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FrankThomas 18 2.8k United Kingdom
19 Jan 2005 12:29AM
wowee - bit of a different look for your daughter. Is there any style of portrait you can't do ?!?!?!
riprap007 17 1.6k 37 England
19 Jan 2005 12:32AM
great shot
ardbeg77 Plus
17 1.3k 7 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2005 12:36AM
Like the crop of this a lot K. I do find the eyes a little bit too intense (but that's just personal) - and it may be that's the effect you were after. Still great work.
Steve
leedsgh 17 496 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2005 12:43AM
she does look very intense, but I think its that that makes the image stand out! She looks so grown up!

Gav
johnjohn01 19 58 England
19 Jan 2005 12:47AM
Another portrait with impact. Great work again K
suleesia 17 176 Malaysia
19 Jan 2005 12:52AM
Nicely done, lighting works very well..

Su
johnjrp 17 432 5 Australia
19 Jan 2005 12:54AM
Very nice. John
steve neil 17 597 Australia
19 Jan 2005 1:02AM
Looking good K. Intense shots sometimes look good as b/w.
Scotty 16 64 1 Scotland
19 Jan 2005 1:11AM
Eyecatching eyes!
Kris_Dutson 19 8.2k 1 England
19 Jan 2005 1:11AM
You're a bit good at this portrait lark aren't you? Wink
19 Jan 2005 1:15AM
Thanks very much everyone, it does look intense but I actually havent done that much to the eyes, in fact its the rest of it I worked on. Her pupils are very large in this which makes them look darker than normal. K.
ukuwi 17 476 1 England
19 Jan 2005 1:17AM
Morning K, I stared at this for ages, and for me the one thing that stands out is the eyes, they seem very big and have the effect of making her look younger in this than your other shots, love the comp, looking at her expression I am wary to say anything, as I was sooo wrong yesterday, Good work KSmile
19 Jan 2005 1:25AM
Tony you have to say what you think, you know I appreciate honest critique and need all the help I can get I've still got so much to learn and the only way to do that is if people provide it, your assistance has been invaluable so dont stop now, tell it like it is. K.
User_Removed 18 39 6 Scotland
19 Jan 2005 1:49AM
What big eyes you have! or so most others think like me. Lovely crop K and like this more intimate shot than yesterdays. This would make a fine CD cover and would beat the competetion and the moment hands down where so many portraits are such poor quality. As you may have guessed love music and pay a lot of attention to cover art and photography.

Look after yourself.

Luv Victor
yuki 17
19 Jan 2005 2:35AM
there may be room for improvement as you say, but i don't see it, i like the picture very much the way it is, beautiful big eyes and great contrast.

Yuki
gemm 17 800 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2005 2:50AM
I love it. Perfect cropping and I do like those eyes.
19 Jan 2005 3:13AM
Thank you Victor, I do tend to look at CD covers when shopping for music too, inspiration is everywhere Smile. Thank you Yuki, that is kind and Gemm too, thanks so much. K.
theorderingone 17 2.4k
19 Jan 2005 3:52AM
Tis the perfect follow up to yesterdays shot!
19 Jan 2005 3:58AM
Thanks Gary. K.
insanebmx312 17 48
19 Jan 2005 4:12AM
Excellent shot and manipulation. I love the crop. Well done.
sabretalon 17 1.9k United Kingdom
19 Jan 2005 4:17AM
Had to have a go on the modification.

It could be a taste of things to come K?

You are really progressing well in your portraiture.

Well done
paulcr Plus
16 1.5k 9 Ireland
19 Jan 2005 4:31AM
Another wonderful portrait K. Might tap you for some tips on portraiture, thinking of setting up a portable studio to take portraits (people and pets) in their homes (forum). Paul
magda_indigo 17 418 England
19 Jan 2005 4:33AM
I like UKUWI's softened version, she's very young, it looks otherwise very harsh, click (*:*)
Badger 19 4.7k 20 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2005 4:36AM
K, 'tis another fine shot, but for me doesn't have the same impact, or WOW factor of yesterdays shot.

Matt
19 Jan 2005 4:47AM
Thanks all for your comments and the modifications. Paul any help I can offer I will, just drop me a line (I am still very much a learner though).
Alex likes this (she has to approve them or they dont go up Wink but she prefers yesterdays too). My ex's girlfriend cut 8 inches off her hair a couple of weeks ago, made a right hash of it so she will be pleased with these comments. Thanks again. K.
paulcr Plus
16 1.5k 9 Ireland
19 Jan 2005 5:06AM
Cheers K. So you had a quiet word with your ex's gf then eh... Paul
shane 17 7 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2005 5:15AM
Hello K

Great portrait.

click
shane
tmann 16 4 2 United States
19 Jan 2005 5:16AM
What a great capture!
Well done!
Thomas
noseprints 17 576
19 Jan 2005 5:32AM
she's got such a great face! how can i not love this. the crop is nice, i find the arm being so close to her face a little awkward, only because it took me a minute to work out the position. the usual quality, of course.
digicammad 18 22.0k 40 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2005 5:38AM
Gorgeous shot K, one for the wall. The intense expression against the general softness makes this for me, helped by the contrast between high key and dark hair/eyes.

