© Candy Avera


Uploaded: February 26, 2006


Persephone, daughter of Zeus, awaits her annual release and the resulting arrival of spring.

The rainy day allowed for some soft lighting through a large picture window. Lens 50mm, 1/100 sec, f/1.4.
Played with filters - watercolor, brushstrokes, etc. in Photoshop.


Wende Trew February 26, 2006

Wow!! This is sooo beautiful Candice!! I love it!! Fantastic job! The lighting is perfect!!! #399329

February 26, 2006

Oh this is very sweet! #2471282

Lisa Lenderink February 26, 2006

Wonderful job "playing" Candice. Beautiful portrait :) #2471817

Janine Russell level-deluxe February 26, 2006

Candice, sweet portrait. #2472683

Naomi Weiser February 27, 2006

I loved all the great photos of your girls in your gallery. #2472894

Candy Avera February 27, 2006

Thank you Wende, Cindy, Lisa, Janine and Naomi. This is one of my favorites as well =) #2475750

Vendla Stockdale February 27, 2006

This is beautiful, love the softness #2476313

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe February 28, 2006

Gorgeous lighting and lovely little girl, Candice!
kk #2481232

Paula L. Mackey March 01, 2006

Beautiful colors and lighting. Very very pretty image. #2484113

Candy Avera March 01, 2006

Thank you Vendla, Kathleen and Paula. I just had it printed on canvas and I love it =) #2485263

Rakesh Syal level-classic April 05, 2006

Love this portrait, Candice!!!
You have wonderful work in your gallery! #2613216

DiAnna F. Paulk April 08, 2006

Beautiful, Candice! What a great title and explanation -- it goes well with the mood of the picture.

Thanks so much for commenting on "Jessica." We just got home from the wedding and I found so many nice comments. It was a wonderful surprise to come home to! #2622850

Sharon King May 19, 2006

I just found this in your gallery, it is so soft and pretty. I love the brush effects....very nice! #2785818

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