Day 291/365 SP I Turn My Back To Face The Sun

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© Andrea Petersen
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Who is she that looketh forth as the morning, clear as the sun..
Song of Solomon 6:10..

I turn my back
To face the sun
There is no lack
Of God's own son,
Who lights the way
For us each day.
Poetry by me AJP

This is a SP that I did this afternoon and I decided to try something different and not face the camera. I pinned in a hair piece to attach to my own hair which is not that long. I just had to be truthful. My own hair didn't get long overnight with a magic grow potion.) I liked the lighting to where I am facing and decided to work my SP in the direction of the sun which rim-lit my shoulders. In evaluating my work, I wish I would have tucked my sleeve in the jumper a little better as it looks like it is bunched up on the side. Of course you don't see this in a self timer when taking a photo of yourself. Also one of the straps on my jumper is twisted. I am probably more critical of myself when I see something I don't like. But I love the lighting on this beautiful Nov. day.

19 responses

  • Latrenia Bryant

    Latrenia Bryant gave props (8 Nov 2009):

    Look at you...trying to do something different :) The light seems to be just PERFECT! Beautiful

  • Stefi Failk

    Stefi Failk (Deleted) gave props (8 Nov 2009):

    Wonderful potrait

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight (Deleted) gave props (8 Nov 2009):

    Completely different look and mood by just looking the other way. Well done, Andrea!

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (8 Nov 2009):

    I agree with Dick! Well done. I esp. like the med. lighting.

  • Mary Brown

    Mary Brown gave props (8 Nov 2009):

    Great jobon this SP, Andrea! This lighting really works!

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (9 Nov 2009):

    Well done Andrea this is super I love shots taken from behind, love the hairpiece and i like the twisted strap...

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece gave props (9 Nov 2009):

    I love this new look Andrea!!! Before I read what you wrote under this one I went back into some older photos of you trying to determine if your hair was that long and I had just not noticed it - lol : ). The hairpiece looks really nice, I like this back pose a lot and the lighting on your shoulder is great! I don't think that the bunched clothes on the side is detractive at all and I never noticed the twisted strap until you mentioned it.

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (9 Nov 2009):

    It is another masterpiece Andrea. I love your POV. The rim lighting is fantastic!! Heaven is feeling the sun on your face.

  • Dhanny P

    Dhanny P (Deleted) gave props (9 Nov 2009):

    Well done Andrea!!! the lighting is fantastic

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (9 Nov 2009):

    I love the different "angle" here. It gives your SP a unique eloquence. Your portrait and poem paired together are perfection.

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (9 Nov 2009):

    Love the colors in this one,,nice capture Andrea

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (9 Nov 2009):

    Very original! Well done.

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (9 Nov 2009):

    I LOVE THIS ONE! I a gree how just facing another direction totally changes the mood and how it affects you. Plus I did not realize your hair was so long! It is gorgeous so thick and wavy

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen said (9 Nov 2009):

    Thanks to everyone...Karen that is so sweet but I am

    wearing an attached hair piece on this photo that I pinned into my own hair...I wish my own hair were that long and gorgeous:)

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (10 Nov 2009):

    So....beautiful, Andrea. Superb lighting. Love how this clearly shows you enjoying the warmth of the sun on your face without seeing your facial expression.

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (10 Nov 2009):

    I have to agree with Ann's comment, I always go back to verify! Lovely shot and poetry, too!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (11 Nov 2009):

    I love it.

  • ~Tizy ~

    ~Tizy ~ gave props (13 Nov 2009):

    I looove this photo , it looks like u are hiding and watching an animal :) very nice , fav

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (5 Apr 2016):

    another masterpiece Andrea

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