Category: Self-portraits

04 Aug

One Self Portrait A Month: Feeling Silly

As usual, I left my monthly self portrait to the last few days of the month, because I kept procrastinating even though it was on my mind. I came close to giving up on this series completely because I wasn’t in the mood. But I pushed through this feeling because I hate giving up on […]

02 Jul

One Self Portrait A Month: Cutting Away

This is the sixth photo in my series of one self portrait a month in 2014. I am so happy to be half-way through the project, even though it also means we’ve reached the middle of the year. I shot this portrait quickly and did not spend much time on a pose or expression because […]

02 Jun

One Self Portrait A Month: Nature’s Embrace

This is the fifth photo in my series of one self portrait a month in 2014. I’ve continued working on this project by scrambling to do it at the end of each month, which hasn’t resulted in great work so far (go figure). But I am happy with this shot because it took me outside […]

26 Feb

One Self Portrait A Month: Arranging Constellations

It wasn’t my intention to leave this until the end of the month again, but for the previous few weeks I’d been coming up dry on ideas and enthusiasm for the project of shooting one self portrait a month. I didn’t spend much time shooting this because I felt impatient about getting it done. And […]

30 Jan

One Self Portrait a Month: Leftover Pieces

Just in the nick of time, with a few days to spare, I managed to shoot the first self portrait in a new series. As mentioned in a previous blog post, I’d been thinking about taking one self portrait a month for the next year. A simpler version of 52 Weeks of self portraits, but […]

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