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Wow. If you had to basically 'restore' it digitally, as you say, then you've got to pleased with this. Really nice.

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sumit Plus
13 24
8 Aug 2004 7:43AM
fanastic shot, very simmilar to the pictures "venture" photographers use in there adverts. love the eyes well done.

8 Aug 2004 7:47AM
Brilliant, well done, such an impact shot!
I did a horse today, people were annoying me yesterday! The horse was much more co-operative!
KathyW Plus
13 1.8k 12 Norfolk Island
8 Aug 2004 7:48AM
I like this, the high key effect works really well.
Love the strands of hair, and her eyes. Excellent image, when do you start working for Venture then??? :o)
8 Aug 2004 7:51AM
Thanks everyone. Someone said this looked similar to a Venture portrait - had second thoughts about it because of that!
This is a stunning photo K
8 Aug 2004 7:52AM
Thank you Gareth. K.
User_Removed 13 39 6 Scotland
8 Aug 2004 7:54AM
Like this hell of a lot, the treatment is superb the colours just jump out at you and the young models looks are terrific. Very much to my taste and stand head and shoulders(no pun intended) above the avarage portrait. Sorry to ramble on K but this is up there with some of your best portfolio work and thats saying something, I can realy see this as a very large print tastefully framed and hanging on anyone wall.LOVE IT.
Kind regards, Victor
eafy Plus
12 9 Australia
8 Aug 2004 7:55AM
Excellent shot, love it in highkey. Treatment works well too.
ukuwi Plus
13 476 1 England
8 Aug 2004 7:58AM
Nothing wrong with this K, stunning shot, agree with victor, excellent workSmile
8 Aug 2004 8:03AM
Victor your words are really kind, as are everyone's. I really appreciate it. K.
8 Aug 2004 8:06AM
Great portrait with high impact ... love the composition AND the applied effects! Well done! *click*
Susie :o)
sze4j Plus
12 56 Singapore
8 Aug 2004 8:07AM
agree with the stands out by itself amongst the thumbnails...and is even more superb when opened the colors in it too... =)
8 Aug 2004 8:08AM
Thanks Susie and Sze. K.
teena40 Plus
13 66
8 Aug 2004 8:20AM
Stunning work,first class manipulation its worked superbly.
Well done.
8 Aug 2004 8:34AM
Thank you Teena. K.
UserHasLeft 13 654
8 Aug 2004 8:42AM
This was the first picture I looked at this morning and WOW! It certainly does stand out. I totally agree with Victor, this will look awesome on any wall. Her eyes and the strands look stunning and the tonal effects are amazing.
I hate to sound over-flattering but this deserves the highest praise. Brilliant, K Smile
gemm Plus
12 800 United Kingdom
8 Aug 2004 8:52AM
Great effect, and instantly recognisable face! And, yes, it does stand out.
8 Aug 2004 8:56AM
excellent, what could you do with a camera that works!
keithh Plus
13 25.2k 33 Wallis And Futuna
8 Aug 2004 8:57AM
Nothing wrong with it looking like V,,,,like Ven.....can't say the word - because you are capable of other styles as well as.
A superb graphical image, very media, very now and considering it was done in the garden - very genious.
jules41 Plus
12 197 United Kingdom
8 Aug 2004 9:05AM
Love this K,it really stand out,do'nt know how you done this but it's superb,the colours are fabulous especially the eyes,just excellent*click*
Mixpix 12 1.1k England
8 Aug 2004 9:10AM
Eyecatching, nice work. click
8 Aug 2004 9:15AM
Wonderful! Den
8 Aug 2004 9:18AM
They've all said it all before, haven't they'
A beauty.
8 Aug 2004 9:31AM
agree with David Deveson although I believe the word "striking" has not been mentioned.
8 Aug 2004 9:47AM
This one jumped out at me in the thumbnails. Excellent image and worth every minute of your playing around in PS. I hope you still have a record of what you did! Click!
8 Aug 2004 10:28AM
Great manipulation!
8 Aug 2004 10:50AM
Love how it's emphasised the shapes in your models face, eyes and mouth. A good lesson learnt for me anyway, to experiment even when your not happy with the original.
stevem 12 238 United Kingdom
8 Aug 2004 11:07AM
Excellent, love the image manip.
Wonderful composition and expression.
a11sus Plus
13 568 Northern Ireland
8 Aug 2004 12:00PM
Most definitely to my taste - I would love to know how to create like this - well done.
Superb.This is an excellent shot.
8 Aug 2004 12:30PM
Superb colour in the eyes, I like the high key effect.

