Sunday, April 19, 2009

I ♥ Faces - Self-Portrait

This is painful. I don't especially like to see myself in photographs. I used my 50mm 1.4 lens and put my face in the window. I wanted to blur everything except my eyes and have a fast exposure because I had to hand hold my camera and I knew it would be hard to get a still shot. My daughter was standing behind me saying, "Mom, what are you doing", thus the laughing expression. Here it is. Wrinkles, warts, zits, dark circles and renegade hairs included. Don't be cruel : ) If you want to join in this gluttony of punishment, click here and post your mug shot!



36 comments:

  1. I think you are so pretty Catherine!

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  2. i think you're beautiful....you shouldn't put yourself down so much :)

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  3. I love that girl. Craig

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  4. This is a beautiful shot. I love the colors and the depth of field is great.

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  5. Gorgeous! You have an awesome smile!

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  6. When I look at this photo - I see joy. I love it! Thank you for sharing -- and sharing how you took the shot!

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  7. That's beautiful! Good for your daughter for getting that great expression!

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  8. How gorgeous are you?!?!? That is just a wonderful shot! IT WREAKS OF HAPPINESS... just what I need at 4am :)

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  9. What are you talking about?! You're beautiful!! What a great shot! Your eyes look so crips and, hello! You have about the brightest, whitest smile I've ever seen! Love your expression! Nice job!

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  10. So beautiful (and the photo is great, too). Nice depth of field. As always, I enjoy your photos.

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  11. Great photo. I really like that your eyes are in focus. Very cool - and, I'm sure it wasn't easy to capture (just a guess)!!

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  12. You have a great smile and your teeth are perfect!

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  13. Nicely done! Love the catchlights:)

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  14. I'm insanely jealous of your eyelashes! Great pic!!!

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  15. You are stunning...just as beautiful on the outside as on the inside!!

    The catchlights are amazing and your smile is breathtaking!!

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  16. You are gorgeous!
    Love the catchlights!

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  17. Ok, so I love both you photo's and think that you are a beautiful person and an amazing photographer! So sorry to make you cry, hopefully they were happy tears!

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  18. "gluttony of punishment"?!?!? Surely you jest. This is a lovely portrait of you!!!

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  19. Don't be so harsh! This is a gorgeous picture!!!

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  20. This photo is stunning and so much fun! Seriously. Fun fun fun.

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  21. Oh this is BEAUTIFUL!!! GREAT shot!!

    I had a hard time hand holding and getting a good focus on my face! LOL your's is perfect!

    ~TidyMom

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  22. What a terrific shot. I can totally see this as a finalist :) Great expression and processing!

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  23. I think you look beautiful! Great, fun shot.

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  24. I love that you are smiling. Most are so serious! Great shot!

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  25. That is an awesome shot!! You have such a natural beauty that shines through here. Great capture!!

    Amy
    Co-Founder
    I Heart Faces

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  26. Beautiful picture! I love how warm and happy your eyes shine through!

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  27. Beautiful - both the picture and you! Love it. :)

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  28. Thank you for your comment and great work on your entries! And may I just say your Praying For Stellan shot is STUNNING!

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  29. I love the joy shining out of you. It is contaigous! Great shot Catherine. You are beautiful. :D

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  30. that is a beautiful photo. you are absolutely gorgeous.

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