Fierce and Beautiful: Ladies With Power
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Published: October 15, 2010
Inspired by a recent daily deviation shot, I went in search of portraits that could match the alluring gaze of that model (…). It turned out such shots are extremely rare, so I broadened my search to portraits that have a specific set of qualities to them. Each of the shots below portrays a model of which can be said that (any combination of the following):

- she is shrouded in mystery
- she knows no fear
- she radiates self-confidence
- she is fierce
- she has power

I went all the way back to 2005 and went through Classic Portraits, Emotive Portraits, Expressive, Fashion Portraits, Fetish Portraits, Glamour Portraits, Self Portraits and Spontaneous Portraits. The interesting thing I noticed is that the overall quality of the submitted deviations increased a lot over the years, starting with 2007. Then again a lot more deviations are submitted as a whole every year.

You can view the entire collection here:…

Here is my final selection, split into Black & White and Color:

BLACK & WHITE (Collection:…)

:thumb180102694: :thumb180913136: hidden track by bailey--elizabeth Self Oct 08 by larafairie Forget Your Running by FurtiveLungs :thumb107666070: Moon whisper.... by LeJournalDAmelie Cold one by skafunk Echoes by GejszaNietutejsza :thumb71271825: big city life 10 by KimberleyCamilleri diamonds are forever. by indiae Gokcan by memelsteak :thumb97151207: czarne joko by PeachDaub :thumb152763865: :thumb128736094: t54 by stefa-zozokovich humidity by charlie-aux-fraises Photo No. 005 by AlexPavlov Harizma_Sasha by simxa Viktoria III by zemotion Begin to Hope by eurai The Queen by zemotion Sammya by memelsteak gates of dawn by micmojo FACE by rust2d :thumb105871927: :thumb154568699: That Girl by melaniumom Breeze by KimJSinclair The freckles in our eyes by iNeedChemicalX Angie - Bright light by FuzzyYak you said something by Eliara :thumb136643555: :thumb99985624: :thumb98035924: To love hot by LonelyPierot shine by prismes

COLOR (Collection:…)

Evil Eye by Stridsberg I am a Survivor by blackfantastix Amethysta No 2 - Portrait by Hart-Worx draw deep breath by SabrinaCichy _heartbeat. by josefinejonssonphoto :thumb163024550: Janina - 017 by Stridsberg :thumb158944582: Green eyed lady by lepersabstain :thumb167866899: burning by Gewof Kerli by Ashlea-Winfield :thumb83201771: :thumb94565441: :thumb140278841: Barbora by memelsteak :thumb74979558: Guerriere by FlexDreams Katherine High Key by jakegarn :thumb150887589: Janina - Glamour in my way 2 by JaninaN :thumb157849566: pierce by nikosalpha Andrej by larafairie Dirty Baby by zenibyfajnie :thumb177227945: :thumb40319632: :thumb122660638:

Please :+fav: the article if you liked this selection!

Also, if you happen to have / know of some shots that are not included here, please share - I looked at galleries for three whole days so I certainly missed some :)
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blackfantastix's avatar
oh i just noticed too late!
thank you so much!!!!
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AeonOfTimeProfessional Interface Designer
You're very welcome. I really liked "I am a Survivor" :)
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That shot, "Guerrière", is spot on :bow:
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thanks ^^
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photosbydocoProfessional Photographer
Wonderful! :)
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AeonOfTimeProfessional Interface Designer
I'm glad you appreciate the selection - Simply Her blew me away :)
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AeonOfTimeProfessional Interface Designer
You are welcome - Moon Whisper is one of my favorites in the lot :)
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