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Bright Like Magnesium by lynseylew Bright Like Magnesium by lynseylew
April 2010 - Hiroshima, Japan.
Atomic Bomb dome in central Hiroshima. The title refers to the way many of the witness accounts described the flash of light as the atomic bomb exploded - comparing it to that of a magnesium flame.
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Babou-Shka Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2013
Very nice shot!
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eTAKEDA Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2010
Seeing this building in person was for me a very eye opening experience. Everyone that can should go to Hiroshima, and dedicate time to visiting this site and the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum.
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Jumei Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
All those people try to talk their asses out when you tell them to read the friggin description.
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Selphie01 Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2010
I dont think ive ever been hassled so much to sign a petition in my life than in hiroshima! shows how much impact it still has now and will continue to have. the 1000 cranes was an inspiring story I think ^^ i loved all the different ones from school kids around the world.

was the most bizarre and sad experience being there.
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Darpie Featured By Owner May 17, 2010  Hobbyist
Still such a beautiful building. (and great shot of it)
I still can't believe that that blast could not take it down.
Oh and increasing the contrast will only lessen the detail on the building, so what you can it fine ><
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lynseylew Featured By Owner May 18, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This building was almost directly underneath the bomb itself, and I'm assuming as the blast radiated outwards instead of up and down, it was spared some of the full force. Pretty much everything else was flattened!
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Kyttiecat Featured By Owner May 15, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
I was there... it's a very powerful feeling.. very somber..
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IXoclock Featured By Owner May 12, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
This is an amazing structure, and the title is great. The black and white, of course, brings up the already seriousness end of it.

Amazing job, ma'am.
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virnina Featured By Owner May 12, 2010   Writer
It's a great shot, you've managed to capture the tragic feel to it. I just stared at it, for a long silent moment, and had no idea what to say.
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Mihko Featured By Owner May 10, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:tears:

it's sad.
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