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Life in Black and White

Journal Entry: Sun Oct 5, 2008, 4:07 PM

Has it ever happened to you to think of an entire period of your life in terms of a color?

I've already confessed that I tend to delete a lot. That's not the whole truth. I delete facts, I could never delete feelings and emotions and, hard as I tried I could never delete the taste and color of any of the periods of my life. Even the painful ones. Especially the painful ones. I may have a hard time remembering the when (hell, I have a hard time remembering even the current date) but I never forget the how and what. How it felt and what color, music and taste it had.

So, I remember a time when my life was totally black and white. Not in the sense that it had its dark and bright moments. It was just... colorless, dull and flat. Until that spoonful of color. Funny thing is, it continues to be mostly two-toned. Blue (as in I've got the Blues for you) and red (as in: Campari -Red Passion)

I was once told by the only person that knows my somewhat, that there's no sense of golden mean in me. I'm either too high or too low and my priorities list is far too screwed up. It's:
No1: the things I love
No2: blank
That's a disturbingly accurate fact. But it's a fact I don't care to change. I never liked well balanced situations, people or feelings. Flatlines...

Ok, the introduction is over, the features are here and they're all in Black and White. Because BW is pathetic as a kind of life but it sure is great in photography!

Have a colorful week ;)
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FEATURES

Contrast-reshoot by sisterjameelaBlack And White by InominatusReaching In The Dark by shutterbug13The Choice by NightlineBlack and white love by joinkaCoffee Break by engridearty
Last Stand by Sadiel47:thumb98281921:Gravity by StamatisGRThe Sounds Of Silence I by skierscottStanding Alone by MinasTirithA Flower for Winter 2 by wb-skinner

A DREAM OF WILLOW by EdwinMartinezG r i p by NO46574... by NO46574Norway 6 by Apolic:thumb73074946:Stup... by denis2
:thumb67725946:Waiting.. by xMEGALOPOLISx:thumb99138569::Take The First Left... by dachimasMercuric Shades Of Gray III by MateO-pUMBa:thumb99014370:
Metallic Legs by Davidone33Fishing dream3 by marcopolo17Quiet Moment by xavierrey71 by acukurCome Ride With Me by DenisOlivierSeaside 2 by laurentdudot

Be Yourself by Xerces:thumb98499783::thumb92839547::thumb98674076::thumb97667309:


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  • Mood: Anguish
  • Listening to: Moody Blues - Nights in White Satin
  • Reading: Stephen king - Duma Key
  • Watching: the night
  • Playing: with darkness
  • Eating: trying to give up
  • Drinking: coffee, extra strong
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:iconshutterbug13:
shutterbug13 Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2008
thanks very much for the feature !
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:iconacukur:
acukur Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2008  Hobbyist Photographer
Many thanks :)
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:iconjusteline:
justeline Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2008  Professional Photographer
you're SO welcome Alper :)
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:iconmichelrajkovic:
MichelRajkovic Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2008
Many thanks for the feature ;-)
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:iconjusteline:
justeline Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2008  Professional Photographer
I really love your art Michel. Simple, elegant, minimal, clean and pure!
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:icondancingelf:
dancingelf Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2008  Professional Photographer
Amazing features! :O
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:iconjusteline:
justeline Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2008  Professional Photographer
:hug: glad you like them Ioanna!I totally trust the opinion of perfectionists :nod:
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:iconxerces:
Xerces Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2008  Professional Artisan Crafter
thanks so much for the feature :-)
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:iconjusteline:
justeline Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2008  Professional Photographer
You sure deserved it honey!:nod:
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:iconxerces:
Xerces Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2008  Professional Artisan Crafter
:hug:
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:iconbricechallamel:
BriceChallamel Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2008  Hobbyist Photographer
Nice note, I completely now the feeling. Interesting there can be so many levels of hue and vibration between life and death. We live all right, but we're not always fully alive... Or should I say "blessed"? ;)

Beautiful selection. As the previous one... I really enjoy your taste for the features!

:hintofyellowtocompleteyourtwocolors: ;)
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:iconjusteline:
justeline Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2008  Professional Photographer
aww Charlie, you always seem to be right, whether you're joking -French humor rules!:w00t: - or serious!
No, we're not always blessed but that helps us feel more blessed when we are. (Now, did that make any sense? :confused: )

Thanks for the yellow drop, you great master of fake emoticons :worship:
:rofl:
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BriceChallamel Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2008  Hobbyist Photographer
Makes sense to me. I think also that the blessing spirits are very colorful and therefore sometimes hard to recognized in a black and white world...

:+10%hue: ;)
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:iconjusteline:
justeline Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2008  Professional Photographer
Oh, no, they seem even more colorful and intense when they pop up into a BW world!

Computer Message:
Your color sceme has been changed. Accept the new color sceme?
Accept_____Deny

applying new color theme..........Done


Hey, stop colorizing my Black and White journal, will you?
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:iconbricechallamel:
BriceChallamel Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2008  Hobbyist Photographer
OK! I'll stop...

Nah! Just saying that to scare you. Don't worry I'll continue to fool around with you I promise!

