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By Mjhearne
A shot taken of a model 'Annabel'. I really liked the idea of trying a more 'beauty' shot. Heres my attempt! All comments welcomed, and thanks for looking!

f/16
1/125 secs @ 70mm

Tags: Model Studio Beauty Fashion Female Girl Pose Make-up Confetti Portraits and people

Voters: CathyT, sketch, Atlas and 261 more

Comments


CathyT 14 7.3k 18 United Kingdom
21 Apr 2008 12:15PM
Those eyes are lovely...

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sketch 12 1.5k United Kingdom
21 Apr 2008 12:17PM
Very pretty shot

sarah x
Atlas 16 621 United Kingdom
21 Apr 2008 12:17PM
This is one of your best Matthew. Nice fresh feel to it. ☼☼☼☼☼

Rob
BubbaG2000 12 767 1
21 Apr 2008 12:19PM
If beauty was your goal then both you and your model have achieved it perfectly. I love this shot! Well done.
Mjhearne 13 432 4 Scotland
21 Apr 2008 12:19PM
Thank you Cathy and Sketch! And thank you very much Rob! Needed that!
HelenO 13 46 1 United Kingdom
21 Apr 2008 12:20PM
Absolutely beautiful. Love every thing about this one Smile J
Mjhearne 13 432 4 Scotland
21 Apr 2008 12:24PM
Thanks JaneyO!
kitsch 14 439 4 United Kingdom
21 Apr 2008 12:25PM
superb beauty shot!
Mjhearne 13 432 4 Scotland
21 Apr 2008 12:27PM
Thanks everyone! Needed a little 'pick me up'! Smile
User_Removed 16 16 1 United Kingdom
21 Apr 2008 12:36PM
beautiful shot

di
lonely_oryx 12 61 55 England
21 Apr 2008 12:45PM
Lovely portrait
kokobrown 15 1.9k Scotland
21 Apr 2008 12:46PM
Really lovely shot, beautiful make up.
Works well against the white background.
How did you shoot the confetti so perfectly blown like that?

Laura x
colin 15 697 5 Scotland
21 Apr 2008 12:46PM
Beautiful image. The movement in the confetti really adds to it. Lovely lighting and beautiful model too.
Colin
Maddie 14 2.7k 2 United Kingdom
21 Apr 2008 1:12PM
very good
Coleslaw 14 13.4k 28 Wales
21 Apr 2008 1:14PM
very beautiful indeed.
dawnmichelle 12 12 United States
21 Apr 2008 1:16PM
stunning shot.. you captured her and the action shot well. Looks like a professional shot to me
Leary 13 15 1 New Zealand
21 Apr 2008 1:32PM
this is very very good, making the most of that 400d. looks pro indeed

props
Leary
tigs 15 145 3 Netherlands
21 Apr 2008 2:24PM
This is really beautiful, love those little hearts! The lighting is fantastic, beautiful model.

~Natalie
Mjhearne 13 432 4 Scotland
21 Apr 2008 2:34PM
Never expected this! Thanks to everyone who has commented! And thanks for the awards Sugarbabylove & Coltranekoh!
climbing_orchid 15 321 1 United Kingdom
21 Apr 2008 2:43PM
Stunning shot - very beautiful
Liz x
photojenic 12 17
21 Apr 2008 3:10PM
gorgeous!!
jen
Buffalo_Tom Plus
13 2.3k 11 Wales
21 Apr 2008 3:17PM
Agree with all above comments.Stunning.
Tom.
imander 12 388 7 United Kingdom
21 Apr 2008 3:19PM
really beautiful picture, love the colours and pose
ian
Mjhearne 13 432 4 Scotland
21 Apr 2008 3:43PM
Wow! Thanks all for looking and your kind comments!
JouŠo 15 56 Finland
21 Apr 2008 3:44PM
first class!

Jouko
JennB 12 60 1 United Kingdom
21 Apr 2008 3:53PM
Well done Matthew, a great response! You've come a long way.
Jenn x
21 Apr 2008 3:53PM
One first glass shot, well done.

