Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Self Portraits

Many people seem to have mastered the art of the selfie. I am not one of them. In fact, I always find the selfie shot quite off-putting. I end up looking rigid and nervous and totally awkward and maybe even a little confused as to what exactly I should be doing. That is unless, I have a friend next to me. Because then a selfie is just plain fun. The image is often out of focus, all blurry and uncoordinated and makes me look like a total poser. But having a bundle of love right there in the shot with me, feels good. And these cheeky companions do enjoy a bit of selfie action... particularly on the iphone, with it's clever reverse camera trick. I still think I'll stick to my preferred posi behind the lens, where I feel completely at home.

Joining in with Faith Hope & a whole lotta Love for 'Snap It' and this week's topic of: A Self Portrait.



17 comments:

  1. Gorgeous images Julie :)
    I am dreadful at selfies too, our kids however are little pro's.
    x

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  2. And there you are - all gorgeous!!! Glad you found your way to the other side of the lense. It's lovely to see your smile too!! Xx

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  3. Gorgeous Jules! I totally agree about how tricky it is to take a self portrait - I tried it today too. Look at those boys :-)

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  4. Lovely Julie! So nice to see you in front of the camera for a change (although your boys sure to make good subjects!). x

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  5. cute! I love the iphone reverse also but it does not get such a great resolution as the other way. Nice to have something to hide behind!! x

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  6. These images are just gorgeous!

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  7. You look lovely! And your boys are just so handsome!

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  8. With that big boy smile beside you it's bound to be a good shot everytime....cute!

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  9. Don't some people just nail selfies. You and your boys look great!

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  10. you've just put me in mind to do a four girl selfie this weekend - hubby's off on a boy's weekend so it will be me and four scumptious little bodies in bed on Sunday morning... Selfie coming up! Gorgeous pics x

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  11. good on you for giving it a go!! & you look great! love that you included your little ones x

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  12. We were good at selfies back in the day J, oh to be that young again! xo

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  13. These shots capture that fun! I'm the same - solo selfies just make me look awkward. Smiling at myself just seems unnatural.

    These are great shots, Julie. Happy! x

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  14. I feel the same way about selfies. But we owe it to our children to step in front of the camera more. Otherwise they will have no printed memories of us... You are beautiful!

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  15. Gorgeous shots Julie, hope you had a lovely weekend. x

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  16. Looking Good J. I just don't do selfies any more, I think it was a 'back in the day'
    thing for me.

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