52 Wednesdays :: Pink

February 8, 2012

I’m Marla
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It’s week five for my Project 52 group and this week our assignment was pink.

Audrey Hepburn said she believed in pink.  Around here, we don’t really fall into that category, but certainly value it’s projection of femininity in moderation.  For example, I’m a huge fan of truly pink blush and pink peonies; but gag me if there was ever a pink room in my house… I guess our ideas about pink are that it’s a great accent color in more inconspicuous amounts.  So this week, I new I wanted my assignment to be very pink, just for the stretch.
Today I had a mini session with Miss Eva after school for Valentine’s day pictures, and though I was planning to use a completely different image and a still-life even; I saw this one and knew I wanted to use it instead.  I have to say that I think this is the most feminine she’s ever looked.  She hasn’t seen this yet, but I think when she does she’ll like it as well–even if it is far from our normal.
One of the things I’m beginning to love about this Project 52 group is seeing the vastly different interpretations each person has of the weekly assignment.  Since this is our first specific to color, I’m really looking forward to seeing everyone’s posts.
Next in the circle is Laurie Schultz of Cincinnati, Ohio.  You can find her post about pink here:
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  1. Beth says:

    Love her eyelashes!! Awesome picture!!!

  2. Traca says:

    Such pretty tones – love the softness of the processing! Nice focus, too! Don’t you love it when you have something planned and then something better comes along?!?

  3. this is a lovely image, marla…but you’ve got to know by now that i’m pretty much one of your biggest fans 😉 what a beauty your daughter is!

  4. Kate says:

    Gorgeous!!! Love this one!

  5. Amy says:

    you captured the softness and little girl beauty of her so perfectly. and i love that it’s a side that’s more quiet. your photos are always gorgeous, you have a talent, and i always look forward to your posts. just lovely.

  6. wow this is beautiful!!! I love all the subtle pinks…what a darling girl with beautiful eyelashes!!!

  7. Karen says:

    Such a pretty, pretty portrait. Love the bokeh and detail in the eyelashes. And the pop of bright pink in her hair is just perfect.

  8. Marsette says:

    So pretty! Love her eyelashes!

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