the first encounter.



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the fibers of the wall used to vibrate as he slept. pulsating between wood and cement, the pipes would shake and shake from forces that lingered just above the clouds and below that grey air of space.


he never woke up, but all throughout life, he suffered from an inexplicable fear of earthquakes.


and then one winter day, a zipping sound leaked from between clouds in the sky, and he rushed from his home to look upwards, and there he saw them. this was the first encounter.


The First Encounter:

A sighting of one or more unidentified flying objects:

- Flying saucers

- Odd lights

- Aerial objects that are not attributable to known human technology


This is going to be a series that follows the various types of alien encounters. I was inspired by Spielberg's Close Encounters of the Third Kind. I watched it last night with my mom. :)


Also, I've been so incredibly sick the past two days. :(


Before and After on my Facebook Page!


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Ask Me Anything.


  • FluxGrafix 4y

    an antoher fav for me! =) the lights, the flair, the ambiance, more!!! ^^
  • valeriee* 4y

    What. the. heck. THIS IS INCREDIBLE
  • In Memory Lane~ 4y

    Fantastic tones, the light is magical!
  • Brooke DiDonato 4y

    Love it. Wonderful use of light. :)
  • Kiara T. 4y

    *Mouth open* this is incredible!
    i love the light!
  • Nicholas Scarpinato 4y

    soo good.
  • Samantha Tatro 4y

    i ADORE this
  • Xin Lí 4y

    The colors ! The colooooors ! It's so beautiful and the lighting is wonderful. The background is so creative :D
  • Valerie Kasinski 4y

    this is so amazing Casey, I have had yet to see a series like this and believe me I have lurked Flickr a ton! The rich colors in this get me the most and the subtleness of the UFO's are just perfect. eeeek so amazing :D
  • Casey Muir-Taylor 4y

    Valerie Kasinski ooh, really?! that makes me excited. :D
  • Samitha Gurusinghe 4y

    Great lighting :)
  • Marie Dücker 4y

    wow, this is perfection. this is the best lighting I've seen in a long time and your expression goes so well with the theme. amazing, really. I hope you feel better soon so you can start healthy into 2012! :)
  • Cynthia 4y

    I love the colours here, and the slightly blown out light - it adds something special to this.
  • Nicole Toohey 4y

    This is amazing! The lighting is incredible and the colors are perfect. You have such talent Casey and it explodes through your writing and images. Very much looking foward to the rest of this series.
  • Ruben A. Montecino 4y

    fantastic shot David!
  • nanda nur ghaida putri 4y

    i really love your stream <3
  • appeltjoeze__ 3y

    the colours are wonderful! ;o
  • Natalie Marsh 3y

    I love the editing and composition so much.
  • Noel Shiveley 3y

    sweet shot!!
  • Taylor 2y

    you point into a wrong direction :))
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