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Topic Started: Oct 2 2015, 09:37 PM (428 Views)
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((Nadia Riva continued from Pool Slingshot))

Nadia rested her hand on her chin as she flicked through the photos on the website. She gave off a low hum as she flicked through the gallery. There were a lot of surprisingly good pictures on the website. It was hard to think, but she could actually have a picture of hers appear on Vogue Italia's website.

Nadia only recently found out about it through a fashion photography forum she was checking out yesterday. Vogue Italia had a space on their website that allowed young photographers to send in their photos called PhotoVogue. If they liked her work, they'd put it on the website. If they really really liked it, it would be in the actual magazine. That was enough of a draw to get Nadia to look through the website for examples, and then to look at her own work for consideration.

Nadia had free time during lunch to sit at one of the computers in the library and look through the PhotoVogue and her own personal blog. She had just registered for PhotoVogue, and now she needed to figure out what to submit. With that, she sat there quietly, flicking through photo galleries until she could get an idea of what to do.
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Nadia continued to click through the pictures on her blog. She was looking through her gallery of self portraits. Part of her wondered if it was weird to send in some of those. Sure, they were good pictures, but would it be deemed narcissistic? Here she is, trying to be a world class fashion photographer, and she's only got pictures of herself as a model. It's not that she didn't have pictures of others, but she had to wonder how the people at PhotoVogue would read it.

"Eh, I can send at least one in," she muttered to herself

Nadia began to flip through the photos of her wearing the denim shirt dress she bought a few weeks ago when she felt an unfamiliar presence near her. She glanced to the side and saw some underclassman looking at her.

"Um, can I help you?" she asked.
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Nadia watched as the boy mumbled out a response, then turned back to what he was doing. She shook her head. Maybe he was just looking her way by coincidence. It didn't really matter. She didn't have to pay attention to him, and so she turned her attention back to the photos.

Nadia flipped back to PhotoVogue and continued to look through the photos. They didn't all have to be fashion photos. She could send in any pictures of rocks and beer cans she had, the kind that were filling the streets of Kingman. She could probably take a picture, put a black-and-white filter over it, and send it in for instant acceptance.

Nadia smirked. No way would she be that pretentious with this. She was about to keep going when she noticed something in the corner of her eye. Sure enough, the boy was looking at her again. Her smirk disappeared.

"Are you sure you don't need anything?" Nadia asked.
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Nadia tried not to blink too much while the boy stuttered his response at her. She learned long ago that holding a gaze on someone could make them feel more intimidated by you. This boy was being weird to her already, and unless he was ready to engage her in meaningful conversation, she was going to sit their and let the audible silence and unending stare of "what the fuck?" continue to pierce at the boy.

Finally, he asked her what she was looking at. Nadia thanked god that the kid actually had something to say. Plus, it gave her the chance to talk.

"I'm looking at this website to see what photos I should send in," she told him. "It's the Italian version of Vogue, and undiscovered talent can send in photos for a chance to have them published on the website. The best ones get to be in the actual magazine."

"So yeah, I'm just seeing what they publish and trying to see what I should send in. Granted, it looks like they publish anything from pictures of cats to complete frontal nudity, so I guess I have a wide range of options to send in."
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Nadia shrugged at the boy's latest question.

"I'm trying to figure that out myself," she said. "Really, I think anything goes with these folks."

Nadia quickly looked back at the computer screen, flicking to her blog.

"I've got enough to choose from."
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The guy pointed to one of her Route 66 photos. Nadia looked it over. It wasn't the best picture of the set she took that day when she set her tripod up and hoped that she could set the camera to take a picture that looked decent.

"Yeah, that might be a good one," she said.

She continued to click through the photos. Maybe sending a series of photos from a series would be good. That way, she could show off herself, as well as her aesthetic and background. Kingman wasn't the best place to grow up, but desert imagery was appealing in its own way.
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The boy gave his comment, then went back to his computer. Nadia simply nodded and looked back at the blog. Maybe that boy had a good idea. The Route 66 pictures were pretty good ones. She doubted there would be anything exactly like those on Vogue Italia's website, so maybe she had that going in her favor.

"Alright, I think I've got it," she said aloud.

She continued to flick through the photos and other websites for the rest of her time in the library. She had accomplished her goal, so Nadia felt a little better about submitting. Now all that remained was seeing if anything would get picked.

((Nadia Riva continued in I could live in the world just like a stranger))
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