My journey with my Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 and my efforts to become a creative photographer for my own pleasure.
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
I read the article you had on your blog Phil on taking self portraits, so when I got home I got out the tripod, read up on the self timer and went out the back to play. As you can see I need to play a lot more. The first one in black and white and the 2nd one I had the tripod at full extension so it was more same height as me more or less, the third one I closed the bottom legs up so it was taken from a low angle looking up, I think I like that better. I have paint brush in my hand as I don't know what to do with my hands. My camera on timer took 3 photo's a fraction of a second apart so it gave different lighting which was interesting. This is definitely something I want to play with, its more of a challenge when your not young and beautiful aye. See the scowl, need to relax and I am sure the more you do the more relaxed you would get, its also a good exercise to see where you get the best light. These I took about 2 in the afternoon, so not a good time but I just wanted to give it a go. Have you learn't anything about taking your own self portrait. I would be a good challenge to do one a month of a self portrait to see how you improv