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But ask now the beasts, and they shall teach thee, and the
birds of the air, and they shall tell thee...Or speak to the
earth, and it shall teach thee...Job 11:7-8
As you probably have been observing I have been doing most
of my self portraits outside next to nature which I feel close to...
One of the members wrote to me last night and wondered if I shot my own self-portrait..I would just like to make it clear in case anyone else is curious, Yes indeed I shoot my own self portraits...I would not put anyone else through the paces I put myself through to get a decent portrait . Many of my self portraits I delete and start over again. Oddly as this sounds I am actually more comfortable with taking my own self portraits than I am with someone else behind the camera shooting the picture of me. I compare this to learning from my own mistakes and teaching myself to do the best I can with the abilities that I have. I am still learning how to get in place in 10 seconds and compose myself before the self timer goes off...though not easy it is getting better with practice. Consistence and persistence is the key and this is where I am at this point in my life.
Also by Andrea Petersen
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