Dougie.
AlanBW 14 20 England
21 Apr 2008 4:07PM
Love the effect, this is a truly beautiful image
Possum Plus
13 148 England
21 Apr 2008 4:38PM
Took my breath away; this is GORGEOUS Smile
Allie
Richsr 12 91 223 England
21 Apr 2008 5:04PM
Like the lighting and the details in this - well setup and captured.
Regards Richard
annefromleo 14 11 1 United Kingdom
21 Apr 2008 5:22PM
what a great idea, lovely and interesting image, well done
Anne
Atlas 16 621 United Kingdom
21 Apr 2008 5:34PM
Congratulations Matthew Grin
kokobrown 15 1.9k Scotland
21 Apr 2008 5:35PM
Well done on your EC!
Mjhearne 13 432 4 Scotland
21 Apr 2008 5:48PM
Wasnt expecting that! Thank you very much Pete! My first EC....Over the moon!
Maddie 14 2.7k 2 United Kingdom
21 Apr 2008 6:06PM
well done Smile
Coleslaw 14 13.4k 28 Wales
21 Apr 2008 6:11PM
well deserved.
Mjhearne 13 432 4 Scotland
21 Apr 2008 6:22PM
Thanks Rob, Koko, Maddie, & Coltranekoh.

Still in shock!
SamGillespie 13 94 United Kingdom
21 Apr 2008 6:33PM
Just been through you pf. Great stuff.
This shot is expertly lit.
Well done!
Sam
martinproe 14 293 5 England
21 Apr 2008 6:38PM
Wonderful in every regard.
Bodiewil 12 46 Wales
21 Apr 2008 6:47PM
Stunning work congrats on the EC

Dave
CathyT 14 7.3k 18 United Kingdom
21 Apr 2008 6:54PM
Congrats on your EC Matthew.
chodge987 13 20 Scotland
21 Apr 2008 8:04PM
Tremendous work!!!

Chris
Big_T 14 58 United Kingdom
21 Apr 2008 8:14PM
beautiful model beautiful photo. Great work one to be really proud of.
GalleryGirl 12 4 2 United Kingdom
21 Apr 2008 8:24PM
Well done on the well deserved EC! Fabulous shot!!!
Marilyn x
microchip 12 1 United Kingdom
21 Apr 2008 8:39PM
A lovely soft Image excellent light and detail A superb capture,
Alan
Mjhearne 13 432 4 Scotland
21 Apr 2008 8:57PM
Really over-whelmed with the response! Thanks to everyone who has commented!
SueTurner 15 81 3 England
21 Apr 2008 9:10PM
well deserved EC - like the way the hearty bits on her hand match the eye make up perfectly - a clever shot that works very well
Mjhearne 13 432 4 Scotland
21 Apr 2008 9:15PM
I know Sue! I was lucky enough to work with both a great make-up artist and model. Im sure they will be just as pleased! Thanks!
Valerie1 12 68 Northern Ireland
21 Apr 2008 9:21PM
Beautiful portrait shot. Congrats on EC.
Valerie
Mewinty 11
21 Apr 2008 9:39PM
Fab shot! Lovely colours, very pretty. Melissa
Geraint 13 715 34 Wales
21 Apr 2008 10:16PM
This is fantastic. I love the composition, and the high key has been done beautifully. Congratulations.
Geraint
Possum Plus
13 148 England
21 Apr 2008 10:54PM
So pleased this received an EC - such a wonderful image.
Allie
Hoffy 15 262 16 England
21 Apr 2008 11:04PM
Beautiful soft image.
HarryStan 15 50 Australia
21 Apr 2008 11:36PM
beautiful image...congrats on the EC
ricochico 14 6 United States
21 Apr 2008 11:42PM
Slamming image here my friend!! Congrats on your acceptance to college as well! Ur definitely deserving of it from what I have seen here in your port! I love your eyesightSmile Keep going mate!
RicoFotoChico
Mjhearne 13 432 4 Scotland
21 Apr 2008 11:43PM
Thanks Ricofotochico - What a mouthful! LOL! Smile
thorn 15 124 2 Scotland
22 Apr 2008 12:08AM
Hi Matthew,
Congratulations on your EC award,it's all been said.Class shot.take care,AnnSmile
22 Apr 2008 12:34AM
Excellent image, love the lighting

Graeme
22 Apr 2008 12:37AM
Beautiful lightness & composition.
Mia
taggart Plus
15 47 14 United States
22 Apr 2008 12:53AM
The skin is so perfect! ??? jennnn
stevekhart 14 4.5k 3 United Kingdom
22 Apr 2008 3:32AM
Well done Matthew, well deserved Smile
conrad 15 10.9k 116
22 Apr 2008 8:57AM

Quote:I really liked the idea of trying a more 'beauty' shot. Heres my attempt!


