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The World Wants Me Perfect by AnjaRoehrich The World Wants Me Perfect by AnjaRoehrich

Make me beautiful...
Make me...
Perfect soul
Perfect mind
Perfect face
A perfect life
i got an amazing shooting with *LinaDomina today, i had this Idea some times ago and want Lina to realzie it with me, enjoy

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This piece is highly evocative, the beauty of the model startles the viewer, and when they realise what the condemning lines mean, the feeling of the picture changes from admiration to contempt for the fashion industry. We are reminded that beauty is also in the person, and that they are not just a soulless item to adjust and to be played with, and then thrown away for a younger model. This piece is sublime in its most basic form, beauty that is able to tear us apart, literally, in the quest for perfection; people are willing to be cut apart to enhance their bodies and faces.

It reminds us that beauty is fragile and vague, something to admire and not simply to measure. Overall, a wonderful piece that sends a key issue right home.
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This is a truly beautiful photo. The model is beautiful, of course. I love the emotion the photographer is trying to get across. No matter how much we change our appearence are we really any more beautiful? We cut, pull, twist, stretch, inject, but what does that make us? We were made beautiful as we are naturally. No surgery or makeup. The world has twisted the belief of what beauty really is and we are all trying to be perfect. Perfection is impossible. We need to learn to be content with who we are and the beauty we have. No doctor or lotion can really make us any better. It's how we see ourselves. This photo makes you think and it shows how crazy for beauty we've become. Amazing shot! :heart:
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kedkat Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2012
shes flawlessss and beautiful even if she had imperfections shed still be beautiful
LiveLoveLearnCreate Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2012  Student General Artist
Wow, I love her eyes! Is she wearing false lashes?
eluminati Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful portrait and i love the message it sends as well. Would you mind if i posted something similar to this on instagram and credited you?
NiannaPorshlin Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
this picture speaks to me and is beautiful that I cannot even formulate words. Amazing.
Neline-ne Featured By Owner May 17, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Great, i think i'm going to draw this one! Keep going this way! ^^
firstcofee Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2012
she`s already perfect
LittleBlueRaven Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2012
so so perfect .... and so true ... sadly true .... perfection is the only beauty this world seems to recognize =(
EnergyAbsorber Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2011
Funny.))) I'd like to see if you'll do all this operations.))
AlexNagiPhotography Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Hey I´ve featured you here
[link] :)
rockstar-123 Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2011
this is fantastic
rockstar-123 Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2011
this looks so uniqe i love it
adiar Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2011
really cool concept.
JessyPhotography Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2011  Professional Photographer
I featured your beautiful work here [link]
Jayzinha Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2011   Traditional Artist
The idea of this pic is really amazing! I love it! :love: :aww:
ChicksRuuule Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
perfecion is a crime.
Zarzora Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2011
love it !
FrozenTiigerlilly Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2010
So beautiful <3
Amazing shot n-n
Zandabear15 Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Great idea :) very direct and powerful!
Pookabay Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2010  Student Digital Artist
This photograph inspired my halloween costume. Figured I'd let you know! Such a beautiful picture..
CulticMyExecution Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2010
this is great. ♥
great idea. ♥
LuluwhIbrahim Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2010   Photographer
Great shot
ZanaSoul Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2010
Great concept and message.
ministreetmaster Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2010  Student General Artist
Featured here: [link] :blowkiss:
Karameida Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2010
It is very beautiful the image itself doesn't have alot of colors or things going on and looks very natural but, so stunning. The simplicity of it I think enhances the beauty of the photo and at the same time makes an excellent point on the worlds struggle for "Perfection"
The surgery lines drawn on her and the way everything goes sort of strikes sadness into my heart. This image is very true even women who are very beautiful will go under the knife to try and achieve "Perfection" even if they had no need for it. Its both saddening and sickening.

All in all. Beautiful Shot Beautiful model, Beautiful Point.
Everything was captured and Displayed oh so Magnificently.
Keep up the brilliant work.
entchen92 Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
it is simply great!
nicole-j-photography Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2010  Student Photographer
Pshhh, you're already perfect :P
unspokenskull Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2010  Professional Photographer
love this! <3
Doubtful-Della Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2010  Professional Photographer
Great concept in its simplicity but deep meaning. I love how she's washed out, her lips, face, hair almost all match. It really draws you to her eyes and the lines
AnjaRoehrich Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2010
thank you very much, i am glad u like the composition :heart:
ivana-martin Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2010   Interface Designer
Great concept
JASKNi Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i have nothing to say.
'cause u r so perfect.
Cherry-Soul Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Great photo ;)
AJ-Gov Featured By Owner May 31, 2010  Professional Photographer
woah great concept! Love the strong message, and the sharp eyes...

Its Perfect personally i dont think you can get any better than this! haha =D
tuyenktran Featured By Owner May 31, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
Lovely, lovely piece; lovely, lovely model. What more can I say? :heart:
I made my own version of this... however I don't know if u mind me posting it here.
So yeah, I just wanted to ask... could I or would that be a problem to you?
nadapoi Featured By Owner May 31, 2010
Es sieht echt irgendwie klinisch aus. Ich mag's. :)
T-SquaredProductions Featured By Owner May 18, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
She's so perfect, but the makeup she's wearing (including the "lipstick") actually makes me feel uncomfortable... o_o I wish all that could be taken off!
KS-Elite Featured By Owner May 8, 2010
:bulletblack: You are featured here [link] :heart:
destroy-to-create Featured By Owner May 8, 2010
Woah, die Augen auf dem Bild, genial ...
Tolle Idee, Lina ist ein super Model.
princessparanoid Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2010   Photographer
great.. f*** society tells us how to look like
even if some say they don't care, it hurts them also when they were laughed at and they will also look in the mirrow searching "mistakes"
it's cruel..
and the photo shows: it's sick!
the model is beautiful, and though she wants to change
really good work
legnis Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2010  Professional Interface Designer
perfect!!! :+fav:
silentraindrops Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2010
She's already perfect if I might say so.
valleyofthewind Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2010
sad but true. reminds me of that dove commercial.
flesh-cladmonster Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2010
Interesting concept. It always seems that the beautiful are never beautiful enough for society. It's a shame really. Fantastic job.
Lunox-baik Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2010  Professional Photographer
tolles foto!
erinnert mich an eine aktivität der peta. da haben sie einige körperteile auf nackte haut gezeichnet etc..
AmnaSia Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Featured : [link] :heart:
Hope you like it :aww:
CoreyByas Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2010  Professional General Artist
this is a great piece, how true
Mistaken-EyeDenTitty Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2010
Hi, I've featured this photo here [link] :)
Aypeus Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2010
If there was something called the "perfect face" with the "perfect set of features" this face would bear both titels combined. But these is only in the small mind of men, true genuin "perfection" lies behind the scene, hidden inside the ugliness of life's reality.
XxAndreeaxX Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2010   Photographer
love it..i like u're entire work actually...good job..keep it up :hug:
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February 10, 2010
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Camera Data

Canon EOS 450D
Shutter Speed
1/790 second
Focal Length
50 mm
ISO Speed
Date Taken
Feb 10, 2011, 2:57:30 PM