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21-NOV-2009 JMKC

Braid Painting, 2 (6000+ views)


Before she had her hair cut, she wanted to have one "unique" idea of hers photographed, that of her using her braid as a paint brush in a sort of part creative, part hair, part figure photo shoot that could be publicly shown.

This was her initial idea. When she explained it to me (her idea was "Braid Painting, 1"), I interpreted it differently (Braid Painting, 2) and even did concept shots and a gesture drawing.

So, she has a form fitting leotard and her long hair in a braid. The "paint" is yogurt with food coloring.

Immediately after washing out the yogurt, she cut her hair and could no longer do this shot. Unfortunately, I haven't uploaded these shots because I've been exceptionally lazy when it comes to post processing.

I suppose if you like it, you should let her know...

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Thompson Photography 08-Dec-2011 03:23
Yes, tell her I like it. Then tell her I think she's crazy for cutting her hair.
Sugarbarre2 08-Dec-2011 03:22
this is odd and wonderful
Mi Bella Esposa 08-Dec-2011 03:21
Love this shot! Very fun concept!
MySexyLady 08-Dec-2011 03:20
What a creative and excellent idea for a shoot.
PauloCGama22-Sep-2011 12:20
Creative, wonderful!!
Tracy Stubberfield14-Sep-2011 09:01
I'm very impressed your improv!! Love this!
Michael Rowan04-Jan-2011 03:47
Well done. One of my favorites of her gallery. Original. She deserves great credit here.
Gordon W23-Dec-2010 13:30
Very Norman Rockwellesque! Nicely done.
Guest 21-Dec-2010 02:03
I like it! Great image!
Fafou14-Dec-2010 14:57
Original, I love it
william mahan14-Dec-2010 03:46

My favorite ....Great idea !!!!
moravcik10001-Sep-2010 08:18
Love this pic
kdee2010 18-Jun-2010 09:57
Yah cool.I like the concept.
Mark Chambers ARPS AFIAP CPAGB BPE323-May-2010 19:01
A new way of painting indeed, I wonder if it will take off. Great shot.
jmkc15-May-2010 16:28
Thank you for your comments and votes so far! She's very pleased that people liked this idea and that you think it came out well.
Gus & Gerry 15-May-2010 14:01
This one is my favorite of the set. The composition here is great as my eye is drawn from the painting down her body to her feet and then back up again in a circular fashion. She's really cute and you did a superb job of capturing that...and it's a neat idea too!

jmkc15-May-2010 13:56
Thanks for the comments! And thank you also for the votes.
Guest 15-May-2010 09:31
really fun picture, what a great idea she's had. great shot, regards T
David T.14-May-2010 21:10
Very cool idea and execution.
Nice, nice job with the light too.
Guest 14-May-2010 07:56
very nice concept and well executed
Guest 14-May-2010 07:05
Very ceative. All of these have been great; a very nice gallery right from the start. This one is different though. v. Lee
Henry Taitano14-May-2010 04:09
You are indeed a lucky man.
Beautiul wife and excellent image! V