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B R U N E S C I
Posts: 25,319
Bath, England, United Kingdom


Have at it - let me know what you think  smile

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Stefano

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Jan 17 13 07:37 pm  Link  Quote 
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The Effective Image
Posts: 3,918
Lansing, Michigan, US


Using an 'M' image as an avatar... not good. Expect the Cowbell text.

Just my opinion.
Jan 17 13 07:48 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
B R U N E S C I
Posts: 25,319
Bath, England, United Kingdom


The Effective Image wrote:
Using an 'M' image as an avatar... not good. Expect the Cowbell text.

Just my opinion.

The avatar is censored. If it's safe for Facebook then it's safe for MM.


NEXT!




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Stefano

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Jan 17 13 07:50 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
E e v a
Posts: 1,723
Nashville, Tennessee, US


It feels a little weird saying this, but my eyes go to the piercings, including that one, but it still doesn't come off as a crotch shot. You did the shot well done and classy, and it is refreshing to see a new twist
Jan 17 13 07:55 pm  Link  Quote 
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DAN CRUIKSHANK
Posts: 1,774
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada


You bet it's a fashion accessory!
I like it. I like the hair and hand covering the face... I'm sure she has a beautiful face, but I like the anonymous pose. It's something different and it's eye catching.
Jan 17 13 07:59 pm  Link  Quote 
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GPS Studio Services
Posts: 33,551
San Francisco, California, US


Genital piercings used to gross me out.   Now they can be used to make a statement.  I don't know if I call them a "fashion accessory" but they can certainly be an element in an image.  Kudos for experimenting.
Jan 17 13 08:02 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
Cole Morrison
Posts: 3,958
Portland, Oregon, US


I just think "hot pic" big_smile
Well done.
I always wanted a christina piercing but its ornamental and I dont shave, so its really pointless sad
Jan 17 13 08:09 pm  Link  Quote 
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MelissaAnn
Posts: 3,584
Seattle, Washington, US


The entire area is so much in the shadows, and the light reflecting only on the piercing is distracting to me.  I love the image overall, but think it would be better with the piercing edited out, or more light on the entire area so there's more context.   As is, those little circular reflections immediately draw my attention away from the rest of the image, and the rest of the image is the best part.
Jan 17 13 09:55 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
730372
Posts: 1,952
Abbeville, Alabama, US


The whole studs and piercings thing works well for me - I think it's an all round fab image. Good to see that Nic is still modelling too.
Jan 17 13 11:43 pm  Link  Quote 
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Jeffrey M Fletcher
Posts: 4,300
Asheville, North Carolina, US


I'm kind of backwoods and old-timey so I don't know about fashion. It's a witty edit to use for the avatar though and an image that's dark and rough but refined and dignified at the same time, my compliments.
Jan 18 13 03:57 am  Link  Quote 
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Neil Snape
Posts: 9,424
Paris, Île-de-France, France


Not much to say, I like it, not distracted nor attracted to the piercing. The light is perhaps a bit unbalanced so the volume is interrupted by remaining in the "light" on the top part of the images.
Jan 18 13 04:08 am  Link  Quote 
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RachelReilly
Posts: 1,699
Washington, District of Columbia, US


Since the Lower half is in shadows, my eye does not go straight to the piercing, so the photo doesn't come off as lewd. For this shot Im indifferent about the piercing.
Jan 18 13 05:51 am  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Fashion and Flash
Posts: 36
CARDIFF BY THE SEA, California, US


Depends on your stylistic preferences...
As for me, number 4 on my list of non-negotiable conditions to work with me...

4. No heavy body modifications. If you can't pass through a metal detector without getting a full body search, I don't think you would work out for me. My goal with my work is to develop highly romanticized images of the most beautiful women (or visually intriguing in other ways) in the world... and in my opinion, that is all about natural beauty.
Jan 18 13 05:54 am  Link  Quote 
Photographer
B R U N E S C I
Posts: 25,319
Bath, England, United Kingdom


Neil Snape wrote:
Not much to say, I like it, not distracted nor attracted to the piercing. The light is perhaps a bit unbalanced so the volume is interrupted by remaining in the "light" on the top part of the images.

Thanks smile

Interesting difference in our vewpoints on this. I tend to prefer light to be focused on one area and "balanced" by some darkness and/or negative space in another so it doesn't feel unbalanced to me.

To be honest, the photo was never really about the piercings - I just thought it would make a good thread title big_smile


MelissaAnn  wrote:
The entire area is so much in the shadows, and the light reflecting only on the piercing is distracting to me.  I love the image overall, but think it would be better with the piercing edited out, or more light on the entire area so there's more context.   As is, those little circular reflections immediately draw my attention away from the rest of the image, and the rest of the image is the best part.

Thanks smile

The model was aware that the piercings were visible and described this as "cool" so I figured I'd leave them in.



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Jan 18 13 07:36 am  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Fotografica Gregor
Posts: 3,984
Alexandria, Virginia, US


I adore body mods - on models and on lovers as well -  the way these glimmer in the shadows is erotic
Jan 18 13 07:40 am  Link  Quote 
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AJScalzitti
Posts: 11,600
Atlanta, Georgia, US


I like the image but it is a bit distracting in this case give the high contrast between the shadows - I would do a little D&B so its not pulling the eye as much.
Jan 18 13 07:45 am  Link  Quote 
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Syosset Studio
Posts: 296
Syosset, New York, US


-B-R-U-N-E-S-C-I- wrote:
Have at it - let me know what you think  smile

http://www.modelmayhem.com/portfolio/pic/31331964 (18+)






Ciao
Stefano

www.stefanobrunesci.com

It looks like you nailed it.

Jan 18 13 08:41 am  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Lifestyle_Images
Posts: 3,952
Bradenton, Florida, US


MelissaAnn  wrote:
The entire area is so much in the shadows, and the light reflecting only on the piercing is distracting to me.  I love the image overall, but think it would be better with the piercing edited out, or more light on the entire area so there's more context.   As is, those little circular reflections immediately draw my attention away from the rest of the image, and the rest of the image is the best part.

I like it for exactly the opposite reason.  With few exceptions, genital piercing are "for your eyes only."  Many very mainstream-looking people have them, but we never know, nor can they tell us.

Stefano has done a great job allowing the model to show without telling.

Jan 18 13 04:27 pm  Link  Quote 
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