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© Cheryl Jacobs Nicolai
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This little eight-year-old has utter confidence in herself, and those clear blue eyes can stare holes in you.

Natural light, medium format film.

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14 responses

  • Joel Aron

    Joel Aron gave props (24 Mar 2008):

    fantastic composition!! I love that it has a 'Mark Ryden' painter quality from the soft angle of her lean that play against your slight portrait crop ...that make sense? ;) great as always!

  • Slimeface

    Slimeface said (24 Mar 2008):

    What a look!

  • Portia Söderberg

    Portia Söderberg (Deleted) gave props (24 Mar 2008):

    gorgeous portrait shot!

  • Laura Boston-Thek

    Laura Boston-Thek gave props (24 Mar 2008):

    Amazing image!! Great connection through the lens.

  • Jan Hoffman

    Jan Hoffman gave props (24 Mar 2008):

    This is stunning in its elegance and the feeling conveyed by this child through the lens and into our hearts. Bravo!

  • Andrea Jeckering

    Andrea Jeckering said (24 Mar 2008):

    So much emotion and expression. Beautiful shot!

  • Cristina Pascu

    Cristina Pascu said (8 May 2008):

    beautiful eyes...

  • Steve Wilson

    Steve Wilson (Deleted) said (16 Jun 2008):

    Those eyes... This is wonderful.

  • May Lattanzio

    May Lattanzio gave props (28 Jun 2008):

    It's all in her eyes.

  • Slimeface

    Slimeface said (16 Jul 2008):


  • Ingrid Haring

    Ingrid Haring said (25 Oct 2008):

    Your work is an inspiration. Something to strive towards.

  • molly .

    molly . gave props (19 Apr 2009):

    this is a little haunting. great shot.

  • John Darwin Kurc

    John Darwin Kurc said (16 Jun 2011):

    So perfect

  • Photo Shack

    Photo Shack (Deleted) gave props (29 Feb 2012):

    beautiful portrait....great shallow dof

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