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By uggyy    
OK, I don't normally put up standard portraits but as its a Sunday and I been playing about... I thought I would give this one a go...

My GF Sharon Smile Please feel free to crit this but don't say anything nasty or I will be forced to set Benji her tinny dog on you Wink

All the Best, Tommy

Tags: High key Sharon Portraits and people

Voters: JohnnyGraham, GrahamNobles, jdenman and 23 more

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GrahamNobles 10 9 4 England
26 Oct 2008 3:00PM
V1 works for me, a lovely portrait of a lovely lady.

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jdenman 10 18 5 Spain
26 Oct 2008 3:09PM
These are both very nice, I really like the conversion.
philsmed 9 2 United Kingdom
26 Oct 2008 3:11PM
Good simple portrait. I would have gone for v2, but the high lights on the right merge into the background. So it's v1 for me.
DannyLenihan 10 213 19 England
26 Oct 2008 4:26PM
Number 2 for me for completely the opposite reason of that above. On V1 the right side of the face looks like a hotspot, which I don't think is particularly conducive to a decent portrait, but in B&W it looks deliberate AND complimentary.
LisaRose 11 172 4 United States
26 Oct 2008 4:54PM
V2 for me Tommy for the same reasons as DannyJames said.

Hoffy 13 262 16 England
26 Oct 2008 5:41PM
V1 is quality and clean image. V2 ads some mystory. Nice eyes.
shannron 12 97 United Kingdom
26 Oct 2008 6:09PM
omfg tommy!!!!!

at least wait til i have a wee bit oh make up on......

Shaz x
BillyGoatGruff 11 191 199 England
26 Oct 2008 6:44PM
V2 definitely wins by a country mile imo, Tommy.
Have to agree with Danny, Lisa and Hoffy.
Whilst V1 is technically excellent, it really doesn't have the same impact and air of mystery and intrigue as the high key mono.
V2 says "Who is this? What's going on here?" and is softer and more communicative photographer/ viewer.
V1 is quite sterile by comparison.

(ps: Sharon - I don't think you need any!)
uggyy 12 2.1k 9 Scotland
26 Oct 2008 6:48PM
Its funny, I like the one side brighter than the other but I know its not the norm. I admit thought I prefer the BW version myself Smile but hey and Dannny/Lisa is spot on....

uggyy 12 2.1k 9 Scotland
26 Oct 2008 7:06PM
Thanks Billy Smile and everyone for taking the time to comment...

allan_j 10 46 Scotland
26 Oct 2008 10:10PM
v1 works best for me stunning......john
I like v2 for the extra effort you've put in. Still think there might be a wee something to be done about the eyes. Bonnie lass, hope you deserve her.

phillips 12 69 2 Scotland
27 Oct 2008 12:11PM
Mono for me.

Why's she got a metal dog?!

uggyy 12 2.1k 9 Scotland
27 Oct 2008 4:18PM

Quote:Why's she got a metal dog?!
more mental than metal Wink spellings not my strong point lol....

Thanks, I like the mono too but Im a sucker for moody monos...

Doug, not sure about the eye comment, curious what you would think would give them more impact?

Thanks again everyone for your time and comments...

Goggz 11 2.3k 72 Wales
27 Oct 2008 6:18PM
Ah, that answered my Q about the dog Wink

I wonder if Doug's comment about the eyes is because they are so dark in V2?

Whatever, I like V2 but theya re both excellent Smile
Cheers, Goggz
andystark 12 9 Scotland
29 Oct 2008 11:12PM
Cracking shot Tommy, V2 is the one for me the softness and B&W works best. She doesn't need the make up if this is her without.
Diana 11 2.0k 19 Netherlands
1 Nov 2008 1:16AM
I like V2 but think something in between V1 and V2 would be worth trying Smile

uggyy 12 2.1k 9 Scotland
2 Nov 2008 12:31AM
Thanks peeps....

Will try that Dianna.. Smile
Sezz 13 617 15 England
4 Nov 2008 6:25PM
It's good to meet Sharon Smile like both versions but the B&W just that little bit more.

Sarah *

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