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Marriage Counseling

Canon PowerShot SX100 IS 1/60 second F/3.5 ISO 250 21 mm


"The moment always dictates in my work. What I feel, I do. This is the most important thing for me. Everybody can look, but they don't necessarily see. I never calculate or consider; I see a situation and I know that it's right, even if I have to go back to get the proper lighting."
~ Andre Kertesz

saverio from Rome, Italy

bella, mi piace. uno scatto intimo.

15 Mar 2011 5:23am

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Interesting title! The expression of the woman and the figure in the background create a worrying mood!

15 Mar 2011 5:25am

Monterey John from Hollister, CA, United States

Fine image, but that bit of philosophy has been a road to ruin for many, including me.

15 Mar 2011 5:31am

Chris Pereira from San Jose, CA, United States

love the emotion in this picture

15 Mar 2011 5:31am

JacklineG from Béarn, France

L'inquiétude se lit sur son visage ! Bonne journée Mariana

15 Mar 2011 5:36am

Kenny from Eastsound, United States

Kind of eerie image, nice work. To answer the title, sometimes it does.

15 Mar 2011 5:38am

Suzanne from Melbourne, Australia

an awesome image Mariana! Heart felt and complex:)

15 Mar 2011 5:39am

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

Lovely portrait...beautiful color and light; a trouble face? A very imaginative title.

15 Mar 2011 6:19am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

She seems very anxious before commenting! Splendid portrait and framing. Nice day.

15 Mar 2011 6:28am

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

She is not happy that is for sure. The woman in the background could be the counsellor:)

15 Mar 2011 7:05am

Richard from Duns, United Kingdom

You captured the intimacy of the situation

15 Mar 2011 7:18am

Christine from Duns, United Kingdom

Superb portrait of this woman in a quandary, the light highlighting her beautifully.

15 Mar 2011 7:23am

Phil from Sausset les Pins, France

Emotional shot and comosition , a really good shot , Phil

15 Mar 2011 7:28am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Powerful image - very moving. Superb framing and depth of field to include all three characters in the drama.

15 Mar 2011 7:34am

STEED from Somewhere, France

Who knows ? The two portraits are superb.....Very strong scene...

15 Mar 2011 7:40am

Shahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

good work. excellent

15 Mar 2011 7:53am

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Excellent portrait with beautiful colors and light

15 Mar 2011 8:25am

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Beautiful portrait. I love the background character with its bottle in the hand, maybe simply ready to celebrate the event???

15 Mar 2011 8:58am

J.R. from Ginowan, Japan

Only if both sides will swallow their stubborn pride and learn that love is much more in giving than in always having to have my own way! I council young couples quite often

15 Mar 2011 9:20am

L.Dd from de partout et de nulle part, France

A lot of emotion on her face , nice portrait .

15 Mar 2011 9:34am

PATRICK from miramas, France


15 Mar 2011 9:42am

thami from Morocco

Toute réflexion faite, il ne sert à rien de lui chuchoter la décision à prendre à l'oreille !
Bonne journée lumineuse et chaleureuse!

15 Mar 2011 9:46am

Richard T from Leicester, United Kingdom

Her thoughts are not for us ...


15 Mar 2011 10:03am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Jolie lumière sur la femme ! Je te souhaite une agréable journée ! JP

15 Mar 2011 10:48am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

That's not what she wanted to hear

15 Mar 2011 10:55am

peter.K from blue mountains, Australia

can feel the pain...

15 Mar 2011 11:03am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Looks like a case of cold feet! Nicely captured Mariana! ;-)

15 Mar 2011 11:44am

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

Nice capture and very beautiful background Mariana.

15 Mar 2011 11:54am

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India

Perfectly spotted worries on her face....

15 Mar 2011 12:14pm

Jean-Louis from Nîmes, France

Une belle lumière sur beau visage !!
Excellent !!

15 Mar 2011 12:23pm

rem_la from Villiers, France

un instant important !

15 Mar 2011 12:34pm

Lougris from Toulouse, France

une impression de detresse dans cette image très bien gérée.

15 Mar 2011 12:55pm

Franz from Baden, Austria

a rather unsettling mood prevails here, i think! perhaps she doesn't really want to hear what he is saying?!?

15 Mar 2011 1:10pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

There's trouble! Her expression says it all. An intimate peek into the lives of these folks. Brilliant!

