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catherine 6

By kitsch
EDIT 17TH MARCH
JUST TO SAY THANKS FOR THE AWARDS!!! was surprised at the EC and stunned at the POTW lol Smile
and your readers choice awards too!!!! brill Smile
anyway cheers all for the comments and your support

Jo

not sure if ive messed the colours up on this...(messed for an age!) but i kind of got the *feel* i was after

or if im loading too many similar shots of her lol

thanks for looking
jo

Tags: Digitally manipulated Portraits and people

Voters: SueTurner, Mounters, answersonapostcard and 248 more

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SueTurner 11 81 3 England
13 Mar 2008 9:03PM
simply beautiful

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Mounters 9 85 2 England
13 Mar 2008 9:03PM
very very nice
gerrymac 9 10 1 United Kingdom
13 Mar 2008 9:07PM
First I've seen,very nice indeed ,like an old master,.....beautifully lit
Gerry
dianah 9 24.5k 4 United Kingdom
13 Mar 2008 9:30PM
I don't think that you have..the colours are beautiful, so subtle and soft.
Di
gary_d Plus
8 576 13 Wales
13 Mar 2008 9:33PM
would look beautiful in canvas on a wall - gary
13 Mar 2008 9:39PM
Absolutely stunning capture nice work
Andy
BevHadland 9 13 United Kingdom
13 Mar 2008 9:39PM
Excellent work this.........Bev
Bodiewil 8 46 Wales
13 Mar 2008 10:05PM
Stunning image so well controlled

Dave
13 Mar 2008 10:19PM
Lovely capture.
Would lend itself to sepia toning in photoshop.

The following link is useful for assistance in doing this.

http://www.graphic-design.com/Photoshop/Seminars/sepia_sepiatone/index.html

Russ
shortski 10 3 1 England
13 Mar 2008 10:19PM
Another superb portrait pic...jojo
kitsch 10 439 4 United Kingdom
13 Mar 2008 10:25PM
thanks everyone
and thanks for the link Russ, ill have a look on there Smile
ColinT-B 10 38 3 England
13 Mar 2008 10:34PM
I like the lighting and the skin tones. To me it has an angelic feel to it, its superb. This has been an exceptional series of images.
Colin
DP_Imagery Plus
11 24 6 Wales
13 Mar 2008 10:38PM
Colours / tones are spot on - absolutely beautiful composition, lighting, pose, everything. I bet she's really pleased she agreed to pose for this series - her mum has a magic touch Smile Bruce
xanda 12 244 2 United Kingdom
13 Mar 2008 11:25PM
There is nothing at all messed up about this. It's superb: the colours, the pose, everything is just perfect. I really love this series. One of the very best Smile

Simon.
backbeat Plus
10 134 1 United Kingdom
13 Mar 2008 11:43PM
beautiful lighting, and she has definitely inherited modeling skills from her mum...lol

the colours are fab in this jo, and it would have looked great in landscape format also i bet, showing a full length view.

lovely

phil
14 Mar 2008 12:05AM
One after another, brilliant gorgeous images. Wonderful photography.

John
TyChee Plus
11 275 1 United States
14 Mar 2008 12:44AM
This is truly beautiful.
Ty
johnjrp 12 432 5 Australia
14 Mar 2008 3:17AM
Looks great to me. Very nice. John
POOCHIE 10 21 6 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2008 6:40AM
Without doubt the best so far in my mind, superb!

Pooch.
kitsch 10 439 4 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2008 7:29AM
Smile thanks very much all
DaveU Plus
10 1.3k 123 England
14 Mar 2008 7:50AM
Model, colours, lighting, processing ..... all top-notch Jo. Composition wise I think it needs just a touch more space behind Catherine on the right though.
LesF 9 182 9
14 Mar 2008 8:29AM
Stunning Jo

