White Winter Hymnal


Inspired by this song if that wasn't obvious.

This really didn't come out quite like I had pictured in my head. It just doesn't feel as tragic as I wanted it to.

I was going to do a three part series going along with parts of the song but basically it just turned into me goofing off and looking silly. Especially since I did this first and had red stains on my face from the fake blood in the other photos. For fun I'll put those on my Facebook (which I wouldn't be mad if you liked... just sayin')

Fun fact- a couple days before Valentines day I went to Walmart and among some other things bought this red scarf (which is actually a woman's scarf and has little sparkly threads, works for a photo though), a dozen roses for "The Rose", and some Valentine's cupcakes because I was feeling the need for some cake. All I could think about when checking out was how much it probably looked like I was buying a girl Valentines day presents, when really it was all for photography and the fact that I like any form of cake. Photography was my Valentine I guess...


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  • Nicole_Cherie 3y

    I knew exactly what song this was as soon as I saw it! I love it!
  • Nizaad 3y

    This is absolutely stunning Brad!
    A powerful image indeed, love the red against the white, strong.
  • Kyle Thompson 3y

    An awesome photo inspired by an awesome song. You always have such a great use of colors in your photos. Well done like always
  • Josh: 3y

    Amazing color. I love that song! Great photo!!!
  • zev 3y

    the best song. and, the better picture.
  • Rhiannon Connelly 3y

    Great composition! Your eyes look scarily expressionless!
  • Andrea Peipe 3y

    very strong photo Brad...
  • Nina and Diane 3y

    Wow! I love the red against the white snow, it contrasts amazingly. Well done!!
  • Guy Regev 3y

    Ohh I love it !
  • ChelseyLeBlanc 3y

    I love this! It's so simple, the blood stained snow really stands out and I love that!
  • Gaietty 3y

    amazing! love the drama here!! x
  • Vikas Ravi T.P. 3y

    Stunning.... precise work...
  • trini61 3y

    the red really stands out in that snow. love how the scarf leads the viewer towards the subject...like a trail of blood. Awesome song! added it to my iPod :)
  • Emma Reid 3y

    goodness me, the blood in the snow! this is fantastic
    and your expression is perfect
  • Natalie Marsh 3y

    This is beautiful. In a kind of tragic way, of course.
    And I can't argue with your cupcake logic, cake is awesome. <3
  • zoe.brown. 3y

    Blood. Love.
  • mlartigue 3y

    amazing contrast between red and white! and i loooove that song <3
  • good che 3y

    The contrast looks so good.
  • Rachael Portier 3y

    I love that song. I immediately thought of it when viewing this.
  • JHoltrichter 2y

    I thought of this song before I even saw the title! Amazing photo!
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Taken on February 13, 2012
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