofdragons Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
lovely capture........sad to see it like this......
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:icontiemen-s:
Tiemen-S Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
All this picture gives me are questions xD. I want to know it's history!
Great job :D!
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:iconsuensyan:
Suensyan Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2010
Holy hell how beautiful that house is, and so is picture too. Excellent work.
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:iconwchild:
wchild Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2010  Student Photographer
Thank you so much my friend.
It is perhaps the most beautiful abandoned house I have ever seen.

Near Kirkenes in northern Norway very close to the Russian border. By the road leading to Grense Jakobselv.
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stevieohphotography Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2010  Professional Photographer
another fantastic shot!
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:iconwchild:
wchild Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2010  Student Photographer
:heart:
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:iconreevmo:
Reevmo Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2010
This is beautiful
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:iconwchild:
wchild Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2010  Student Photographer
:heart:
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:iconwolvenmoonmist:
WolvenMoonMist Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2010
:love:
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:iconwchild:
wchild Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2010  Student Photographer
:heart:
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spearmint13 Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2010
I love this.
Somehow, I imagine if 'Courage the Cowardly Dog' was real, this would be their home.
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:iconwchild:
wchild Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2010  Student Photographer
:heart:
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:iconundecided-truth:
undecided-truth Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2010
dark, roamantic(brotherly love gone terribly wrong down to the depths of murder) the scenery love it.
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:iconwchild:
wchild Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2010  Student Photographer
:heart:
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:iconarphot:
arphot Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2010
Very nice. I really like the dark scene. Great process.
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:iconwchild:
wchild Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2010  Student Photographer
:heart:
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:icongrooveinjector:
Grooveinjector Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2010  Professional Photographer
:clap:
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:iconwchild:
wchild Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2010  Student Photographer
:heart:
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:iconinobras:
inObrAS Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2010
:thumbsup::nod: Great!
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:iconwchild:
wchild Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2010  Student Photographer
Thank you most kindly Andrey.

:heart:
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:iconhyneige:
hyneige Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful but so dark and terrible !
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:iconwchild:
wchild Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2010  Student Photographer
:heart:
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:iconawjay:
awjay Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2010
excellent mood picture
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:iconwchild:
wchild Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2010  Student Photographer
Thank you kindly James. :heart:
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:iconawjay:
awjay Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2010
never a problem my friend...:)
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