Les F
Paree 11 616 3
14 Mar 2008 10:06AM
so special,
so beautiful
so well done
pareen
cmb0911 9 1 England
14 Mar 2008 10:33AM
Great shot, got a very 'Edwardian' feel about it. Would be very interested to know how you got that feel, my PS skills are a bit limited at the moment,
cmb0911 9 1 England
14 Mar 2008 10:34AM
Great shot, got a very 'Edwardian' feel about it. Would be very interested to know how you got that feel, my PS skills are a bit limited at the moment,
Colin
User_Removed 10 7 8 Netherlands
14 Mar 2008 10:38AM
this is simply superb. I'd like to see this blown up. Gallery stuff. And your Catherine really shines in this series. regards, Bert
HowardA 9 231
14 Mar 2008 10:41AM
Brilliant series Jo. I agree with Bert - gallery stuff.
Howard
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
14 Mar 2008 11:56AM
Yes, I agree...very Edwardian, and very beautiful. What a fine model she makes. Your editing skills are always so "on the money".
PatrickSmith 11 1.2k 2 United States
14 Mar 2008 3:03PM
Yes it has the fine old look to it. Hopefully you can remember exectly what you did so you can repeat it!

Patrick
Eviscera 10 1.1k 149 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2008 5:20PM
you often leave a little to much space at the top in your comps (imvho), but this has joined my favs , its beautifully uncontrived in feeling.

Dave
javam 11 1.1k 19 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2008 8:30PM
Excellent Jo. Pose colours and tone are all very well picked.
kitsch 10 439 4 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2008 9:48PM
oooh... i didn't expect this to do so well! Smile

yes dave, i nearly cropped a bit more space off the top actually and daveu, her hair was a bit wispy on that side, hence the cut off Wink lol

thanks very much for the award Pete!
am thrilled to bits Smile Smile
javam 11 1.1k 19 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2008 10:12PM
Congrats on the EC, well deserved as it is a stand out shot.
kitsch 10 439 4 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2008 10:31PM
thanks :-0)
MarkT 11 119 2 England
14 Mar 2008 11:24PM
Quality work Jo and congrats on the EC Smile

Mark.
zed 12 551 United Kingdom
15 Mar 2008 12:17AM
Truly lovely..Smile
funkeldink Plus
12 1.6k 1 Australia
15 Mar 2008 5:29AM
this will get my 'funky ewe' award when i get this weeks ... superb
Milla 8 7 2 United Kingdom
15 Mar 2008 8:29AM
A masterpiece, nuff said.
vinz420 8 6 United Kingdom
15 Mar 2008 8:32AM
Cannot fault this photo for being one of the most interesting ones I've seen on this site - GREAT WORK!
LesF 9 182 9
15 Mar 2008 8:40AM
Congrats on the EC Jo

Les F
backbeat Plus
10 134 1 United Kingdom
15 Mar 2008 9:41AM
congrats on the EC jo!

phil
DaveU Plus
10 1.3k 123 England
15 Mar 2008 10:06AM
Well done you Smile
CathyT 10 7.3k 18 United Kingdom
15 Mar 2008 10:12AM
Congrats on your EC... Smile
kitsch 10 439 4 United Kingdom
15 Mar 2008 10:54AM
thanks all.. Smile
kitsch 10 439 4 United Kingdom
15 Mar 2008 11:53AM
cheers for the funky award!
that's cool Smile
silburkp 11 3 England
15 Mar 2008 12:04PM
Fabulous portrait.
imagio 9 12 1 England
15 Mar 2008 12:23PM
Well worth the EC Jo, congrats..

Bernie
User_Removed 13 39 6 Scotland
15 Mar 2008 12:28PM
Stunning work, and well done on the award

Luv Victor xx
mattmatic 12 598
15 Mar 2008 12:31PM
Has the look of a hand-tinted B&W about it. Beautiful Smile
Matt
Possum 9 148 England
15 Mar 2008 12:56PM
It's just lovely - colours, lighting, processing - a real beauty. Very well done, JO.
Allie
DiegoDesigns 10 117 6 United Kingdom
15 Mar 2008 3:56PM
Many congratulations on a well-deserved EC. This has been a lovely series of shots, and it's good that your efforts have been recognised. Good work...

Dave
LisaRose 9 172 4 United States
15 Mar 2008 8:30PM
This is stunning. The lighting, colors and textures are just gorgeous, well done on the EC.

Lisa
luxaeternam 9 21 1
15 Mar 2008 9:29PM
No surprise this won an EC. Knew whose it was from the thumbnail!
Great shot.
Smile Lucy
15 Mar 2008 10:34PM
very Pre-Raphaelite, it looks excellent

chris
Maddie 11 2.7k 2 United Kingdom
15 Mar 2008 10:54PM
well done Smile
GregorP 11 4 Slovenia
16 Mar 2008 1:04AM
Stunning shot and work!
Congrats on RC & EC awards!

