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encounter in the suds

Posted by
Stephen Phillips (San Francisco, United States) on 6 December 2009 in Lifestyle & Culture and Portfolio.

Model: Machaon (2009)

Finally - a good representative view of our sudsy playground for this series. The setting is lovely - on a high perched deck surrounded by trees and a terraced garden. Bubble, bubble...

[tomorrow]: we end with my favorite image from the series...

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Magda from Vancouver, Canada

great POV in this one! very sensual

6 Dec 2009 6:54am

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

And you're right : this shot is really beautiful

6 Dec 2009 9:09am

Jerry - a moment in time [...] from Chicago, United States

agree. very sensual. the rubberduck is unexpected :) love it. Also, great model!

6 Dec 2009 9:32am

jpdm from Pignans, France

still so sweet, this time we can see the environment around bath, stones and autumn leaves, outside tub ? the girl looks so cute and innocent, taking the ducky like a toy...i long to see your fav

6 Dec 2009 9:50am

David from Detroit, United States

This has been a fun series... but I'm sure it was deceptively difficult to shoot.

6 Dec 2009 2:03pm

@David: The shoot wasn't difficult at all - in fact - we had a blast. The challenge was in post-production as with the exception of this one image - all of the suds were blended in behind Machaon to create the illusion of her being in and on a cloud. But I love working solutions in Photoshop so even that was fun! Thanks for the visit, David.

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

She looks so different, in each shot.......interesting....look forward to seeing your fave!

6 Dec 2009 2:40pm

Liang from San Francisco, United States

you know i did think it was snow at first, guess i was fooled! lol, nice ducky on the yellow. =]

6 Dec 2009 7:10pm

Alun from cheshire, United Kingdom

glad to see she's having some fun, cool image

6 Dec 2009 7:41pm

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

I like very much this one, not only for the beautiful bathing model but also for the yellow presence of her visitant and the space where the tube is situated, very good.

6 Dec 2009 8:37pm

MontereyJohn from Salinas, California, United States

Ah, life is good :)

7 Dec 2009 2:33am