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By Mari    
Many thanks for looking Smile

Model = Lauren Howells
Victorian dress designer = June Ashton Mears
Make-up = Andree Coster

Tags: Hat Veil Portraits and people Victorian costume Concept shoot

Voters: miptog, morpheus1955, backbeat and 138 more

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backbeat Plus
10 134 1 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2011 7:48PM
My, that's good....

Phil

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19 Sep 2011 7:52PM
Great portrait, well done
Rick
seanslevin 12 9 Ireland
19 Sep 2011 8:01PM
perfect title Mari Smile 5 stars . Excellent .

Sean .
nonur Plus
8 17 11 Turkey
19 Sep 2011 8:05PM
Very elegant quality portrait!
Coleslaw 11 13.4k 28 Wales
19 Sep 2011 8:14PM
would've never guessed this is yours.
19 Sep 2011 8:14PM
Gwych! An outstanding portrait, Mari. Wonderful composition and exposure.
Alun
Mari 13 1.8k United Kingdom
19 Sep 2011 8:25PM
Thanks everyone Smile

LOL Sean, i'm hopeless at thinking of titles Smile

@ Cole, I do many portraits as part of my job and have posted lots on here... but always good to surprise Wink

Mari
lianna 7 13 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2011 8:45PM
Love this Mari!!!! absolutely superb, mysterious, dark and moody!!! fantastic x x x
senn Plus
5 4 1 Belgium
19 Sep 2011 8:53PM
sublime compo and execution ..
Mari 13 1.8k United Kingdom
19 Sep 2011 8:59PM
Thank you Pooch, for your award, honoured indeed! Smile
AshTree 7 1.7k 6 England
19 Sep 2011 9:13PM
Superb portrait, a wonderfully enigmatic expression.
Theresa
whipspeed Plus
12 4.2k 22 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2011 9:24PM
Absolutely superb, everything about the image says quality.
soulofharmony 6 22 1 Norfolk Island
19 Sep 2011 9:56PM
Fantastic Mari...!!! Grin


Nikki !!!
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
19 Sep 2011 10:07PM
Very special Mari-- accomplished focusing thru that mesh!
Goggz 9 2.3k 72 Wales
19 Sep 2011 10:58PM
Bl**dy lovely! And you've photographed her perfectly chook! Grin

CHeers, Goggz

p.s. but I would consider cloning out those tiny bits of white fluff or whatever off her hat...
Mari 13 1.8k United Kingdom
20 Sep 2011 12:19AM
Many thanks everyone and to whipspeed for your award Smile

Yes you are right Pete I meant to clone the little specs of white fluff out but forgot Sad
LesF 10 182 9
20 Sep 2011 6:59AM
Wonderful portrait Mari, the choice of DOF works really well coupled with her expression


LesF
chase Plus
11 1.1k 246 England
20 Sep 2011 7:19AM
Captivating !
Buffalo_Tom Plus
10 2.3k 9 Wales
20 Sep 2011 8:57AM
Outstanding portrait Mari.
Tom.
Richsr 9 91 223 England
20 Sep 2011 9:05AM
Like the expression and use of the veil too.
Regards Richard
"The hunt awaits M'lady"...

A very elegant portrait Mari, marvellous.

Dougie
sut68 Plus
13 2.0k 76 England
20 Sep 2011 12:26PM
Congrats on the EC and t'other awards m'dear, lovely!!!
Mari 13 1.8k United Kingdom
20 Sep 2011 12:37PM
Thanks everyone Smile

A big thanks Pete for the EC Smile

Mari
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
20 Sep 2011 2:17PM
outstanding portrait Maria and congrats on your EC.
regards
Yung
20 Sep 2011 3:06PM
Lovely portrait
Niknut Plus
6 1.3k 69 United Kingdom
20 Sep 2011 5:14PM
Absolutely stunning !......superb quality portrait.....1st class !
derekhansen Plus
8 210 24 United Kingdom
20 Sep 2011 8:36PM
Very, very good Mari.
Derek
kitsch 10 439 4 United Kingdom
20 Sep 2011 10:28PM
fabulous!!!
Mari 13 1.8k United Kingdom
21 Sep 2011 9:32AM
Thank you everyone Smile

And big thanks to Tom for the award Smile

Mari
Richsr 9 91 223 England
21 Sep 2011 2:46PM
Congrats on the EC Mari
johnnyboy114 8 231 106 United Kingdom
21 Sep 2011 2:48PM
Fantastic work, really is. Superbly constructed and shot
Mari 13 1.8k United Kingdom
21 Sep 2011 11:08PM
Thanks folks Smile and a big thanks to Andrew for the award, am very chuffed with all of them Smile

