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This is self portrait week and I must say I am really not good at these. Focusing and posing is so hard when you can’t look through the viewfinder. I didn’t get to take a new self portrait this week, so I am posting one I took in September. It still cracks me up when I look at it.

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Follow the circle starting with the fabulous Aubry Startin: Aubry Startin | Phoenix Family & Wedding Photographer
  • […] As you can tell, our theme this week for our twenty-six week project is self portrait. As a photographer, I hate being in front of the camera. But I think that it’s important for me to do it often so I remember what my clients are going through when I am photographing them. If you have missed past themes, some of my favorites are Once Upon a Time, Lets Get Close and View From Up Here. Now head over to the fabulous Beth’s site to see her pictures. Elisabeth Ross | Tyler TX Newborn Photographer […]

  • Life with Kaishon - March 16, 2012 - 10:19 am

    That is so creative. LOVE : )

  • Mrs. Fun - March 16, 2012 - 11:25 am

    I love this one, makes me smile every time.

  • Val Spring - March 16, 2012 - 12:00 pm

    I remember when I first saw this as your profile pic on bloom I clicked on it right away to see if I could look at it bigger cause it’s just way too awesome!

  • Kristin Rachelle - March 16, 2012 - 2:44 pm

    Always loved this shot!

  • aubry - March 17, 2012 - 11:10 pm

    oh yes! this shot is so fun, can’t live without it.

  • sharon - March 23, 2012 - 10:59 pm

    cute :)

  • Jody Atkinson - November 15, 2012 - 12:01 pm

    I love this! What a creative perspective!

I had to skip a few weeks, but I am back in the circle for week five. I have to say that this 26 week project has been more challenging than I thought it would be. For the month of March our technique is “framing” and our theme for week five is “favorite childhood book”. I immediately thought of this picture of my son reading his Corduroy book. It’s an older picture, but I thought it fit the theme perfectly. I just love the light here and he just looks so sweet. ♥

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Follow the circle starting with the fabulous Kara May: Kara May | Phoenix Valley Child & Family Photographer

  • Mrs. Fun - March 2, 2012 - 9:26 am

    I agree about this being more challenging than I anticipated.
    I love this photo, makes me want to jump in and read with him.

  • Laura A - March 2, 2012 - 1:12 pm

    Beautiful! And I love that book too!

  • Kristin Rachelle - March 2, 2012 - 1:33 pm

    Aw I love him, this is beautiful Beth!

  • Kara May - March 2, 2012 - 3:08 pm

    I love that book. Corduroy was definitely a favorite when I was little too. Sweet image.

  • Life with Kaishon - March 3, 2012 - 10:32 am

    Love. Love. LOVE Courderoy!