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31 Dec 2013 10:22PM
If sultry was your goal, you were successful. I think self portraits are not easy.


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almiles 6 38 102 United Kingdom
31 Dec 2013 10:23PM
The lighting has worked well and your eyes are brilliantly sharp. I think cropping your head at that height is a bit unusual and slightly jarring; that may have been the effect you wanted but usually for a more satisfying effect you skiff just the top of the head or leave some clearance. There are some very good online guides to posing and framing models:

...and some good You Tube videos too. Similarly if you want a less flat lighting effect the same resource centres have lots of advice which you may find interesting given the great start you are making here! Smile
31 Dec 2013 10:33PM
My guess is, given your modeling experience, the crop was not an accident, rather an aesthetic choice.

Have a good New Years.

31 Dec 2013 10:36PM
Looks good very Blondie but nothing wrong with that
oll1e 9 57 2 United Kingdom
31 Dec 2013 11:10PM

Quote:Looks good very Blondie but nothing wrong with that

agree looks right out of that type of eraWinkSmileSmileSmile

Happy New Year Wink
blakeyguin 8 2 10 United Kingdom
1 Jan 2014 1:07AM
great shot, super crop it makes the eye go straight to your face. smashing lighting. just one small point the mark on the wall at eye level is a bit off putting. still a great start to the new year.
almiles 6 38 102 United Kingdom
1 Jan 2014 1:23AM
Whoops, just looked at Syren's portfolio and realised my comment is trying to teach an expert how to suck eggs! Blush
kaybee 12 4.8k 25 Scotland
1 Jan 2014 9:18AM
Still looking good there lady.
dudler Plus
13 433 833 England
1 Jan 2014 11:55PM
I like the crop at the top, but am less sure about the hand outside the frame...

Such a different look from your daughter - though I suspect that a good part of this is the makeup and presentation.

And, by the way - wow! So stylish, sultry/sexy. I may never get round to trying a serious self-portrait, given how much less promising my equipment is!
bunni_boi 11 38 United Kingdom
24 Aug 2015 10:21PM
I would...Tongue

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