Emphasis is on the focal point of the picture (the hands and eyes). As soon as we look at the picture, we are immediately drawn to these points. Another point of emphasis is the use of different shades.
original pin: Dramatic black & white photography by Benoit Courti. "Illuminating simple subjects, minimal compositions whilst preserving a strong expressiveness," Courti says was the thought behind this series called Deep Black.
"No!" I scream at the engineer, "Stop it! Get him out!" The water level doesn't change. Adam looks at me, pleading with me to help. The fire in his eyes is growing dim. He's leaving. "No!" My cry turns into a shriek as I watch his body go limp. I'm going to break. I can feel it. I will shatter into a million pieces like I did with Quinn. I feel myself cracking. My sanity is gone. I scream again. Then I feel the needle bite my arm and all is darkness.
All the years of my life I walked around looking for them. I went up the stairs, I crossed the roads, trains carried me, waters brought me, and in the skin of the grapes I thought I touched you. The wood suddenly brought me your touch, the almond announced to me your secret softness, until your hands closed on my chest and there like two wings they ended their journey.
“Life will break you. Nobody can protect you from that, and living alone won’t either, for solitude will also break you with its yearning. You have to love. You have to feel. It is the reason you are here on earth. You are here to risk your heart. You are here to be swallowed up.” ― Louise Erdrich, The Painted Drum