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Robert51 14 11 138 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2022 8:30AM
Great image and I love the way you have allowed the shadows to fall away to total black.
11 Sep 2022 8:30AM
Thanks, Robert.
smut01 Plus
7 148 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2022 8:35AM
Wonderful light captured, feels like she's holding her breath!
mrswoolybill Plus
16 3.8k 2596 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2022 8:44AM
This really is beautiful, and gets a UA from me. But I'm going to disagree with Robert, I want to crop a slice off the left side. Reasons: to place the face further off-centre, to have her looking into the frame; because that heavy darkness is like a dead weight dragging my eye away from the face; too much space behind a face (human, flower, building...) risks being wasted space. I also want to get rid of that little triangle of light top left.
I hope you won't be offended by that, it's how I see the image. But it's your picture.
11 Sep 2022 8:57AM
Thank you for the feedback. Re: Holding her breath - I know what you mean!.. it felt like a fairly breath-taking moment Smile. Re: Cropping the image. Certainly worth playing with - thank you. My intention here was to show the full scope of the moment - from light to dark, but I can see what you're saying... worth an edited rendition, I think.
richmowil Plus
14 507 3 England
11 Sep 2022 9:37AM
Quality image
saltireblue Plus
12 13.7k 84 Norway
11 Sep 2022 11:14AM
I feel the darkness on the left is a natural 'ending' for the light graduation from right to left, and adds balance to the frame, too.
11 Sep 2022 12:06PM
Thank you, Rich and Saltire.
banehawi Plus
18 2.9k 4348 Canada
11 Sep 2022 1:09PM
This is really nice
CozPics Plus
14 12 1 Scotland
11 Sep 2022 1:18PM
Beautiful portrait, well conceived.😍😍😍
Daisymaye Plus
14 26 24 Canada
11 Sep 2022 2:22PM
Perfect in every way for me. Love the light and shadows.
11 Sep 2022 2:44PM
Thank you, Bane, Coz and Daisy.
Chinga Plus
12 116 3 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2022 6:09PM
Excellent portrait...
Isabel GrinGrin
13 Sep 2022 4:47AM
Wonderful capture …stellar use of light …
13 Sep 2022 8:20PM
Many thanks, Chinga and Walt.

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