Friday, May 27, 2011

Representations of Self

My basic photography class came to an end this week. The last assignment was to do a self portrait. This was by far the hardest assignment.

A little bit of me thru books.

Then, as a maker of things, I thought about doing a whole series of hand shots doing what I do everyday. This was much more difficult than I thought it would be as time to set up shots, in general and especially while cooking, and working the self timer proved to be very interesting. But I got a couple of shots that I liked.


Tank and I

Tank was not cooperating as she just wanted to go to bed for the night.

My instructor suggested taking a self portrait every year on your birthday. Just a little food for thought that I may try next year. Also on Pinterest (warning: highly addictive) I came across the most amazing family portrait series that I thought I would share.


Ellen Bloom said...

You're getting good, Natalie!
LOVE the knit pic!

That family shot is excellent too. I faved it when you posted it on Pinterest! ADDICTING...YES!

Kyle Kunnecke said...

you have a way with the camera... it's true. congratulations on some beautiful images. I love the one of you and Tank - even without cooperation, it's a sweet image :)

carlita dee said...

I think these images rock the casbah. Love the books, the knitting hands, you and Tankerina. Great work!

Paige said...

Love your pics, and that family portrait series is amazing. Gonna go check out Pintrest now!

j.kaori said...

Wonderful images! Interesting family portrait series -- pretty amazing.

Shane Kent Louis said...

Hello Natchie! how are you? hope your still doing good! I love your photos its very nice! keep it up! :)

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