A simple self portraitMonday, December 05, 2011
(snazzy glasses from tumbleweeds)I can't even remember when the last time I took a self portrait was. Sure, I (mostly) take all my own outfit photos but it's just not the same. Three years ago each Thursday I would take a self portrait for a group on flickr called Self Portrait Thursday. I kept up with them for a long time then they slowly died out once we moved into our own home. I really miss them, not taking them so much but looking at them later. Watching myself change, little things like my hair length or how it fades, more tattoos peeking out of clothing, etc.
More recently I regret not taking them to watch my teeth and mouth change. Pictures of myself pre-braces, to when I got them back in March, to now are all so different. It's amazing how quickly the way I hold my lips has changed. I wish there were more pictures from March, April, and May especially, that's when it seems the biggest changes have happened.
While I don't see myself starting self portrait Thursday again, self portraits are something I'd certainly like to take more of. How about you, when was the last time you took a self portrait? I encourage you to take one today!
ps. like my pretty new blue hair?I looove it.