Capturing S21 Cambodia

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  1. badazzpanda

    badazzpanda TPF Noob!

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    Here is a shot I took in Cambodia, Pnon Phen in the S21 School / Torture / Execution Camp.

    The room was used as a torture studio, and when the vietnamese invaded, the unlucky person still here was effectivley torn apart by the Khmer Ruge.

    The place had a sever and distressing atmosphere, which I hopefuly have captured.

    Please Criteque!

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    softening and red filters


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    Karalee hOtLiPs!

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    I really dont know what it is about this shot, but your right there is a distressing atmosphere to it. I cant say why, but Im drawn to it.
     
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    Corry Flirtacious and Bodacious Supporting Member

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    I think the angle really helps give it a distressed feel. I like it. It seems very stark and cold.
     
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    This is one of the few times when I have thought, "Man, I wish I never see this with my own eyes."
     
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    Wow...that is one of the best shots I have ever seen, you captured it perfectly. Well done man, well done.... I am still in awe
     
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    very nice pic, it brings you into the picture with its mood and angel and I feel like i am in the same room, all alone in the dark and cold.
     
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    I'm really sorry but i personally can't see this as distressing in any way... :?
    it looks very serene and the soft focus, to me, makes it feel very peaceful... and i don't know if it's my screen or not, but it appears to have a warmish tint to it?
     
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    Wow!!

    There really is nothing more to be said about this photograph. The softness, the angle, the subject. This is totally incredible. I actually gasped when I saw it.
     

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