Forcing smoke down my lungs is pulmonary rape by ARIANA1985

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To some, the cigarette is a portable therapist.
taken on the streets of Cardiff, he had some unusual hands ******

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  • jason21
    jason21over 3 years ago

    Your work is just stunning

  • Jason thank you so much , i really appreciate your comment

    – ARIANA1985

  • WolfSoul
    WolfSoulover 3 years ago

    Great image Ariana, he looks like he doesn’t fit into his own hands, lol ;

  • he doesn’t, his hands are massive – they look out of place :) , thanks for stopping in ( again ;)

    – ARIANA1985

  • C. Michael Cox
    C. Michael Coxover 3 years ago

    Please submit to our weekly features challenge.

  • thank you so much :):)::)

    – ARIANA1985

  • Tashique Alam
    Tashique Alamover 3 years ago

    amazing composition :D

  • thank you so much for your compliment :)

    – ARIANA1985

  • Laurie Search
    Laurie Searchover 3 years ago

    Oooh, wonderful image, composition, DOF, etc.!! :)

  • Laurie – Thank you for your visit and kind comment :)

    – ARIANA1985

  • faceart
    faceartover 3 years ago

  • Faceart – thank you so much for a feature :) ,this has brighten up my day x

    – ARIANA1985

  • faceart
    faceartover 3 years ago

    You are very welcome indeed!

  • :)) this was my first time to do a ,,face shot’’ on the street :))

    – ARIANA1985

  • greenstone
    greenstoneover 3 years ago

    hands heart and lungs that have probably been worked too hard for too long!!! this is an amazing piece of human history….superb capture, composition and fabulous title!!!

  • hi thanks for your visit , smoking is a huge part of life for some people – like ive mention cigarette is they portable therapist.Thank you so much fr your kind comment

    – ARIANA1985

  • tori yule
    tori yuleover 3 years ago

    Excellent work!

  • Hi Tori , thank you :))

    – ARIANA1985

  • CJLappin
    CJLappinover 3 years ago

    This is excellent! There’s a whole story in his hands alone.

  • hi Christopher , oh yes! he looked at his hands and said ,,see the dirt? – that’s ink from a factory 3 days i was scrubbing it ’’ :) thanks for your comment

    – ARIANA1985

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