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Just pose

By Angi_Wallace    
Ive taken down my wedding pic posted earlier as only one person seemed to "get" what I had done and what friends had asked specifically for. People really dont like it when boundries are pushed and someone tries something different, ah well, I love the pic and the couple have had several copies printed and framed for family today Wink

This image was taken last year but Ive tried a different approach to portrait processing and quite like it.

WOW, its only been up for minutes and has a GEA - thankyou very much Trev

Tags: Black and white Portraits and people

Voters: andylea, gwynn56, jennialexander and 46 more

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achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
23 May 2012 7:56PM
Stunning portrait, the lighting and delicate position of the hands make this some thing special, and award it a GEA.



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canonfan 6 7 United Kingdom
23 May 2012 8:21PM
Fantastic portrait. Award well deserved
Steve-T 9 56 66 England
23 May 2012 9:25PM
Superb portrait. It is annoying when an upload gets passed by - normally it happens on the ones that I really value or like! Steve
Baden 4 156 United Kingdom
23 May 2012 9:57PM
Beautiful, really suits monochrome...Congrats on the guest editor award Smile
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
23 May 2012 10:06PM
Beautifully worked Angi, and congrats on the GEA and UA
very deserving
Irishkate Plus
6 38 100 United Kingdom
23 May 2012 10:43PM
This is beautiful Angi.
I suppose the majority of us are 'conventional'.
When I don't 'get' an image I think it's because I'm not as advanced artistically,
so it shouldn't stop you doing your own thing.
A little narritive might help us understand where you're coming from.
Anyway I love the light on this image, the light on the velvet, the upturned eyes, the curve of the mouth,the flawless beauty. this I understand!
Ade_Osman 13 4.5k 36 England
24 May 2012 6:00AM
Very deserving of the awards IMHO.....

efactsphoto 4 8 3 Germany
24 May 2012 9:27AM
Wonderful (classical) pose and make-up. Very 1940s looking. And a beautiful model!
The b&w is excellent, too.
However, I'd suggest you re-work the skin: facial skin is very flat here and with low structure (a lot of processing seems to have been going on in order to give it the typical Hollywood glamour look), whereas the skin on her arms is very natural, almost unretouched.
24 May 2012 12:55PM
Nice use of hands. Deep

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