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By Mari    
Many thanks for looking Smile

Model = Lauren Howells
Victorian dress designer = June Ashton Mears
Make-up = Andree Coster

Tags: Hat Veil Portraits and people Victorian costume Concept shoot

Voters: miptog, morpheus1955, backbeat and 138 more

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backbeat Plus
12 134 1 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2011 7:48PM
My, that's good....


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19 Sep 2011 7:52PM
Great portrait, well done
19 Sep 2011 8:01PM
perfect title Mari Smile 5 stars . Excellent .

Sean .
nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
19 Sep 2011 8:05PM
Very elegant quality portrait!
Coleslaw Plus
12 13.4k 28 Wales
19 Sep 2011 8:14PM
would've never guessed this is yours.
19 Sep 2011 8:14PM
Gwych! An outstanding portrait, Mari. Wonderful composition and exposure.
Mari Plus
14 1.8k United Kingdom
19 Sep 2011 8:25PM
Thanks everyone Smile

LOL Sean, i'm hopeless at thinking of titles Smile

@ Cole, I do many portraits as part of my job and have posted lots on here... but always good to surprise Wink

19 Sep 2011 8:45PM
Love this Mari!!!! absolutely superb, mysterious, dark and moody!!! fantastic x x x
senn Plus
6 5 1 Belgium
19 Sep 2011 8:53PM
sublime compo and execution ..
Mari Plus
14 1.8k United Kingdom
19 Sep 2011 8:59PM
Thank you Pooch, for your award, honoured indeed! Smile
AshTree Plus
8 1.7k 6 England
19 Sep 2011 9:13PM
Superb portrait, a wonderfully enigmatic expression.
whipspeed Plus
13 4.2k 22 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2011 9:24PM
Absolutely superb, everything about the image says quality.
19 Sep 2011 9:56PM
Fantastic Mari...!!! Grin

Nikki !!!
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
19 Sep 2011 10:07PM
Very special Mari-- accomplished focusing thru that mesh!
Goggz Plus
10 2.3k 72 Wales
19 Sep 2011 10:58PM
Bl**dy lovely! And you've photographed her perfectly chook! Grin

CHeers, Goggz

p.s. but I would consider cloning out those tiny bits of white fluff or whatever off her hat...
Mari Plus
14 1.8k United Kingdom
20 Sep 2011 12:19AM
Many thanks everyone and to whipspeed for your award Smile

Yes you are right Pete I meant to clone the little specs of white fluff out but forgot Sad
LesF Plus
11 182 9
20 Sep 2011 6:59AM
Wonderful portrait Mari, the choice of DOF works really well coupled with her expression

chase Plus
12 1.1k 246 England
20 Sep 2011 7:19AM
Captivating !
Buffalo_Tom Plus
11 2.3k 9 Wales
20 Sep 2011 8:57AM
Outstanding portrait Mari.
Richsr Plus
10 91 223 England
20 Sep 2011 9:05AM
Like the expression and use of the veil too.
Regards Richard
"The hunt awaits M'lady"...

A very elegant portrait Mari, marvellous.

sut68 Plus
14 2.0k 76 England
20 Sep 2011 12:26PM
Congrats on the EC and t'other awards m'dear, lovely!!!
Mari Plus
14 1.8k United Kingdom
20 Sep 2011 12:37PM
Thanks everyone Smile

A big thanks Pete for the EC Smile

dmhuynh72 Plus
10 44 3 United Kingdom
20 Sep 2011 2:17PM
outstanding portrait Maria and congrats on your EC.
Lovely portrait
Niknut Plus
7 1.7k 76 United Kingdom
20 Sep 2011 5:14PM
Absolutely stunning !......superb quality portrait.....1st class !
derekhansen Plus
9 210 24 United Kingdom
20 Sep 2011 8:36PM
Very, very good Mari.
kitsch Plus
12 439 4 United Kingdom
20 Sep 2011 10:28PM
Mari Plus
14 1.8k United Kingdom
21 Sep 2011 9:32AM
Thank you everyone Smile

And big thanks to Tom for the award Smile

Richsr Plus
10 91 223 England
21 Sep 2011 2:46PM
Congrats on the EC Mari
johnnyboy114 Plus
9 231 106 United Kingdom
21 Sep 2011 2:48PM
Fantastic work, really is. Superbly constructed and shot
Mari Plus
14 1.8k United Kingdom
21 Sep 2011 11:08PM
Thanks folks Smile and a big thanks to Andrew for the award, am very chuffed with all of them Smile

