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Wow a big thanks to everyone who has taken time to look and comment on my previous upload.
I'm stunned bye the response from so many fellow photographers here on EPZ.
I more than welcome any comments good or bad.
And will do my best to respond to all who have commented.
Once again a BIG thank you to everyone.
Any way here it is without the selective colouring in the eyes.

Camera:Fuji S3pro
Lens:Nikon DX AFS 18-200VR
Recording media:Digital capture
Title:Thoughts 2
Username:phiggy phiggy
Uploaded:5 Jul 2006 - 11:35 PM
Tags:Digitally manipulated, General, Portraits / people
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ladgie
ladgie e2 Member 11ladgie vcard
5 Jul 2006 - 11:36 PM

I prefer it without the colouring.
Great tones, works a treat.

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jimthistle73
jimthistle73 e2 Member 102428 forum postsjimthistle73 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jul 2006 - 11:45 PM

Blacks, whites and all tones in between. Who could ask for more?!

You've really exemplified the high key look here without sacrificing tonal range. Like it!

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brianwould
brianwould e2 Member 10brianwould vcard
5 Jul 2006 - 11:45 PM

excellent high key, retaining just enough detail!! very beautiful and ethereal portrait,reminds me of a Mylene Farmer CD cover or something!

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KaylaR
KaylaR e2 Member 9KaylaR vcard United States
6 Jul 2006 - 12:00 AM

I agree, this works much better without the coloring. Absolutely beautiful!

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tonymarq
tonymarq e2 Member 9tonymarq vcard United States
6 Jul 2006 - 1:03 AM

Phil and another stunning portrait with excellent detail brought out in the eyes!

stay well
tonymarq

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mikola
mikola e2 Member 8mikola vcard
6 Jul 2006 - 1:16 AM

Terrific tonal effect. Love doing that kind of stuff myself but your image could not be bettered. Great work.

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Gecko
Gecko e2 Member 825 forum postsGecko vcard Australia
6 Jul 2006 - 2:54 AM

This is stunning, both portrait and model. Prefer this one. Pam

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6 Jul 2006 - 2:59 AM

the eyes are more subtle... i think this is an improvement on an already crackin image!

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ronss
ronss e2 Member 81243 forum postsronss vcard Canada
6 Jul 2006 - 4:13 AM

simpley beautiful. click.

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eddiechang
eddiechang e2 Member 8eddiechang vcard Malaysia
6 Jul 2006 - 4:26 AM

em... i don't know how long i have to train and try to achieve the level like this... so admire.... Smile

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deavilin
deavilin e2 Member 10339 forum postsdeavilin vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2006 - 5:09 AM

Hi Phil I missed these they are excellent you will have to show me how you do this sometime it is so effectiveSmile

Charlotte

Doug is great now thanks back to work yesterdaySmile

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6 Jul 2006 - 5:28 AM

Hi Phil, Congrats on the ton of votes on the version with the accentuated eyes. I do prefer this one but it's quite clear that this is not everyone's opinion. Anyway, terrific work in both cases. Best regards, Bert

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Juddbert
Juddbert e2 Member 8Juddbert vcard United Kingdom
6 Jul 2006 - 6:10 AM

Magical... I'm captivated by your model and in total awe of your skill.

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martinproe
martinproe e2 Member 9293 forum postsmartinproe vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2006 - 6:28 AM

Stunning high key portrait, Seem to recognise this lady from the focus show.Wonderful image!

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Chriscj
Chriscj e2 Member 896 forum postsChriscj vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2006 - 7:48 AM

Much better without the selective colouring. Excellent. Congrats on your HC too.

Chris

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GregorP
GregorP e2 Member 9GregorP vcard Slovenia
6 Jul 2006 - 7:59 AM

Fantastic high-key portrait.I love it.

GregorP

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Deego
Deego e2 Member 827 forum postsDeego vcard
6 Jul 2006 - 8:41 AM

still a stunning shot :o)

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Aurora
Aurora e2 Member 10Aurora vcard England
6 Jul 2006 - 8:42 AM

Hi Phil, What a super portrait. I've just peeked at yesterdays posting, which is also superb, but I prefer this one without the selective eye colouring.
Barbara

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fransglobal
fransglobal e2 Member 8fransglobal vcard Ireland
6 Jul 2006 - 9:50 AM

Love this one

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2006 - 9:58 AM

WOW.....Just stunning!....Nuff said I think?

Ade

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aitchbrown
aitchbrown e2 Member 9247 forum postsaitchbrown vcard United Kingdom
6 Jul 2006 - 10:02 AM

Awesome Phil, superb... and any more superlatives you can think of. helen

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Dennie
Dennie e2 Member 10260 forum postsDennie vcard United Kingdom
6 Jul 2006 - 10:11 AM

I liked it with the selective colouring but it looks just a lovely with out it. It is a superb portrait phil. congrats on the Rc & Hc well deserved. Denise x

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xanda
xanda e2 Member 10244 forum postsxanda vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2006 - 11:10 AM

A beautiful portrait as was the previous version. I just can't decide between them because I like them both. Congrats on the awards - both well deserved.

Simon.

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paulrich
paulrich e2 Member 8paulrich vcard United Kingdom
6 Jul 2006 - 12:37 PM

I am going to look for your last one now. Brilliant

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UserRemoved
6 Jul 2006 - 4:31 PM

All been said above, tho' HC sums it all up! Congrats!

And thanks for sticking with us and showing her without the colour! Smile

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Maddie
Maddie e2 Member 92714 forum postsMaddie vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2006 - 4:47 PM

this is beautiful, well done

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devine
devine e2 Member 8devine vcard
6 Jul 2006 - 6:22 PM

a stunning image, beautiful portrait..wow!!

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fellsnapper
fellsnapper e2 Member 8fellsnapper vcard United Kingdom
6 Jul 2006 - 8:36 PM

stunning!

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Nigel_95
Nigel_95 e2 Member 8260 forum postsNigel_95 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2006 - 10:32 PM

Wonderful image, I prefer this version.

Nigel

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User_Removed
7 Jul 2006 - 3:44 AM

... congrats` Phil`!

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User_Removed
8 Jul 2006 - 7:21 PM

Hi Phil, congrats on the HC! Glad to have been part of all the feedback you got. Keep up the good work! Best regards, Bert

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glazzaro
glazzaro e2 Member 1070 forum postsglazzaro vcard United States23 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2006 - 10:46 PM

Another hit, fantastic work and more than deserving of an HC, hats off to you! Spot on! Click!!!

Greg

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jacquienewsham
jacquienewsham e2 Member 1071 forum postsjacquienewsham vcard United Kingdom
9 Jul 2006 - 9:38 AM

beautiful portrait,congrats on HC
samantha

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yjjeep
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9 Jul 2006 - 11:09 PM

Beautiful!

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dalischone
dalischone e2 Member 10293 forum postsdalischone vcard Scotland
12 Sep 2006 - 5:51 PM

Well done on the HC Phil, so well deserved! It's beautiful both ways, stunning work.

Tracy

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magicbox
magicbox e2 Member 8magicbox vcard United Kingdom
23 Sep 2006 - 11:00 PM

Well deserved, didn't see this one first, without the eyes coloured.
Well done and congratulations on the HC.
Tina

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Mavis
Mavis e2 Member 12143 forum postsMavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Sep 2006 - 12:18 AM

I'm not surprised you got 2 awards for this delightful high key image. Well deserved . She is beautiful and you have done PS wonders . xx

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