15 Mar 2011 1:35pm

cristoF from montbéliard, France

trés beau cadrage ,pour un moment important dans la vie d'un couple!!

15 Mar 2011 1:57pm

Fraucha from БІЛА ЦЕРКВА, Ukraine

Unhappy :-(

15 Mar 2011 2:20pm

delkoo from marguerittes, France

nice light on her face and mysterious background.

15 Mar 2011 2:23pm

Dokmateo from madird, Spain

Lovely portrait! I guess they really need a counseling by the look of the woman there hehe! And who's the ghostly reflection at the back? Hope shes part of the photo.hehe! Nice composition Mariana! best regards!

15 Mar 2011 2:30pm

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

A very emotional shot you captured here. Well done!

15 Mar 2011 2:49pm

Sof from Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Tu as su prendre le bon moment où on ressent l'émotion de l'instant

15 Mar 2011 3:27pm

Williams from Nova Scotia, Canada

You've captured a moment of unsettling intimacy. Nice composition with the hazed out figure in the background adding another layer of ?? to the shot. I like it in colour. Cheers,

15 Mar 2011 3:48pm

Itziar from bilbao, Spain

i love the phrase that you say Everybody can look, but they don't necessarily see. Its absolutely realy! love the moment and photo! superb, a hug!

15 Mar 2011 4:24pm

Pascale. from La Bonneville sur Iton, France

the light is superb,it gives nice golden colors to the face of these 2 people.The blurred woman of the background is very schemer,we wonder from where she is .I hope everything is OK for them.Very nice.

15 Mar 2011 5:43pm

Kat from Lorraine, France

quelle gravité sur ce visage !

15 Mar 2011 6:04pm

L'explorateur from Vancouver, Canada

She seems to be between a rock and a hard place, isn't she? There's a very nice light in this image. It looks like a "soft/diffused" flash. But I am not expert enough to tell.

15 Mar 2011 6:04pm

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

Very well focused with light. I like it very much.

15 Mar 2011 6:24pm

Manuel Hompanera from La Robla, Spain

muy bien captada con una luz fantástica.Saludos Mariana.

15 Mar 2011 7:22pm

Philip from South Wales, United Kingdom

Lovely shot. Is the woman in the background a reflection?

15 Mar 2011 7:22pm

jafadabret from Annonay, France

Très beau portrait de femme !

15 Mar 2011 8:05pm

Letizia from Milan, Italy

Very beautiful and a wonderful light management

15 Mar 2011 8:06pm

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

A really nice portrait

15 Mar 2011 8:44pm

manel from Girona, Spain

Excelente retrato. Por la expresión de la cara de la novia, no parece muy feliz...

15 Mar 2011 10:37pm

Carina Soriano from Tres Arroyos, Argentina

very nice portrairt and colours!

15 Mar 2011 10:37pm

Alun from cheshire,, United Kingdom

very strong image

15 Mar 2011 10:47pm

Satvik from Far far away, United States

Awesome capture, very powerful & expressive !

16 Mar 2011 1:23am

Wild Mustang Photography from Carlisle, Massachusetts, United States

Very expressive and well done portrait composition! Great lighting too!

16 Mar 2011 2:53am

Mike Paulison. from United States

This has the feeling of an ad or a documentary. It makes you try and think of a story. Nice gold tones in the womans face.

16 Mar 2011 3:30am

AMH from Buenos Aires, Argentina

That photo! that lady looked strong background and is well taken that the couple. a big hug. Alejandra

16 Mar 2011 3:31am

Julie from Easton, United States

I hope it works! A strong title for a strong photo!

16 Mar 2011 6:07am

Marcie from Newton, United States

Such depth and warmth and emotion captured here.

16 Mar 2011 12:02pm

Julie DiCarlo from SF Bay Area, United States

What is the word in the sign? It looks like "anniversary"?

16 Mar 2011 5:06pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland


superbe iamge de ca mariage, avec la dame dans un léger flou très belle compo intime, superbe.

Bravo et amitié


16 Mar 2011 6:51pm

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Excellent work

16 Mar 2011 9:26pm

delishnaz from Rasht, Iran

nice photo
fyi:I changed the name of that picture,tanx

16 Mar 2011 9:39pm

domlortha from Roanne, France

Nice capture, at the right time!
Have a nice day.

17 Mar 2011 5:45pm

Canon PowerShot SX100 IS
1/60 second
ISO 250
21 mm