Beautiful capture and manipulation.Three CLICKS from me.
Fantastic work.
martin.w Plus
14 460 22 United Kingdom
8 Aug 2004 8:13PM
A hauntingly beautiful image. Great work. Click.
lyne Plus
13 15
8 Aug 2004 10:22PM
Beautiful shot perfect CLICK.
8 Aug 2004 10:29PM
Oh cor blimey! What a fantastic response, I want to thank every one personally I'm so touched. K.
foggytwo Plus
13 36 1 Scotland
8 Aug 2004 10:33PM
A super pic and a great piece of manipulation K. Well done. Click.
A most striking portrait, the effect of the curves strenthens the shot by washing out unnecessary detail and the colours are great. The expression is so eye catching, almost unnerving. click
stevie Plus
13 1.2k 2 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2004 6:01AM
I agree, very striking shot, well done.
9 Aug 2004 8:47AM
Thank you Pete, David and Steve. K.
funkeldink Plus
13 1.6k 1 Australia
9 Aug 2004 9:32AM
AWESOME -- this works a treat K..
hope your as good
9 Aug 2004 9:54AM
Thanks Fred, yes I'm OK, really busy today and no time to catch up with ePZ. Hope you are well. K.
stevieb Plus
12 3.0k 2 Panama
9 Aug 2004 10:43AM
This is excellent K. Love it.
vince Plus
12 48 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2004 10:50AM
STUNNING Portrait.


Vince Smile
User_Removed 12 239 7 England
9 Aug 2004 11:33AM
Very good effect. Great picture. Agree with all thats said before. Well done.
amps Plus
13 225 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2004 11:59AM
Great work K. terrific effect you have created, well done.

warb Plus
13 839
9 Aug 2004 12:26PM
absolutely superrrrb. stunning portrait. nothing more to say.

*warb award.
cameracat Plus
13 8.6k 61 Norfolk Island
9 Aug 2004 1:43PM
Inspiring & Hypnotic.

9 Aug 2004 2:32PM
Thanks so much everyone, wow! my first Warb award, I'm honoured. K.
warb Plus
13 839
9 Aug 2004 2:38PM
this deserves two!
9 Aug 2004 2:50PM
Thats very nice Mr Warb, ta!
funkeldink Plus
13 1.6k 1 Australia
9 Aug 2004 3:12PM
howzzz trixxxx
Miles Herbert Plus
14 1.8k 4 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2004 6:12PM
K, this is FANTASTIC

9 Aug 2004 6:56PM
Fine ta Fred, busy though.

Thank you Miles. K.
gwynann Plus
12 72 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2004 9:10PM
Its all been said K, all i have to add is Lovely, click
9 Aug 2004 9:22PM
Thank you Gwyn. K.
9 Aug 2004 9:55PM
Wow K!
great expression and really good compo
Big click
9 Aug 2004 10:05PM
Thank you Steve, much appreciated. K.
10 Aug 2004 12:45AM
Beutiful photo and very thoughtful work with photoshop! This really stands out among the crowd.
sbphoto Plus
12 19 Ireland
10 Aug 2004 12:47AM
Its all been said, Very artistic and good work
10 Aug 2004 7:51AM
Absolutely stunning image K. Brilliant.
flossie Plus
13 1.6k
10 Aug 2004 8:31AM
Definitely to my taste too (and everyone elses by the sound of it) This has worked very well, one for the wall!
10 Aug 2004 8:38AM
Thanks everyone. K.
Love the effect. click for 50.
10 Aug 2004 9:41AM
Thanks Chip! K.
funkeldink Plus
13 1.6k 1 Australia
10 Aug 2004 9:50AM
you posting or roasting
funkeldink Plus
13 1.6k 1 Australia
10 Aug 2004 10:06AM
chip ???
funkeldink Plus
13 1.6k 1 Australia
10 Aug 2004 10:06AM
not from yorkshire then
adamm Plus
12 2 Australia
10 Aug 2004 11:32AM
Ethereal *click*

adamburton Plus
13 627 11 United Kingdom
10 Aug 2004 11:37AM
I dont usually comment on portrait shots as I have no experience in such things. But you kindly gave me some portrait tips so I thought I would check yours out. And wow - this is a superb shot. Reminds me very much of those Japanese style cartoons. Captivating eyes!

10 Aug 2004 11:41AM
Thank you to both Adams, your words are appreciated. K.
wing Plus
13 453 United Kingdom
10 Aug 2004 12:15PM
A stunning portrait, very well manipulated.

