Lift Your Soles Up and Smile!


Winter time. Rain, snow, wind, cold weather. This is time to remember the last summer, time to enjoy smiling photos taken outdoor in the hot season. So, lift your soles up and smile!

In my previous article, I wrote about why I like photos of feet, and I have published some photos of feet up in the air, with a wonderful blue sky on the background. In all these photos, there were portraits of the “A” side of this wonderful extremity of the human body. Now, is time to show, again “just for fun”, the “B” side of the feet. Lift up your soles, so someone can take a photos of this fantastic pose!

Credits: pixiepie

… and, of course, you can take a photo of the photographer! This is the “reciprocity” law, a law which leads to fun!

Credits: krsauers, hburgess, j_robert & philiuzion

All these photos I chose were taken outdoors. I chose only photos in open air, in a park or at the seaside because I always associate the joy of living barefoot with a fantastic sense of freedom!

Credits: zarahkeepsbecky, mrmaart, tall_bastard & patrikbraga

Smiling faces, lovely sunny days, good company, wonderful places! These photos transmit to me a sense of peace, happiness, and empathy to the whole world!

Credits: poepel, natalieerachel, takitani & jw77

You can make many experiments with this pose: for example, using a wide aperture, you can focus only on the faces or on the feet. If you choose a small aperture, you can have at focus both feet and face. You can use a Fisheye, or a wide angle, to give more importance to the face (the feet appear smaller than normal), or a normal lens if you want a classic photo.

Credits: angelorumorum

So, lift up your soles and smile!

written by sirio174 on 2013-02-01 in #lifestyle #lomography #summer #smile #barefoot #analogue-lifestyle #smiles #smiling #soles #feet #freedom #outdoor


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    poepel ·

    thanks for choosing my photo. one of the best shots of my wife.

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    Another great photo here!…

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    Thanks for choosing my picture @sirio174! =)

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    @nigelk another great photos for this article:

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    @halfawakehaiku: the first girl is in pose for this album:…

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    @halfawakehaiku: the FIFTH girl (oops...)

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    @monicasagar Another great photo for this article:…

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    @lemoni your is another great photo! Nice feet and great smile! Friendship and freedom together!…

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    @eva_eva… your is another great photo!

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    @wil6ka Great photos to add here: and

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    nice :)

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    _haustor Here another great photo:…

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    @_hausstor _haustor Here another great photo:…

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    @reneg88 Here other two masterpieces and ;)

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    @delf1 Nice light from the window!…

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    @miriamicasa Nice smile and pretty soles too!…

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    @dreamseller Nice colours!

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    @playstoppause Lift your soles up... and phone! Nice idea

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    @cyn8728 Great soft tones

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    @maryjane a little foot for two great smiles!…

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    @mmg_mae07 pretty photo: freedom and friendhip!…

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    @limpi Nice soft tones!…

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    @alienmeatsack Nice light! and nice model too!…

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    @pim:g Un bel sorriso e una bella posa

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    @missmarion Simple and well done!

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    @systemchalk Another masterpiece!

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    @renrep twho beautiful little feet lifted up in a series of photos with wonderful smiles and great eyes! and…

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    @natalieerachel Nice girl

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    @paules Nice dirty feet ;)

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    @robertfitzsimmonsnh In jeans and barefooted = casual and sexy!

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    @bcartwright Nice soft focus

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    @franzczech Lift your soles up... and read!

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    sirio174 ·

    @jacobboehm Nice pose... and the dirty soles are a great idea!

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    @rauljuanes Great, try other similar photos outdoor!…

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    @mjkijewski Nice barefooted pose! Take more close-up of her nice feet!

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    @aristea the joy of living barefooted!

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    @sirio174 thanks :D

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    @i_fung Reading time!

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    @endowaty Summertime! and great tones!…

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    @guitarleo Nice model

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    @klaud Wonderful girl!

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    @ Nice colors and nice idea! and (next time all barefooted, more sense of freedom!)

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    @zharenkhov and (next time all barefooted, more sense of freedom!)

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    @kerebear Summertime! Try other photos with all feet lifted up!

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    @hachekas Lovely girl, wonderful curled toes of her nice feet!

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    @tenredbusses Her little soles are so cute! And her smile so nice!

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    @papaya try other photos in this nice pose!

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    @kmonk Nice smile!

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    @fotomacher Nice

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    great collection of photos! (thanks for including one of mine!)

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    @andymatter another great photo for my article update!

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