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Posted By: SuperJared, 05-07-2007, 01:15 PM

Personally, I think this shot rocks. Someone I showed it to said it was creepy. What are your thoughts?


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05-07-2007, 01:19 PM   #2
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I don't know if creepy is the exact word I would use, but its definitely got that edge to it. That doesn't mean its a bad shot though, sometimes creepy is good.
05-07-2007, 01:19 PM   #3
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Definitely creepy. I got goose bumps everywhere as soon as I saw the shot. Maybe your survey questions prepares me to get that reaction before viewing the thread ...
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Personally, I find it more 'contrived' than creepy.

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"Nice body... shame about the boat"

(boat race = face .... cockney rhyming slang ;-)
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I go along with Christian, Nice body and I think pretty young lady. I like the shot and that is very good. But what look is she gong for (creepy?) I think she needs to go a little more for creepy.
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Hi SuperJared... I generally like the 'dark' aesthetic so I will comment a bit.

I think corpse-paint opens itself to some very interesting uses for photography, though for people that listen to black metal it has become somewhat of a cliche (add accent aigu.)

If you're going in for a 'dark' look, I would have your model not wear the patterned white skirt under the black. Also the skin from the leg there is a bit devoid of context... I would either like to see some elaborate footwear, bare feet (would work with an old-world style gown) or not at all.

The corpse-paint is too flat. A little more texture and a slightly more bluish hue (similar to what the band Satyricon used to use early on) would give it a very surreal and deathly appearance.

Also this image of the band Gorgoroth might give you some ideas:


The blue on the boards is very nice. The concrete is too modern.

There is a bit too much light in this photograph.

In essence, if you want to make it "creepy" in the classical sense... go with an all dark (or black and deep rich colors, blue, green, red) scheme for clothes, have a background that cannot be dated and muted or uneven, dramatic light.

Just my thoughts...
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I kinda like the pic, although I'd rather see her without the makeup

05-07-2007, 05:42 PM   #9
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I like the photo, but because it's ironic - not creepy. The attractive (even cute) young lady in this pseudo dark getup strikes me as contradictive and interesting - not creepy.

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it's very interesting - though I find it not creepy - so I guess the other choice is that it rocks...

there's definitely something interesting about it- I've looked at it 4 or 5 times - it's something intangible. Nicely done, however you look at it.
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