Attempt successful! Well done!
22 Apr 2008 11:50AM
impressive !
Chriscj 14 96 1 England
22 Apr 2008 11:52AM
Excellent. Congrats on your EC.


Chris
Rende 13 38 4 Netherlands
22 Apr 2008 11:54AM
Wonderful shot; beautifully done!
Rende
keithh 16 25.6k 33 Wallis And Futuna
22 Apr 2008 1:52PM
right up there
BarbaraR 13 115 1 England
22 Apr 2008 2:48PM
You've excelled yourself with this Matthew.
Really gorgeous. Blowing a kiss of love hearts.
Top quality and very lovely.
Congrats.

B.
Herge88 Plus
12 40 6 England
22 Apr 2008 4:06PM
A very well deserved EC this is a super shot.

Best Matt
JulieTinton 14 39 United Kingdom
22 Apr 2008 4:55PM
Wow, this is lovely Matthew! It really is top quality and a very well deserved EC! The first of many I'm sure!

Julie x
Mjhearne 13 432 4 Scotland
22 Apr 2008 5:06PM
Thanks Julie! x
gerrymac 12 10 1 United Kingdom
22 Apr 2008 5:18PM
Beautiful image and idea,lovely model
Gerry
Mavis 17 143 2 England
22 Apr 2008 5:48PM
One of your very best Matthew. A beautiful high key image of a lovely girl.Lovely eyes .
one word........WOW

brilliant shot well worthy of the POTW award

Iain
Mjhearne 13 432 4 Scotland
23 Apr 2008 12:37AM
Huge compliment Iain! Thank you very much! I feel like I need to say thank you to everyone who has left a comment....But im sure you understand that this page will be quite boring hearing me say thank you - thank you etc....But im over the moon guys, made my week!
Nettles 12 England
23 Apr 2008 1:45PM
A fabulous capture, just beautiful.
Annette
JennB 12 60 1 United Kingdom
23 Apr 2008 1:58PM
117 so far so good Matthew! I'd give you another click if I could!
23 Apr 2008 4:27PM
See why this has so many votes its just a perfect capture
photophantom 12 108 3 Philippines
23 Apr 2008 6:02PM
A+
Dennis
MilanaG 14 Bulgaria
23 Apr 2008 6:24PM
Beautiful pictur!Like it a lot!
Milena
argh22 13 2 United Kingdom
23 Apr 2008 6:41PM
This is beautiful! Congrats on the EC - very well deserved Smile
Anna
23 Apr 2008 7:17PM
I'm sure she could blow any Man's heart away. Smashing shot.

John Smile
dianah 13 24.5k 4 United Kingdom
23 Apr 2008 8:27PM
A very beautiful portrait Matthew..your model must have been ecstatic when she saw it !
Di
DP_Imagery 15 24 6 Wales
23 Apr 2008 9:24PM
Superb in every way - well deserving of the EC. Bruce
dionne 15 29 United Kingdom
23 Apr 2008 11:43PM
An out of the ordinary portrait. Beautifully delicate skin tones and a wonderful idea! Congrats on the well deserved EC!
JudeC 12 6 3 England
24 Apr 2008 8:42AM
This is gorgeous - I love the way her eyeshadow matches the little hearts in her hand - Jude.
Nick_w 12 4.3k 99 England
24 Apr 2008 9:19PM
Congrats on EC very worthy - brilliant
25 Apr 2008 7:57AM
gorgeous picture, well done!
imagio 13 12 1 England
25 Apr 2008 10:02PM
Congrats on the EC well deserved..

Bernie
trissie 13 United Kingdom
26 Apr 2008 10:08AM
A beautiful image.
Congratulations on your EC.

