160/365 Portrait of a Young Woman

160/365

160/365

I met Katherine at the university. I was teaching the course Design Issues in Digital Media and she was a student. I eventually left the university and she eventually graduated. We both love art and will get together on occasion to attend art showings then go to a pub afterwards and drink beer and eat nachos.

She needed photos for her final capstone project so we went out on a blustery Saturday afternoon in April last year where we found some great wall art we could use as a backdrop. We also checked out some nearby graffiti sites. Katherine’s objective was to get unusual shots that showed her creativity and exuberance. We did. But I also like the more sedate photos, like this one.

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About Dezra Despain

Life is full of stories waiting to be revealed.

Posted on April 10, 2012, in 365 Days Journey Through the Past and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 9 Comments.

  1. What a nice portrait, and her exuberance is there for anyone to see. It looks like she has enough energy to fuel three other people!

    • OMG, she has enough energy to fuel the entire world! I love her dearly, I do. She is a gift to me. I have used her image in many other projects, bless her heart. Some day I want to be a portrait photographer. Someday….

  2. I really like your photography, Dezra. You have a natural eye – I don’t. πŸ™‚

    • You’re joking, right? You have an eye for something that eludes me….nature. I can only hope one day to see what you see. One day, I will somehow show you my ostrich hat draped in daisies. It may not be a wallaby, but I expect PINK and I’m not sure Wallaby comes in pink…..

      • I might have an eye for nature, but I don’t see inanimate objects and people like you do. When I look at your images, I can see what you see; otherwise, I just miss the significance of the moment that you are so good at capturing. πŸ™‚

      • I see what you’re saying. We each have our own vision and that vision is valid. You have an eye for nature, which I don’t have and probably won”t acquire because that’s not my focus. But I sure love seeing what you post and how it relates to the marsh. Your marsh is very much alive to me. Thank you for the compliment. I really appreciate it.

  3. This is great portrait photography!

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