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Photos:574
Forum Topics:14
Forum Comments:244
Photo Comments:6015
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Suffocating

Suffocating by paola1987

This is really different and kinda creepy. Love it Smile

Reworked

Reworked by kaybee

This is excellent. I love the treatment you've given it Smile

steam-punk-in

steam-punk-in by beckas

This is totally awesome and well deserving of all the praise. Excellent work and attention to detail Smile

Simon.

Hazel

Hazel by User_Removed

I love it. I wish more people would just go with the light that's available instead of flashing and bouncing everything. I do prefer the original shot - it's just more atmospheric. Definately a location worth returning to so I look forward to seeing what you get next time Smile

Simon.

LIE

LIE by BreadandShutter

Took me a while to get here but I'm glad I made it. Stunning just about covers it I think. It's a word that you see a lot in the gallery but in this case it really does apply. This is a true work of art and I am in awe Smile

Simon.

Now... I don't do portrait photography

Now... I don't do portrait photography by robs

I love the effect and everything about this. I hope you do more model shoots Smile

Simon.

Holly

Holly by User_Removed

I can't add anything to what Geraint has said but I will say that I agree with every point he's made if that's any help Smile

Simon.

suffolk sunrise

suffolk sunrise by NEWMANP

I wouldn't normally comment on a landscape photo but since I'm in this discussion group thingy I must say that I do like this one. The processing is nicely restrained and the composition is simple and effective. The lighting is subtle and calming and that contrasts with the slight drama of the foreground. I would find it impossible not to put a figure in this Smile

Hmmm...at first I thought the posts on the left were essential to the composition but now I think I'd prefer the shot without them.

Simon.

Montage II

Montage II by Geraint

I can't really add anything to what's been said but I do love this kind of montage, especially when, as here, it collects the more candid moments from a shoot Smile

Simon.

Holly

Holly by User_Removed

I kinda like the outfit/location contrast because it's different although I think I'd prefer a horizontal format that gave us more of the background thereby creating a figure-in-landscape shot. The pose though...hmmm...doolittle beat me to it. I think you could maybe get away with it if her hands had been placed elsewhere - not sure where but it's always worth keeping models moving and shooting as many frames as possible Smile

Simon.

Garden Feature

Garden Feature by LensYews

Given that you had no choice with regards pov I think I'd be tempted to try a few slight twists and crops to create graphically strong...abstracts and see if anything grabs you. I'm having an abstract day today - I'm seeing them everywhere Smile

Simon.

TAXI RANK

TAXI RANK by NEWMANP

I like the angle, the colours, the distribution of colours that contributes to the overall composition. I'm struggling slightly for a strong point of focus since the people are kind of small but I find this a pleasing enough image in an almost abstract way.

Simon.

Holly

Holly by User_Removed

This is a well-balanced composition and for me the left to right of V1 works better. I especially like the low point of view that adds to the air of confidence. I'm less bothered by some of the issues raised than by the effect of lightening the jacket which has brought a speckled pattern that does not look like the fabric itself - i.e. it's not detail brought from the shadows but, I suspect, digital noise maybe?

Simon.

Thats my boy

Thats my boy by danbrann

I have to say this is one of the best portraits of Wes that I've seen Smile

Simon.

Bright Eyes

Bright Eyes by MarkT

This is seriously cute. The large version is truly stunning. Excellent Smile

Simon.

IvoryFlame

IvoryFlame by Dave_Collier

Ahhh...we love a girl who knows how to accesorize Smile

Simon.

