seeking oblivion by Andrew Jones

model – Radka,
AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm 1:2.8G

part of a series on the use and abuse of alcohol in an exploration of loneliness and altered emotions.

*seeking oblivion has been featured in the following groups:*
The Male Photographer 8th February 2010

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  • fourthangel
    fourthangelabout 5 years ago

    Wow, intense this one. The overall mood is very sombre and a little I’ve-had-one-glass-too-many… You’ve captured it really well, she’s very convincing and I like the idea. Great work as usual!

  • Thank you Angela, she worked hard to get this right, your lovely critique is very encouraging. thanks again, Andrew

    – Andrew Jones

  • CLiPiCs
    CLiPiCsabout 5 years ago

    the pose and lighting make this really very special Andrew

    BRAVO mate

    Love ‘N’ Laughter Kriss

  • Thanks Kriss for your very kind comment, I took the lead from your smoking series and thought I try one on alcohol. Andrew

    – Andrew Jones

  • mscott207
    mscott207about 5 years ago

    this is an absolutely powerful shot. everything from the title to the body position of the model perfectly capture that “stop the ride, i want to get off” feel. the lighting is the perfect topper, as the model appears to be moving into the darkness. unbeleivable work here!!

  • Thank you so much Michael for your really encouraging comments. Its so nice to receive a critique like this. Thanks again, Andrew

    – Andrew Jones

  • serendip
    serendipabout 5 years ago

    I agree with all of the above – this is definitely a special one. Cheers to both oy you – Jim

  • Thanks Jim, this comment is very mcuh appreciated. Andrew

    – Andrew Jones

  • Lee Modrok
    Lee Modrokabout 5 years ago


  • Thank you Lee, Much appreciated

    – Andrew Jones

  • Daniela Cifarelli
    Daniela Cifarelliabout 5 years ago

    FAB FAB FAB!!!
    This is GREAT! WOW!
    Love it!

  • Thank you Daniela, I’m so pleased you like this. 3 X FAB is fantastic to receive!

    – Andrew Jones

  • DonDavisUK
    DonDavisUKabout 5 years ago

    A very moving subject Andrew. Well done my friend. Don.

  • Thank you so much Don and sorry for submitting one or two more than my quota to the group as I’ve been working through this series!

    – Andrew Jones

  • gobucki
    gobuckiabout 5 years ago

  • Thank you Matthew, I’m quite obsessed with this series at the moment and it is really nice to get the recognition of a feature in the group. Much appreciated, Andrew.

    – Andrew Jones

  • gobucki
    gobuckiabout 5 years ago

    Its a great piece. I’m loving the series.

  • Thank you Matthew, much appreciated.

    – Andrew Jones

  • fotopro
    fotoproabout 5 years ago

    Ooohhh have I had days like that!
    Great work, pose, lighting and model. A very poignant topic.

  • Thank you kindly! I think we all had a few similar experiences! I was very pleased that Radka carried this off even though she doesn’t even drink herself.

    – Andrew Jones

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