Oo! I'm getting "bold" too... ;)
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:iconjusteline:
justeline Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2008  Professional Photographer
:justescapedamassiveheartattack:

OK, I confess: I'm addicted to your comments :shrug:
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:iconbricechallamel:
BriceChallamel Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2008  Hobbyist Photographer
Yeah... You're a comment junkie! Well that's all right. Me too... ;)

:commentaholicsanonymous:
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RickyLP Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2008
Thanks for the feature
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:iconjusteline:
justeline Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2008  Professional Photographer
Thank YOU for making this journal more beautiful Ricardo! :nod:
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:iconsimounet:
Simounet Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2008  Hobbyist Photographer
Totally know your feelings ! Great selection by the way ! :D
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:iconjusteline:
justeline Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2008  Professional Photographer
:hug: I guess most of us have gone through a black and white phase!
Thank you Simon :glomp:
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:iconerene:
erene Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2008
Wonderful features, great journal!
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:iconjusteline:
justeline Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2008  Professional Photographer
Σ' ευχαριστώ πολύ Erene!!! :hug:
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:iconerene:
erene Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2008
Parakalo :hug:
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:iconxavierrey:
xavierrey Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2008  Professional Photographer
wonderful selection :clap:
thanks a lot for the feature, i really appreciate :aww:
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:iconjusteline:
justeline Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2008  Professional Photographer
Believe me, it was an honor Xavier :nod:
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:iconcarakhan:
CaraKhan Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks for featuring me! Glad you liked it. :)
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:iconjusteline:
justeline Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2008  Professional Photographer
How couldn't I? It was simply genius. And it fits the theme of the journal so very well! So, big thanks to you honey :hug:
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:iconmarcopolo17:
marcopolo17 Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2008  Hobbyist Photographer
Wonderful features!!! Thanks so much for adding my work... :)
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:iconjusteline:
justeline Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2008  Professional Photographer
My pleasure Marc. You really deserve it, your work is amazing :nod:
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:icondenis2:
denis2 Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2008  Professional Photographer
Thank you very much for doing this...great journal...
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:iconjusteline:
justeline Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2008  Professional Photographer
Thank YOU Denis. I guess you could say I'm a big fan of your work. Whenever i think of BW photography your name is one of the few it pops to mind :nod:
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NO46574 Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2008
great !!! and thanks mate !!!
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:iconjusteline:
justeline Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2008  Professional Photographer
Thank YOU Krystian :)
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engridearty Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2008
I think we all have our coloured days and black and white days. Like the little girl in that cool animation, we all have our roles in the world and have the ability to make it colourful by our touch or presence and the same for others, they can bring colour to our lives too without realising it.
I like how u think Maria :P I wish all the colours in the world for you :hug:

Thankyou so much for the feature btw :smooch: That's lovely of you, always appreciate your support :D
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:iconjusteline:
justeline Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2008  Professional Photographer
You got it all right Erin :nod:
Especially the relevance of the animation with the idea behind the journal!
I like how you think too honey and thank you, that was the best, most original wish that's ever been made to me!
Major :glomp:!!!
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:iconengridearty:
engridearty Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2008
:w00t: Aww I'm glad and you deserve the wish Maria :D Sending colours your way :iconsquiggums: :iconcutestkittyplz:
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:iconironmanbr:
ironmanbr Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2008
Amazing features!!!
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:iconjusteline:
justeline Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2008  Professional Photographer
I'm so very glad you like them Rodrigo :hug:
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:iconironmanbr:
ironmanbr Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2008
Welcome!! :hug:
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:iconkirliancamera:
KirlianCamera Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2008  Professional Photographer
For some reason Wednesday is always Green for me :shrug:

isws epeidh exoume laikh!
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:iconjusteline:
justeline Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2008  Professional Photographer
Awww, baby, that was so emotional, deep and meaningful!
Thanks so much for sharing :P
ARE YOU WITH YOUR GOODS OR SHALL I PUT THE VOICES???!!!
:iconlovehug:
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:iconkirliancamera:
KirlianCamera Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2008  Professional Photographer
I am with my good alright!! it is you who doesn't seem to fight it!!
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:iconjusteline:
justeline Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2008  Professional Photographer
Are you working me? Of course and I don't fight her when you're missing. I have made black eyes to see you :rofl:
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:iconkirliancamera:
KirlianCamera Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2008  Professional Photographer
Slow, me missing and the whole world is lost. pffft :P
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:iconjusteline:
justeline Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2008  Professional Photographer
And however up-down thus it is. Just don't get shopped, ok?
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:iconkirliancamera:
KirlianCamera Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2008  Professional Photographer
:confused:
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:iconjusteline:
justeline Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2008  Professional Photographer
Ελεύθερη μετάφραση για τους μη αγγλομαθείς:
Κι όμως, πάνω κάτω έτσι είναι. Mην ψωνιστείς όμως, 'ντάξει?

Go find yourself a good English language teacher :P
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StamatisGR Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2008   Photographer
put the voices, put the voices! :lmao:
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:iconjusteline:
justeline Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2008  Professional Photographer
AAAAARGH!!!!:steaming:
He is for the festivals to tell the blind man's right! Tsktsktsk :no:
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