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prisoner by ssilence prisoner by ssilence
symbolic for the nature in this world
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Given 2003-07-22
a beautiful image, that hits you with its point. prisoner by ssilence depicts what its like for many animals in the world around us - both captured, and not, as the pollution slowly takes over. this for all parts of nature - human, and non human. (Selected by +olya) ( Featured by olya )

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:iconblisslessheart:
blisslessheart Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
cute!
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:iconlilywhite:
LilyWhite Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2010
I have had this picture in my favorites for a very long time.

When I first saw this photo, I started crying. Great, big tears swam down my face when I saw this. The isolation and fear came across so strikingly. The water is still, as if he's the only one in this sick, green world. In the tiny corner, he's almost contemplating his own demise in this little linoleum box. It's a slow death, too. And painful.

The colors are so very perfect. He's all that's alive in this world while everything else has grown moldy and green with discarded decay.

I love this picture for the truth it brings and the sadness it shows. Not for the penguin or even for animals in captivity, but for all of us who are animals in captivity and can feel as he feels - alone and abandoned denied everything he knows makes him feel alive. And for what we do to the earth around us - we trap what fascinates us and isolate it so we can look at it whenever we want, but apart from it's source, its charm wears thin and we can no longer appreciate what we used to love so much. We forget it after we've dissected it. No longer humbled, we destroy out of negligence and apathy.

Brilliant picture.
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VampirexxRomancex3 Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2009
this is so sad :[
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:iconkeykjavik:
Keykjavik Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2009
:wow: :(

sad...sad...sad...
but...beautifulll :heart:
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:iconleathea:
Leathea Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2009
so sad :(
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:iconcyankali:
cyankali Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2009
.. :(
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:iconewhyes:
eWHYes Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2008
:( sad penguin..
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:iconjoethemango:
joethemango Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2007
poor penguin. trapped!
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:iconrakiztah02:
rakiztah02 Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2006
the penguin's cute! :) :giggle:
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:iconvoca:
voca Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2006   Interface Designer
oh wow, you just got this so perfect! that background! the colors! :+fav:
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:iconenpu2:
Enpu2 Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2006
That's sad... D: It shows a lot of emotion thoo!
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:iconeyework:
Eyework Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2006
Yes, I don't get the whole idea about pinguins in a zoo.
Or actually any animal

If you really want to see an animal, just go into the wild
back to your so called 'roots'

But ofcourse that brings another problem. If everyone does
that because they want to see such animals, then soon the forrests
or in this case, the southpole, will be overpopulated.

Hmmm.. although i never see that happen ;)

But about the photo, i really love it. Not just the great
idea and the concept. The detail and the grim environment
really struck me. Guess this is your way to noticefy ppl
of what they are doing..

keep it up

Cheers, Poul
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:iconnenja-black:
Nenja-Black Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2006  Student Digital Artist
Poor little pinguin, seems to be so loney...
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:iconmpotte01:
MPotte01 Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2006   Photographer
The poor thing... a moving photo.


Galleri: [link]
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:iconshutyoureyes:
shutyoureyes Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2005   Photographer
beautiful concept.
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:icondrothgord:
Drothgord Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2005
Lovely!
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:iconmysterioustremendum:
MysteriousTremendum Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2005  Hobbyist General Artist
How very sad...:'(

Poor little guy looks so out of place, he doesnt belong there...
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:iconblueliquorice:
BlueLiquorice Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2005  Hobbyist Photographer
gross - great message
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:iconlemonlogix:
lemonlogix Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2005   Photographer
i love penguin, but this fellow look so out of place.
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:iconterrorcookie:
TerrorCookie Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2004
He is sooooooooooo cute. :aww:
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:iconmrdingo:
mrdingo Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2004
so sad... but true
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:iconenchanted-black-rose:
enchanted-black-rose Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2004  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Penguins are so cute..poor little trapped penguin..:cries:
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sleepyhead12567 Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2004
aww poor penguin

the picture just gives the right emotion
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:iconblue-bubblegum:
blue-bubblegum Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2004
i like it, especially the title, nice work.
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:iconuntangibly:
unTAngibLY Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2004
yes..prisoner indeed..that's just terrible..and is shown in the picture really well..
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celticangel1982 Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2004
I want a penguin!
/weeps for poor penguin.
I hate seeing animals in cages. I would rather travel far and wide to see them than to see them this way.
~angel~
:juggle:
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:iconmyny:
myny Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2004
amazing shot.. the poor fella all alone :)
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:iconneubie:
neubie Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2004   Photographer
Beautifully done, but why so centered?
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:iconrwwingsfan19:
rwwingsfan19 Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2004   Photographer
awesome contrast... the pretty nature of the colorful penguin agaist the dirty grimy pale green..
very cool shot
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nutkhase-101 Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2004
Awww... poor penguin! .. so out of place
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:iconredaura:
Redaura Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2004
fantastic shot. and i coudln't agree more.
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diminuta Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2004
:( penguins are my fav animals, they are so funny, but this picture makes me real sad, damn, how cruel we can be... look at him, between all those tiles...
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fallencupid Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2004
awww he is so cute. i want to pet the :tux: gotta love the gorgeous yellow-orange shade by his neck.



:heart: mary.
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SarcasticSweety22 Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2004
Cute!
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:iconin-apt:
In-Apt Featured By Owner Feb 29, 2004
very deep image, both in photographic as well as in the metaphorical meanders.



One very inteligent photograph. :thumbsup:
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xXElleAngelXx Featured By Owner Feb 29, 2004   Writer
that's so horrible.. great job at striking up emotions though..
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:iconmomo63:
momo63 Featured By Owner Feb 29, 2004   Photographer
sadness sets in but isnt it true.
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:iconasiantuntija:
asiantuntija Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2004
Makes me sad :(
But very nice capture anyway. Nice contrast between that penguin and green wall behind it.
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:iconzlatty:
Zlatty Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2004  Professional Photographer
THIS IS AMAZING !
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:icondrowningblue:
drowningblue Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2004  Student
very thoughtful, i admire you for having concern for wildlife because i see it just as you've portrayed it in the photo. very nicely done *thumbs up* ^_~ :+fav:
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:iconblondee:
blondee Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2004   Photographer
wow this is such a beautiful picture
kind of sad and funny
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:iconlo-rez-:
lo-rez- Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2004
Great shot and title!!
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:iconmythrid:
mythrid Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2004
poor animal :x
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:iconmythrid:
mythrid Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2004
but nice shot :]
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tenderlumpling Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2004   Photographer
zoos depress me
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:iconliavliora:
liavliora Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2004
:clap:
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:iconfrosty-raven:
frosty-raven Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2004
awww....

=(

:tear:

this is... just... soo sad.
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PalomaDyz Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2004
Cool!!!!

:hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug:
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OpalRose Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2004
This is such an intelligent photograph. The penguin; with its playful character and stately, alluring countenance, alone and isolated against a wall of cold, dingy tiles. How sick do things get?
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Robson Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2004
Awesome!
:+fav:
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July 22, 2003
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KONICA
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KD-300Z
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1/24 second
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F/2.8
Focal Length
8 mm
ISO Speed
100
Date Taken
Mar 29, 2002, 3:18:04 PM
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