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Art Nude Portraiture

portraiture [ˈpɔːtrɪtʃə]
1. (Fine Arts & Visual Arts / Art Terms) the practice or art of making portraits
2. (Fine Arts & Visual Arts / Art Terms)
a. another term for portrait [1]
b. portraits collectively
3. a verbal description

Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 6th Edition 2003. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003.

Kathy art nude portrait

The photographic term “Portraiture” means focusing attention on your subject while avoiding distracting elements in the frame. Here’s a art nude portrait captured against a simple black background.

The image is about the subject and her reaction to me (the photographer) capturing a series of images of her. What are your thoughts?

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  1. Random question: I am just starting my blog, but how did you start gaining readership? was it just natural? I mean how did people start finding you?

    • mackie

      Hi. Most viewers come from posting / linking to other photo sites, forums and now (I guess) search engines like Google and Yahoo. How did you find this site? Thanks for viewing!. mackie

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