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NIKON CORPORATION
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NIKON D90
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1/125 second
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Jul 7, 2012, 11:24:07 AM
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The Spirit of Galatea VII by CookmePancakes The Spirit of Galatea VII by CookmePancakes
photographer: Ilse Moore [link]
art director: Elsa Bleda (me) [link]
Dresses: Joel Janse Van Vuuren [link]
MUA: Liezl Zene Oberholzer
model: Elsa Bleda (me)

one of the preview images for Joel's 2012 spring/summer editorial. you can see the rest in my gallery. -It was really hard to get this right, since June-July is the middle of winter in South Africa.

edit: this shoot was also a slow-motion underwater fashion video, Panavision shot it with Phantom Gold at 1000 fps.

edit: a DD, thank you Deviantart! :heart:
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:iconminorfiction:
MinorFiction Featured By Owner May 6, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Beauty perfected. 
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:iconartic-art:
Artic-art Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2013
wow!!!
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:icontimberclipse:
TimberClipse Featured By Owner May 7, 2013  Professional Filmographer
Hello,
I wanted to let you know that I have featured this fantastic piece in my Year-Long Feature article.
Thank you for sharing it with us all!
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:iconangie-pictures:
Angie-Pictures Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2013
Awesome picture! Congratulations on the DD! :iconflowerheartplz:
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:iconmoon-flower4022:
Moon-Flower4022 Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
This is amazing! So beautiful. I'm in awe.
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:iconblackstar707:
blackstar707 Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I adore underwater photography! This is just stunning! The contrast between the bright green clothes and the dark background is very eye catching. :clap:
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:iconmalaugusto:
malaugusto Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013   Photographer
This gorgeous work has been featured here: People and Portraits Spotlight Vol. 44.
Looking forward to seeing more art from you at #devPREMIUM!

:icondevpremium:
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:iconjoeltonongkh:
joeltonongkh Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2013
I do feel serene and calm. The color is natural and contrast with the background. Splendid.
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:iconcandyknickerbocker:
CandyKnickerbocker Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2013
This is gorgeous, I love the colours and the way the dress moves in the water. There's something quite serene about her, as if she's just floating there and dancing slowly under the water. Great job.
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:icongiovannniii:
giovannniii Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
this is stunning.... something which is not ordinary :)
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:iconnaokijan:
naokijan Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
beautiful ~
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:icondextrousdave:
DextrousDave Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2013
Beautiful, thank you
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:iconadardurden:
AdARDurden Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Amazing Capture !! I am in Awe !! Congrats on the DD !! :clap:
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:iconkatpap:
katpap Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2013
perfect..!
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:iconkrayzpaki:
krayzpaki Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2013
very nice. saw the thumbnail and has to check it out. and loved it!
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:iconhollycromerphoto:
HollyCromerPhoto Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2013  Professional Photographer
This is stunning and angelic! Well deserved Daily Deviation.
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:iconvloraization:
Vloraization Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2013   Photographer
Perfection...
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:icontimberclipse:
TimberClipse Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2013  Professional Filmographer
The clarity, composition and contrast in this image are fantastic! Great work!
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:iconf1mclaren:
F1McLaren Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
really beauty and so original idea)) i like it, awesome
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:iconsethadmirer:
SethAdmirer Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You were underwater in the middle of WINTER???

Wow. O_O I don't know what to say.

But whatever accolades and praises this photo gets, you deserve it.
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:iconella13hi5:
ella13hi5 Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2013
:D
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:iconlilithselke:
lilithselke Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This blows my mind! It's gorgeous and brilliantly executed! I can't get my mind around how complex this photo-shoot had to be to make!
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:icontearsinraine:
tearsinraine Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
what a trip! awesome capture!
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:iconmomohinamoru:
MomoHinamoru Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2013  Student Artist
woah
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:iconsilvermoon442:
silvermoon442 Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
When I saw this I literally said aloud: "that's an amazing picture. Oh my gosh!"
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:icondinkythesunshinegirl:
DinkyTheSunshineGirl Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful, simply beautiful.
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:iconboltonartist:
Boltonartist Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful capture of beauty!
'grats on the DD!
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:icondreams-and-starlight:
dreams-and-starlight Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
whoa! this is utterly amazing.
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:icongaara-is-god:
Gaara-Is-GOD Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2013
There really is no word to describe this except beautiful.
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:iconperi-s:
peri-s Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2013  Student General Artist
this would be so beautiful to paint, lovely job x
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:iconmaki-cha:
maki-cha Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2013  Student General Artist
beautiful :iconuguufaceplz:
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:iconmoomoo-mi:
moomoo-mi Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
pretty!!
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:iconliliumconvalium:
Liliumconvalium Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
i feel myself like Gollum, but i'd said "precious")
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:iconcookmepancakes:
CookmePancakes Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2013
(: :heart:
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:iconpearwood:
pearwood Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Love the light on her leg.
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:iconcallio-chan:
Callio-chan Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2013
captivating, congrats
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:iconcarrasgirl23:
carrasgirl23 Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2013
this is so beautiful
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:iconluna-caillean:
Luna-Caillean Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Arresting. :)
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:iconwideh-san-chan-kun:
Wideh-san-chan-kun Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
a perfect example of GOOD photography
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:iconsilvershadowpheonix:
SilverShadowPheonix Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2013
That is really pretty
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:iconhannahcurry:
hannahcurry Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2013  Student Photographer
I love this. <3
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:iconundertakerisepic:
UndertakerisEpic Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
absolutely stunning. very beautiful~
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:iconadri-sol:
Adri-Sol Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2013
This is amazing!
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:iconkyrenae:
KyRenae Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2013
I LOVE the green fabric. It just leaps out at the viewer. So amazing XD
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:iconkarinta:
Karinta Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2013  Student General Artist
The contrast is amazing, as are the colors. Excellent work!
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:iconlintu47:
lintu47 Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Congrats on the well deserved DD! :dalove:
Have a nice day! :heart:
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:iconmariamaximovna:
mariamaximovna Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2013
Very, very beautiful.
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:iconsinninginheaven:
sinninginheaven Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2013  Student Digital Artist
What a beautiful shot
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:iconsweediesart:
SweediesArt Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Congrats to your DD :clap:
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