Tag Archives: Self-Portrait

A sense of selfie

Be yourself, but always be your better self.” – Karl G. Maeser The Oxford Dictionary traces the first use of the word “selfie” back to 2002. By 2013 not only did they add it to the dictionary but made it their word of the year. In a recent post blogger Matt Walsh posted an article […]

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Season’s greetings!

“Happy holidays, happy holidays While the merry bells keep ringing May your every wish come true” – Happy Holiday– Irving Berlin (Camera: Nikon D300. Lens: Nikkor 17-55mm @ 55mm. Exposure: 1/60th sec. @ f/2.8. ISO: 400) I’m taking a few days off. I’ll be back on January 29. Until then, here’s a little holiday cheer […]

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Self-portrait 101

(Camera: Nikon D2x, Lens: 17-35mm @ 17. Exposure: ASA 200, f/13 @ 1/250) Three easy steps to take a self portrait. 1. Use a wide-angle lens 2. Cast a shadow 3. Hit the shutter release button by accident.

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Unkindest cuts of all

My new haircut, which looks a lot like my old haircut, just shorter. Here’s just a little non-photographic observation. I get my haircut at one of those chain hair salon-type places. It’s one of those kinds of shops where you’re not sure if you’ll see the same stylist from one haircut to the next. They […]

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