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  • posted: January 10 @ 12:07am
Cries from the abyss.


whiskerbert says:
ah… an early poster! So… what's inspiring this series here?
Posted: Jan 10th, 2010 - 12:09am -
jason says:
this is really great.
Posted: Jan 10th, 2010 - 12:11am -
ThatGuy says:
Please don't go into the abyss. I will miss reading your comments.
Posted: Jan 10th, 2010 - 12:11am -
whiskerbert says:
oh… forgot to say… it is a great shot!
Posted: Jan 10th, 2010 - 12:12am -
Johnny Rebellious says:
@whiskerbert, I have always been intrigued by the veil of darkness and the power it holds -- but even with that said, the darkest of dark will still yield to the tiniest bit of light... and that's what I've been capturing here. This picture itself is partially inspired by the blurry, chaotic painting styles of Francis Bacon, but it's mostly inspired by the torment I was going through while suffering from a migraine.

I have a feeling I'm going to continue this "darkness" series throughout the rest of the week.
Posted: Jan 10th, 2010 - 12:26am -
whiskerbert says:
thanks for the explanation. I have heard of darkness explained as the absence of light.

Sorry to hear about the migraine, what caused it?
Posted: Jan 10th, 2010 - 12:34am -
ben says:
what was that you say?
Posted: Jan 10th, 2010 - 2:07am -
Johnny Rebellious says:
@whiskerbert, I'm honestly not sure what caused the migraine -- but I've been getting them almost daily for the past week. It's been like this my whole life... they come in bunches for a week or so, then disappear for a while and come back again a month or 2 later.

and I almost forgot -- thanks for your concern, and thank you for the compliment on this picture! It's appreciated, sir
Posted: Jan 10th, 2010 - 3:49am -
Brian says:
Excellent series!
Posted: Jan 10th, 2010 - 6:59am -
LG3 says:
wow is this cool.
Posted: Jan 10th, 2010 - 7:13am -
michaeljstraub says:
He looked to the skies wondering, am I alone? Knowing that he would be trapped in the land of darkness he was left with only one option; beard growing
Posted: Jan 10th, 2010 - 7:30am -
SoulGlo1976 says:
"Cries from the Abyss" is my favorite Slayer song.
Posted: Jan 10th, 2010 - 7:44am -
Finn MacCool says:
It's a 3/4 @johnnyrebellious moon.
Posted: Jan 10th, 2010 - 7:56am -
The Bandito says:
Francis Bacon = Freaky/Interesting. @JohnnyRebellious = Freaky/Cool
Posted: Jan 10th, 2010 - 7:59am -
keifel says:
i've seen some of the paintings at the tate in london and you're hit it perfectly.
Posted: Jan 10th, 2010 - 8:36am -
HiImTerry says:
This is fantastic! It's very well expressed.
Posted: Jan 10th, 2010 - 9:30am -
western dave says:
reminds me of the super unknown.
Posted: Jan 10th, 2010 - 10:14am -
Le Duncan says:
It looks like this was taken at the bottom of a well, with just enough mustache to float above the awesome line.
Posted: Jan 10th, 2010 - 10:45am -
Timcredible says:
that is a crazy picture. I like what you've done here
Posted: Jan 10th, 2010 - 11:16am -
Jarrett says:
This has a nice @ogmanlybeard feel to it. I like it!
Posted: Jan 10th, 2010 - 12:39pm -
kidstatic says:
they'll king you when you look up from below...
Posted: Jan 10th, 2010 - 2:00pm -
Yogi Beard says:
"Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there wondering, fearing."
Posted: Jan 10th, 2010 - 2:06pm -
Caronna says:
another sweet shot!
Posted: Jan 10th, 2010 - 4:22pm -
Fofe says:
You have gotten yourself into one cosmic mess now haven't you. I hate it when I have to put in the earplugs so I don't hear the cries form the abyss.
Posted: Jan 10th, 2010 - 6:30pm -
Ned Kelly says:
you nailed the bacon bit!
Posted: Jan 10th, 2010 - 6:45pm -
1602JJ says:
Sweet Pic
Posted: Jan 10th, 2010 - 6:55pm -
O.G. Manly Beard says:
i like this darkness. keep it up man
Posted: Jan 10th, 2010 - 7:43pm -
Andrew says:
freaktastic. I love dark, spooky shots and you nailed it.
Posted: Jan 10th, 2010 - 7:51pm -
hatster says:
Posted: Jan 10th, 2010 - 8:06pm -
emsiizilla says:
This is a little scary. But I like it nonetheless.
Posted: Jan 10th, 2010 - 8:18pm -
Rolf Bastard says:
stay positive my friend. you're gonna get through this.
Posted: Jan 10th, 2010 - 8:27pm -
Gavin says:
setting us up for a week of awesome shots.

sorry to hear about the migraine. i've been dealing with them myself for about the last two years. i think we've finally sorted it out. but i've never had to deal with them in clusters. only thing worse then a migraine is a bunch of them.
Posted: Jan 10th, 2010 - 9:12pm -
Creative Liberty says:
Nice...very Metallicaesque.
Posted: Jan 10th, 2010 - 10:47pm -
Creative Liberty says:
Just read whats behind this theme. Cool. Migraines suck. If you have gas heat sometimes gas can cause them. BTW Francis Bacon rocks.
Posted: Jan 10th, 2010 - 10:50pm -
Johnny Rebellious says:
@Gavin, what have you done to sort out your migraines? Is there something you're doing to prevent them from happening?

And you're right -- cluster migraines are horrendous. Trust me, you don't want to deal with them.
Posted: Jan 10th, 2010 - 10:58pm -
Gavin says:
i ended up going to the doctor. i started get them after playing basketball or going to the gym. i had some scary ones with numb hands and confused thinking. so i basically stopped doing those things and that's no good. they did some tests to rule stuff out. then after a few months of keeping logs about when i get them etc, i reluctantly took some medication. it's only been about a little over a month and so far i haven't had one and i'm back in the gym and playing basketball with no problems.
Posted: Jan 11th, 2010 - 6:46am -
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