Uploaded: November 10, 2003


toothpicks (your inner inhibitions) blocking the free flow of talcum powder (latent human genius).


Patricia A. Kuniega November 10, 2003

You expressed the emotions around self-torture very nicely Murtaza. The neon effect adds to the angst. It's an interesting image. #73579

Murtaza H. Saeed November 10, 2003

Thank you, Patricia. I knew when I walked past the toothpicks in the kitchen today that this was going to be my assignment today - that somehow this was one of the elements. I'm glad this idea came to me. After a picture is made and posted, I'm just as surprised sometimes at myself, not so much at the result, but just that I started from something I could not believe at first could really amount to something - hehe...maybe its self-doubt!! Thanks again!:) #263262

Suzie Strasburg November 10, 2003

Very cool compos/color/ it!:~))) #263374

Carol Brill November 10, 2003

Striking color, lighting, and contrast in this image, Murtaza! #263551

Murtaza H. Saeed November 10, 2003

Thank you so much Suzie & Carol!! Here's a look at the original shot. The only p.s. used in this is the brightness & contrast. #263617

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