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© Jill Coleman
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UploadedOctober 12, 2008
TakenMay 23, 2007
ModelCanon EOS 350D DIGITAL
Exposure1/80 sec at f/5.6
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length37 mm
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Hand-held self portrait.

In the Real Is Always Light photo essay.

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30 responses

  • Martin E. Morris

    Martin E. Morris (Deleted) gave props (12 Oct 2008):

    Excellently composed with perfect depth of field and sharpness.Fantastic B&W processing.A unique SP!!!

  • Jill Coleman

    Jill Coleman said (12 Oct 2008):

    Thank you Martin, it was quite hard to hold the wire in one hand and the camera in the other but I prefer hand held self portraits, it can take many shots to get it right though and some funny results too:)

  • Laura Boston-Thek

    Laura Boston-Thek gave props (12 Oct 2008):

    Beautiful Jill

  • Camil Seisanu

    Camil Seisanu gave props (12 Oct 2008):

    Great ! :) Check out my similar self-portrait through a spider web.

  • Jill Coleman

    Jill Coleman said (12 Oct 2008):

    Thank you Laura and Camil.

  • Robert Armstrong

    Robert Armstrong (Deleted) gave props (12 Oct 2008):

    Excellent shot! Great detail and composition!

  • Robert Larson

    Robert Larson (Deleted) said (12 Oct 2008):

    uhg, this has always been one of my favorite pictures of yours. I love that you can see the texture of your thumb. Sometimes, its the little things that really make it right.

  • Billy Howard

    Billy Howard   gave props (12 Oct 2008):

    Beautiful. I vote for this one!

  • Tiia Vissak

    Tiia Vissak gave props (15 Oct 2008):

    very cool! yes from me.

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (16 Oct 2008):

    Jill, I really love this shot. So creative. A big yes vote from me.

  • Gary Fudge

    Gary Fudge (Deleted) gave props (16 Oct 2008):

    Not much to say. Great work!

  • Nora Kubach

    Nora Kubach (Deleted) gave props (16 Oct 2008):

    my vote!

  • Jan Hoffman

    Jan Hoffman gave props (19 Oct 2008):

    Fascinating image -- a beautifully done SP "YES"

  • Katie Dureault

    Katie Dureault (Deleted) said (29 Oct 2008):

    i love this. especially that eye.

  • Nicholas Freeman

    Nicholas Freeman (Deleted) gave props (14 Nov 2008):

    great capture, amazing lighting

  • adniloj

    adniloj gave props (23 Nov 2008):

    Great one Jill!

  • Shelly Alexander

    Shelly Alexander gave props (24 Nov 2008):


  • Carlos Aviles

    Carlos Aviles (Deleted) gave props (24 Nov 2008):


  • Zirka Cernat

    Zirka Cernat gave props (1 Dec 2008):

    Great DOF, love the black and white tones!

  • megan mcisaac

    megan mcisaac (Deleted) said (5 Dec 2008):


  • Shrutipriya

    Shrutipriya gave props (10 Dec 2008):

    very creative

  • Aaron Taves

    Aaron Taves said (11 Sep 2009):

    Amazing portrait and great composition.

  • Thomas Berryhill

    Thomas Berryhill gave props (12 Oct 2009):

    I really like this. You definitely have talent.

  • Enric Martinez

    Enric Martinez gave props (24 Dec 2009):

    A picture to hang on your wall and spend hours lookin at.

  • Roxana Brivent-Barnes

    Roxana Brivent-Barnes said (26 Jun 2012):

    Love it!

  • Mike H

    Mike H gave props (26 Jun 2012):

    That is COOL. Bravo.

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (27 Jun 2012):

    An amazing self portrait full of depth and meaning, a real mirror to your life!

  • Brodie Day

    Brodie Day gave props (27 Jun 2012):

    Great one!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (28 Jun 2012):

    A hip entry into JPG's Theme Park.

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