Mari
wyatturp 11 2 England
23 Sep 2011 8:28PM
Super picture works so well with the fine detail, and the look just right..
DougSmile
25 Sep 2011 10:39PM
Really good image. However I find the signature distracting but great work
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
26 Sep 2011 6:55AM
A superb portrait Mari. Very beautiful...............Sandy
cdm36 12 391 7 England
26 Sep 2011 7:37AM
Congrats on Potw Mari Smile
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2011 8:20AM
congrats Mari, very well deserved POTW.
regards
Yung
whipspeed Plus
12 4.2k 22 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2011 8:23AM
So pleased to log in this morning and see this awarded POTW.
Very well deserved.

Sarah
LesF 10 182 9
26 Sep 2011 8:38AM
Huge congrats Mari on the POTW award


LesF
sherlob Plus
10 2.8k 126 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2011 8:42AM
Congrats Mari - all awards are well deserved!
Richsr 9 91 223 England
26 Sep 2011 8:55AM
Congrats on the POTW Mari,
I just hope you get the canvas as I won the POTW in May and I am still wait to receive it.
Regards Richard
jeanie Plus
12 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2011 11:48AM
Well deserved POTW - congratulations Mari !!
xx
26 Sep 2011 12:22PM
Amazing photo.
Mari 13 1.8k United Kingdom
26 Sep 2011 12:24PM
Ooh that's a nice surprise Smile many thanks for POTW and for all your comments. Smile
smw999 9 10 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2011 4:05PM
Superb!!
KBan 11 494 4 England
26 Sep 2011 7:56PM
Wow!!!

Keith
woodrow 9 153 Scotland
26 Sep 2011 8:23PM
simple and effective

classy....

Paul Wink
26 Sep 2011 9:19PM
Congratulations on the EC Mari Smile

Geoff.
soulofharmony 6 22 1 Norfolk Island
27 Sep 2011 11:08AM
Congrat's Mari , So well deserved...xoxoxo Grin
Mari 13 1.8k United Kingdom
27 Sep 2011 5:58PM
Many many thanks everyone Smile

And thanks Dorel for your UA, Smile Smile

Mari
paulcr 12 1.5k 9 Ireland
27 Sep 2011 6:05PM
Fabulous. Congrats. Paul
User_Removed 13 39 6 Scotland
28 Sep 2011 7:58PM
no surprise here then quality all shine through xxxx
Redline748 10 21 United Kingdom
29 Sep 2011 12:32AM
I love it
Ade_Osman 13 4.5k 36 England
29 Sep 2011 1:23AM
Well done on all the accolades Mari, top class work mate......

Ade x
Zilba 7 4 South Africa
29 Sep 2011 7:50AM
Mind blowingly beautiful, masterful use of DOF. One of the best portraits I have seen this year.

regards
Zil
South Africa
Mari 13 1.8k United Kingdom
29 Sep 2011 9:55AM
Many thanks Paul, Victor xx, Redline and Zil Smile

And thanks for your award Ade, most honoured seeing as she hasn't got feathers or wings Wink lol xx

Mari
seanslevin 12 9 Ireland
29 Sep 2011 10:08AM
Brilliant Mari , congrats on POTW and all the well deserved awards .
Sean .
Mari 13 1.8k United Kingdom
29 Sep 2011 1:14PM
Thank you so much Sean Smile

Mari
edrhodes 11 546 12 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2011 5:57PM
Exceptional work Mari, well deserved of all the awards.

Ed..
Melanie_M 11 168 9 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2011 8:26PM
Congratulations - a little mystery and beauty combined into one fantastic portrait.
lanalang 5 1 Italy
2 Oct 2011 1:32PM
Superb portrait!
Mari 13 1.8k United Kingdom
3 Oct 2011 10:11AM
Many thanks Ed and Mel Smile

Thanks Lana for the award, much appreciated Smile

Mari
Nigel_95 Plus
10 260 2 United Kingdom
4 Oct 2011 11:13PM
Sorry I'm so late, this is simply stunning Mari. Congratulations on all the awards.

Nigel
Mari 13 1.8k United Kingdom
5 Oct 2011 10:27AM
Many, many thanks Nigel, your comment and award are much appreciated Smile

Mari
6 Nov 2011 6:06PM
I'd like to add my congratulations for an outstanding portrait.


Scott
12 Jan 2012 8:13PM
A very classy and sophisticated portrait.
Mari 13 1.8k United Kingdom
22 Jan 2012 12:00AM
Thank you Philip Smile

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