self portrait - not for the squeamish (slight eye injury)

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  1. thebeginning

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    I got this from playing capture the flag with a bunch of friends last night in the dark...i sprinted right into a little branch and it poked me in the eye :confused:

    so far i'm feeling fine though, i think i'll live. the actual bruise is under my eyelid, it's just spread to more of my eye.

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    it seemed grittier in sepia. ;)
     
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    Sexy. LOL.
     
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    hahah.

    das' right. ;)
     
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    Fo sho! >.< Lucky you didn't go blind or something.. :S
     
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    Yeah, seriously.

    That is badass though. I looked at the image and did a double take. :p


    Actually, it's not a bad photo. Well exposed, eyecatching (hehe) composition... i like it. :thumbsup:
     
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    When the viewer misses out on the actual iris and pupil, it makes for quite a great dark-side portrait! Hope everything heals okay, and that future Capture the Flag events are without incidence!

    I must mention, I have been noting your wonderful toning (for lack of a better word), now by asking how you do this might be asking too much, but I must state, wow.
     
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    Ouch!
    That reminds me of the e-mail an old friend of mind once sent to me in which she had to report she had run into a twig in the dark - and totally LOST her eye like that. It did not only get bruised like yours here, it was lost forever. I still get the shivers when I think about it - and your post here and the story that goes with it donĀ“t help my shivers any at all. Whoa!
     
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    Ouch, that sucks. Reminds me of a time when I got a paper cut to the eye.

    Good photo btw
     
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    **** that looks painful. Great photo though
     
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    hah thanks guys :)

    i think it's going to be ok...no damage to the cornea or retina, but i do have a larger eye cup than normal, which sometimes leads to glaucoma. i'm working on preventing that though, and i should be fine.
     
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    auaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa ... but the image is great ...
     

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