I really love your photography, I fell inlove the technique and style you use, and did to make these photos... emphasizing on the word "photo" and to make it clear that your work is no where near the words "snap shot".
the exposuring the technique to create the vocal point on your sister's face is just amazing, I'm not sure but it seem like you rendered the omni lighting effect twice, and then cleaned it and brought back the features of the face.
Then you emphasized and gave the emotions to the viewer yourself by using the specific color, which is between sepia and yellow, that gave the "warm" feeling. In fact you do that to a lot of your photos, and again, I just have to say it... I love them... all of them xD
If you wouldn't mind I'd like a few conformation on theories about your techniques, no need to reply if your protective over it, I can relate and completely understand, but for the sake of secret keepings, I believe you should hide this post. and again, its ok, I understand ^^
none the less... bravo... by the time I realized it, the photo is not just a photo anymore, it fell between the laps of the work of art.
I love this photo, it's really unique. She gives off the feeling of happiness but sadness at the same time. Kind of reminds me of a runaway feel. It's like ok, she left but not what does she do. Amazing photo.