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By Mari    
Many thanks for looking Smile

Model = Lauren Howells
Victorian dress designer = June Ashton Mears
Make-up = Andree Coster

Tags: Hat Veil Portraits and people Victorian costume Concept shoot

Voters: miptog, morpheus1955, backbeat and 138 more

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backbeat Plus
17 134 1 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2011 7:48PM
My, that's good....

Phil
NobbytheNobster 13 33 5 England
19 Sep 2011 7:52PM
Great portrait, well done
Rick
seanslevin 18 9 Ireland
19 Sep 2011 8:01PM
perfect title Mari Smile 5 stars . Excellent .

Sean .
nonur 14 18 13 Turkey
19 Sep 2011 8:05PM
Very elegant quality portrait!
Coleslaw 17 13.4k 28 Wales
19 Sep 2011 8:14PM
would've never guessed this is yours.
Tynnwrlluniau Plus
13 112 40 Wales
19 Sep 2011 8:14PM
Gwych! An outstanding portrait, Mari. Wonderful composition and exposure.
Alun
Mari 19 1.8k United Kingdom
19 Sep 2011 8:25PM
Thanks everyone Smile

LOL Sean, i'm hopeless at thinking of titles Smile

@ Cole, I do many portraits as part of my job and have posted lots on here... but always good to surprise Wink

Mari
lianna 13 13 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2011 8:45PM
Love this Mari!!!! absolutely superb, mysterious, dark and moody!!! fantastic x x x
senn 11 5 1 Belgium
19 Sep 2011 8:53PM
sublime compo and execution ..
Mari 19 1.8k United Kingdom
19 Sep 2011 8:59PM
Thank you Pooch, for your award, honoured indeed! Smile
AshTree 13 1.7k 6 England
19 Sep 2011 9:13PM
Superb portrait, a wonderfully enigmatic expression.
Theresa
whipspeed 18 4.2k 22 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2011 9:24PM
Absolutely superb, everything about the image says quality.
soulofharmony 12 22 1 Norfolk Island
19 Sep 2011 9:56PM
Fantastic Mari...!!! Grin


Nikki !!!
taggart Plus
18 47 15 United States
19 Sep 2011 10:07PM
Very special Mari-- accomplished focusing thru that mesh!
Goggz 15 2.3k 72 Wales
19 Sep 2011 10:58PM
Bl**dy lovely! And you've photographed her perfectly chook! Grin

CHeers, Goggz

p.s. but I would consider cloning out those tiny bits of white fluff or whatever off her hat...
Mari 19 1.8k United Kingdom
20 Sep 2011 12:19AM
Many thanks everyone and to whipspeed for your award Smile

Yes you are right Pete I meant to clone the little specs of white fluff out but forgot Sad
LesF 16 182 9
20 Sep 2011 6:59AM
Wonderful portrait Mari, the choice of DOF works really well coupled with her expression


LesF
chase Plus
17 2.5k 669 England
20 Sep 2011 7:19AM
Captivating !
Buffalo_Tom Plus
16 2.3k 29 Wales
20 Sep 2011 8:57AM
Outstanding portrait Mari.
Tom.
Richsr 15 91 223 England
20 Sep 2011 9:05AM
Like the expression and use of the veil too.
Regards Richard
20 Sep 2011 9:29AM
"The hunt awaits M'lady"...

A very elegant portrait Mari, marvellous.

Dougie
sut68 19 2.0k 77 England
20 Sep 2011 12:26PM
Congrats on the EC and t'other awards m'dear, lovely!!!
Mari 19 1.8k United Kingdom
20 Sep 2011 12:37PM
Thanks everyone Smile

A big thanks Pete for the EC Smile

Mari
dmhuynh72 15 47 3 United Kingdom
20 Sep 2011 2:17PM
outstanding portrait Maria and congrats on your EC.
regards
Yung
20 Sep 2011 3:06PM
Lovely portrait
Niknut Plus
12 3.5k 82 United Kingdom
20 Sep 2011 5:14PM
Absolutely stunning !......superb quality portrait.....1st class !
derekhansen 14 210 24 United Kingdom
20 Sep 2011 8:36PM
Very, very good Mari.
Derek
kitsch 17 439 4 United Kingdom
20 Sep 2011 10:28PM
fabulous!!!
Mari 19 1.8k United Kingdom
21 Sep 2011 9:32AM
Thank you everyone Smile

And big thanks to Tom for the award Smile

Mari
Richsr 15 91 223 England
21 Sep 2011 2:46PM
Congrats on the EC Mari
johnnyboy114 14 231 106 United Kingdom
21 Sep 2011 2:48PM
Fantastic work, really is. Superbly constructed and shot
Mari 19 1.8k United Kingdom
21 Sep 2011 11:08PM
Thanks folks Smile and a big thanks to Andrew for the award, am very chuffed with all of them Smile

