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Motherland Chronicles #4 - The Waiting by zemotion Motherland Chronicles #4 - The Waiting by zemotion
Week 4!!!
For the Motherland Chronicles project :iconmotherlandchronicles: (Follow us on Facebook and Tumblr!)
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Photography: Jingna Zhang
Hair/Makeup: Lindsey Rivera
Model: Giuliana/Ford L.A.
Photo Assistant: Xun Chi
Outfit from Max Tan

Los Angeles, 2010

Week 4!! From the archives because no timeeeee. Can't believe I've even managed to keep up with this crazy schedule. I mean, weekly personal work posts, I haven't managed this since my first year! And that's like 7 years ago now. Allow me to be proud of myself please. ._.

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I am not normally a fan of Goth or Emo but this one made me stop and look.

The all-black figure with white face is what caught my eye. Dark, black cape and flowing black hair.

The model (you?) looks at the camera/viewer with a strong and confident expression but with a hint of contempt. The pose is erect and forward: This person is powerful.

You wouldn't necessarily expect a person dressed like this to be walking in the forest. This adds a fairy tale or movie aspect. Maybe like "Twilight" but I think more like "Van Helsing." If you wanted to take the "Harry Potter" angle you could say she looks like a female version of "Snape."

Compositionally, don't change a thing.

Depth of field and focus are good. Exposure and brightness are good. I would like to see some more detail in the black cape. I don't know if it's possible with the limitations of an 8-bit JPEG. Take a look at the original and see what's there. Maybe.

Only one thing that can be interpreted as a negative: Lay off the "Vibrance" and "Saturation" controls. Oversaturation is becoming way too common. It often detracts from otherwise great pictures. I like the blue/green cast, especially in the background but I'd like to see a version where you back off the saturation one or two notches. This might even look really good as a black and white image.

Overall: 9 out of 10.
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tmelrois Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2014  New member  General Artist
Paige-Addams Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2014  Student Photographer
Amazing, I absolutely love the colours of this one
fenixrara Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2014
I loved
Angelisa95 Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2014
KrwaweAnioly Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013
so creapy but beautiful
Dimeolas7 Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2013
....amazing shot and exquisite series, 
GuilhermeDota01 Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2013
Dark \ooo *w*
mothfly Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
she is so beautiful. it's beyond words. the forest adds a surreal look to the whole scene...
coady2y Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2013
The witch of the forest. Beautiful and creepy at the same time. Well done.
Warnaith Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2013
Truly beautiful colour palette. Love the feel of this.
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