I wish they would only take me as I am.
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Make-up, model, photo: me.
Thanks for all the compliments, and for the Photo of the Week honor.
The issue of the background has been addressed here, and I just wanted to mention that I did originally intend to have a swirly backdrop too, but sadly I ran out of paint after only completing the top of the jacket. And I had no money to buy more paint.
So the next best choice was to go with just a plain background to offset the subject.
I think this actually works though, because it goes well with the title (a quote from Van Gogh himself): take me as I am.
In the Shape Shifting photo essay.
Also by james birkbeck
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