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SuziBlue 14 16.2k 10 Scotland
7 Apr 2009 9:02PM
Incredible eyes. They really draw you in and I like that the toning is so muted so as to let that feature be dominant.

On his left eye (our right) the sclera looks a little too uniformly one colour and the line between that and the iris feels a little too heavy - perhaps slightly less to make it look a little more natural. The outer corner of his other eye perhaps needs a little twiddle too.

Mind you, saying all that, overall this is such a beautiful portrait, and beautifully done.

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fauxtography 12 6.6k 36
7 Apr 2009 9:17PM
Good shot of Matt, i prefer the toning in this, but overall like the comp more in the 2nd shot.
kitsch Plus
11 439 4 United Kingdom
7 Apr 2009 9:31PM
thanks for FB you two Smile
the sclera ? the what now? lol soz i'll assume that's the white bit, and agree it does look a bit uniform, hmm...
fauxtography 12 6.6k 36
7 Apr 2009 9:34PM
yep, that'd be it.
kitsch Plus
11 439 4 United Kingdom
7 Apr 2009 9:40PM
aha Smile
7 Apr 2009 10:05PM
I can see the eye thing, but it doesn't really detract from the image for me. Viewed large it's less noticeable. You must live in the land of fabulous models.
bayliner185 10 16 1 Northern Ireland
7 Apr 2009 10:15PM
Another goodun Jo

backbeat Plus
11 134 1 United Kingdom
7 Apr 2009 10:19PM
expertly taken and processed...the tinting works so well

7 Apr 2009 10:23PM
its cool I like it loads I luv the high lighting angle in this shot and the crop - super expression also... did he get to keep the coat ;-o)
Cormy 9 3 England
7 Apr 2009 11:05PM
This is really top quality.Very enjoyable.
SuziBlue 14 16.2k 10 Scotland
7 Apr 2009 11:16PM

Quote:Yep, that'd be it.

Yep. Smile Still a fab pic though.
8 Apr 2009 2:49AM
Excellent shot. Beautifully processed.
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 11 Canada
8 Apr 2009 6:40AM
Beautiful eyes...excellent portrait...Sandy
kitsch Plus
11 439 4 United Kingdom
8 Apr 2009 7:27AM
cheers everyone
and the coat was his grans Wayne Wink
8 Apr 2009 7:29AM
He does have nice eyes, doesn't he... You seem to have softened him up compared to the previous upload, or was that one beefed up? This one appeals more to my maternal side Sad
kitsch Plus
11 439 4 United Kingdom
8 Apr 2009 7:33AM

Quote:this one appeals more to my maternal side

awww.... sorry! lol

not sure what you mean by softened/beefed up lol they are just as taken & then the processing has done the rest.... hmm i dunno
seanslevin 13 9 Ireland
8 Apr 2009 8:09AM
Excellent Again Jo

Sean .
User_Removed 14 39 6 Scotland
8 Apr 2009 12:05PM
Jo this one in particular looks so 60's and thats not a bad thing at all

Victor x
Mjhearne 10 432 4 Scotland
8 Apr 2009 12:25PM
Great portraiture!!!

beckas 13 5 1 United States
8 Apr 2009 4:53PM
WOW Jo! This is fantastic!
hebdens 11 5
9 Apr 2009 7:54AM
beautiful work again. Fab eye contact and post processing.
dianah 10 24.5k 4 United Kingdom
9 Apr 2009 1:04PM
Have just seen this Jo, as the E2 photo of the hour ! Smile
A superb portrait..the eyes and expression are really magnetic and I like the low colour. One of the best portraits I have seen !
DaveU Plus
11 1.4k 125 England
10 Apr 2009 6:10PM
You're getting good at this portrait lark Jo.
JennB 10 60 1 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2009 4:07PM
Stunning portrait, very well executed. And so is he Smile

Jenn x
JennB 10 60 1 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2009 4:13PM
In fact I like this so much I've given it my award!
kitsch Plus
11 439 4 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2009 5:28PM
thanks very much folks! :0-)

and for your award Jenn, much appreciated Smile

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