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Motherland Chronicles 10 - Crow by zemotion Motherland Chronicles 10 - Crow by zemotion
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Photography: Jingna Zhang
Stylist: Sansyrae St.Martin @ Plutino Group
Hair & Makeup: Vanessa Jarman @ Page One Management
Model: Natasha Yaroslava @ Ford
Photo Assistants: Warren Hrycum, Jeremiah Clark

Motherland Chronicles:

Zhang Jingna
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Critique by Ronover Apr 10, 2013, 7:51:28 PM
Motherland Chronicles: Crow

Interesting. Very interesting. As with some of your previous pieces, this take of what I assume is a Crow is quite powerful. The shot takes advantage of the model's facial structure and intensity; it sort of reminds me of Charlize Theron in "Snow White & The Huntsman". Furthermore, such angle gives a sense of devious suspicion to those who want to see her; overall a dark and intense piece.

Now for some critiques, in which I will comment on the model's face: from what I can see, she seems to have this odd saturation on her nose and her forehead -- not sure what that is, but it seems a bit distraction to the dark tone of the piece.

Moreover, although I love the focus of the face from the contrast, the costume seems lost in the photograph. Perhaps some light to reveal the details of the feathering or the whole gown itself.

Also, notice how the intense darkness flattens her, other than her head, which makes it pretty much makes the model look beheaded. I feel that some dimension will improve the photograph a bit more.

Overall, an interesting piece. Is it the best? Personally, I do not think so, as per my critique. But ultimately, a good photograph. Keep going Zemotion!
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thedrumergirl Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This photo is so awesome, I love it.
It was inspiration for two pictures i made. May I submit them on Deviantart?
One is older and the other one I did today. ^.^
AnjaMillen Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2014  Professional General Artist
just stumbled over your wonderful gallery and this photography of yours...
and I was like... mhmmm I already saw this

well someone was inspired enough of your work it seems

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The-Average-Alex Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2013   Digital Artist
Hi there, your artwork has been featured in Feature this No#3
BlazingSaddles Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2013
Wonderful work!!!
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KelseyWilliams Featured By Owner May 5, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Absolutely stunning!
Mitia-Arcturus Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2013
Very beautyful drawing...:heart:...!!!
blanket86 Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
This is so amazing. I love this style. Congratulations!
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