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I have suggested merging this page into Portrait. The vast majority of people looking for 'portrait' are going to be looking for its everyday meaning, visual portrait painting. For other uses, I suggest a disambig page, linking to other meanings.
new intro 
- It's not broke, so don't fixit. Thanks. Modernist (talk) 00:46, 28 February 2008 (UTC)
profile, half-turn, three-quarter, or full face 
Hello! The article says not what is three-quarter. Profile is a turn of 90 degrees, full face ist no turn (0 degrees), half-turn i guess it is a turn of 45 degrees, but what is three-quarter? In a half turn i see three quarters of face, so what ist the difference half-turn vs. three-quarter? --Diwas (talk) 23:00, 3 August 2009 (UTC)
- They are the same, in my view though three-quarter face is the more technical term. Johnbod (talk) 19:46, 9 August 2009 (UTC)
- A good 3/4, profile and head on by Van Dyck...Modernist (talk) 20:01, 9 August 2009 (UTC)
- Indeed! That could usefully go in. I've never heard "half-turn/ed" used in any technical sense, like 3/4. Have you? Johnbod (talk) 22:56, 9 August 2009 (UTC)
- "Full face", "profile" and "three-quarter" views are usual; "half-turn" is not (and would indicate "profile". "Three quarter" is not "three-quarter turn", but "three-quarter view", i.e. one quarter not visible. Ty 23:15, 9 August 2009 (UTC)
- What I thought - I can see someone might call a 3/4 view "half-turned" in normal speech, but I'll edit to remove it from the article. Johnbod (talk) 23:57, 9 August 2009 (UTC)
- The three-quarter view involves a degree of turn which is midway between the profile view and the full-face view. Full-face actually involves no turn at all. I'm just restating what everybody has already said. Bus stop (talk) 00:09, 10 August 2009 (UTC)
Thank you all for informations and work --Diwas (talk) 18:53, 12 August 2009 (UTC)
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