Butterfly

by Stefan Fletcher September. 23, 2013 2700 views

Not so long ago I was asked to make the portrait of a rather interesting lady. She turned up with some rather alarming clothes she thought would be interesting, although I thought some of them must be extremely uncomfortable to wear.

I complied with her wishes, wincing at the tautness (sausages came to mind at the time, but don't ever tell her that) and luckily managed to capture her without them. Rose graces posts here [redbubble.com] and in other sites [redbubble.com] - thankfully without these constrictions.

In rummaging through my digital sofa I came across this one. I'm not a fan of tattoos, I must confess, and I don't see the need to permanently scar one's body. (Scars - like many people of my age, I have several - should be unintended, IMO, but it's only my opinion.) However, the composition with one of those bizarre items of clothing she brought to her first shoot made me want to work on it and show the result here.

This [youtube.com] is the first song I thought of in doing so. What an extraordinary group The Verve was.

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Sandra Vermeulen 6 years, 3 months ago

It set my mind at rest, when I read your comment on her clothes, because I thought ... no, I better keep these thoughts to myself ...
You made ​​the very best of this picture ... taking into consideration the clothing of your model.

6 years, 3 months ago Edited
Marilyn Grimble 6 years, 4 months ago

Ceiling Rose has to be my favourite photo ever of yours re- your models.
I don't like this tawdry dress.... maybe better naked or with plain Lycra shorts.

6 years, 4 months ago Edited
Mikkal Noptek 6 years, 4 months ago

Beautiful butterfly !!

6 years, 4 months ago Edited
Kenny H 6 years, 4 months ago

Nice angle.
I actually have six tattoos. All hidden because of where I work.

6 years, 4 months ago Edited
Gillian Parsons 6 years, 4 months ago

Something I always wanted but never had.....................my skin surgeon said ginger haired freckled ladies don't have them......great capture.

6 years, 4 months ago Edited
Jeff Cornish 6 years, 4 months ago

Classy and I like it!

6 years, 4 months ago Edited
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