10 Aug 2004 12:16PM
Thank you Paul. K.
ellavr Plus
12 66
10 Aug 2004 7:44PM
This is great. I really love the effect, very interesting. Terrific eyes!!! CLick

10 Aug 2004 7:57PM
Thank you Ella. K.
marlin Plus
13 90
10 Aug 2004 9:36PM
Krikey, thats kool K, you've got to be chuffed with this, stunning stuff, BIG klik!
10 Aug 2004 9:44PM

You have an incredible eye for taking portraits.

Another breath taking shot.

Reckon you'd do an amazing picture of my boy.

niamh Plus
13 34 United Kingdom
10 Aug 2004 11:55PM
this is sooo beautiful k. well done.
11 Aug 2004 4:40AM
Absolutely stunning
11 Aug 2004 6:36AM
Wow! Thanks everyone so much. K.
11 Aug 2004 10:45AM
What an amazingly beautiful portrait, really well done!! *clickety click*

Lyns x
11 Aug 2004 11:34AM
Here is click number 60.
Wonderful work K.

11 Aug 2004 12:13PM
Wow I absolutely love this effect; I will be trying to duplicate it with my kids. *click*
11 Aug 2004 1:57PM
Oh my! I'm astounded at the response. Thank you so much. K.
11 Aug 2004 6:09PM
Excellent i love the vivid green of her eyes
11 Aug 2004 6:18PM
Thank you Michelle. K.
12 Aug 2004 7:25AM
no complain, i like it a lot. good morning.
12 Aug 2004 7:37AM
Good morning Piero and thank you. K.
12 Aug 2004 1:51PM
congrats, a beauty, click (*:*)
12 Aug 2004 2:27PM
Thank you Magda, glad you like it. K.
Tonyd3 Plus
12 1.0k 15 United Kingdom
13 Aug 2004 11:58AM
Excellent image
alife Plus
13 69 United Kingdom
14 Aug 2004 9:35PM
Only just seen this one. Simply stunning, its radiant.
16 Aug 2004 12:43PM
Thank you both. K.
rbf Plus
13 56
18 Aug 2004 11:20AM
her eyes are a stunnign green fantastic shot just beautiful click
18 Aug 2004 1:23PM
Thank you. K.
jeanie Plus
13 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2004 10:21PM
Superb K. You are so very good at these portraits.
18 Aug 2004 11:13PM
Thank you so much Jeanie. K.
21 Aug 2004 10:12PM
I love how youv'e brought out her eyes!
Tis a great portrait, adjusted or not!
23 Aug 2004 8:41AM
Thanks Gary. K.
Great again.


8 Sep 2004 10:40PM
Awesome. I need this recipe!!!
Hi K.,
WOW is the correct word.......Very Very Nice. I know I am late per the above dates in commenting on this picture, but it stood out while I was scanning thru your portfolio.....
I am curious and I know if I researched this question, could probably find out....but I am clueless as to how you inserted color into the B/W photo, this photo is just gorgeous!!!
Click to ya!!!
Suzan Smile
PS: I have SO much to learn!! LOL
18 Sep 2004 11:27PM
Thank you Carsten, Pam, and Suzan. Suzan its not a b&w image but a colour one which was achieved by using curves in photoshop. The eye colour I have changed and a bit of dodging and burning around the eye area, if you need any more advice drop me a line, always happy to help. K.
Thank you K., I will have to play with that, A Huge Thank you for the tips!!
Suzan Smile
This is unreal (literally too!) - I really like it; the effect really brings out her eyes, and her expression supports it!!

Great work... Smile
9 Nov 2004 2:19AM
Thank you both. K.
15 Dec 2004 10:20AM
SIMPLY STUNNING, K!! The left eye (so the right one ;o) looks a little artificial, can you give me a tip how to manipulate photos like this??
15 Dec 2004 1:26PM
Thank you Inka, the colour has been changed yes, you need to draw around the iris with the lasso tool then feather by 1/2 pixels then use the hue saturation feature to change the colour.
22 Dec 2004 8:19AM
Your work is so proffesional.
This pic is particularly BRILLIANT.
Love its clarity, lighting, subject, colours.
3 Feb 2005 4:57PM
Your portraits are all fantastic, this has to be my favourite
I find I get drawn into the image, then wonder what she is thinking
20 Apr 2005 5:09AM

Ayelet_A Plus
8 11 3 Israel
30 Sep 2008 4:54PM
Wow! this is fantastic!


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