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yz from Budapest, Hungary

love the skin color against the gray concrete
hey it doesn't seem to be easy modelling for you :))

21 Sep 2009 6:06am

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Like a dream... of course! Very beautiful stage and pose. I like this series very much, Stephen.

21 Sep 2009 7:18am

Mike from Lichfield, United Kingdom

It almost looks like a flame licking up the right hand side of the stone slab. The contrast between skin tones and grey work very well together. I like the idea of this photo. Great work Stephen.

21 Sep 2009 7:22am

Pavan Kaul from Mumbai, India

The almost mono background makes the model 'more alive'...very sensual and beautiful...great work Stephen!

21 Sep 2009 8:59am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Delightful nude study, and like the stark contrasts.

21 Sep 2009 12:38pm

kerfendal from Paris, France

nice compo, remember to me english painters of the 19th century

21 Sep 2009 1:21pm

Shrigley Photography from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

"Dream Chamber" I like the title. I also like this photo. It's a great contrast in the grey and skin.

21 Sep 2009 2:15pm

@Shrigley Photography: Thank you - we came upon this place just before sunset and all the elements just came together in the light.

dj.tigersprout from New York City, United States

AMAZING!!! an instant favorite of mine!! i LOVE this title and i LOVE this shot!!! so barren, yet so beuatiful -- with so many different ways to interpret this subject matter!! simply gorgeous!!! 5 stars -- bravo!!! :)

21 Sep 2009 3:35pm

@dj.tigersprout: Thank you, Jaycee - for the kind words. Machaon is a most gifted model and a joy to work with.

DenisSm from Prague, Czech Republic

i really like this serie Stephen, very nice

21 Sep 2009 6:40pm

@DenisSm: Thank you very much, Denis.

Marcie from Newton, United States

She looks like a venus..or madonna. Wonderful series!!!

21 Sep 2009 7:09pm

@Marcie: Thank you, Marcie.

Liang from San Francisco, United States

great shots here, awesome framing on this portrait!

21 Sep 2009 7:52pm

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

It's like a dreamscape. Nicely composed Stephen.

21 Sep 2009 8:21pm

Betsy Barron from Chester Springs, PA, United States

another fabulous, unexpected, creative portrait

21 Sep 2009 9:10pm

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Interesting locale for a photoshoot.....Nicely composed, and wonderfully executed!

21 Sep 2009 10:11pm

Bethany from Michigan, United States

Very beautiful. I too think it hints back to the paintings of old. Nicely done!

22 Sep 2009 12:17am

John Maslowski from Dallas, PA, United States

A fascinating work of art, love the blend of the model with the tones and contrasts of this excellent setting. One of my favorites of your beautiful series. Outstanding and creative work Stephen.

22 Sep 2009 12:45am

@John Maslowski: Thank you for the kind words, John - this is one of my favorites as well.

Anthony Morgan Lambert from Bielefeld(an old West Wales boy), Germany

What a great location and a lovely model !!

22 Sep 2009 2:00pm

rem_la from Villiers, France

j'aime ce rectangle de lumiere !

27 Sep 2009 6:32am