What could have gone wrong for this charming lady to feel so bleak?
Shooting portraits can easily be made more intense and dramatic by doing it in black and white. Put a spotlight directly on the subject to make it stand out against the dark background. Just take a cue from this evocative portrait from ccwu and start laying out your own monochromatic drama.
Photo taken using a Lomography Konstruktor loaded with an Ilford Pan 400.