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Motherland Chronicles #46 - The Seer by zemotion Motherland Chronicles #46 - The Seer by zemotion
For the Motherland Chronicles project :iconmotherlandchronicles: (Follow us on Facebook and Tumblr!)

Happy New Year!

I discovered Georges de La Tour's work last year and have been wanting to do a candle shot since. It's been sitting on my to-do forever and I had so many tests and false starts with the lighting I was worried it would never work. I'm happy to finally have something to share now~

Photography: Zhang Jingna zemotion
Hair: Junya Nakashima
Makeup: Alyssa Lorraine
Model: Joanna Bajena
Photo Assistants: Ngoc Vu, Alyssa Yee, Haiyin Lin
Accessories:
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Motherland Chronicles:
Motherland Chronicles #45 - Rusalka by zemotionMotherland Chronicles #44 - Germaine II by zemotionMotherland Chronicles #43 - Dreaming by zemotionMotherland Chronicles #41 - From the Ashes by zemotionMotherland Chronicles #34 - In the Secret Garden by zemotionMotherland Chronicles #32 - Ea. by zemotion

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:iconkanji-the-wanderer:
Kanji-The-Wanderer Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2018  Student General Artist
wonderful, great work~! 
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:iconbchengyt:
BchengYT Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2017  Hobbyist Artist
您太有才华了!每一张作品都精致到极致!
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:iconmcrobay:
MCRobay Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
very nice
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:iconhot68white:
Hot68White Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2016
stunning
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:iconadvancerun:
AdvanceRun Featured By Owner May 17, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wow how did you do that. 
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:icongiovanni-palumbo:
GIOVANNI-PALUMBO Featured By Owner May 9, 2016  Professional Photographer
wow really super work
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:iconsampea:
sampea Featured By Owner May 8, 2016
Lovely!
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:iconeternallyignorant:
EternallyIgnorant Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Really well done. I love it.
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:iconwilliameiffert:
WilliamEiffert Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Im sorry to be the party pooper but ... her face looks like it may be made of plastic
and her eyelids totally unreal colouring they look like she has sore skin.
Just as I see it

Perfection should always be sought but can never be attained, its the little flaws that make things "real"
Bill
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:iconferdrikimperator:
FerdrikImperator Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
The lighting, pose - the entire composition is truly excellent an very beautiful.
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:iconeyth:
Eyth Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2015  Professional General Artist
One of my favorites.  Just breathtaking! 
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:iconcapi-larry:
Capi-Larry Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2015
The image is good, but why's the resolution so low?
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:iconnospacelikespace:
nospacelikespace Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2015
Brilliant
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:iconlilayan:
LilaYan Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Gorgeous!!
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:iconlavalamp-genie:
lavalamp-genie Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2015
Unbelievable use of candle light.
Masterpiece.

Clap 
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:iconmolybdenum-studios:
molybdenum-studios Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2015  Professional Photographer
This is so far my favorite photograph in Motherland Chronicles. She resembles St. Lucy.
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:iconlaspar:
Laspar Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
She is so extremly symmetric! Beauty <3
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:iconyohanstylish:
yohanstylish Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
WOW
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:iconeportscreations:
eportscreations Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow! The lighting is just perfect.
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:icongreyareark1:
GreyAreaRK1 Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2014
Beautiful.  A very rich, painterly image.  If she wasn't a real person I'd say it was a highly idealised fantasy. Wonderful lighting.
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:icongrahamrhodes2705:
grahamrhodes2705 Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2014  Professional Artist
beautiful work.
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:iconroxy-the-art-nut:
Roxy-the-art-nut Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing :)
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:iconbanenascent:
BaneNascent Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2014  Professional General Artist
This is really cool.
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:iconfalk2021:
falk2021 Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2014
this project is really nice
i like how you get the painterly feel in all these photos 
still wonder about the meaning of all the images
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:iconpixelparker:
pixelparker Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2014
inspires me!
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:iconfirebrander:
Firebrander Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2014  Student Digital Artist
this is totally beautiful, but it kinda scares me because I feel she's going to turn her eyes on me at any second D:
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:iconvegetalblack:
VegetalBlack Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2014
beautiful 
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:iconaimiyuharmonia92:
Aimiyuharmonia92 Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2014  Student Photographer
love it 
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:iconwillowindawn:
willowindawn Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2014  Student Photographer
You've become the master od creative portraiture! :)
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:iconlaplum:
Laplum Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2014  Student Photographer
IT"S GENIOUS ! PURE GENIOUS! OH MY...
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:iconcarlsbergensis:
Carlsbergensis Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Absolutely beautiful.
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:icondriftersx:
driftersx Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
once again.. you nailed it.  superb shot
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:icontroobb:
troobb Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
j'adore !!!!! la symétrie!!! reste parfait au figure comme propre !!! :heart: :heart:
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:iconmiykaels7:
Miykaels7 Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2014
Just Wow...2!
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:iconandersvolker:
andersvolker Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
The light of a candle in the centre of the image represents the year where the girl or young woman is place is like a saint, with soft flowing hair, elegantly dressed and matching necklace.
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:iconsaally:
saally Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2014
Just Wow...

I've seen nothing else like this right now...

<3
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:iconle-grat:
le-grat Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2014
Beautiful work!
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:iconwuschels-art:
Wuschels-Art Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
I am enchanted
beautyful work
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:iconemelyanova2010:
Emelyanova2010 Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
<font><font>таинственно, очень приятно</font></font>
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:iconthrillxseeker:
THRILLxSEEKER Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2014
Astonishing.
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:icondementedpirate:
DementedPirate Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It's really beautiful <3
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:iconjastar4:
JAStar4 Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2014   Writer
Amazing work <3
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:iconsheepranch:
sheepranch Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2014
llove it
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:iconwillnolan:
willnolan Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
stunning
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:iconyellowbee1:
yellowbee1 Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2014
Beautiful=)
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:iconraspeire:
raspeire Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
It is sooo beautiful.
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:iconmarazul45:
Marazul45 Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very,Very bautiful!!wonderful light.
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:iconphototubby:
Phototubby Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Your Works are awsome and special!Only the red nuance in the eyelids disturb me.They are the same as her lips and make to me a impression of plastic.Your comositions are super!
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:iconyukihime-san:
yukihime-san Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2014  Student General Artist
beautiful and stunning... it makes me more interested in photography. :)
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:icon1930savage:
1930savage Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2014
Half goddess half witch...an icon!thanks for sharing
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