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We are all Children by Loza-Muse We are all Children by Loza-Muse
Underneath the facade, we are all children.

The Original:…
(Not before I took the image... then it'd be graffiti, but before the editing which I believe made the image come to life)
I borrowed the camera! Thank goodness I still could!

This is my entry for the Billy Blue Change Your World Competition.

Reflective Statement:
Well.. When I saw this contest I was like, YAY! Something I can enter... then I went hmm... what should I do and suddenly it became a mission, even if I didn't finish it! I was going to do it! I wanted to do something really fun! With an air of childish glee in it! I grabbed my sketch book (Which btw is full of squiggled lines - I've learnt that if you just can draw... grab a camera or a keyboard XD) 

When I put grey lead to paper, I just knew.. I needed balloons... I've always been told that when I was little I had a little obsession with them. And who wouldn't... they're so pwetty! I drew some more and found that I wanted it to be colourful!

Balloons were the light to everything when I was growing up. Whenever I was in a bleak mood and felt like I was falling, I'd see balloons and feel myself being lifted high. I wanted that to be reflected in the image, I wanted it to very uplifting and tranquil in a way. No matter how dark things may seem, when I frame the world through a camera lens I can make things brighter and more vivid. I wanted to change how others view the world and present in a way that I see it. In bright colours and well, a child like glee! I try to find the good in everything and essentially, thats what I wanted to ultimately achieve.

I looked at graffiti and wanted to add some more life, I wanted to combine portrait photography and graffiti. I also wanted to demonstrate how in many places, graffiti is not prohibited so it is more of secret skill. Walls are continually being changed by graffiti, so I thought... why don't I add my own mark to it? As I shifted through the images I saw that I wanted my piece to portray the act of someone being caught in the middle of something. I couldn't stop grinning after having looked through about 400 photos I'd taken on my photo shoot and found the perfect one. I just needed to enhance the colours a bit more!

Basically, I wanted to change the world and add colour in a very sudden and colourful way. 

Please do not recreate this! OR use it in anyway without my prior consent. This is under the copyright of ~Loza-Muse
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Bijmin Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Cool entry, its impossible to look at all these vibrant colours and not feel happy! did you do any of the graff on the wall yourself? 
Loza-Muse Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
No, that I didn't want to touch, it seemed perfect the way I found it :)
hardcore-introvert Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is beautiful! The colours really make it come alive.
Loza-Muse Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
:happybounce: Good, I really wanted it to be extremely colourful! 
truefaiterman Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2013
Good picture!!
Loza-Muse Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Davenwolf Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Nice work :)
Loza-Muse Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you!
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Submitted on
October 14, 2013
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Camera Data

Canon EOS 1100D
Shutter Speed
1/197 second
Focal Length
24 mm
ISO Speed
Date Taken
Sep 2, 2013, 7:23:10 PM
Adobe Photoshop CS4 Macintosh
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