Jamaican Roots

© Karen E. Baumann

Jamaican Roots
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This young woman caught my heart. I used the same image as that of "Looking In", but for this one I selected just her face. There was something about her eyes that were enchanting, yet questioning. For the mask effect I used a part of a palm plant -the roots of the plant. I converted to BW and then tinted it; I mirrored it horizontally and centered the seam to line up with her nose.
For the outside or mat portion of the image I used the same plant and made a pattern, then filled it with the pattern. I gave it a twirl for effect... though I can't remember exactly what I did.

Exif: F Number: 4, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/13 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 22.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D

Uploaded on 3/6/2009 12:06:46 PM

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Camera: Canon EOS 40D Digital SLR

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