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The Spigot

Posted by
Stephen Phillips (San Francisco, United States) on 29 July 2008 in People & Portrait and Portfolio.

Model Molly Klaproth

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Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, Canada

Very cool and joyful shot. I love the processing.

29 Jul 2008 6:09am

~Kylie~ from Richmond, Australia

A great cheeky, playful, sharp and imaginative image, well done on the composition, looks awesome in b&w!

29 Jul 2008 6:11am

Vink from French riviera - Grasse, France

Funny and cool composition ! Great work !

29 Jul 2008 6:44am

Mirko Herzner from Mühlheim am Main, Germany

This is excellent, Stephen! Two ideas come up with this one: 1. She looks almost like an ancient rogue driving her sword into the ground. 2. Imagine water coming out of this pipe :-)

29 Jul 2008 7:07am

Hooman from Mashhad, Iran

beautiful! nice capture.great shot

29 Jul 2008 10:59am

Lorena from Fort Myers, United States

Nice! It makes me wanna scream too. Great therapy ;)
Nice shoot I like the contrast and the movement of the photo.

29 Jul 2008 2:19pm

Michael Skorulski from Cigel, Hong Kong

Wpnderful pose and expression. Something unreal is about to happen. I can sense it!

29 Jul 2008 2:39pm

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Wow! It's very good picture that shows very accuratedly the model's performance. Good b/w also.

29 Jul 2008 3:46pm

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

So very expressive!!! Was is "thirst"?!!

29 Jul 2008 5:06pm

Isao from isère, France

lieu et pose inattendus, plein de dynamisme !!!

place and raises unexpected, full of vitality !

29 Jul 2008 8:23pm

@Isao: Thank you, Isao - for the comment and the translation.

John Maslowski from Dallas, PA, United States

Great shot Stephen, I can feel the intensity in this one. Like the composition and the textured background is fantastic. Outstanding work

30 Jul 2008 2:02am

@John Maslowski: Thanks, John - good to hear from you.

dj.tigersprout from San Bruno, United States

a joyful image! i love the expression of motion in the wall textures and the lunge of the model! i can only imagine the 'battle' she fought to get the spigot to flow! i agree w/ Isao -- this is certainly full of vitality!

30 Jul 2008 8:32am

@dj.tigersprout: [ Photographer's NOTEBOOK ]: You can't make this stuff up. Yesterday at about 10:30 AM - my phone rang and it was Molly - the model from this image. We hadn't seen each other in almost two years. She lives in San Diego. She had been up in Eureka (about 400 km north of here) and had just arrived in town in her rental car. So, we had lunch! She came by and saw my office for the first time and I showed here my AM3 post for the day. HER! All unplanned. Today, I am driving her to the airport for her flight back to San Diego.

Annie Viguié from Bordeaux, France

Magnifiqueeeeeee !!!!!

30 Nov 2008 5:28pm

@Annie Viguié: Blessings, Annie - and thank you so much for exploring my portfolio - this image was a while back. It means a lot and I love your comment !