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signs of spring by AF-studios signs of spring by AF-studios
:pointr: LITTLE NOTE:
If the image seems weird,too wide or something,please let me know. I had some screen res problems so...:|

"Classic" spring theme,but I couldnt resist the gorgeous stock serie from amazing *mjranum-stock
Hope you like it :blowkiss:

After more then 2 weeks of absence due to some connection problems I am finally back = )
I need to catch up with messages and notes,and check your works out,It might take me few days,but I hope you understand. Ill try to reply/comment asap.

Model *mjranum-stock
Background ~riktorsashen
Waterlilies =casperium
Tree ~carinaD-stock
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"Signs of Spring" is an absolutely beautiful piece! The colors, lighting, and depth of field (which is something that isn't usually as present in this type of photo-manipulation) all contribute to a beautiful overall effect.

As not only a digital artist but as well an amateur photographer, I can appreciate the blurred background. This adds focus to the model - which I'm sure was intentional - and also allows the lone butterfly to stand out more then it would have otherwise.

You seem to have a very unique technique when it comes to lighting, which I love. Though, now that I am taking a very, very close look, I see that the lighting on her left arm is a little harsh - a thin strip of bright green and then the rest is an eerie darker green. I can understand that this would be the case as the light source is coming from behind her, but still, it seems slightly off in my opinion.

The concept of this piece (though somewhat over-used) is quite nice, especially considering the time of year! The expression on her face demonstrates the longing for the warmth of spring throughout a long winter, while the approaching butterfly might symbolize the answer to her call and the beginning of springtime.

Overall, a truly beautiful piece - the green colors setting it apart from the blues and whites of your gallery.

Just some thoughts,

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Before full viewing this piece of artwork I was expecting to see many flaws and severals blending issues all in the small places, boy was I wrong, you have done an extremely amazing job firstly by planning this amazing concept, piercing it all together and doing a tremendous job at making every little detail count endless through this amazing piece of art.

What I love most is how the light from the right hand side is shinning through a tree like environment, a real effective way to bring such depth into this. A all round stunning job I must say.
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m-angel05 Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
This picture has been featured in my A Little Spring journal feature.…
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Fabulous stuff :O Keep it coming! :)
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