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kiss me in the d.a.r.k. dark tonight by SabrinaCichy kiss me in the d.a.r.k. dark tonight by SabrinaCichy
Model: Lisa Sophie Horn
Photo&Retouch: Sabrina Cichy :camera:

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would you be mine, would you be my baby tonight
could be kissing my fruit punch lips in the bright sunshine
cause I like you quite a lot, everything you got don't you know
it's you that I adore, though I make the boys fall like dominoes
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Critique by Vic-P-Photography Jun 16, 2012, 1:54:47 PM
The last image of this artist that I critiqued succeeded simply on its looks, it was a very pretty image and wonderful for it, this however adds more in the way of a story for its subject and while not being necessarily an improvement for it is easily as enjoyable. That slight emotional connection it establishes though can only be seen as a good thing.

There is here a stark contrast between the background and the model, not just in the usual manner of focus to blur but in the shear expanse that the background deploys, uncluttered but for some branches in the top right the shot is visually all about the model. This is risky, any element could easily mess with the others but the balance is perfect and very very impressive. You may be wondering how something so empty could require such skill. Well, while it is not the main focus of the shot it does set the mood of the image. It instils a sense of searching, the eye moves about the space expecting something but finding only blurred branches and the suggestion of cloud to opaque to really fix upon, the faded tones and cold cast hinting at melancholy, longing for warmth. This then takes you back to the model, where you probably started looking and can now really see balances the shot perfectly. Cleverly posed to suggest movement, walking somewhere but looking off in the other direction as if searching for a land mark, something to give her bearing and position within that bleak scape. Her arms suggest at also seeking warmth and the hunch hints at sadness, giving herself protection.

It has been suggested I read to much into shots, perhaps though this is how I enjoy these works. Removed my addition of prose though and the details of composition, cast and posture remain. This shot is put together with ability not often seen and as such is a wonderful reference for people looking to shoot in this style as well as a great piece of art.
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birain2020 Featured By Owner May 24, 2013
delightfully beautiful
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:iconfrk-martine:
Frk-Martine Featured By Owner May 8, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Amazing! Beautiful. :)
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:iconlilplague:
Lilplague Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Gorgeous! :love:
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YourFavoriteProfil Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2012  Student Photographer
Featured in my journal [link] :happybounce::heart:
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hbs29 Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2012
Great foto :D
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:icondark3y3s:
dark3y3s Featured By Owner May 26, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Featured: [link]
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:icontemera:
temera Featured By Owner May 25, 2012
good work!
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:icongrosfat:
GrosFat Featured By Owner May 18, 2012
I live in the east of France, not very far from you. So, i have this impression : the most beautiful girl don't cross the frontier and stay with you.
It's good for her because you are a very good photographer !
I follow you since 1 year and i appreciate your work.
Sorry for bad english
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:iconartbyolivia:
ArtByOlivia Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
beautiful.
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:iconluminous-exception:
luminous-exception Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2012
Lovely one!! ^^
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:iconzayoon:
Zayoon Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Beautiful :heart:
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:iconbluecoloursofnature:
BlueColoursOfNature Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
This is STUNNING , my first impression when i sow this shot!
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:iconsboricha:
sboricha Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2012  Professional Interface Designer
wow really nice....i like dark. :hug:
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:iconneiio:
neiio Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2012  Hobbyist Interface Designer
lovely.
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:iconlogancollin:
LoganCollin Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2012   Photographer
Hi! I hope you don't mind but I featured
this photo in my "Monday feature" journal.
It would be cool if you went over there &
favourite it & look at the other artists' work!
Thank you, & have a nice day! :)

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:iconsierrarange:
SierraRange Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2012  Professional General Artist
Wow. Great photography!
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:iconleorawphotography:
LeoRawPhotography Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2012   Photographer
love the atmosphere!
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:iconjimie-p:
Jimie-P Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2012
:heart:
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:iconsofiewaldorff:
SofieWaldorff Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2012
This is mindblowing! It is nothing less than perfect. Good job!
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:iconsh-ana:
sh-ana Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Awsome shot!
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:iconevamertzen:
evamertzen Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
:heart:
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:icon88steps:
88steps Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012
Wow, one of your best work!
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:iconqnsansnom:
QnSansNom Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
oh wow,
thats perfect!!



check out my Facebook page: [link]
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:iconwracaj-do-zoo:
wracaj-do-zoo Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012
This is superb :)
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:iconmathieurancourt:
mathieurancourt Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
OMG what a amazing photography! good colours, emotions! i like model expression. Really nice job!
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xoxodessitoo Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012
love the image AND the song! Very nice work!
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:iconelbarien:
elbarien Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ahhh I adore both this song and this image! Fantastic capture and mood.
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:iconulasmetin:
ulasmetin Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012
Nice picture.
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:iconshark0-7reble:
SHark0-7rebLe Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Professional Photographer
Aww, that's not common to look so seducive and inspiring at the same picture :O
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:icondvl-den:
dvL-den Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
A model is beauty so as photography.
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SilverMoonlite Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012
What song is this?
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:iconpliakstxd:
PliakstxD Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012   Photographer
OMG Wonderful !
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:iconluniek-16:
luniek-16 Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012
Beautiful model ! Great foto.
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:iconcristiantudose:
CristianTudose Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
there are no words for what can you do ,always! absolutely stunning ! keep up ,Sabrinna!!!:heart:
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:icondre251:
DRE251 Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012
in a reverse type of way this kind of reminds me of me!!! Very nice!!!
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:icondeviousdots:
DeviousDots Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very beautiful model.
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:iconsabrinacichy:
SabrinaCichy Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Professional Photographer
:) i will tell her
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:icondeviousdots:
DeviousDots Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I really love this picture. Simple, yet beautiful and meaningful. Great job :)
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:icononfire77:
OnFire77 Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012
I would love to kiss you
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:iconjcnproductions:
JCNProductions Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Professional Photographer
Wonderful expression!!
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:iconfiorka:
fiorka Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
beautiful!
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:iconanismegharia:
AnisMegharia Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Wonderful !
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:iconadzerk:
adzerk Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012
I would :D
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