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Back from the ground level today with a Headshot of Ivetan. One I have been meaning to process for a while.
Worth viewing Large - Let me know what you think.

Thanks for looking and comments and feedback always welcome.

Regards Richard.

Camera:Canon EOS 5D
Lens:Canon 70-200 f2.8 Zoom
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Looking at you
Username:Richsr Richsr
Uploaded:20 Oct 2009 - 8:39 AM
Tags:Flash / lighting, Portraits / people
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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
20 Oct 2009 - 8:41 AM

Excellent studio work Richard, a fine composition.

Albert

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
20 Oct 2009 - 8:45 AM

That eye is penetrating
Love the minimalistic colours and the pink works so well
But THAT eye !!!

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England209 Constructive Critique Points
20 Oct 2009 - 8:48 AM

Thanks Albert and Barbara for your comments.
Richard.

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Tezz450D
Tezz450D  4 United Kingdom
20 Oct 2009 - 8:55 AM

I love this image

Tx

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photophantom
20 Oct 2009 - 9:01 AM

classy! 10/10
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RobboB
RobboB e2 Member 775 forum postsRobboB vcard United Kingdom
20 Oct 2009 - 9:03 AM

Cracking portrait Richard, you have the angle of the hat brim just right

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Imagephotographics

Stunning work Richard - excellent !!!!

Chris

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hary60
hary60  5 United Kingdom
20 Oct 2009 - 9:21 AM

WOW stunning work
Harry

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angie44
angie44  5
20 Oct 2009 - 9:28 AM

lovely portrait .. angie

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Codiac
Codiac  7307 forum posts Northern Ireland3 Constructive Critique Points
20 Oct 2009 - 9:28 AM

Great lighting Richard and a mean stare.

Gary

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freybird
freybird  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Oct 2009 - 9:30 AM

Great use of light & the eye really catches your attention. Geoff

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Nettles
Nettles  7 England
20 Oct 2009 - 9:34 AM

Fabulous light/dark aspect, love the lipstick and what a stare.
A superb shot.
Annette

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LesF
LesF e2 Member 7176 forum postsLesF vcard 8 Constructive Critique Points
20 Oct 2009 - 9:39 AM

I have no doubt this will make a stunning print Richard, the eye contact is wonderful

LesF

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gingerdelight
20 Oct 2009 - 9:58 AM

Superb detail and focus in this stunning portrait - very well done!
Carol

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User_Removed
20 Oct 2009 - 10:00 AM

very Vogue! Smile

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somnathchatterjee

terrific eye, very very well lighting.

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FredF
FredF  7 France
20 Oct 2009 - 10:32 AM

superb composition well capture.

Fred

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Cormy
Cormy  6 England
20 Oct 2009 - 11:14 AM

Superb Rich.Lovely tones.
Cheers
Alan

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States51 Constructive Critique Points
20 Oct 2009 - 12:15 PM

This one is super! I do love the effect of that half face lighting.

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Thushari
Thushari  5 Sri Lanka1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Oct 2009 - 1:29 PM

Excellent work Richard.
Thushari

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tim g
tim g  10 United Kingdom
20 Oct 2009 - 2:11 PM

Excellent image.


Tim

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Bob_V
Bob_V  6 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Oct 2009 - 2:19 PM

A fantastic portrait Richard, such wonderful light and tones.
Bob

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old timer
old timer  1055 forum posts Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Oct 2009 - 2:36 PM

I find this very striking.
Jim

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Sezz
Sezz e2 Member 9617 forum postsSezz vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
20 Oct 2009 - 2:52 PM

Really like what you have done here Richard, excellent work!

Sarah *

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woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 7woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
20 Oct 2009 - 3:08 PM

Pretty well mesmerising, Richard! Excellent skin tones & detail, plenty of mystery below the shadow.
Regards
Bill

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Briwooly
Briwooly  8452 forum posts England5 Constructive Critique Points
20 Oct 2009 - 3:24 PM

Again stunning wonderful lighting and processing

Brian........................................

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MickyMc
MickyMc  6 United Kingdom
20 Oct 2009 - 4:34 PM

Really stunning.
Mavis

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casson
casson  8 United Kingdom
20 Oct 2009 - 5:32 PM

Superb work, Richard, like the catch light in her eye.
john

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 9473 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
20 Oct 2009 - 5:39 PM

Great work.Everything spot on Richard.........except that name.

