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By paola1987
I've been trying to organize my life lately, and found out it is not something easy to do, it is like organizing my drawers, it can be so frustrating and depressing at times
I know it's overexposed, but it was the best i could do with the backlight without using a flash, i think i like the washed out effect

Tags: Portraits and people

Voters: Bravdo, johnnyboy114, Shane136 and 35 more

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johnnyboy114 8 231 106 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2010 9:25AM
Doesn't matter about the washout, this works really well. The look you have with the expression, along with the processing gives it a mood that really brings across the empathy....a really nice image Paola and you definitely get drawn into the mood and idea of the shot. Excellent image

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16 Dec 2010 9:37AM
thankyou John, I'm glad it is ok overexposed and it gives the idea of the mood Smile
Shane136 13 63 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2010 9:47AM
I just like the fact you try new/different things, always a pleasure to see what you come up with next.. instead of saying over exposed call it high key. Smile anyway, what i am saying is i like it Smile
I agree with John, overexposing works well here and i really love composition in your pic and way how it is broken in three different images, building kind of photo essay closed in one frame.
Trout_Man 7 1 30 Wales
16 Dec 2010 11:50AM
Looks fine to me, a well thought out capture, if this is one of your self portraits, you have done very well to get into the pose, oh to be a fly on the wall to see it happen Smile Geoff.
16 Dec 2010 12:00PM
Organising your drawers can have a different meaning in this country Paola, but I get the drift.

Without much ado you create another great image which is subtle and sexy at the same time, so well done from me.

16 Dec 2010 12:28PM
haha.. sorry for my English Dougie, I guess you have to be a native speaker to understand many things Smile sometimes people say the funniest things without wanting to hahaha.....
glad you like the photo Wink
Richsr Plus
9 91 223 England
16 Dec 2010 1:16PM
Like your concept with this one Paola.
Regards Richard
deegee 11 181 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2010 1:31PM
The washed out effect is what caught my eye! Smile
mrswoolybill Plus
9 985 1500 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2010 2:34PM
Your uploads are always so individual, full of strong personality, and that's what I love.
High-key works particularly well with those sugared almond tones - pistachio green, apricot pink.
16 Dec 2010 4:25PM
thankyou Moira, you are always very kind Smile
16 Dec 2010 6:13PM
I like the concept of this one. Good interesting comp', gentle colours and nicely thought out.

John Smile
Philo Plus
6 99 83 England
16 Dec 2010 6:20PM
The composition and high key effect work really well for me. Just one small point: you look a bit orange so maybe white balance out a touch. Having said that everyone looks orange compared to an English milk bottle like me!
Lovely unique work.
kopo 8 20 1 United Kingdom
17 Dec 2010 5:39AM
It expresses the mood perfectly
JackAllTog Plus
7 4.4k 58 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2012 4:25PM
Super photo in the style of today.

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