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New starter looking for some advice on lenses.10/01/2010 - 5:22 PM
Happy Christmas25/12/2009 - 10:28 AM
Foliopic10/11/2009 - 1:42 PM
Stuck15/07/2009 - 9:05 PM
New Photium templates07/07/2009 - 8:07 PM
Photography Notebook05/07/2009 - 6:45 PM
The lens you cannot live without05/07/2009 - 3:00 PM
Under 18 nudity - a point of law05/07/2009 - 2:43 PM
Are you 100% none-clicker23/06/2009 - 12:04 PM
Hello everyone.22/06/2009 - 2:59 PM
Dogs, Vets and the NHS22/06/2009 - 1:18 PM
Come and have a go if you think you're.....16/06/2009 - 8:26 PM
Pete in hospital but on the road to recovery.15/12/2008 - 8:03 PM
2nd images in Digital camera mag16/07/2008 - 3:54 PM
PortfolioAdded Date/Comment

HelenO

Added Date: 13/10/2009 - 11:23 PM

It's always a pleasure to look through your portfolio - you are, without a doubt, one of the best portrait photographers on EPZ Smile

Simon-Gimson

Added Date: 03/01/2009 - 2:01 PM

You've posted some excellent photos in 2008 and have improved consistently. The quality of your glamour work is now up there with the best on epz. Look forward to seeing more in 2009 Smile

Paddy

Added Date: 03/06/2008 - 10:52 AM

I've just taken a look through your portfolio. Remarkable variety and work of a very high standard Smile

Thanks for the comment on my pf. Much appreciated!

Joline

Added Date: 22/04/2008 - 5:02 PM

You have a very colourful and varied portfolio with some truly excellent images. Thanks for the comment on my pf Smile

Simon.

plugin

Added Date: 07/02/2008 - 4:18 PM

Hi. Consistently excellent photos in your portfolio - some of the best bird photos I've ever seen in fact. Keep up the good work and thanks for the comment on my pf Smile

malum

Added Date: 24/11/2007 - 4:28 PM

I have to say there are some truly amazing portraits in here. The quality of your child photography is particulary impressive. Kudos.

Simon.

GaryBooth

Added Date: 16/11/2007 - 12:03 PM

You've got some excellent shots here, and a good variety of subjects too. Thanks for the comment on my portfolio Smile

HelenO

Added Date: 17/08/2007 - 8:47 PM

Looking through your portfolio (again) I'm struck (again) by how impressive many of your portraits truly are. Some I would rate amongst the best on ePz. Superb work.

Simon.

kitsch

Added Date: 28/06/2007 - 6:26 PM

I'd just like to say that I'm forever impressed by the diversity and quality of work in your portfolio. Truly inspirational. Take care Smile

Simon.

peter_oak

Added Date: 27/06/2007 - 10:54 AM

Hiya. Thanks for the comment you left on my pf Smile You've got some superb bird photos here and I love the red squirrel shots!

Simon.

andystark

Added Date: 20/06/2007 - 12:25 PM

Hi. I'd just like to say thanks for the comment you left on my pf. It is very much appreciated and I will pass on your kind words to the models I am working with Smile I have to say that your own pf contains a refreshingly varied and remarkable selection of photos with many stand-out images. Excellent work Smile

Simon.

JouŠo

Added Date: 20/06/2007 - 12:19 PM

HI. Just like to say thanks for the comment you left on my pf. It is much appreciated. I don't often comment on landscapes but I have to say the landscapes in your pf are truly stunning and indeed inspirational. Keep up the excellent work Smile

Simon.

User_Removed

Added Date: 04/03/2007 - 3:48 PM

Yours is easily one of the most imaginative bodies of work on ePhotozine. A truly stunning and original portfolio. I love the Cecil Beaton quote btw. And thanks for the lovely comment you left on my portfolio.

Take care,

Simon.

dudler

Added Date: 19/03/2006 - 9:41 AM

Have just gone through your portfolio and scattered some well deserved clicks. Rather than comment on these individually I thought I'd say something here. Your Showcase, in particular, is quite extraordinary, with some truly moving and luminous images. Excellent work.

Simon.

AZZA_AJD

Added Date: 08/06/2006 - 11:12 AM

A remarkable portfolio full of pictures that have so much impact - something lacking in a lot of shots you see around. Your presentation is simple but effective. Excellent work all round.

Simon.