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Escape From The Jungle by Zlatty Escape From The Jungle by Zlatty
Full title: "Escape From The Money Infested Jungle"
I tried to run, but the monkeys had flash lights!
Model: Me `hyper-psycho
Nikon Coolpix 4500 @ 200ISO (long exposure) + Tripod + PSP7.
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sagittariusgallery Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2005  Professional Traditional Artist
This is an amazing piece, I love the affect you have created using the long exposure. I believe the light not only adds to the conceptual meaning of the piece but also helps create another visual focal point to draw the eye in and around the piece. It is actually the light that brings my eye into the piece, which is then able to move about through the contrast of the trees, down around to your figure, then back up to the light again - the light helps the composition flow better than had it not been there in my opinion.

Very cool piece.
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Zlatty Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2005  Professional Photographer
wow
you are one of the few people that actually liked this one
thanks so much on the comment :D
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:iconnot-quite-mortal:
not-quite-mortal Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2005   Writer
heh..thats funny :D i think i would look neater though if the top light was not in the picture
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Zlatty Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2005  Professional Photographer
i think it gives more of a sense like the monkeys are after me and thats their helicopter ... :D
but thanks for poiting that out
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:iconnot-quite-mortal:
not-quite-mortal Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2005   Writer
lol..now i have a whole new perspective..and i will be watching for evil flying monkeys :D
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Zlatty Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2005  Professional Photographer
the whole piece has been a huge concept piece
the light is the helicopter
the jungle is supposed to be society
and humans are monkeys
its brilliant i say
hehehe
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:iconnot-quite-mortal:
not-quite-mortal Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2005   Writer
:evillaugh: indeed, brilliant
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Zlatty Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2005  Professional Photographer
haha
:D
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meohmyoh3333 Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2005
ohhh them monkeys.. i tell ya they will f*ck you up if they get ya..great shot!!
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Zlatty Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2005  Professional Photographer
haha, thanks a bunch on the comment!
the whole piece has a deep conceptual meaning, but its soo hardcore that I have forgotten it myself
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prozac-dependency Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2005
Great shot. its got me in a trance waiting for some killer monkey/dinosaure to come tramping through the trees, wanting their tiny tiki back ^^
Again very cool.
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Zlatty Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2005  Professional Photographer
HEhe
thanks on the comment
glad it made you visualize a situation
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prozac-dependency Featured By Owner May 7, 2005
your welcome
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:iconstarry-eyed-syndrome:
The jungle is beautiful, love the colours but the pose just looks average. still.. i love the jungle
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loximaxus Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2005   Photographer
A most wonderful image along with a brilliant title!
Such an urban looking jungle! Love how the lights turned out.
Wonderful work! :clap:
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icewulf Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2004
daaaaaymn! funny and cool! love this shot!
luv the lights on the trees :clap:
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turn2002 Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2004
looks like a Hollywood studio..cool!
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KaleidoKittles Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2004
ahh, now isn't this a kind of different shot. quite funny as well :nod: I like it and the idea. I really like the lighting in this, kind of adds a cool mood and really makes those colours stand out :P your pose is great - I love how your hands are out like that and you're crouching a little. I can see why you left the lights in, but I'm not too sure they go. personally, I think this would look better with them cropped out, but that's just me :) that said, a nice shot
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Alter8Ego Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2004
ROFLMFAO

I'd pay to bear the name of Ungerverskivicic :rofl:

...and then make all them alphabet spelling clerks write it down by hearing it only once :wtf: :o

The fluorescent likes denotes a surreal ambiance, as if you were in the middle of a movie set. Eventhough I support ` devilicious 's idea of cropping the scene down to the jungle, I do see the hidden satiric implications behind the architectural elements coming thorugh at the very top of the composition. It's a witty as well as visualy humorous play with the concepts of a genuine jungle within an urban one... and the no-escape conclusion. :|
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ink-brains2 Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2004   Photographer
lol. this is quite funny actually, i would have taken it more as a humorous piece... a depiction of a loony lost in the jungle not knowing that the beacon of light is from a building right behind him.
either that or he's about to make a dash into the building and is now "on the lookout" for possible enemies.
lotsa fun stories in this one :D
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Davenit Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2004
Great image. Love the full title. Well exposed.
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rck109d Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2004
we need to use as movie set for our antics
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bramer Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2004  Professional Digital Artist
NIce Taken!!! You look kinda Predator or so.....I like those lights and forest
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darkbear Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2004
What did the monkies do to you? 0_0
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luanis Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2004  Hobbyist Photographer
I don't mind the noise really... I love the shot... just cause it's you ;)
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bllakmagik Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2004   Interface Designer
aewsome :D

:D :D :D
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aquapell Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2004
very creative my friend :clap:
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gilad Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2004  Professional Photographer
Good one :)
It's a little over exposed, but you created a coll scene, fun to watch :)
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lie-eltae Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2004
you still have more from that series!! hehe... nice jungle?... that sounds funny...
*wonders when you're going to start submitting the alex-the-whore photos* haha
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spunkeepunkee Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2004
lol Sometimes you scare me!
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flip6-3hole Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2004  Hobbyist General Artist
dude.. haha um the noise Just kiddin yah its fun i like fun I am in a horribly fun mood rite now. woOt
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kaorukun Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2004
Actually, I'd leave those lights on- looks interesting about this jungle, being an artificial one, and kudos to whoever the photographer was if this one was a long exposure- I had some trouble with my G2 at the aquarium, sucking some hard ass at taking short-exposure low-light photos. The amount of the light above mingles well with the darkness below.

A side note, is that those pants seem too big for you- as if they are about to fall off, thus you mooning those nice shrubberies. You are becoming really skinny- I want my chubby Bosnian back! :D
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bookdiva Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2004
Nice one, I like the mood to this, and you know the saying "You can run, but you can't hide", it fits here. Nicely composed.
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Allynna Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2004   Photographer
dont crop the lights!!! eeekkk!
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soninha Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2004  Hobbyist Photographer
Gorgeus :wow:
amazing atmosphere, i really love the concept :clap: :clap:
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xdavidfotox Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2004   Photographer
I dig the lighting in this one. You look extra-fierce, especially coming out of that jungle and all. Nice shootin'
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gondi Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2004
wow... look at those muscles ..those could turn any girl on.. haha! im just kidding, yeah crop out the lights it pulls away from george of the jungle ;-)
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devilicious Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2004  Professional Photographer
I'd crop out those lights above at the top - then you just get the jungle all around you and forget there is a city/urban above :nod:
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ntopp Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2004
That's pretty keen, but man it's loud.
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