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    ...just believe natatbeach's Avatar
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    self portrait gone wrong-me at the studio

    As a self proclaimed serlf portraitist I must let everyone know of the dangers involved...
    this is what can happen...when a shoot goes terribly wrong...

    (I figure everyone always tries to post the good stuff---so for a change here's the worst)
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    Gone wrong?

    Heck, this is the kind of shot you see hanging in art galleries everywhere, with high-brows looking down their noses and calling it fine art! Actually, it is really creative, with tons of symbolism to be read into the frame. :-)



    Quote Originally Posted by natatbeach
    As a self proclaimed serlf portraitist I must let everyone know of the dangers involved...
    this is what can happen...when a shoot goes terribly wrong...

    (I figure everyone always tries to post the good stuff---so for a change here's the worst)

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    Talking for the record

    on the toilet at the time...the toilet is where I should have sat if I wanted to make it into the frame (4 pics later) Glad it made you laugh and lightened your load.....I cracked up when I saw it --- lol...knew I had to help others learn from my mistakes...

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    "I was not trying to be shocking, or to be a pioneer.
    I wasn't trying to change society, or to be ahead of my time.
    I didn't think of myself as liberated, and I don't believe that I did anything important.
    I was just myself. I didn't know any other way to be, or any other way to live."
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    are you suggesting

    Quote Originally Posted by Charles Hess
    Heck, this is the kind of shot you see hanging in art galleries everywhere, with high-brows looking down their noses and calling it fine art! Actually, it is really creative, with tons of symbolism to be read into the frame. :-)
    you want to dedicate a wing solely to my portraiture or know someone who does

    just kidding-- funny someone PROBABLY out would think it was grand.-lol.....

    my bathroom was just rewallpapered ( old house plumbing accident and the landlord chose this beautiful crackled type paper---makes for a great backdrop sometime)
    "I was not trying to be shocking, or to be a pioneer.
    I wasn't trying to change society, or to be ahead of my time.
    I didn't think of myself as liberated, and I don't believe that I did anything important.
    I was just myself. I didn't know any other way to be, or any other way to live."
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    oh no you didn't!

    Quote Originally Posted by prbowhay

    Your creativity knows no bounds! Even to what appeared to me as -- a frump taking a dump. I did NOT think of this as one of your self-portraits at al!!

    Your imagination is amazing.

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    penny, you kill me! you really are that wild bunch nat proclaimed you and gene to be onm the SoBe post!!!!

    and to nat..

    i thought that you were implying this shot to be.., hence the TP

    keep shooting my friends.. some days we get great images, other days we can't even buy an image worth keeping! HAPPENS TO EVERYONE
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    Yeah, you could read alot into this, maybe TMI?? Still kind of interesting - in a "Shots" magazine kind of way, along the lines of what Charles said...

    I have to do a self-portrait and was thinking about the tiled wall in my bathroom (at least that part's done!). I planned on cheating though - using my Coolpix with the LCD screen turned around so I could see it.

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    Talking Lol

    Funny - all I "read into it" was that the camera clicked accidentally, or before you were ready. I did not see symbolism...that must be why I'll never be a great artist or art snob. ;)

    Thanks for the laugh.

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    You can tell a lot from a shot like this..

    Quote Originally Posted by natatbeach
    As a self proclaimed serlf portraitist I must let everyone know of the dangers involved...
    this is what can happen...when a shoot goes terribly wrong...

    (I figure everyone always tries to post the good stuff---so for a change here's the worst)

    Like you are going to have to put a new roll of toilet paper on the roll soon!

    Hehehehehe.

    Sorry Nat, I couldn't resist. :-)

    And I know that self portraits are NOT easy! I've thrown enough away to know!
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