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By xanda  
Hello Smile I've not been on here much over the past year, partly because I've done so few shoots and came very close to giving up photography altogether.

Anyway, I wanted to share this which is a photo of the lovely Sarah who I hadn't worked with for nearly four years. I always hoped we'd do another shoot. All being well she will feature in the final cover art for my fantasy books being published in 2012-2014. I used old pictures of Sarah for the temporary covers and Sarah saw these and got in touch.

I wanted a pale, almost doll-like look for this so I played with it in PS Smile

Thanks for taking a look. Have a nice evening!

Tags: General Digitally manipulated Portraits and people

Voters: malum, HectorRivera, Dave_Collier and 30 more

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HectorRivera 10 17 1 United States
5 Feb 2011 8:45PM
Nice portrait

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kaybee 14 5.8k 25 Scotland
5 Feb 2011 9:06PM
About flaming time you showed up.

Love the image
Brilliant shot! Amazing effect. The model is delicious!
Regards, Oleg.
Mynett 9 142 6 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2011 9:17PM

Ingleman 11 9 4
5 Feb 2011 9:43PM
That's a delicate and beautiful portrait. I really like the fantasy feel, and the way the eyes have been retained as sharp and clear. The processing works well with this subject and it is a classy shot.


xanda 14 244 2 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2011 10:05PM
Thank you, Hector Smile

Thank you, Roy. It's been touch and go I can tell you. I've thrown my camera out the pram several times this year already lol Wink

Thank you, Oleg Smile

Thank you, Linda Smile

Thank you, Andy Smile
DaveU 12 1.4k 125 England
5 Feb 2011 10:26PM
The eyes have it ..... quite beautiful.

Don't give up !!!
xanda 14 244 2 United Kingdom
6 Feb 2011 1:50AM
Thank you, Dave Smile
PeteLowe 10 3
6 Feb 2011 8:17AM
Beautiful portrait.
Paintman Plus
11 1.2k 177 United Kingdom
6 Feb 2011 10:56AM
This is a beautiful and skillfully taken and processed photo. Excellent work.

xanda 14 244 2 United Kingdom
7 Feb 2011 1:25AM
Thank you, Pete Smile

Thank you, Alan Smile
johnnyboy114 9 231 106 United Kingdom
7 Feb 2011 7:36AM
I love the softness with this image. It goes with it very nicely, with the focus very much on the eyes and beautifully modelled.....a really quite lovely image.
xanda 14 244 2 United Kingdom
7 Feb 2011 11:44AM
Thank you, John Smile
Nigel_95 Plus
12 262 2 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2011 10:16PM
I too would say don't give up.

xanda 14 244 2 United Kingdom
11 Feb 2011 11:03AM
Thank you, Nigel Smile
andmolliethedog 12 120 11 United Kingdom
7 Jul 2011 9:04AM
This is just exceptional..everything works yet it appears to be an easy shot..which most realise it is certainly it
xanda 14 244 2 United Kingdom
7 Aug 2011 10:23AM
Thank you Smile Sorry for the late reply!
1881 6 India
5 Jun 2012 7:12PM

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