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By KatrienaEmmanuel  
This is the third time I've photographed this model, this time she approached me to collaborate with her on some ideas she had for hair and makeup. So was more than willing cause she is a beautiful person inside and out.

We did this last night in my home studio. Only one light is used for this shot (the hair lamp did not go off unfortunately, so was just one light).

She is a shooting star, burning brighter and brighter, she is a star inside and out and her beauty shines out to the universe

Tags: Beauty Fashion General Purple Digitally manipulated Stars Makeup Cosmic Portraits and people

Voters: Ian_R, graceland, HuntedDragon and 41 more

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Ian_R 9 United Kingdom
15 Sep 2010 2:06PM
Beautiful image as are many of your photos, lighting is unusual but good and effect is stunning - ian

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lonely_oryx 12 61 55 England
15 Sep 2010 2:47PM
Excellent effect
Scaramanga 12 60 6 United Kingdom
15 Sep 2010 3:53PM
Really beautifully worked with wonderful colours.
Richsr 12 91 223 England
15 Sep 2010 3:55PM
Like the pose and addition textures in this - well worked.
Regards Richard
15 Sep 2010 4:22PM
Beautiful capture!
DaveU 13 1.4k 125 England
15 Sep 2010 5:31PM
I'd like it an awful lot better without the purple eye ..... looks like a very nasty bruise. That apart, excellent.
W1ldside 9 29 United Kingdom
15 Sep 2010 6:07PM
Dave does have a point but Polished piece of creativity and processing
arhb 12 3.4k 68 United Kingdom
15 Sep 2010 9:34PM
Great image and nicely worked.
16 Sep 2010 11:30AM
Beautiful !

thanks guys for the feedback and yes when the makeup was going on we did joke about it looking like a black eye, but it was inspired by another photography Marilyn Minters who shoots a lot of makeup looks that are more textural, and so I thought to compliment it with a cosmic explosion of colours, as to me the makeup just exploded onto her eye and the glitter through her hair and down her neck....I still have lots of glitter in my house hehehe, love it!
13 21 6 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2010 9:36AM
I disagree with Dave the picture would only be complete with the purple eye make-up, COSMIC!!!

BreadandShutter 10 16 7 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2011 9:51AM

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