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Silverzone
20 Oct 2009 - 6:26 PM

This is stunning and original. Sylvia

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Sue_R
Sue_R e2 Member 8Sue_R vcard Scotland6 Constructive Critique Points
20 Oct 2009 - 6:46 PM

Really like the crop. Works well!

Sue

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
20 Oct 2009 - 7:00 PM

At first glance, reminds me of Boy George!! (hope that doesn't offend the model)

That aside, BRILLIANT light, colour and composition, Richard. And that eye...wwwowww...

A...

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derekhansen
derekhansen e2 Member 5184 forum postsderekhansen vcard United Kingdom23 Constructive Critique Points
20 Oct 2009 - 8:08 PM

Striking portrait Richard.
I like the lighting and the way that the hat brim creates the diagonal.
Derek

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England209 Constructive Critique Points
20 Oct 2009 - 8:55 PM

Thanks for all your comments everyone much apprecaited.
Regards Richard.

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bromley-smith
20 Oct 2009 - 9:16 PM

Superb skin tones Richard, a beautiful model and portrait.
Tony

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Dave_Holdham
20 Oct 2009 - 10:06 PM

Superb image, wonderful lighting and crop, great job

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Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
21 Oct 2009 - 8:13 AM

Excellent clarity, the green eye, the pink lips against the stark black. May I suggest a tighter squarer crop to highten the drama even further?

Dougie

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Cor
Cor  5 Belgium
21 Oct 2009 - 9:25 AM

Bravo.
Cor

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jaktis e2 Member 1081 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
21 Oct 2009 - 11:18 AM

A great pose and composition

Peter

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PeterLaw  6 United Kingdom
21 Oct 2009 - 11:33 AM


Quote: Excellent studio work Richard, a fine composition.

Albert

I agree, such really good work.
Peter

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Scaramanga
Scaramanga e2 Member 637 forum postsScaramanga vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
21 Oct 2009 - 2:29 PM

The colours work really well together. I also like the way the hat cuts the canvas almost in half.

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
21 Oct 2009 - 4:21 PM

A super quality image, Richard...especially large. Excellent.
TrevB Smile

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Oct 2009 - 5:07 PM

great work, very Pro' shot.

John Smile

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dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
22 Oct 2009 - 7:50 AM

beautifully done as always Richard
regards
Yung

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Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England209 Constructive Critique Points
22 Oct 2009 - 9:01 AM

Thanks for all your comments everyone much appreciated.
Regards Richard.

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hellsbells8868
22 Oct 2009 - 11:21 AM

Fantastic, love the detail in the hat material, the composition and detail...wow, your eye really snaps back to her eye no matter where you try and look...stunning.

Last Modified By hellsbells8868 at 22 Oct 2009 - 11:21 AM

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SteveNZ  6 United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
22 Oct 2009 - 11:40 AM

Top notch work Richard!
Just one (insignificant) observation... and no offence intended, but she seems to be lacking an ear lobe.
Can't fault the photo.
Cheers -- Steve.

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England209 Constructive Critique Points
22 Oct 2009 - 12:34 PM

Hi Steve nothing to do with me - just the way she is made.
Regards Richard.

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glyndwr  766 forum posts Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
22 Oct 2009 - 3:24 PM

I think it looks great Richard.

Robert

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GalleryGirl
24 Oct 2009 - 4:30 PM

Superb work. Great lighting too.

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dawnmichelle
dawnmichelle e2 Member 7dawnmichelle vcard United States
25 Oct 2009 - 2:48 AM

this is one of my new fas of your work

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Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2009 - 3:08 PM

Very striking composition/portrait with excellent tones.
Rende

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dathersmith e2 Member 7549 forum postsdathersmith vcard England12 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2009 - 10:09 PM

This is excellent Richard, love it.

Darren.

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Mari
Mari  101825 forum posts Wales
30 Oct 2009 - 9:02 AM

Really strong head shot this Richard, beautifully done

Mari

(thanks for all your comments Smile)

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A Booth e2 Member 12A Booth vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
2 Nov 2009 - 2:20 PM

superb portrait, the colours and skin tones excellent.

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galart
galart  7 Ukraine
9 Dec 2009 - 8:49 AM

Unblinking gaze!

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Skye24Blue
24 Dec 2009 - 2:31 PM

Stunning! Pure drama with the black background and striking colours of the lips and eyes. Your PF looks fantastic too.
Mac

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