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Poulsons Photography

Posts: 4451

Duchesne, Utah, US

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Jan 28 13 08:26 pm Link

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Jorge Kreimer

Posts: 2393

Los Angeles, California, US

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/130127/17/5105d4daa9d0a.jpg

Jan 28 13 09:16 pm Link

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BrandonLundby

Posts: 117

Las Vegas, Nevada, US

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/121101/22/50935fe66cd91.jpg

Jan 28 13 09:35 pm Link

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Poulsons Photography

Posts: 4451

Duchesne, Utah, US

Jorge Kreimer wrote:
http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/130127/17/5105d4daa9d0a_m.jpg

The first thing i notice here is that the mouth and eyes are out of focus.  The focus is on the ear.  This immediately distracts me from the emotion here.  I love the mouth.  It is just right, but the eyes look squinted.  I find myself confused on what this image is trying to say.

Jan 28 13 10:00 pm Link

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Poulsons Photography

Posts: 4451

Duchesne, Utah, US

B C L wrote:
http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/121101/22/50935fe66cd91_m.jpg

This is great.  Very crisp and clean.  The expression on the woman is perfect.  I can feel the longing or loneliness she is feeling.  The way her hand is holding her shirt really adds to it.  Perfecty expressed.

Jan 28 13 10:02 pm Link

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Madison P Cook

Posts: 136

Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada

Jan 28 13 10:25 pm Link

Photographer

Poulsons Photography

Posts: 4451

Duchesne, Utah, US

Madison P Cook wrote:
http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/120831/11/5041074ff3ee3_m.jpg

This is a fun shot, and i can see a lot of work went into it.  However, the expression feels forced to me.  It can be hard to make an expression look genuine.  But that is what it takes to get the viewer to connect.

Jan 28 13 10:28 pm Link

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BrandonLundby

Posts: 117

Las Vegas, Nevada, US

Poulsons Photography wrote:

This is great.  Very crisp and clean.  The expression on the woman is perfect.  I can feel the longing or loneliness she is feeling.  The way her hand is holding her shirt really adds to it.  Perfecty expressed.

smile thank you!

Jan 28 13 10:57 pm Link

Photographer

Select Models

Posts: 36172

Upland, California, US

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/120626/22/4feaa14185200.jpg

Jan 28 13 10:59 pm Link

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J D s Artistic Images

Posts: 72

Port Angeles, Washington, US

Jan 28 13 11:01 pm Link

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J O H N A L L A N

Posts: 10308

Santa Ana, California, US

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/130127/20/5105fbdeb7333.jpg

Jan 28 13 11:12 pm Link

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Mortonovich

Posts: 5535

San Diego, California, US

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/101230/10/4d1cd5a55d970_m.jpg

Jan 28 13 11:15 pm Link

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_eMMe_

Posts: 842

Florence, Toscana, Italy

Jan 29 13 12:41 am Link

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HEATHER 19

Posts: 1156

Boston, Massachusetts, US

Jan 29 13 04:51 am Link

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TDSImages

Posts: 854

Salt Lake City, Utah, US

This?

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/121226/15/50db89f9bdd78.jpg

Jan 29 13 05:02 am Link

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Thiha

Posts: 15

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/130123/18/51009884058ef_m.jpg

Jan 29 13 06:36 am Link

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Drew Smith Photography

Posts: 5209

Nottingham, England, United Kingdom

Cop for this then:

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/120520/05/4fb8e92b33ec5.jpg

Jan 29 13 06:39 am Link

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Poulsons Photography

Posts: 4451

Duchesne, Utah, US

Select Models wrote:
http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/120626/22/4feaa14185200_m.jpg

yes.  great work.  i can totally feel the emotion here, and it is very believable.  Well done.

Jan 29 13 07:53 am Link

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Poulsons Photography

Posts: 4451

Duchesne, Utah, US

Heartbar wrote:
http://www.modelmayhem.com/portfolio/pic/31344639

not bad, just feels like it lacks emotion.  and maybe that is what you are going for.  I find the fact that the beard is in focus and the eyes out of focus distracting me from it though.

Jan 29 13 07:54 am Link

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Poulsons Photography

Posts: 4451

Duchesne, Utah, US

John Allan wrote:
http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/130127/20/5105fbdeb7333_m.jpg

close, but i find the face expression to look forced.

Jan 29 13 07:54 am Link

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Poulsons Photography

Posts: 4451

Duchesne, Utah, US

ChiMo wrote:
http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/101230/10/4d1cd5a55d970_m.jpg

kind of torn on this one.  she just seems to be staring at something.

