Self Portraits from the Past

Started Jun 29, 2011 | Discussions thread
ForumParentFirstPreviousNextNext unread
Flat view
Spotts
Senior MemberPosts: 1,143
Like?
Self Portraits from the Past
Jun 29, 2011

More elegantly formatted at my photoblog:

http://www.riverridgephoto.com/2011/06/old-collection-of-self-portraits-2006.html

Let's time-travel back to 2006. I shot these images while living in Appleton, Wisconsin. I think it was raining outside and I was in a creative bent, so my quaint apartment served as a studio. The outfits were thrown together from thrifted clothes. I did my best to look the part of a sullen man-of-the-past. It is interesting to note that the real reason for straight faces in so many turn-of-the-century photographs was the long exposures needed for primitive films; it was easier to hold a straight face for two seconds than to hold a smile.

Camera: Canon 5D
Lens: Canon 24-70mm f/2.8 L

-- hide signature --

http://www.michaelspotts.com [my enormous personal site]
http://www.riverridgephoto.com [my photo blog]

ForumParentFirstPreviousNextNext unread
Flat view
ForumParentFirstPreviousNextNext unread
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark post MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow