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Cross processed image in PS. The original pose was to emulate Marilyn Munro.

Camera:Olympus OM-1
Lens:50mm
Recording media:Agfa 1000 ASA, cross processed in PS.
Title:Homage to Marilyn
Username:rontear rontear
Uploaded:27 Feb 2007 - 7:27 AM
Tags:Creative, Cross processed, Mono, Portrait, Portraits / people, Specialist / abstract
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RachelMB
RachelMB  842 forum posts England10 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2007 - 7:54 AM

She does look quite like Marilyn Monroe! Nice shot. Smile

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mollye
mollye  7 United Kingdom
27 Feb 2007 - 8:21 AM

Very nice shot lovely tonal range and i agree with above
Mol

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Dennie
Dennie  9260 forum posts United Kingdom
27 Feb 2007 - 8:26 AM

Very Marilyn love the colour on the lips. Love the pose I think maybe the skin would benefit from some smoothing/Softening. But thats personal preference. Denise x

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joseph
joseph  8 England
27 Feb 2007 - 8:56 AM

A lovely portrait,stunning pose.

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glenalva
glenalva e2 Member 8324 forum postsglenalva vcard Scotland
27 Feb 2007 - 9:08 AM

Beautifully done......

Ali

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Phoebecat
Phoebecat  8 Italy
27 Feb 2007 - 9:50 AM

Superb and very professional - love it

Matt

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tonyheps
tonyheps  111 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2007 - 10:05 AM

Great pose for this Ron. Agree that skin could use some softening

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kaybee
kaybee  103801 forum posts Scotland24 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2007 - 11:05 AM

Works - apart from the skin texture being too harsh

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bliba
bliba  8 Austria2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2007 - 11:58 AM

a nice homage...works perfectly

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User_Removed
27 Feb 2007 - 12:38 PM

like the composition and diff focusing but do find the earing a little distracting

di

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davidhu
davidhu  8 United Kingdom19 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2007 - 1:02 PM

Striking shot, Ron. Great toning.
Dave

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clevercloggs
27 Feb 2007 - 1:46 PM

good portrait, like the selective colouring.
The blood vessel next to the eye is a nice detail.

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MediumSizeUnavailable

Marilyn or Madonna - take your pick

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graceland
graceland  92378 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2007 - 3:35 PM

Marilyn wow i thought it was at first .. she was great god rest her soul

this is brill love it well done

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simont
simont  102248 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2007 - 5:33 PM

Like the colouring.
Simon

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A_Harrison
27 Feb 2007 - 7:07 PM

Well you certainly have pulled it off in my opinion.

Skilled work

Allan

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exposure
exposure e2 Member 101311 forum postsexposure vcard England
27 Feb 2007 - 8:18 PM

Beautiful tones and pose selective colour ansd composition.
Pauline.

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ColinT-B  838 forum posts England3 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2007 - 9:53 PM

glad to make this 30. Nice image.
Colin

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DYankee
DYankee  8 United States
27 Feb 2007 - 10:57 PM

Lovely shot, Ron. Very Marilyn! I thought that from the thumbnail.
I bet she loves this.
Dawn Smile

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rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2007 - 11:13 PM

Thank you all, always thought this image had potential, just never realised how much. Ron.

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jjwithamlao
27 Feb 2007 - 11:49 PM

Almost Warhol. Lovely homage.
J

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TyChee
TyChee e2 Member 9187 forum postsTyChee vcard United States1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Feb 2007 - 2:39 AM

Beautiful image! Great pose and use of selective coloring!

Ty

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daza123
daza123  8
28 Feb 2007 - 12:28 PM

Super work Ron.
Quality image.

Darryl.

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Gaz_H
Gaz_H  8150 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2007 - 9:17 PM

Wow !!! Amazing Ron - love it in an Art Decor way.

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lobsterboy
lobsterboy Site Moderator 1014128 forum postslobsterboy vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2007 - 9:30 PM

Like this, very clever.

Chris

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oppo
oppo  8 Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Mar 2007 - 11:29 AM

At first I thought it was a copy of a poster. Superb work.

Phil

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HelenO
HelenO  746 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Nov 2007 - 12:33 PM

Superb! Reminds me of an early Maddona shot. Excellent work. J x

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