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johnp

Hi and welcome to my gallery. I'm always pleased to receive comments on my work - but please make criticism constructive!
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  • 100 Year-Old Hands

    Thanks! I felt they said far more than the far-away look on her face.
    • 7 Apr 2016 10:14AM
  • Emma

    Oops sorry I forgot I'd posted it already. Hangs head in shame
    • 15 Sep 2015 10:46PM
  • Happy Sarah

    Thank you all for your comments. Very encouraging.
    • 26 Jun 2015 10:00PM
  • Reflections

    If you want to see more of my stuff - including Nikki, my tattooed model - I've just started putting it on a closed group page on facebook. The group is called Confidential Exposures and I'll be posting Adult work that would break the Facebook nudity rules .. Feel free to navigate there and ask to join the group!!
    • 25 Jun 2015 8:42AM
  • Getting Ready

    Thanks for the comments. I deliberately focused lower down and limited DOF
    • 24 Jun 2015 10:07PM
  • Almost There

    This is probably going to be my last upload until mid-June.
    • 28 Apr 2014 6:47AM
  • Watching Me Watching You

    Thanks for your comments.
    As soon as I walked into the room I knew I had to photograph her under that picture.
    • 25 Apr 2014 10:45PM
  • The Wreck Of The SS Dicky

    Thanks for those comments - well, I'm assuming dudler's comment was not a criticism! This is the wreck of an iron steamboat that ran aground at Caloundra (Queensland) in the 1890s. It keeps changing in appearance as sand is swept up onto the beach by the tides or dragged back off. Plus, of course, the ongoing corrosion makes it's own changes.
    • 24 Apr 2014 11:38PM
  • Little Big Man

    Am I allowed to vote twice? Simply beautiful/ Love the light and those huge reflections in the eyes.
    • 23 Apr 2014 7:53AM
  • Naked Patriotism

    You're looking at the picture upside down, Francisg.
    • 21 Apr 2014 11:10PM
  • Soapy

    Speaking of Easter and eggs, please visit my gallery and go back in time to find a young lady who had quite an encounter with some chocolate!
    • 20 Apr 2014 11:39AM
  • Angel Of The North

    Montage made in seconds using Tych Panel 2. It's a Photoshop Extension.
    • 17 Apr 2014 5:50PM
  • The Look (2)

    I think its a combination, Dudler. Take a look at my previous version of "The Look" shot with a different client. I was very pleased with that until I saw this one. I'm sure the eye makeup is significant. The bustline is critical too. Would you believe that she was getting a boob job a few days later? Silly girl. Anyway, thank you for your kind comment.
    • 17 Apr 2014 5:29PM
  • Bringing up the rear

    I gave it a vote but looking at this and some of your others I do think you should often take a lower viewpoint. It lengthens legs among other effects (look at your previous shot of these two girls).
    • 14 Apr 2014 9:09AM
  • dimly on the stairs

    So simple, but stunning
    • 4 Apr 2014 10:43AM
  • Black & White

    Interesting "new take" on an old subject. Well done!
    • 4 Apr 2014 10:40AM
  • Spring forward into Summer

    Try applying a Levels adjustment to brighten it up significantly
    • 1 Apr 2014 9:15PM
  • Bottom C

    True, but "Bottom, see" isn't half such fun!!
    • 28 Mar 2014 12:34PM
  • Blue Complexity

    Sorry, but I don't understand the title, although if the image were inverted in Photoshop it would come out blue-ish and white. That said, I do quite like it. What is the subject, please?
    • 22 Jan 2014 4:05PM
  • Laura Jo

    Simply beautiful.
    • 21 Feb 2013 5:40PM
  • Jen In Mono

    I very very gently darkened the corners with a brush with a huge amount of feather. It's undetectable on my screen at any magnification. However, by the time it reached the ePhotozine gallery it looked like a badly executed piece of work. Sorry!
    • 21 Feb 2013 3:38PM
  • Woodhorn Collery

    Well seen! It's very effective in this crop
    • 14 Feb 2013 9:58PM
  • I Love Chocolate Spread

    No, sadly I had to let her do it herself!
    • 13 Feb 2013 10:19PM
  • Velvet

    Lovely shot. For my taste even the applied colour was just right.
    • 13 Feb 2013 3:19PM
  • Blonde Girl, Black Fur Hood

    Thanks All. John
    PS Did I say that Abbie is my granddaughter?
    • 10 Feb 2013 6:58PM
  • Old meets New

    I'm sorry, but for me this represents a lost opportunity.

    I made a quick screen grab and spent less than a minute in Photoshop as follows:
    Edit>Transform>Perspective to get all verticals vertical
    Levels adjustment to brighten and add a bit of contrast
    Curves adjustment to add a bit more contrast. At this point the sky/cloud reflection positively sang
    Finally, I added saturation to the foreground and the old building. Stunning photo now

    Then I deleted it.

    But give it a whirl.
    • 5 Feb 2013 10:48AM
  • SQUEEGEE KISSES

    And I'm sure she'll love it! Well seen.
    • 5 Feb 2013 10:18AM
  • Rothenburg ob der Tauber

    I feel there's too much empty foreground that you could easily crop. Some work around the horses could bring out more detail and create a more interesting, vibrant image.
    • 5 Feb 2013 10:16AM
  • Kay_Marie

    What a novel idea! Love it.
    • 8 Jan 2013 3:49PM
  • Raphy @ Hallam 10

    Wow!!!!!!!!!
    • 8 Jan 2013 10:59AM