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lemon! I've done already 2 pictures with lemon, but i didn't like them... lemons are so not photogenic u.u

So I hope this one is alright!

I love lemons, I always eat the slice of lemon from my friends' coca cola drink :3!


from my Tutti Frutti series:
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J'adore it honey. The concept of lemons can be kinda hard to comprehend at times because a lemon is both sour, yet sweet at times and it shows in your picture.

I love the idea of black lips with the bright yellow, good contrasting colours. I like you eyes in this picture a lot, they are blue and wide like the lemon is really sour and it works perfectly for your concept ( if you have one :lol: ).

Well I think I should explain my scoring:

4.5 Stars for vision because at first the yellow is an eye sore but when you take a little bit of time to actually look at it, its a beautiful portrait.

5.0 Stars for originality, technique, and impact because I've never seen fruit used like this before, your way of taking a photo like this is amazing and cute, and finally, the colours your personality your affect with make-up makes a beautiful piece that will never go out of style.
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Vision 4/5
Looks as though you are trying to convey the sour, bright flavor of lemon. I gave this 4 because the final image looks pretty clean and well planned, minus a few things which I will go into detail about in the technique section. I enjoy the way the black lipstick emphasizes the pucker of the lips and completes the inward diagonal tilt of the cheekbones, as though to further emphasize the bright sourness of the lemon. Also, that the emphasis isn't so much on the lemon itself, but instead on the eyes. The power of the lemon translates directly into her stare.

Originality 5/5
Overall, a clever and effective way to display a lemon theme!

Technique 3.5/5
I have split technique in half. 50% for photography/modelling skill etc. 50% for editing, coloring, cropping etc. Photographic and modelling skill is bang on, however I did have some issues with the editing which is why I did partial marks. Here are the issues:

*digital signature over the lemon is distracting
*seems like hair should be pulled back tight, not hanging loose on one side, to tie in with the tight puckered feel of the lemon.
*cropping should have include the forehead, since this the model is reacting heavily with her eyes to the flavor of lemon, it would be more effective to see her full expression
*black lipstick seems to be crumbling off onto lemon, could be edited out for a cleaner image.
*transparent white lines and black dots on the eyes..Seem to be added digitally and look slightly careless on the models left eye, on right side of image. The distribution of lines and dots seems to be almost half of what you put on the right eye, pulls the viewer to the side.

Impact: 4/5
Impact would have received a perfect five if the signature was not covering one of the main focal points of the image, and the left eye did not direct attention off to the side instead of to the center of the image, but overall a very powerful and attention grabbing image!

Nice work! :) I know my critique is a bit different than the other one here but I hope this helps you in some way.
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Hey! I love your photo! 
I'm Brazilian artist and i use! 
Jensola Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2013  Hobbyist
Often people eat fruits and the others... :3
M4XW3LL Featured By Owner May 24, 2013  Student General Artist
como pones ese efecto para que paresca una pintura o un dibujo tu foto???

esta padre los colores y la composicion
PinkoPrint Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2013  Student General Artist
Love it!!! Expecially the expression
Twatcher Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2013
If life gives you lemons, you take it in your mouth, do your make up, and make an awesome and funny shot of it.
Hillarious. :-D
TornadoMetVolcano Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
sour e.e but you're talent sweetens it up <3 well done ^-^
DreadHaven Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2013
Best of the series I think.
FoxxyImpala Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is my favorite from your Tutti Frutti series <3
LILY-m Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
haha!!!Very,very good work!
LuneTheLooney Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013  Student General Artist
very Helena Bonham Carter! (in a very good way)
I love this!
CosplayHero191 Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
did you draaw this?
GothicBrony Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2012  Student Artist
Great idea! great colors! nice expression! LOVE IT!! cute and cheerful my dear! keep up the GREAT photos!
ReVercetti Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Awesome work!!
FlorianHebel Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
My all time favorite :D
B31Photography Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2012
Excellent concept :thumbsup:
Dee58 Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2012   Traditional Artist
Oh my, this is awesome! :D
AngryPixieDesign Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2012  Student Artisan Crafter
I'd LOVE to know what makeup you use :)
Dozerson Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
You have such interesting art. I like this.
Afireinsidegirl Featured By Owner May 19, 2012
Love this one!! ^^
Do0dleBug Featured By Owner May 9, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Love! I'm going to fave all of them. Hehe. ^^
SaucyPlebeian Featured By Owner May 9, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I love the black lipstick with the pale yellow and vibrant yellows! So eyecatching!
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Me encanta!!!!!!!!
AirGearSuchti Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2012
the first thing i thought was.. limon? hey thats turkish .. gotta check the profil .. well, it seems it's also spanish xD
Morgan-Lou Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2012  Professional Photographer
How can you make your dark brown eyes look so blue? you must be an amazing photoshopper...
UmarHard Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2012
i m just speechless the way you have used fruit and colors in u'r pics amazing it is
desertwhitelilly Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
This one is expressive and perfect :)
LitlMomma Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2012
The "pucker" was ingenious! Loved that!
Music--Box Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2012
I love the eye makeup, how you put radiating lines to help show the sourness of the lemon, but you kept them subtle. Very nice. :)
sergiohf Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hola te he hecho un dibujo de tus ojazos, espero ke te guste.
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Origami-Butterfly Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love how pronounced the cupid's bow on your lips is :D The black contrasts it so nicely! I love lemons, too =w= Beautiful shot!
ChaseNNN Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2012  Student Digital Artist
I love limes :3
MagicalAdventures Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2012
I really like this one :) your eyes are amazing in it :)
Total-Anime-Fangirl Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
lemons ;D
Quinaplz Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2012
Your facial expression- priceless.
IXIAmaya-NatsukiIXI Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2012
I love these seris! I find them very unique a pretty keep up the good work!
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xXFoxxy-SilverFangXx Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I love everything about this picture! I love the way your eyebrows arch and your eyes bulge out and your cheeks suck in to show how sour it really is. Your eyes are gorgeous, and the black lipstick gives compliments to the lemon. Great job.
Tiberiius Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2012
I love this. One of my favourites. I especially like how your cheeks are sucked in to show how sour it is <3 haha love it.
Harlequime Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2012
I love this. So amazing, I wish I had your skin!!
Dreamin-of-Neverland Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2012  Student Photographer
this is so cute! :)
GaYtAcOs Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
are you the model in all of these? i know stupid question but i had to ask
Chiron671 Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
this is an amazing shot! Who does the make-up! it reminds me of something a capitol resident would wear in the hunger games
Senju-HiMe Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2012  Professional Photographer
thank you! I do it myself :)
Chiron671 Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
np, it is amazing, i think i might try photography, any tips

- Jacob Smith
TyggFestival Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
makes we want some lemons ouo
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Date Taken
Nov 24, 2011, 6:44:08 PM
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