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Self Portrait....inspired by Stu and Drew

Discussion in 'Formal Portraits and Weddings' started by sonyam, Aug 13, 2008.

  1. Those two are so creative, and inspiring. I know it's not nearly as good as their portraits, but there's only so much I can do with a remote, LOL!

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  2. Like this a lot Sonya.... it has a very monochrome feel to it.. works well.

    Sultry indeed!

    G :cool: 
  3. JMontes


    Jun 22, 2007
    Edgartown, MA
    Wow....your husband is going to love putting that on his desk :biggrin:

    Very nicely done, especially for a self portrait..wow!

    Oh yeah, the colors are absolutely amazing....I love whatever PP you did to this!
  4. Phil


    Nov 25, 2007
    I agree "WOW". Very nice shot, i like the way you processed it.
  5. I'm not familiar with Dru or Stew (I'm new here), but I think this is a fantastic self-portrait!

    The pose is natural, and comfortable. It leads my eyes right where they should go.

    I think your subtle use of selective coloring works well for this shot. Nicely done!

    Thanks for sharing :) 
  6. kiwi


    Jan 1, 2008
    Auckland, NZ
    I'm going to take bets that this will get 1000 views and 200 replies, anyone on for $5 ?

    Nice shot though, a very 30's feel to it enhanced by the PP, my only niggle is that it does look like you are concentrating in the remote and not on the 'look'


    Apr 30, 2005
    Your really gorgeous :) 

    The photo is also wonderful :) 
  8. Vienna Pics

    Vienna Pics

    Nov 14, 2005
    Yes, WOW! The blacks and off-white/gray work very well into the overall shot!
  9. Matthias


    Apr 13, 2007
    Central Texas
    Wow - just wow :smile:
  10. Seneca


    Dec 4, 2006
    Sonya...oh my gosh...you are just beautiful! Ok I'm jealous...I will have to do this too. But I don't think I can post...I'd be too afraid. Again you are just simply stunning lady! Perhaps we can get a Lady's Calendar and call it the "The Nikon Cafe Ladies"...hahaha. Ok I have April since that's my birthday!
  11. ubetcha


    Nov 12, 2006
    San Diego, Ca
    Awwwh, come on Seneca go ahead Pose & Post, Nikon Cafe' could have a new forum... "Battle of the Babes":wink:
  12. Seneca


    Dec 4, 2006

    I like that name...or how about NikonCafe Babes for the calendar? :biggrin:
  13. Sounds like a great idea!

    Let's just not ask for a NikonCafe Firemen's Calendar from all the guys!
  14. Sonya.....
    and it is awesome
    the look and feel are fantastic

    it was nice of you to let us "CONVINCE" you to do such a shot
    well done
  15. now, seneca...
    yours would be just as awesome
  16. ubetcha


    Nov 12, 2006
    San Diego, Ca
    Seeca, how about another formum for Cafers with a firearms & foot fetish... could be called GUNS 'N TOESES
  17. Seneca


    Dec 4, 2006
    Heyyy...now that's a thought.
  18. Seneca


    Dec 4, 2006

    Hey a NikonCafe for Dudes too. But in all seriousness we should do a calendar for the best images. I would buy it.

    But back to the OP...so did you take this or did hubby?
  19. Sonya, no question you are lovely and this shot proves it. I don't know how you can take a self portrait and be successful at it. I fail miserably every time I try. There are a few items in the background that could be better but all in all a very nice shot. The porcelain look of your skin set this off nicely.
  20. dan1son


    Sep 24, 2007
    I'm with Gordon on this one... my self portraits are so bad I have a picture of a camera as my avatar. :tongue:

    Wonderful shot... and Wow.
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