Ian
Boyd 17 11.2k 11 Wales
19 Jan 2005 5:39AM
I get the feeling you've not fixed your background yet with all these tight crops :o)
Still it's a good shot, I would've preferred to see more definition on the nose but that's a small niggle.
Prefer yesterday's - especially the modifications ;o)
bytorphoto 17 37 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2005 5:48AM
Fantastic model - great eyes, very intense, great hair, good look. Personally, I really like it. Clicked. More! and More of the gorgeous photographer too Smile
19 Jan 2005 5:49AM
Thanks very much everyone, most kind. This is from the same set as yesterday, 12 pics in all, only two (I think) worth playing with, background still broke yep :-(
Boyd 17 11.2k 11 Wales
19 Jan 2005 5:52AM
I won't mod this one today, as I don't want to create an enemy out of Ken Postcard Jr.
glazzaro 16 70 23 United States
19 Jan 2005 6:12AM
Beautiful shot, ditto on the intense look, great close up, love what you did with this! Spot On! Click!!!

Greg
helendixon 17 30 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2005 6:13AM
It's the eyes that grab your attention. I like what you have done with the softness.

Helen..
19 Jan 2005 6:42AM
The eyes drew me to this, K. Top notch. Click
Jules
U4eA 17 475 England
19 Jan 2005 6:45AM
Wicked shot..love the wide eyed intesity coupled with the softness of the pic.

(\/).
mikears 17 89 Canada
19 Jan 2005 6:49AM
Live the eyes and the crop!!

Click
Mike
inkarts 17 61 2
19 Jan 2005 7:31AM
A neat composition. I do find large white areas dificult to what can I say ..... accept,. Not sure how to put it K. Put it this way we would have to be made out of marble for this reflection. Its funny but its just the thing we try to avoid when using flash. I hope I have made sense. However it has real bite, gripping. John
old timer 17 55 1 Scotland
19 Jan 2005 7:41AM
Excellently done, K. I assume you were intending to make the skin highlighted.
Jim
dalischone 16 295 Scotland
19 Jan 2005 7:46AM
Wow K, what a stunner! You walls must be convered at home!! Not sure about the border though, the shot's so good it doesn't need it.

Didn't see yesterday's so off to look!

Tracy
19 Jan 2005 7:48AM
Thanks everyone, John I prefer to refer to it as porcelain Wink. Hi key is not to everyone's taste, Alex is naturally pale anyway so this just adds to the effect. Her brother is a different skin tone altogether and the same amount of curves applied to both have a completely different effect. Many thanks again. K.
tartanlady 17 58 Scotland
19 Jan 2005 9:00AM
This is a beauty K, love her eyes. Excellent crop giving the portrait impact.
Louise
sugarbird 17 223 South Africa
19 Jan 2005 9:12AM
Superb K
lol
Jill
MarkyMarc 16 498 Canada
19 Jan 2005 10:25AM
I like the intensity of the eyes against the pale skin, that's what makes the shot for me. -click-

Marc
annaliese 17 421 1 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2005 12:37PM
she is such a beautiful girl/youngwoman Smile

I like what you have done..

annaliese Smile
jakabout 17 1.7k 1 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2005 1:24PM
Absolutely gorgeous, you're so good at these portraits! Love it. Judi
steffilewis 17 179 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2005 3:30PM
K!!! Stunning. I'm so glad I saw this, it really is beautiful. You just want to go hug her! *biggest click in ages*
maxraz 17 25 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2005 3:39PM
K

Thanks for your comments on my last upload. One day i may be this good.

Ryan
banburymike 17 114 England
20 Jan 2005 2:10AM
Great image K
outstanding!

Mike (banbury)
davidbailie 18 457 7 United Kingdom
21 Jan 2005 1:57AM
Extraordinarily mature pose - very well framed

Dave
JohnRShort 17 25 United Kingdom
21 Jan 2005 2:33PM
what beautiful eyes and great hair colour. This young lady is a stunner and a great model for you. Love the crop and pose
SharonJ 16 61 United Kingdom
24 Jan 2005 5:02AM
Just looked at your portfolia for the first time. All i can say is that your portraits are truely amazing. I love the texture and the way her eyes make her look older.

I wish i had the same effect on my portraits, but then i am still learning.
Well done click
flossie 18 1.6k
26 Jan 2005 4:29AM
One of the best you've done of her, like the modifications too ...the sign of things to come, groan, I'm looking at that too
26 Jan 2005 5:44AM
Thank you all so very much for your kind comments. K.
xanda Plus
17 244 2 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2005 3:37AM
I've only just found this. I think it's an extraordinary portrait and one of the most striking I've seen. Click.

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