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Reflected Beauty by Mariano57

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Beauty and the mirror, where girls and women look at themselves: love or hate themselves in its reflection. Our superficial and shiny society. This was an unplanned image, a spontaneous pause taken during a photo shoot. Briefly the model admires herself. Satisfaction, approval, she likes what she sees. She feels empowered and beautiful. (rightly so). Although not the typical glamour shot, I think the light was magical, both natural in the back and a hot light placed high above on her right (Actually facing the corner of the shoot.) It worked out well.
Please comments and critique (good or bad) is greatly appreciated.

Nikon D90
f/5.6 1/100
ISO 500
Lens Nikon 85mm 1.8

Fine art Studio Photographer and Physician, I am a native of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
My main interests are studio fine art figure work and HDR photography, although I love to experiment with Photoshop creations from time to time.
The greatest reward I get from this art is to be able to stir a memory, an emotion, a smile. In the end, touch a total stranger and connect.

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  • Ken Thomas Photography
    Ken Thomas Pho...about 4 years ago

    Superb portrait!!

  • Thank you Ken!

    – Mariano57

  • Patrick Robertson
    Patrick Robertsonabout 4 years ago

    excellent image and capturing beauty!

  • Appreciate your comment Patrick!

    – Mariano57

  • awefaul
    awefaulabout 4 years ago

    Great picture, and I think it is because she is looking directly at me in a mysterious way.

  • Thank you for your comment.

    – Mariano57

  • trish725
    trish725about 4 years ago

  • Georgie Hart
    Georgie Hartabout 4 years ago

    Very well done

  • This is such an honor! THANK YOU!!

    – Mariano57

  • Lisa Knechtel
    Lisa Knechtelabout 4 years ago



    – Mariano57

  • artisandelimage
    artisandelimageabout 4 years ago

    congratulations for your feature in the Black and White Photography group !!!
    my best, francis.

  • I thank you my friend for your sincere praise.

    – Mariano57

  • rocamiadesign
    rocamiadesignabout 4 years ago

  • rocamiadesign
    rocamiadesignabout 4 years ago

    Congratulations on your October 14, 2010 feature in The Best of Red Bubble!

  • I am so , so honored to have my photo among so many OUTSTANDING images. It means a lot. Thank you

    – Mariano57

  • Geraldine (Gezza) Maddrell
    Geraldine (Gez...about 4 years ago

  • I greatly appreciate the opportunity to include my image in your challenge. Thank you so much!

    – Mariano57

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