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Recently I started a series of self portraits with both the Nikon and the Holga.  Inspired by several other photographers that frequent this blog and whom I have followed over the past several years, I have managed to build up courage to test out this black instrument on my own canvas.  

“A photograph is neither taken nor seized by force. It offers itself up. It is the photo that takes you. One must not take photos. ”
~Henri Cartier-Bresson

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5 Comments

Posted by on July 18, 2009 in Photography, Self Portrait

 

5 responses to “Self

  1. swanpetal

    July 18, 2009 at 10:29 pm

    great photo! 🙂

     
  2. george

    July 19, 2009 at 7:00 pm

    can’t be easy to do this, You I think probably do well, although I have no ability to criticize or complement cause I don’t have any expertise in photography. However it as a Closeup would be extremely difficult to get any depth so that the subject behind the camera to be in focus due to the Focal Length, but Blue Eyes are evident and blonde hair and clear complexion are also seemingly evident, the camera is probably as noted. either or, i.e….

     
  3. wildstorm

    July 19, 2009 at 7:30 pm

    Thank you S.
    George, thank you for your words. It is a close-up using my 300 and the purpose was to blur my face leaving just enough to wonder about.

     
  4. Itiswell

    July 20, 2009 at 4:49 am

    I love your photo of yourself. Tak care of yourself. Linda

     
  5. Anna Surface

    July 20, 2009 at 10:26 am

    Neat self-portrait! I really like it and how it is processed. I’d like to try something like this. Great quote.:)

     

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