La Maschera

Uploaded: June 14, 2010 15:54:23


While my initial instinct was to shoot straight on, I thought I would try a different perspective with this Venetian mask. From this angle the beauty of the feathers' texture and color really comes through.


Dennis Gay June 15, 2010

G'day *MAXINE*!

I spotted this in the WEYG Club and my initial reaction was just how effective your different point of view is in giving this lovely still life its powerful and attention grabbing impact.
Your depth of field and focus have rendered exquisite detail and the lighting and exposure have delivered excellent contrast, highlights and colours.
I really hope this does very well for you. You deserve it for your bravery as well as your good photography. 8-)

Dennis #1279089

Robert Jensen June 15, 2010

love the perspective and comp on this #8696893

Dianna Murphy June 15, 2010

I like the comp... very different. Awesome imag.e #8697264

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic July 14, 2010

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #8762204

Merna L. Nobile July 14, 2010

BEAUTIFUL! Congratulations on your Finalist Award for June, 2010. Merna #8764220

Dennis Gay July 14, 2010

See *MAXINE*?????!!!!!
I told you it was good! 8-) 8-) 8-)
My warmest Aussie congratz on making the FINALS!
Dennis #8764389

Merna L. Nobile August 05, 2010

Hi Maxine: I am on a mission this month to get as many members as I can to enter the monthly theme contest. The theme this month (August) is “Reflections” and Carla and I would be honored to have your image entered. Thank you for your participation. Merna


Beth J. Orick August 06, 2010

Wow! Stunning work! #8809566

Deepinder S. RANGER level-classic September 25, 2010

what an exquisite POV !!!I shot this masque in Venice but could never imagine such a POV....!!!
well deserved 'finalist' congrats!
BR-Deepinder #8928712

Maxine C. Schnitzer September 25, 2010

Thank you all so much for taking notice of my Maschera! And thanks, Deepinder, for the POV comment. There are so many masque images focusing on the face, I thought I would focus on bringing out the texture and color of the feathers. So I just kept trying different POVs. I'm so pleased that you all like it! #8928733

Janice Mezzacappa October 21, 2010

Stunning the perspective outstanding job Maxine!!! Congrats...I am a big fan of these masks and you captured it perfectly!! #8987966

Irene Colling level-classic December 31, 2010

Spectacular image Maxine. Your POV, composition and detail are excellent.

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