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Tomi Palonen

6 Months Ago

War And Love

I just wanted to share this here also as it's receiving so much moving feedback. If one image can make such a deep impact, it would be nice to share it with as many people as possible.
This is an image I made for a local surplus stores photo contest that has a theme of war and love.

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Somehow I can't upload this to FAA...?

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Jeffery Johnson

6 Months Ago

Why can't you upload it to FAA?

 

Rose Santuci-Sofranko

6 Months Ago

Amazing image

 

Phyllis Beiser

6 Months Ago

Fantastic and thought provoking. One of my sons is a soldier so this really pulls at my heart-strings.

 

Tomi Palonen

6 Months Ago

Got it now. There was something buggy yesterday.

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Excellent work Tomi. Hits home.

 

JC Findley

6 Months Ago

There were some upload issues running around, hopefully fixed now.

Beautiful piece.....

Are you going to sell prints here? It actually moved me enough to try and buy one this morning but you haven't got it listed for sale.

 

Tomi Palonen

6 Months Ago

Thank you. I'm still thinking if I should put it to sale. It just has so much personal weight.

 

JC Findley

6 Months Ago

No worries, I felt it myself.

Extremely well done and emotional image.

 

Walter Holland

6 Months Ago

This is a captivating, well made photograph, Tomi.

I would love to know more about it.

Were you a war correspondent? If so, during which war did you make this photograph?

 

Peter Piatt

6 Months Ago

Hi Tomi, how wonderful and touching your photograph is. I've had these two available for several years and for me, I have an emotional connection and a story / message that is being told within both of them. Though many people will be captivated and moved with "war" imagery, I have found that they don't make for good sales. (or at least not mine). Weather you decided to put it up for sale or not, thank you for sharing your work with others.

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Tomi Palonen

6 Months Ago

"This is a captivating, well made photograph, Tomi.

I would love to know more about it.

Were you a war correspondent? If so, during which war did you make this photograph?"

Oh no no. Like I said that image was made specifically for the contest. Theres me and my daughter originally sitting in our living room. Rest of the scene is made afterwards. Lot's of photoshopping then.

 

J Morgan Massey

6 Months Ago

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This was just for fun. Not my image, and certainly not for sale.

 

J L Meadows

6 Months Ago

This image, in a sense, involves love and war:

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Walter Holland

5 Months Ago

Thank you, Tomi. I appreciate your clarifying this.

It is certainly a moving image, no matter how it was made.

 

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