Playing with fire (DSC_6973)

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This photo was ranked amongst the "World's Best Photo of Malaysia"

Gears: Nikon D50 and Nikkor 50mm f/1.4 MF lens @ f/2.0
Location: In the 24 hours Cafe, Gong Badak, Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia
Processing: Not processed, scaled down using PSCS2

Playing with Fire
by Valkyrie of Mercy

It's playing with fire
This motion we face
Where motion stands still
And stillness keeps pace
Where love is pure hate
And hate breathes with love
Where she isn't here
And I am the dove

It's playing with fire
This moment I hold
With your arms around me
The ice isn't cold
And fire is frozen
And your heart I hold

It's playing with fire
Deep under my skin
Where you are not her's
And it's your heart I'm in
And I am just here
And you're just there
And our hands are touching
With such tender care

It's playing with fire
As your fingers still trace
Every move of my jaw
Every line of my face

It's playing with fire
This deep-seated sin
This passion we hire
This fire in our skin

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  1. daystar297 79 months ago | reply

    Just magical . . . much thanks and best wishes . . .

  2. Firdaus Mahadi 79 months ago | reply

    a very nice low light pic :)

  3. aiò nonno! ( Andrea Fais ) 79 months ago | reply

    Mi piace l'atmosfera creata sia dalla posa e sia dalla luce calda della fiamma :-)

  4. Photo West 79 months ago | reply

    Excellent exposure and shallow DOF.

  5. VeNiVi 79 months ago | reply

    Nice catch, great moment...

  6. BartRamakers.com 79 months ago | reply

    A masterwork portrait. The finesse is in the controlling of the white balance indeed!

  7. mr_fairuz 79 months ago | reply

    lurve the ambience

  8. alejocock 79 months ago | reply

    Love the mood!!! Very cinematographic

  9. sky_mitch 78 months ago | reply

    Fantastic shot, well done

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  10. Paterdimakis 78 months ago | reply

    Nice capture, wonderful light,
    Thank you for your comments

  11. Rohan Phillips 78 months ago | reply

    Cool light, nice shot.

  12. mmmee 77 months ago | reply

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  13. Geoff A Roberts 73 months ago | reply

    Nice photo, I like this.

  14. Maurizio Casadei 73 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Fotografi senza frontiere, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

  15. Dougs2007 71 months ago | reply

    Superb portrait

  16. Thomas I [deleted] 65 months ago | reply

    love the light of your shot. very nice

  17. Cocobello2 46 months ago | reply

    j'adore cette photo j'adore la lunette de vue

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