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BrunoHeeb August 30, 2015
all-time favorite,stunning shot,got my vote
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AthanasiouPhotography August 31, 2015
Thank you for the beautiful words Bruno!!!
 
coryloomis September 18, 2015
Powerful eyes.
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AthanasiouPhotography September 20, 2015
Thank's a lot coryloomis! ! !
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DuffyDoherty September 30, 2015
Nice framing! Excellent work!
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AthanasiouPhotography September 30, 2015
Thank you so much Duffy!
 
gek1701 October 01, 2015
A beautiful young lady. The eyes are stunning!!
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AthanasiouPhotography October 01, 2015
I totally agree Greg!!
 
leena12_ October 03, 2015
This is some thing that need a good experience and an awesome creativity ... tooo good
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AthanasiouPhotography October 08, 2015
I aggree with you Leena, but the most important is the communication with the model.
 
Emailwalla October 04, 2015
Gorgeous eyes, beautiful work well done.
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AthanasiouPhotography October 08, 2015
Thank's a lot Emailwalla!!!
 
yazichi October 08, 2015
Great lighting and composition. The eyes have it! Great portrait!
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Thank you so much Yazichi! !!
 
gilbertaldous October 15, 2015
Such fluidic eyes and every single pore in focus. This is definitely the best portrait photo I have ever seen. Anywhere.
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AthanasiouPhotography October 15, 2015
I may not remember everything you said, But i will remember how special you made me feel. Thank you!!!
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ronsmith October 21, 2015
Fantastic shot
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AthanasiouPhotography October 21, 2015
Thank's a lot Ron!!!
 
sonjamargueriterauh October 22, 2015
Very lovely .
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AthanasiouPhotography October 24, 2015
Thank's a lot Sonja!!!
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MikeW October 24, 2015
Wonderful, striking, engaging capture - congrats!
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AthanasiouPhotography October 24, 2015
Thank you so much Mike!!!
 
paigephotography October 26, 2015
I love the light in the eyes. Very intense lighting and a very well done job. I love the composition. Your photo speaks words. It truly speaks words. I love the eyes though. They really do Smize
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AthanasiouPhotography October 27, 2015
I greatly appreciate your Kind words. Thank you very much!!!
 
andynash October 27, 2015
Images like this one inspire me so much. Love it :)
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AthanasiouPhotography October 29, 2015
Its my pleasure Andy!!! Thank you!!!
 
banglawala1939 October 27, 2015
Phenomenal. Words are not enough to express how beautiful it is.
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AthanasiouPhotography October 29, 2015
Thank you so much Abdul!!!
 
Achilleas November 12, 2015
Impressive !!!!!
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AthanasiouPhotography November 12, 2015
Thank's a lot Achillea !!
 
nandicmb November 28, 2015
Congratulations on all your Contest Finalist wins!
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AthanasiouPhotography November 30, 2015
Thank you so much nandicmb!!!
 
MandyLane April 26, 2016
Her eyes are mesmerizing! Great image.
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Rideyamr1 May 01, 2016
Join the conversation. Add a comment or even better, a critique. Let's get better together!
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Rideyamr1 May 01, 2016
All I can say is.... WOW
 
thomaspollard May 01, 2016
A stunning picture. Thank you for sharing.
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rbeckerle May 01, 2016
Join the conversation. Add a comment or even better, a critique. Let's get better together!
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rbeckerle May 01, 2016
Write a comment Best headshot ever!
 
pamwemhaner July 07, 2016
Exquisite!
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AthanasiouPhotography July 21, 2016
Thank you so much Pam!!
 
rahman12_2000 February 02, 2017
what a looks, well composed and equally good lighting, kudos
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AthanasiouPhotography February 09, 2017
Thank's a lot Rahman!
 
wallacehess June 13, 2017
THOSE BEAUTIFUL EYES CAUGHT MY ATTENTION, VERY BEAUTIFUL PHOTO,...GREAT JOB
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AthanasiouPhotography June 13, 2017
I especially appreciate!!
 
pietnel June 21, 2017
Brilliant amazing photography
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AthanasiouPhotography June 27, 2017
Thank you so much Piet!!
 
PeterMaz July 16, 2017
Great shot ????
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AthanasiouPhotography July 16, 2017
Thank you Peter!
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davidisaacyoung July 27, 2017
Absolutely amazing. Speechless.
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AthanasiouPhotography July 31, 2017
It's my pleasure David! Thank you!!
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jerrybeverly July 30, 2017
Incredibly beautiful
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AthanasiouPhotography July 31, 2017
I greatly appreciate you kind words. Thank you so much Jerry!
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dglarson October 12, 2017
Fabulous shot, captivating.
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AthanasiouPhotography October 29, 2017
Thank you Douglas!!!
 
DPug0002 October 14, 2017
Absolutely Gorgeous
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AthanasiouPhotography October 29, 2017
Thank's a lot!!!
 
irishrose1958 October 27, 2017
Stunning
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AthanasiouPhotography October 29, 2017
Thank you so much Sindy! ! !
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gnnchase April 27, 2018
Amazing!
 
binukravi September 11, 2018
Lively......
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robertmcdill December 22, 2018
The catch light is outstanding. I bet she is fun to work with.
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Yes Indeed!!
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vitor Jan 03
Absolute masterpiece!
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Thank's a lot Vitor!!!
 
harmeetsingh Jan 26
Superb...
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Thank you so much Harmeet!!
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simonparry Jan 30
Stunning shot...
 
jusifsarkarov Feb 10
?????????. 5.
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PhilippeGdl Feb 11
Very nice !
 
She is so beautiful and so is this capture!
 
simonharding May 16
This is simply outstanding!! The expression, the detail, the pose, those eyes.....magnificent shot!!

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Behind The Lens

Location
The photo was taken in my studio in Nicosia.
Time
It was a sunny morning at around 11 o'clock.
Lighting
I believe that the most important thing to consider as a natural light photographer is the quality of the light you will be shooting in. I wanted to promote a mysterious look. There was some beautiful light coming in through the window, so I asked my model to come close to the window in order the light to be reflected in her eyes. The background was dark. Finding soft light is what I always strive for when I want to create a flattering portrait.
Equipment
This was shot with a Nikon D 7000 with an 18-105 mm f/3.5-5.6. No other equipment was involved.
Inspiration
I was looking to give expression and clarity to my portraits. I was fascinated by her eyes.
Editing
At that version of image I made a post-processing. My personal satisfaction comes from taking the image into Photoshop and re-interpreting it in a way that makes it feel more like a painting. After I develop the raw file I changing the brightness/contrast, adding vignettes, and textures using the power of frequency separation retouching. Also one of the most effective part was the process of the eyes.
In my camera bag
The first thing I always pack is my Nikon 50 mm f/1.8 prime. The second one is the Sigma 105 mm f/2.8 prime and the Sigma 24 mm f/1.4 prime. Also the Nikon 18-105 mm f/3.5-5.6 is a good solution for making it possible to shoot most subjects with just one lens. Every lens have it purpose.
Feedback
It's good to have in mind the 6 steps. The location to take the photo, consider our lighting, to set up our scene, to pose the subject, “Break” the Shot and take the shot is the key to achieve perfect portrait expression.

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