23 Sep 2011 8:28PM
Super picture works so well with the fine detail, and the look just right..
Really good image. However I find the signature distracting but great work
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
26 Sep 2011 6:55AM
A superb portrait Mari. Very beautiful...............Sandy
cdm36 Plus
14 391 7 England
26 Sep 2011 7:37AM
Congrats on Potw Mari Smile
dmhuynh72 Plus
10 44 3 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2011 8:20AM
congrats Mari, very well deserved POTW.
whipspeed Plus
13 4.2k 22 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2011 8:23AM
So pleased to log in this morning and see this awarded POTW.
Very well deserved.

LesF Plus
11 182 9
26 Sep 2011 8:38AM
Huge congrats Mari on the POTW award

sherlob Plus
11 2.9k 129 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2011 8:42AM
Congrats Mari - all awards are well deserved!
Richsr Plus
10 91 223 England
26 Sep 2011 8:55AM
Congrats on the POTW Mari,
I just hope you get the canvas as I won the POTW in May and I am still wait to receive it.
Regards Richard
jeanie Plus
14 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2011 11:48AM
Well deserved POTW - congratulations Mari !!
26 Sep 2011 12:22PM
Amazing photo.
Mari Plus
14 1.8k United Kingdom
26 Sep 2011 12:24PM
Ooh that's a nice surprise Smile many thanks for POTW and for all your comments. Smile
smw999 Plus
10 10 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2011 4:05PM
KBan Plus
12 501 4 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2011 7:56PM

woodrow Plus
10 153 Scotland
26 Sep 2011 8:23PM
simple and effective


Paul Wink
26 Sep 2011 9:19PM
Congratulations on the EC Mari Smile

27 Sep 2011 11:08AM
Congrat's Mari , So well deserved...xoxoxo Grin
Mari Plus
14 1.8k United Kingdom
27 Sep 2011 5:58PM
Many many thanks everyone Smile

And thanks Dorel for your UA, Smile Smile

paulcr Plus
13 1.5k 9 Ireland
27 Sep 2011 6:05PM
Fabulous. Congrats. Paul
User_Removed 14 39 6 Scotland
28 Sep 2011 7:58PM
no surprise here then quality all shine through xxxx
29 Sep 2011 12:32AM
I love it
Ade_Osman 14 4.5k 36 England
29 Sep 2011 1:23AM
Well done on all the accolades Mari, top class work mate......

Ade x
29 Sep 2011 7:50AM
Mind blowingly beautiful, masterful use of DOF. One of the best portraits I have seen this year.

South Africa
Mari Plus
14 1.8k United Kingdom
29 Sep 2011 9:55AM
Many thanks Paul, Victor xx, Redline and Zil Smile

And thanks for your award Ade, most honoured seeing as she hasn't got feathers or wings Wink lol xx

29 Sep 2011 10:08AM
Brilliant Mari , congrats on POTW and all the well deserved awards .
Sean .
Mari Plus
14 1.8k United Kingdom
29 Sep 2011 1:14PM
Thank you so much Sean Smile

edrhodes Plus
12 547 12 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2011 5:57PM
Exceptional work Mari, well deserved of all the awards.

Melanie_M Plus
12 168 9 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2011 8:26PM
Congratulations - a little mystery and beauty combined into one fantastic portrait.
2 Oct 2011 1:32PM
Superb portrait!
Mari Plus
14 1.8k United Kingdom
3 Oct 2011 10:11AM
Many thanks Ed and Mel Smile

Thanks Lana for the award, much appreciated Smile

Nigel_95 Plus
11 262 2 United Kingdom
4 Oct 2011 11:13PM
Sorry I'm so late, this is simply stunning Mari. Congratulations on all the awards.

Mari Plus
14 1.8k United Kingdom
5 Oct 2011 10:27AM
Many, many thanks Nigel, your comment and award are much appreciated Smile

6 Nov 2011 6:06PM
I'd like to add my congratulations for an outstanding portrait.

A very classy and sophisticated portrait.
Mari Plus
14 1.8k United Kingdom
22 Jan 2012 12:00AM
Thank you Philip Smile

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