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An excellent concept, skillfully executed by both photographer and model. The delicate balance of negative and positive space is indicative of a true artist, and the expert lighting is indicative of a top-notch photographer. The desaturated colors give the image a timeless quality, and they increase the artistic appeal. The model did a superb job by positioning herself inside the cube to make maximum impact with the lighting in the creation of lines, shapes, shadows, textures, and form. Her body language and facial expression work in tandem with the desaturated colors to further the timeless and artistic qualities. I appreciate the fact that it downplays the sexuality while maximizing the sensuality of the nude female form, and it pays homage to the softness of her body and her nature, contrasted with the stark angles and hard surface of the cube in which she is contained, as if it's protecting her vulnerability. An excellent dichotomy if I've ever seen one! Graphically, it's a very "clean" image, and overall it's destined to be a classic. I can certainly see it doing well in a fine art gallery and over the fireplace of an expensive home. Very nicely done indeed.
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I find this image surreal in the best sense of this word. The hallucinatory sense I have is due to the strong lighting on the left side of the box which flattens the image. I am then stuck by the well lit form of the model that jumps out at you.

I am not sure just how this was lit but it certainly must have been challenging. I am impressed.

The placement of the box in the space, seems quite formal, classic with lots of space which leads the viewer to get your title "austere portrait". The model herself though certainly uncomfortable certainly does not appear so. Her accommodations certainly are austere however. I have flashbacks to bus trips and plane rides of my past.
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A2Matos Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2013   Photographer
Your work has been featured in - Red Carpet: Artistic Nudes & Glamour Vol.1 [link]
Congratulations =D
augenweide Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
your beautiful work is featured in my new journal...[link]
markanders1200 Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2013
Again, very unusual placement, creates a striking image that demands the viewer spend the time to study the image.
KPEKEP Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2012
Kleva !
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DemonIllusion Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Professional General Artist
ooo very cool idea!
Chocolatecookiecrumb Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Interesting abstraction!
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M59Photography Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2012  Professional Photographer
1) Damn, this is good.
2) I so wish I'd shot it.
3) Damn, this is good!
Love the concept, lighting, pose and post work. Kudos.
LoveBob Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Everything... but not austere... lolllll

Nicely done and beautiful concept!!!
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