Jan 29 13 07:55 am Link

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Poulsons Photography

Posts: 4451

Duchesne, Utah, US

_eMMe_ wrote:
http://www.modelmayhem.com/portfolio/pic/31402844

dont like.  first it is blurry.  second, i am not sure what is happening.

Jan 29 13 07:55 am Link

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Poulsons Photography

Posts: 4451

Duchesne, Utah, US

HEATHER 19 wrote:
http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/120322/06/4f6b2a3ff23c1_m.jpg

Here is one smile

In the middle on this one.  The expression almost looks blank to me.  lifeless.

Jan 29 13 07:57 am Link

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Poulsons Photography

Posts: 4451

Duchesne, Utah, US

TDSImages wrote:
This?

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/121226/15/50db89f9bdd78.jpg

yes, solitude and loneliness.  Works great.

Jan 29 13 07:57 am Link

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Poulsons Photography

Posts: 4451

Duchesne, Utah, US

Thiha Ty Htut wrote:
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not really any feeling in this one.

Jan 29 13 07:58 am Link

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Poulsons Photography

Posts: 4451

Duchesne, Utah, US

Drew Smith Photography wrote:
Cop for this then:

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/120520/05/4fb8e92b33ec5.jpg

Very well done.  full of emotion.  Well portrayed. 
This is a perfect example.

Jan 29 13 07:59 am Link

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Jeffrey M Fletcher

Posts: 4344

Asheville, North Carolina, US

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/121003/15/506cba8c30561.jpg

Jan 29 13 08:00 am Link

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Poulsons Photography

Posts: 4451

Duchesne, Utah, US

Jeffrey M Fletcher wrote:
http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/121003/15/506cba8c30561.jpg

Cool picture, but I have no idea what is trying to be expressed.

Jan 29 13 08:01 am Link

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Pixyst

Posts: 350

Phoenix, Arizona, US

What are your thoughts?

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/120903/13/50451298de4ec_m.jpg

Jan 29 13 08:03 am Link

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Poulsons Photography

Posts: 4451

Duchesne, Utah, US

Pixyst wrote:
What are your thoughts?

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/120903/13/50451298de4ec_m.jpg

The pose is great.  With the right face expression this would be perfect.  But there seems to be no emotion in her face.  Is she excited, shocked, embarrassed?

Jan 29 13 08:06 am Link

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Jeffrey M Fletcher

Posts: 4344

Asheville, North Carolina, US

Poulsons Photography wrote:

Cool picture, but I have no idea what is trying to be expressed.

Perhaps that's good: it's certainly supposed to be something that would be difficult to describe using words. Trying for enigmatic, a surreal variant of that enigmatic Mona Lisa theme.

My thanks.

Jan 29 13 08:14 am Link

Model

MissLaurelle

Posts: 3532

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/130116/13/50f717cc421e1_m.jpg

Jan 29 13 08:29 am Link

Photographer

Poulsons Photography

Posts: 4451

Duchesne, Utah, US

MissLaurelle wrote:
http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/130116/13/50f717cc421e1_m.jpg

Shows a feeling of shyness, while at the same time an excited look.  Well done.

Jan 29 13 08:30 am Link

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Kristen_C

Posts: 430

Dallas, Texas, US

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/130129/08/5107fb0b92249_m.jpg

Jan 29 13 08:53 am Link

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C A T H Y

Posts: 5464

Anaheim, California, US

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/110403/01/4d9834e31bef4_m.jpg

Jan 29 13 09:01 am Link

Photographer

Poulsons Photography

Posts: 4451

Duchesne, Utah, US

Kristen_C wrote:
http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/130129/08/5107fb0b92249_m.jpg

I really can't tell if its a look of passion, tiredness, or happy.

Jan 29 13 01:21 pm Link

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Poulsons Photography

Posts: 4451

Duchesne, Utah, US

C A T H Y     wrote:
http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/110403/01/4d9834e31bef4_m.jpg

The top one works.  It feels sad and alone.  But the bottom not so much.  the expression is almost one of warning!

Jan 29 13 01:22 pm Link

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MissLaurelle

Posts: 3532

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/121116/19/50a705d5bee25_m.jpg

this is the one I really wanna get your intake on

Jan 29 13 01:23 pm Link

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Poulsons Photography

Posts: 4451

Duchesne, Utah, US

MissLaurelle wrote:
http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/121116/19/50a705d5bee25_m.jpg

this is the one I really wanna get your intake on

I think this one is very well done.  I felt as though I just walked in on you unexpected.  The look on your face says it all.  Great work. 
PS.  I would love to work with you if you are ever in my area.  You would be a great addition to what I do!

Jan 29 13 01:27 pm Link

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JOEL McDONALD

Posts: 608

Portland, Oregon, US

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/120903/09/5044db13a9f16.jpg

Jan 29 13 01:27 pm Link