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Illustrated Portrait
Digitally Illustrated Photograph
A black and white photograph with digital illustrations
Rainbow over Hokitika Gorge
A street view of a normal day in San Juan, Puerto Rico
Camera shy!
Field of Bokeh
Ombre Canyon Colors
Sunset at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge
Canyon Lights
Save the Bees
Grand Teton Reflection
Grand Teton Stars and Wildflowers
Fulcrum lifting earth
Freshly Cut Snowmobile Tracks in the Dechutes National Forest
A boy admiring a view of the rainbow over the sunset after the rain
Wildflowers at Sunset
El Capitan
Milky Way Reflection
A small stream running through the beautiful greenery
Snow-Capped Mountaintops
15th Annual Photo Contest

For this image I borrowed composition from Girl With A Pearl Earring by Jan Vermeer. However, for the model I decided to use my own mother. Girl With a Pearl Earring is shrouded in mystery as to her identity. I believe this is true for the identity of mothers as well. Many mothers, including my own, have somewhat given up their personal identity and their own hopes and dreams for their families. Their wants and needs are somewhat mysterious and kept out of sight for the betterment of their children and spouses.

TAGS: Black And White, Mother, Portrait, South Dakota

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States of America
Member since 2017
Photo Information
© Yany Avelar.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2017
Total Views: 42
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Aug. 4, 2017, 9:47 p.m.
Camera Model: NIKON D750
Focal Length: 40mm
Shutter Speed: 1/10
Aperture: f4
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PHOTO LOCATION Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States of America