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Lingering Elegance by lorrainemd Lingering Elegance by lorrainemd
This was shot for a store of a friend, Ana, who has a store in Philly.
I loved this shoot! The clothes were amazing, the house was perfect, the model elegant and my team extraordinary.

It's all in the details. Styling is everything.
Romance is not dead.....it is just hiding.
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:iconillusiveblue:
IllusiveBlue Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
beautiful work :heart:
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uktribalkid Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2007
Oh, the dress is amazing!

I love the way this is done.

It's really good.
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thewaterbook Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2007  Hobbyist Writer
Absolutely splendid! ;D
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hoopless-stock Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2007
Beautiful dress. Beautiful Woman. Beautiful shot. It's perfect!
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princesslisaloo Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2007
she has so emotion!
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kamikaze-chihuahua Featured By Owner May 16, 2007
Amazing shot!
And a beautiful dress, too! :nod:
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tishidelishi Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2007
Beautifully romantic. Adore your discription. :blowkiss:
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PhoneboothCalls Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2007  Student Photographer
I live near philly :]
This is great.
She looks so soft
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RebaZatz Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2006  Professional Filmographer
Cool shot.
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love-bun Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2006
i hope i can find its hiding place. this is beautiful. my ex loved catherine zeta jones because he thought she was elegant....so i wanted to be elegant too...


Your shot reveals such femininity...and she is playing the piano!! sigh...as hard as i try a cannot be this word: elegant. i love the shot...even though it makes me very sad. :lonely:
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bulleblue Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2006  Student Photographer
very beautiful ! :heart:
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Kpilu Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2006
great!
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h-arakiri Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2006
the furniture, the clothing, everything compliments the other so well in this photograph. The colours are divine, and the way the model is sitting is beautiful.
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Pyroclasticataclysm Featured By Owner May 27, 2006
It looks like her fingers are taking her down a sensory stroll down memory lane... it reminds me of something... perhaps a song...
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GeniusLoci Featured By Owner May 16, 2006  Hobbyist Photographer
Enter in this world of silence
Feeling comfortably embraced
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kurios Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2006  Professional Digital Artist
Lovely work. The muted, subtle colors look really good. Great set-up and detail. The gentle lighting looks good.
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RusskiyaPoetika Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2006   Photographer
Its a great shot. I'm jsut another old soul who wished we lived 'back then', but neh. I would have added more...maybe it would be more mysterious if it were in black and white...I dunno but its missing something.
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karesanti Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2005
beautifully styled! gorgeous dress, fantastic pose
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23blackroses Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2005
Beautiful shot...
Very soft and elegant...
Altho the walk erks me...so plain and white...
Hm...yesh.
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shelikesnice Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2005
I love this shot. I feel like going up to her and telling her it's ok, and he is coming, eventually, just so her heart doesn't break.

Although, she already looks content and reassured.

Very graceful shot.
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velafleur Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2005
i love this shot, her dress is beautiful and the softness really adds to the picture
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joaninhah Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2005
Lovely :)
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ejml Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2005
the colours are great, cant decide whether it looks more ewardian or 20's. Really good. :)
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Miracle-Madness Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2005
indeed all is in the details of the shot. and they make it amazing!
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javmexvol Featured By Owner May 20, 2005  Professional Photographer
Elegant indeed. Love the soft colour of this shoot. Delicious.
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slumberdoll Featured By Owner May 17, 2005  Professional Photographer
That's pretty. :)
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Lamorien Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2005  Professional Traditional Artist
sooo...amazing...this is absolutely beautiful!! the colors are great, and i absolutely love the dress and pose...
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Berrycola Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2005   Photographer
i absolutely LOVE this picture, the colors are so perfect. amazing job
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GrimReapersRose Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2005   Writer
Your model is beautiful. I love the lighting and the piano is very elegant. This looks very professional. Great work!
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Yelyahmai Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2005
Whao. I love this. It looks like it belongs in a fashion magazine.
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luve Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2005
Okay..wow. The colors alone make this such a lovely picture. I like the composition..oh oh and her pose too. Beautiful!
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amoXcantare Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2005
This is so beautiful. I wish you could make this available for print!
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PensieveScholar Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2005  Hobbyist Photographer
I love this! The hair is great, the dress is beautiful, and the way she has her hand tracing along the piano keys is so elegant. :+fav:
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JollyDolly Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2005
shes like an angel. so beautiful!
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ChildOfTheMoon Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2005
This is a beautifull photograph, a definate :+fav:
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Doubtful-Della Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2005  Professional Photographer
I would also love to paint this one day. Please get back to me soon. Every Wednesday is my painting day, and right now I have nothing to paint!
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KristinaGehrmann Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2005  Professional Digital Artist
This is a wonderful photo... You don't see things like these often here on DA.
Anything seems elegant - the woman, her dress, the candles, the piano, and even the composition and the soft light from the candles.

This is worth a favorite.
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lissavk Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2004  Student
Beautiful!!!!
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Mehrunnisa Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2004
This is, my dear, one of the most beautiful photos I've ever seen here in dA.
Beautiful...

So emotive and so delicate... sweet... pure.
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dalharil Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2004
beautiful
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britt-bratt Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2004   Photographer
As a classical musician I absolutely love the feel of this portrait. The colours and tones are lovely and she's got such an elegant look on her face but she's relaxed in her settings. Very nice :+fav: I just can't take my eyes off the photo!
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wit-knee-jones Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2004  Hobbyist
oh my god... that outfit is amazing. lol. VERY nice shot. This is one of my faves.
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AsNiMy Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2004
This is gorgeous! The colors and composition are perfect.
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C-Novack Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2004  Professional Photographer
All the details in the objects and subject really make this photo wonderful. The dusty pale rose color of the subject's dress summon the ideas of delicate femmine innocence/beauty and the cut of the dress invokes the movie star glamor of the 30's and 40's (Jean Harlow and Rita Hayward [link] come to mind). The single lock of hair that falls down to frame the face has always been a signature that projects innocence and beauty; why that is pychologically that is I don't know. Her fingers casually linger over the keys as if reminiscing over the lingering music/music of a bygone era. Her expression is calm and serene but she has a slight smile on her face that makes you wonder what little joy is she smiling about. The lighted candalabra on the piano also invokes the imagery of "timeless elegance". Well done photo.
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goddessofthenile Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2004
Wow. Thats all I have to say. Love the elegance, the softness of the textures and colors. That dress! That piano. Great job.
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:iconkanca:
kanca Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2004
you are perfect shooter
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templewatts Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2004
absolutely gorgeous
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SqueeBacon Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2004  Hobbyist Photographer
Gorgeous. Very beautiful!
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aridmoose Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2004
Beautiful. Even that KKK guy on top of the piano is pretty, and that's scary!
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mnoo Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2004  Professional Photographer
So sumptuous and feminine and gorgeous. I love the limited colour palette, which gives such class to this. And the model is just :drool: drop deap gorgeous. My favourite thing is the sheen of the silk. :heart:
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