Power of Eyes by Anastasia Markus

When I took this picture this girl was only 9 years old. So small, but she works hard with enthusiasm. All photoshoot was easy and fun, but this portrait was special. Her look was so powerful. I did it in black and white so that nothing distracts from her eyes and cute freckles.

Canon 1d x with 85mm | Exposure 1/1000 @ f/1.8 | ISO 400 | Focal Length 85mm

Award Winner
Photo of the Day

Award Date
December 30, 2020



Value 13
Clarity 12
Composition 18
Style 13
Skill 12

Award Category
Portrait Photography

Photograph Location
Kiyv, Ukraine

Anastasia Markus was born in Ukraine in Donetsk, studied business at the university, then became interested in photography, and devoted all her time to it. These were children’s, family, wedding photography. In 2014, for obvious reasons, she had to leave photography for 10 years, but there is no limit to perfection, so there is a desire to learn and participate in competitions. She believes the spirit of competition opens up new facets for creativity and breathes into something new.

Current Location
Beer Sheva, Israel


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