Photoshop CS5

Images Used:
Background: LINK
Model: LINK
Broken Glass: LINK
Jackdaw: LINK


broken glass, unique, story, woman, crying, road, closed, city, fence, bird, sky, clouds, blue, brown, black, fantasy, karen helgesen


  • Karen  Helgesen
    Karen Helgesenabout 1 year ago

  • Ingz
    Ingzabout 1 year ago

    So powerful Karen! Stunning and beautiful as always xx

  • What a wonderful comment, Ingz! Thank you very much!

    – Karen Helgesen

  • Danica Radman
    Danica Radmanabout 1 year ago

    oh yeah

  • Thank you so much, Danica! I do love those, “oh yeah” comments!!

    – Karen Helgesen

  • ╰⊰✿ℒᵒᶹᵉ Bonita✿⊱╮ Lalonde✿⊱╮

    Wonderfuly done with the emotion coming through nice effect nicely put together nicely framing and colour awesome such as you are hugs a fav

  • Many grateful thanks for your wonderful and constant support, Bonita! I so appreciate your many thoughtful comments!

    – Karen Helgesen

  • Norma-jean Morrison
    Norma-jean Mor...about 1 year ago

    Karen, your work is always so beautiful….a wonderful joy too see, all goodness

  • Thank you, Norma-jean for your very kind comment!

    – Karen Helgesen

  • Marie Sharp
    Marie Sharpabout 1 year ago

    Your creativity shines, Karen!♥

  • Thank you so much for the kind and wonderful comment, Marie!

    – Karen Helgesen

  • RickDavis
    RickDavisabout 1 year ago

    Hi Karen,,,I am amazed at the outstanding depth of field in the image. Its almost like you are heading out of the darkness into the beautiful blue sky. Its an incredible creation!


  • Thank you Rick! Your comments are always so thoughtful! When I found that “Road Closed” background image I just loved it…for the very reason you stated..the DOF was gorgeous!

    – Karen Helgesen

  • Danica Radman
    Danica Radmanabout 1 year ago


  • Thank you very much for the honor….always thrilled to be featured in your group!

    – Karen Helgesen

  • nigelphoto
    nigelphotoabout 1 year ago

    This should be in the Surrealist Group – very creative and redolent of broken up dreams

  • Thank you Nigel! I will do that!

    – Karen Helgesen

  • mrcoradour
    mrcoradourabout 1 year ago

    This is indeed an amazing creation Karen brilliant work,

  • Thank you so very much for the wonderful comment, Malcolm!

    – Karen Helgesen

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