Tuesday, 3 July 2012

Warts and all……..


I hate having my photo taken – it’s as simple as that! In fact, some may say I have body dysmorphia, as I sometimes cannot bear to even look at myself in the mirror. This year I’ve probably deleted nearly every photo taken of me (with the exception of a couple of very ‘special’ ones to me!) but even then, they weren’t good – in my eyes anyway!

So, an amateur photographer friend of mine suggested that seeing as I have a blog, and bloggers often take their own photo’s, that I should attempt to try shooting myself and see how I got on – and so I did, and here’s the evidence….


At first, I found it difficult to look in the correct point in the mirror, but I guess it’s all trial and error at the start…….


Then I got to grips with it!…….


I even tried changing my hairstyle – then I forgot where to look again…….


Then I started to relax and have a bit of fun with it…..


And not a scrap of make up or touching up, just me….


And for the probably the first time in my life, I can honestly say that I don’t mind looking at my photo – probably because I was the photographer and at ease with myself!

Think I should have brushed my hair tho! Winking smile

I can heartily recommend this little exercise to anyone who’s not confident in front of a camera, as I was actually behind it in theory, but you get my point! I’m not saying that I’m cured, but I think it has helped, and it nothing else, it was fun!

Thanks for dropping by, wishing you all a wonderful evening!

Stor klem!


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