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This picture was taken in an old ferry in the harbour of Paramaribo, with natural light.
johnnyg from Great Britain (UK) 13 Dec 2006, 00:18
That's a very powerful shot has it been used somewhere else ? it evokes memories of somehting. regardless I like this. smile
Patrick Krolis: Thank you for your comment. As far as I know this is an original shot. I have posted it on a few places. So maybe you saw it on another website. We worked through a series of poses and locations on the ferry, actually to hastely because we wanted to "maximise" the use of the light that was particulary beautiful at the time of the shoot. This shot was my most memorable picture, after cropping out some noisy details of the original picture. I cropped to what was in my opinion a more powerfull composition. Because of the state of the ferry, (gaping holes in the floor) the distance to the model, and the limitations of the camera used, I couldn't zoom in close enough.

Suby from United Kingdom 13 Dec 2006, 00:22
I like the artsyness of this shot, my kinda image.

Welcome to Shuttrtchance. looking forward to your images.

Suby
Patrick Krolis: Thank you very much for your welcoming words and your compliment. This being one of my first pictures posted on Shutterchance, I suddenly realize I have raised the bar for myself.

sk from Great Britain (UK) 13 Dec 2006, 00:33
very nice
Patrick Krolis: Thank you for the compliment

sguardiamo 13 Dec 2006, 00:34
beautiful, great pic.
Patrick Krolis: Thank you for the compliment

genevieve from canada 13 Dec 2006, 00:35
dirty, rustic, sensual and erotic. i like it alot.
Patrick Krolis: Thank you for the compliment

Neil Tandy from South Africa 13 Dec 2006, 06:43
This is indeed a very good shot, but just one small point; please make sure you smooth out clothing creases on the skin (stomach area here) before you shoot. Otherwise great work. Regards, Neil.
Patrick Krolis: Thanks for your comment. I totally do agree with you. Actually I prefer my models not to wear any tight clothing when they come to the shoot. That way the skin has no marks like in this case. I decided to post the unretouched picture. I have a version where I corrected the clothing creases with Photoshop. But I thought that would not fit this picture.

johan coppens 13 Dec 2006, 12:21
I love this wonderfull picture !!!

Sola from Great Britain (UK) 13 Dec 2006, 12:48
Fantastic stuff!!, welcome to shutterchance
Patrick Krolis: Thank you for the compliment and for the welcoming words

sinem from United Kingdom 13 Dec 2006, 19:07
WOW! Amazing!
Patrick Krolis: Thank you for the compliment

BeakerSt from Shutterchance 13 Dec 2006, 22:28
Intentionally or not you've put a smiley ShMood on so I won't critique it. Does show a good eye for composition although I would have some comments.

Welcome to Shutterchance!
Patrick Krolis: Thank you very much for your comment. I am glad to state that I had unintentionally put that smiley ShMood on. So I corrected that. I am all ears and eyes for all kinds of comments.

Patrick Krolis from Suriname 13 Dec 2006, 23:30
To everyone who commented on my 2nd post here on Shutterchance, Thank you very much for the warm words of welcome. I hope you continue enjoying my work.

Abi from Great Britain (UK) 13 Dec 2006, 23:54
best image I have seen so far on shuuttre....
Patrick Krolis: That is too much of a compliment. Thank you very much. It might be the best work out of my portfolio wink Now I have nothing else to show sad
Your Archive has a lot of extraordinary shots. I will comment more closely on your pictures as soon as I can go one by one through them.

adebanji alabi 15 Dec 2006, 01:53
i love the way the strands of hair hang from her left nipple.was it intentional? The pubic hair also works too.
i wish i had more time to take great pics.
By the way,welcome to shutterchance.
Patrick Krolis: Thanks for your welcoming words. No the strands of hair on the nipple was not intentional. Actually the model was standing on the other side of a big gaping hole in the old ferry.

PS. You are the only trini around here? I am quite often in Trinidad.

adebanji alabi 16 Dec 2006, 16:29
im the only trini here.hope more join someday.Do you take pics for carnival?maybe we can hook up sometime

Jos-Angel from Spain 18 Dec 2006, 00:36
Wowww, hard image in B&W, I like much the brightness in the skin of the precious model
Patrick Krolis: thank you very much for your comment. I must agree with you. precious...

Layeni 23 Apr 2007, 22:33
I am going thru your blog give u scores out of 10 for effort,Composition,Idea & Lighting... so for this one... 50/10
Patrick Krolis: hmmm, Layeni youre scoring definitely has something strange, dunno what it is smile Thank you very much for the compliment, I consider this my best shot ever, thanks for scoring me that high

Rafael Chan 17 Jul 2007, 02:58
Hi Patrick, always a pleasure to see a fellow country man and a friend promoting amazing work online.
As usual a great composition, the softness of the light-shadow of her skin, perfect choice for the dept of field. Impressive work Patrick!
Patrick Krolis: Thank you very much Rafael!! I am glad you joined Shutterchance too. Now we can show the world even more beautiful things, people, places and Art from Suriname. Thank you very very much for the compliment, coming from you it is so very special.

Roxana Groeneveld 4 Oct 2008, 03:34
This is such a stunning photo..i love the rustiness of the background in contrast to the perfection of the body...
& that woman's body is AMAZING!
Patrick Krolis: I am still in love with this photograph, can't do much with it in Suriname though

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