The Eve of The War

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    ""Yes, the chances of anything coming from Mars are a million to one," he said.
    "The chances of anything coming from Mars are a million to one - but they still come!"

    It seems totally incredible to me now that everyone spent that evening as
    though it were just like any other." - The Journalist, War of The Worlds

    26 by 26 Challenge #20:
    If for some reason you were told you would not be around when your children were adults, what image would you create for them?
    – Elinor Carucci

    In case anybody is wondering...the lights in the sky were genuinely in the photograph and not added later!

    Paul Cruickshank, Livia Lazar, and 26 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. watcher330 60 months ago | reply

      Strong mood and just the right exposure. I see why I was prescient about H G Wells!

    2. dacaccia 60 months ago | reply

      beautiful atmosphere. - Yes, our world IS beautiful. AND terrible at the same time. It is our challenge to tell our next generation to preserve the beauty of our world ...

    3. ireniclife 60 months ago | reply

      An original take on the challenge, and a stunning image

    4. scala66/Paul Marsh 60 months ago | reply

      Wow, beautiful shot cj.

    5. dextersharp 60 months ago | reply

      Excellent take

    6. Palofperu 60 months ago | reply

      Magical, eerie and desolate. The figure seems resigned to what's to come.

    7. Emma Georgiou 60 months ago | reply

      The light in this is so beautiful.

    8. flowrwolf 60 months ago | reply

      I have had dreams like that. Love.

    9. david_gillett 60 months ago | reply

      It seems to capture the state of consciousness in-between being asleep and fully awake. Amazing shot.

    10. gri2011 60 months ago | reply

      Beautiful and magical!

    11. cjcrosland 60 months ago | reply

      Thank you so much to everyone for the comments, faves and gallery inclusions! :-)

    12. DionneJones 60 months ago | reply

      Wonderful literary link to a lovely image.

    13. sobrenivel 56 months ago | reply

      I had lost this one, it´s really beautiful!!

    14. Leripix 56 months ago | reply

      Absolutely stunning shot (I'm sure I commented first time I saw it but probably didn't "save" - happens all the time.

    15. LarryH. 56 months ago | reply

      Wowza!!! Stunningly beautiful Cam, the city lights, the sky, such wonderful mood!

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