Mari
wyatturp 17 2 England
23 Sep 2011 8:28PM
Super picture works so well with the fine detail, and the look just right..
DougSmile
25 Sep 2011 10:39PM
Really good image. However I find the signature distracting but great work
Daisymaye Plus
14 25 24 Canada
26 Sep 2011 6:55AM
A superb portrait Mari. Very beautiful...............Sandy
cdm36 19 391 7 England
26 Sep 2011 7:37AM
Congrats on Potw Mari Smile
dmhuynh72 15 47 3 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2011 8:20AM
congrats Mari, very well deserved POTW.
regards
Yung
whipspeed 18 4.2k 22 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2011 8:23AM
So pleased to log in this morning and see this awarded POTW.
Very well deserved.

Sarah
LesF 16 182 9
26 Sep 2011 8:38AM
Huge congrats Mari on the POTW award


LesF
sherlob Plus
16 3.3k 133 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2011 8:42AM
Congrats Mari - all awards are well deserved!
Richsr 15 91 223 England
26 Sep 2011 8:55AM
Congrats on the POTW Mari,
I just hope you get the canvas as I won the POTW in May and I am still wait to receive it.
Regards Richard
jeanie Plus
19 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2011 11:48AM
Well deserved POTW - congratulations Mari !!
xx
Shutterlad 13 1 South Africa
26 Sep 2011 12:22PM
Amazing photo.
Mari 19 1.8k United Kingdom
26 Sep 2011 12:24PM
Ooh that's a nice surprise Smile many thanks for POTW and for all your comments. Smile
smw999 15 10 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2011 4:05PM
Superb!!
KBan 17 512 4 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2011 7:56PM
Wow!!!

Keith
woodrow 15 153 Scotland
26 Sep 2011 8:23PM
simple and effective

classy....

Paul Wink
geoffrey baker 18 501 1 Wales
26 Sep 2011 9:19PM
Congratulations on the EC Mari Smile

Geoff.
soulofharmony 12 22 1 Norfolk Island
27 Sep 2011 11:08AM
Congrat's Mari , So well deserved...xoxoxo Grin
Mari 19 1.8k United Kingdom
27 Sep 2011 5:58PM
Many many thanks everyone Smile

And thanks Dorel for your UA, Smile Smile

Mari
paulcr 18 1.5k 9 Ireland
27 Sep 2011 6:05PM
Fabulous. Congrats. Paul
User_Removed 19 39 6 Scotland
28 Sep 2011 7:58PM
no surprise here then quality all shine through xxxx
Redline748 16 31 United Kingdom
29 Sep 2011 12:32AM
I love it
Ade_Osman 19 4.5k 36 England
29 Sep 2011 1:23AM
Well done on all the accolades Mari, top class work mate......

Ade x
Zilba 13 5 South Africa
29 Sep 2011 7:50AM
Mind blowingly beautiful, masterful use of DOF. One of the best portraits I have seen this year.

regards
Zil
South Africa
Mari 19 1.8k United Kingdom
29 Sep 2011 9:55AM
Many thanks Paul, Victor xx, Redline and Zil Smile

And thanks for your award Ade, most honoured seeing as she hasn't got feathers or wings Wink lol xx

Mari
seanslevin 18 9 Ireland
29 Sep 2011 10:08AM
Brilliant Mari , congrats on POTW and all the well deserved awards .
Sean .
Mari 19 1.8k United Kingdom
29 Sep 2011 1:14PM
Thank you so much Sean Smile

Mari
edrhodes 17 548 13 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2011 5:57PM
Exceptional work Mari, well deserved of all the awards.

Ed..
Melanie_M 17 168 9 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2011 8:26PM
Congratulations - a little mystery and beauty combined into one fantastic portrait.
lanalang 11 1 Italy
2 Oct 2011 1:32PM
Superb portrait!
Mari 19 1.8k United Kingdom
3 Oct 2011 10:11AM
Many thanks Ed and Mel Smile

Thanks Lana for the award, much appreciated Smile

Mari
Nigel_95 Plus
17 262 2 United Kingdom
4 Oct 2011 11:13PM
Sorry I'm so late, this is simply stunning Mari. Congratulations on all the awards.

Nigel
Mari 19 1.8k United Kingdom
5 Oct 2011 10:27AM
Many, many thanks Nigel, your comment and award are much appreciated Smile

Mari
6 Nov 2011 6:06PM
I'd like to add my congratulations for an outstanding portrait.


Scott
Philip_H 11 1.5k United Kingdom
12 Jan 2012 8:13PM
A very classy and sophisticated portrait.
Mari 19 1.8k United Kingdom
22 Jan 2012 12:00AM
Thank you Philip Smile

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