Trish
Mjhearne 13 432 4 Scotland
26 Apr 2008 12:35PM
Thanks again everybody! Im stunned by the reaction this image has received.
Glostopcat 13 255 2 England
26 Apr 2008 12:39PM
A beautiful portrait which fully deserves all the accolades its received. Congratulations on a well deserved EC award, Ed
Mjhearne 13 432 4 Scotland
26 Apr 2008 1:19PM
Thanks Ed!
GregorP 15 4 Slovenia
26 Apr 2008 7:53PM
Wow!!! Superb!!!
Congrats on EC & RC awards!

Gregor
Mjhearne 13 432 4 Scotland
26 Apr 2008 10:50PM
Cheers Gregor!
Brilane 13 5 12 Wales
27 Apr 2008 4:19PM
Great composition.
Brian
franfoto 12 2 32 England
27 Apr 2008 5:09PM
This is top draw work and well deserves the EC it has achieved. Well done Matthew. (have left a comment on your PF)
Fran
Mjhearne 13 432 4 Scotland
27 Apr 2008 8:59PM
Thanks Brian/Fran
Coleslaw 14 13.4k 28 Wales
28 Apr 2008 10:06AM
well done on the POTW!
woodrow 12 153 Scotland
28 Apr 2008 10:12AM
well done with EC! really beautiful shot, like the concept with hearts and detail in skin is wonderful - a super job and of course a beautiful model; good lighting and make-up

well deserved clicks

Paul
Firebaby 16 1.2k Faroe Islands
28 Apr 2008 11:00AM
Brilliant, this really works so well.
pennyspike 16 2.1k 29 United Kingdom
28 Apr 2008 11:22AM
I thought I'd voted for this early on but I'm pleased to make amends and congratulate you onthe POTW
Told you it was worthy of the POTW Award lol lol

Well Done

Iain
28 Apr 2008 11:57AM
What a great shot.
Carol
smileylaura 14 640 United Kingdom
28 Apr 2008 12:12PM
Wow! I love this, it's SO memorable! I especially like the way that her make-up matches the colour of the hearts. Everything has been done so well, I love it!
chesh 16 45 United Kingdom
28 Apr 2008 12:48PM
Quite simply beautiful.
Dave
hebdens 14 5
28 Apr 2008 1:00PM
great concept and well styled. A cracker of an image.
Tracy
Mjhearne 13 432 4 Scotland
28 Apr 2008 1:16PM
OMG! Im speechless! Thank you to everyone who has viewed and commented on this image. And big thanks to Pete for my first EC and POTW. I am estatic!

Matthew
EnigmaPhoto 14 487 United Kingdom
28 Apr 2008 3:34PM
Great shot. I'm not a great commenter, but I had to congratulate you on this one. Well done on POTW and EC.

congrats to your make-up artist too. They've done well to match the colour of the hearts.

This should look great on canvas.
28 Apr 2008 4:24PM
Wow! What an inspirational photograph!
S.
stevekhart 14 4.5k 3 United Kingdom
28 Apr 2008 5:03PM
No stopping you now, well done on the POTW, hope you're celebrating!
Mjhearne 13 432 4 Scotland
28 Apr 2008 5:17PM
Haha....Think I was lucky enough to have a great model and a good make up artist - So credit to them too! I wont be celebrating tonight as im working tomorrow at 0630. However might be totally crazy and treat myself to a new roll of paper! LOL!
colin 15 697 5 Scotland
28 Apr 2008 9:42PM
Congratulations, Matthew on POTW. Well deserved accolade!!
Colin
28 Apr 2008 10:32PM
well done matthew i see you have worked with a few of the girls ive worked with . really great job.
capture 13 6 1 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2008 12:02AM
the most deserving EC portrait yet!! amazing image!!!
Mjhearne 13 432 4 Scotland
29 Apr 2008 12:52AM
Thanks Capture!
Think this could be the first POTW Award for a 400D user????????????? could be wrong but hope not lol lol

Iain
wyatturp 14 2 England
29 Apr 2008 8:24AM
Super picture great comp and light , well done youSmile