Gregor
16 Mar 2008 6:00AM
Just spotted the EC, that's brilliant, and so is this image, had to come and actually write something. well done. well deserved, a combination of two beautiful ladies Smile
kitsch 10 439 4 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2008 9:30AM
thanks Lydia and everyone for your feedback, comments (& votes) Smile
ChiliMan Plus
9 135 17 Singapore
16 Mar 2008 6:15PM
Sheer and utter perfection. THIS is what EC's are for, Jo...

A Smile
JohnH37 9 1 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2008 6:43PM
Lovely light and tones.
-John
DaveU Plus
10 1.3k 123 England
17 Mar 2008 9:13AM
POTW ....well done Jo.
Nic_WA 11 179 2 Australia
17 Mar 2008 9:16AM
Congratulations all round Jo. Fantastic capture - what does Catherine reckon??
KJackson 8 7 1 England
17 Mar 2008 9:18AM
Congratulations !!
Karen
17 Mar 2008 9:30AM
Even more congrats. Smile
User_Removed 10 7 8 Netherlands
17 Mar 2008 9:46AM
POTW! Congrats Jo. Bert
ESP 9 26 England
17 Mar 2008 11:16AM
Well about time !!!!!!

So pleased to see one of your amazing shots finally getting the recognition it deserves ...

POTW and my warmest congratulations Jo SmileSmile

Sara
photojenic 9 17
17 Mar 2008 12:01PM
wow! and congrats!!
jen
NathanS 11 88 England
17 Mar 2008 12:18PM
Congratulations on being photo of the week. Well deserved.
TamJ 9 1 United Kingdom
17 Mar 2008 12:53PM
Congratulations Kitsch - well deserved awards

Tam Smile
McBrian 11 101 Scotland
17 Mar 2008 1:03PM
Congrats on the PotW, can't add anything else that's nort already been said Smile
17 Mar 2008 3:09PM
oh... RC, EC, POTW and a FUNKY award !
Congrats Jo Smile
jackieo 10 1 United States
17 Mar 2008 3:25PM
congrats Jo !

Smile
17 Mar 2008 4:53PM
Very nicely done, subtle but strong.
reminds me of a Romaniain photographers work.
floreus 11 106 1
17 Mar 2008 5:11PM
Absolutely beautiful Jo, both the image and your daughter. Many congrats!! Grin
martinproe 10 293 5 England
17 Mar 2008 6:01PM
Gorgeous!
kitsch 10 439 4 United Kingdom
17 Mar 2008 7:36PM
well.... thanks very much everyone!!!
catherine not exactly bowled over with this as she never normally wears flowers in her hair etc LOL i like it but that's because im her mum Smile

im really thrilled (and still mystified) at the awards & response to this shot!
turtle1 12 41 United Kingdom
17 Mar 2008 8:15PM
Stunning work - well deserved awards

Barb
17 Mar 2008 10:26PM
Congrats Jo ,very well done..

Colin
17 Mar 2008 10:46PM

Quote:im really thrilled (and still mystified) at the awards & response to this shot


Don't be.. it's excellent...if Pete makes another book - this has got to be in it...
Kevin.
RobboB Plus
9 111 United Kingdom
18 Mar 2008 8:34AM
There's a powerful atmosphere with this picture. Very well done
backbeat Plus
10 134 1 United Kingdom
18 Mar 2008 12:17PM
POTW!...it couldnt have been more deserved...well done jo

phil
stevekhart 10 4.5k 3 United Kingdom
18 Mar 2008 12:35PM
Lovely tones, you've inspired me, well done on the potw Smile
Brilliant and a more than worthy winner

Iain
looboss 9 3.1k 7 United Kingdom
18 Mar 2008 4:12PM
Stunning! what more can I say?
LesF 9 182 9
18 Mar 2008 5:04PM
Just popped back in to say congrats on POTW very much deserved Jo

Les F
paulcr 11 1.5k 9 Ireland
18 Mar 2008 6:17PM
Wow, superb. Paul
18 Mar 2008 7:46PM
All the comments on here regarding this photo say it all.

