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digicammad 15 22.0k 39 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2003 12:19PM
Nice image, I can feel the comfort. Also an excellent message.


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Paddy 15 254 8 England
24 Jul 2003 3:17AM
nice image ~ I would have like to have seen her nails natural, for me her nails distract from the feel of this image ~ have you tried this in B&W just a thought ~ paddy
sshaida 14 4
24 Jul 2003 8:36AM
I really like this shot....
csurry 16 9.2k 92
24 Jul 2003 12:23PM
Like the composition would also like to see a black and white version out of interest as to whether it works as well,
SuziBlue 15 16.2k 10 Scotland
25 Jul 2003 12:19AM
Really like the relationship between the couple, and the angle of the guy's head .. however just two tiny very picky-picky things .. one is the woman's hands which to me feel a little too 'posed'.. and the other is that splash of white on her shoulder . tends to distract the (my?) eye ..

Overall a beautiful image, and you raise an important point - whether love is colour blind or if in fact love takes on the issues of colour as one's own ..
Will 16 1.8k United Kingdom
25 Jul 2003 10:32AM
I agree with Night Nurse and SuziBlue's comments on the nail varnish and white splash. It's still one of my favourite photos to be uploaded to ePHOTOzine though!
28 Jul 2003 3:50AM
Thanks for the comments everyone. Im going to try a black and white version. If you see it let me know what you think. This was one of the few color photos that I have taken. I mostly enjoy black and white.
Pete Plus
17 18.8k 97 England
28 Jul 2003 8:45AM
I prefer this version over the sepia one you've now submitted. I agree with Suzi about the white over the girl's arm, but overall I think it has superb tones and is very well composed. Highly worth of photo of the week.
thewaiter 16 1.2k 9 England
28 Jul 2003 3:05PM
nice lighting, perhaps next time shoot the back with the white arms only ?! (I also saw the white strap....)
teepee 15 1.3k England
28 Jul 2003 3:36PM
very correct
trunkguy 15 3
30 Jul 2003 12:02PM
Love this image - very dramatic and yet romantic and senstive.
Suresh Khaire 16 50 1 India
31 Jul 2003 8:53AM
Really worth seeing the image. It has everything what a picture should have. Well done. Regards,
xenija 15 4 Montenegro
31 Jul 2003 10:48AM
Well done, but I agree with Night Nurse and SuziBlue's comments.
lucybear 15 173
31 Jul 2003 3:43PM
Nice photograph - with great sentiment.

Would love to see this in black & white - which I think would make it even more symbolic.

Excellent stuff.
1 Aug 2003 3:55PM
Love the composition, the feel and the tones, although the sentiment and it's execution is perhaps a bit too cliche for me (it reminds me of the Bennetton ads). For me the nails are too perfect and I personally would prefer them unpainted. Is it just me or is there something a bit sinister about them? I keep thinking she's going to claw them down his back. LOL. Great image though.
SuziBlue 15 16.2k 10 Scotland
2 Aug 2003 1:46PM
Just another quick comment about the 'pose' of the hands ... and about the cliche that Iain mentions .. I wonder whether it would seem more loving if the hands and arms were seen to be hugging or holding the guy as opposed to 'gently holding' - it doesn't feel definite enough somehow. I think if the connection between them was closer and warmer it would lose that sense of cliche. Just me 2p worth Grin
vogelsang 14 36 Germany
4 Sep 2003 11:27AM
Wow, your gallery is spectacular. I especially like this one. But all your pics are great!
Carabosse 15 41.1k 270 England
5 Sep 2003 1:22AM
A potentially meaningful pic but I have to agree about the 'posed' hands and the too-beautiful manicure. She should look as if she's grabbing him and not wanting to let go!! Also clone out the white strap.

Otherwise very good. LOL at Iain about the Benetton aspect!! :o)
16 Nov 2003 8:16PM
Beautiful contrast between the Brown and White skin. Good composition but would have preferred to have the elbow included. Male skin tones excellent but the female hands a little too light and in my opinion a pale pink nail varnish may have been better. The white strap should also be removed. Overall a very eye catching picture
18 Jul 2004 8:02PM
Lovely image, what can i say that hasnt already been said, skin tones are great, lighting superb well composed...*click*
a11sus 14 568 Northern Ireland
20 Dec 2004 12:48PM
I feel the need to bring this one to everyones' attention again! It is on the first page of the most viewed photos and is totally brilliant! Lovely. S
ItsOurYear 13 183 England
30 Dec 2004 1:58AM
Thats wehre I found it Sus, think its fab, and hav added my click.

sybilla 14 258
14 Jan 2005 6:35AM

20 Jan 2005 10:21PM
wow...its great to see I still gets nice comments on this one. Thanks everyone.
MoWiz 13 114 United Kingdom
2 Jul 2005 12:55AM
beautiful image
backbeat Plus
12 134 1 United Kingdom
9 Mar 2006 12:44PM
sarac 12 63
23 Mar 2006 2:56AM
very moving and very real

Sara C
ITPSnapper 12 45 Netherlands
24 Mar 2006 5:13AM
fantastic shot! Love this, captures everything perefctly!
mwj 9 Wales
11 Jan 2009 1:29PM
Not only an excellent photograph but one that speaks to the world

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