Doug
MadTrace 15 268 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2008 11:07AM
Stunning image
Mjhearne 13 432 4 Scotland
29 Apr 2008 5:08PM
Thanks again guys! (and girls, you know what I mean)
keithquine 11 1 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2008 8:52PM
I am not very good at photography yet lol
but i'd say this picture is simple and fresh but the use of the wee sequin things are quite effective...?
hehe
nice pic
x
japa 13 3 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2008 9:49PM
excellent shot - well done
Paddy 17 254 8 England
29 Apr 2008 11:15PM
so beautiful and delicate, you have capture a soft & sensual look, this is really beautiful nothing jumps out at you it just flows together Smile)P
Mavis 17 143 2 England
30 Apr 2008 8:18AM
My goodness Matthew nearly 200 comments and clicks and all those awards !!. WELL DONE xxxx

Fantastic xxx Smile
Mjhearne 13 432 4 Scotland
30 Apr 2008 3:55PM
Thanks Mavis. Im gob smacked how well this has done. Im glad you like it! Appreciate your feedback as always - You were one of the first to comment on my very first upload! xx
pacman 16 29 Ireland
1 May 2008 7:14AM
excellent, fantastic portfolio.
Mjhearne 13 432 4 Scotland
1 May 2008 3:02PM
Thanks Pacman!
HectorRivera 12 17 1 United States
2 May 2008 5:35PM
Nice composition and timing. Great detail, enchanting eyes.
Mjhearne 13 432 4 Scotland
2 May 2008 9:37PM
Cheers Hector!
Claire_Hirst 12 167 United Kingdom
2 May 2008 9:56PM
super super super!!
BrenS 12 50 Ireland
3 May 2008 3:29AM
oh my god this is a wonderful shot i love it.
turtle1 15 41 United Kingdom
3 May 2008 7:17AM
Brilliant

Barb
Mjhearne 13 432 4 Scotland
3 May 2008 8:40AM
Thanks....Smile
HowardA 13 231
3 May 2008 2:24PM
Stunning work. Congrats on POTW.
Howard
jacekb 11 Poland
13 May 2008 8:54PM
No doubts it's beautiful.
Mjhearne 13 432 4 Scotland
13 May 2008 11:44PM
Thanks Jacekb
AEasthope67 13 46 England
1 Jun 2008 9:54PM
Congratulations on all your awards. Very well deserved. Astounding photo. Andy
oneill 12 155 Ireland
11 Jun 2008 9:01PM
stunning image
sharatoni 11 23 United Kingdom
2 Jul 2008 11:07PM
im no expert, but im flabergasted!!!!!!! stunning
11 Jul 2008 8:07PM
Well done on the awards.
flash783 13 12 England
17 Jul 2008 12:08PM
Cracking shot - well done on the awards, definately well deserved. I love the link between the colour of eye shadow used and the hearts.

Wayne Smile
19 Jul 2008 3:16PM
Love the lighting, well done.
Mjhearne 13 432 4 Scotland
20 Jul 2008 10:04AM
Thanks Everybody!
mollye 13 3 United Kingdom
20 Jul 2008 9:03PM
Catching up, this is a excellent shot with great detail
Mol
Foxfire 15 322 United Kingdom
2 Sep 2008 4:01PM
Excellent! Fantastic, on everything
Mjhearne 13 432 4 Scotland
9 Feb 2009 11:54AM
Thanks!
Stenno 13 11 England
19 Apr 2009 3:50PM
Beautiful shot, I love it!

Geoff
22 May 2009 5:02PM
Amezing.
Saga
Superb lighting!
PD_BARBS 11 14 United Kingdom
17 Dec 2009 3:05PM
Simply beautiful
Goggz 13 2.3k 72 Wales
4 Jan 2010 8:54PM
Mmmmmmmmm... dreamy, peachy, lovely Smile
Cheers, Goggz
lianna 10 13 United Kingdom
7 Feb 2010 5:22PM
a really beautiful capture x x
Debbiee 13 136 6 United Kingdom
19 Feb 2010 9:32AM
stunning portrait excellent lighting and colours one of my favourites
7 Mar 2010 8:28AM
Lice the composition and colors!! Great.
Mjhearne 13 432 4 Scotland
9 Sep 2010 8:51AM
Thanks guys!
2 Feb 2011 4:39PM
Simply Beautiful
Mjhearne 13 432 4 Scotland
24 Feb 2011 3:15PM
Thanks! Nice to see this image is still getting some attention!

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