BEAUTIFUL!

well done Jo
kitsch 10 439 4 United Kingdom
18 Mar 2008 10:22PM
more thanks everyone... am a bit bowled over lol
TommyStr 10 9 3 Norway
19 Mar 2008 4:36AM
Can't add anything, 8 awards speaks for itself! Many congrats Jo, fabulous work, def one of your best
JohnParminter 9 1.3k 14 England
19 Mar 2008 6:26AM
I haven't a clue about portrait photography but even I can see that this is a beautiful and captivating photograph.
John
19 Mar 2008 6:44AM
superb!

steve
davidbailie 12 457 7 United Kingdom
19 Mar 2008 2:08PM
Class!

Smile

db
VintageRed 10 15 1 United Kingdom
19 Mar 2008 2:59PM
Hi Jo,
Congrats on the awards. Good work indeed.
NIck
clevercloggs 12 237 2 United Arab Emirates
19 Mar 2008 4:40PM
congrats on all the awards for this photo with exquisite and delicate light. well deserved.

robert
paulcr 11 1.5k 9 Ireland
19 Mar 2008 5:36PM
So, do you remember how you treated it?? Smile
Paul
ramshots 8 2 United Kingdom
19 Mar 2008 5:49PM
It's all been said already. Just fab.
kitsch 10 439 4 United Kingdom
19 Mar 2008 5:52PM
cheers folks

yeah, pretty much paul Smile
& ive saved the working versions anyway lol
HowardA 9 231
19 Mar 2008 6:53PM
Congrats Jo on the EC, the POTW and the numerous award garnishings beneath. All 100% deserved. Class stuff.

Howard
jjwithamlao 9 5 1 England
19 Mar 2008 7:15PM
Congrats, amazing shot, think I'm late seeing it!
J
TyChee Plus
11 275 1 United States
19 Mar 2008 9:52PM
Congratulations! You really deserve it!
Ty
kitsch 10 439 4 United Kingdom
19 Mar 2008 10:20PM
thank you all very much
and for the readers choice awards! lol i can't believe there's a scroll bar on them... it's mad!
pennyspike 13 2.1k 29 United Kingdom
20 Mar 2008 3:15PM
Congratulations on all the awards, it's a super picture.
Penny
20 Mar 2008 10:54PM
Absolute stunner.Great vintage quality to your image and labor attached to finessing the way you saw in your minds eye.

Take a bow both of you.
xanda 12 244 2 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2008 12:27AM
Hey, congrats on the awards. Very well deserved Smile

Simon.
paulcr 11 1.5k 9 Ireland
21 Mar 2008 4:47PM

Quote:Cheers folks

yeah, pretty much paul
& ive saved the working versions anyway lol



So are yo going to share?? Smile
Paul
kitsch 10 439 4 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2008 10:52PM
will put up a some of the 'stages' if you want paul?
KTB 8 16 1 United Kingdom
22 Mar 2008 2:30AM
I'm blown away by your wonderful portraits ! Well done on the award - you have an amazing ability to create photographic art.
vivo 12 24 Australia
23 Mar 2008 9:46PM
really, really excellent portraiture! great composition, lighting, mood and a very lovely model. truly a masterpiece! Very well deserved POTW!
kitsch 10 439 4 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2008 8:29PM
thanks all Smile

and very much for your award cathal !!
Leightonhs 9 155 1
23 Apr 2008 1:06AM
Great, punchy, artistic, love it.

-Leighton.
4 May 2008 7:43PM
What a masterpiece hun .. Stunning.
Rose
22 May 2008 7:26PM
just love this
pmaclll 10 5 Scotland
24 May 2008 7:31AM
dont know how I missed this one so here is a late vote
12 Jun 2008 10:58PM
A master class in photography...exceptional
andmolliethedog 10 120 11 United Kingdom
19 Jun 2008 6:51PM
Only 200+ you must be getting worse......superb photograph.
kopo 8 20 1 United Kingdom
9 Jul 2008 11:35AM
Quality, quality, quality
Jack
kitsch 10 439 4 United Kingdom
9 Jul 2008 5:00PM
cheers folks Smile
6 Sep 2008 1:54PM
Superb. Oozes class!
Daimorris
beckas 12 5 1 United States
1 Nov 2008 1:09PM
WOW! I really like this!
its just like a great artist 's oil painting - gr8 man
witchcraft 7 27 5 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2009 4:35PM
Brilliant
ToothPilot 9 50 4 United Kingdom
4 May 2009 11:54AM
Awesome tones and colours!!!
Hendrik
16 Jul 2009 4:35PM
a really great shot

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