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DAN CRUIKSHANK
Posts: 1,786
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada


I have only done this one... But I have a few conceptual ideas I might work on some day...

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/121102/16/50945ca31fa7d_m.jpg

My fav self portrait artist is definitely Brooke Shaden; she has some pretty awesome work!
Jan 15 13 08:57 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
bw fotograf
Posts: 209
Plano, Texas, US


THANKS for that link. Awesome work there.

Jan 15 13 09:02 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Hero Foto
Posts: 878
Phoenix, Arizona, US


bw fotograf wrote:

THANKS for that link. Awesome work there.

You're welcome ... she ROCKs ...

Jan 15 13 09:57 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
JessRaquel Photography
Posts: 15
Las Vegas, Nevada, US


I agree that sometimes it's fun to mix it up and shoot yourself. Sometimes after a great photo shoot I look at my photos and want to do the same concept myself haha.
I think it's a good idea to get in front of a camera just as often as you are behind it.

Just a handful of my selfies..
http://www.flickr.com/photos/jessraquel … 298326717/
Jan 16 13 01:03 am  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Creative Concept Studio
Posts: 2,542
Fort Worth, Texas, US


Only to test new lighting setups - like this DIY 'kinoflow' rig.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7072/7387400440_da6aa9d2ca_n.jpg


http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7088/7387399540_1de3e2d187_n.jpg
Jan 16 13 04:32 am  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Faces2Die4 Photography
Posts: 426
Houston, Texas, US


Shooting yourself is artistic suicide.  wink



http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/130116/04/50f6a24ddb095.jpg


http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/130116/04/50f6a21d1140c.jpg


http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/121222/13/50d6274b230d9_m.jpg
Jan 16 13 04:55 am  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Extrosy
Posts: 656
Minneapolis, Minnesota, US


http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/121218/23/50d16d423ff24_m.jpg

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-DhT6tA93nvg/UIn6OeRRD5I/AAAAAAAAIvY/Erj6Fp7x5_Q/s640/Capture0072-72s.jpg
Jan 16 13 07:53 am  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Caveman Creations
Posts: 580
Fort Worth, Texas, US


Ken Marcus Studios wrote:
George Sandoval

http://www.modelmayhem.com/550938

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/071027/16/4723a0cae7975.jpg

This guy is pure genius.

Jan 16 13 08:32 am  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Bruce Merwin
Posts: 3
Saint Augustine, Florida, US


Hi Tina, I go through it. Some times I feel like I'm stealing a shot. I'm on the set on someone's dime and I sneak a shot. It's a funny feeling, like I have stolen something. In reading the other threads I realize I do it for some of the same reasons as others posting yet many of the things you say ring true like always available, how you learn so much about your self and your craft. How fun it is to follow through on "those short lived moments of conceptual inspiration". A lot of my work is documentary, I have been doing documentaries many years among other assignments and I can share that it's hard to sell your work if you are not doing it too ,e.g., documenting yourself, your family, your work. And also as you mentioned you learn so much, like how hard it is to be comfortable before the camera lens. Thank you for your thought provoking insights.
Jan 18 13 11:38 am  Link  Quote 
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Russian Invasion
Posts: 136
Phoenix, Arizona, US


http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/130117/07/50f81f2d8a149_m.jpg


http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/130117/09/50f83704768b3_m.jpg
Jan 18 13 03:23 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Hat and Camera
Posts: 16
Cary, North Carolina, US


I've been using myself as a test subject for an upcoming project.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8519/8532894338_04f0a3e50e_z.jpg

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8225/8532895062_8c13040331_z.jpg
Mar 09 13 05:16 pm  Link  Quote 
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JGC Photography
Posts: 134
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada


Mar 09 13 06:03 pm  Link  Quote 
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Shy L
Posts: 584
Burlington, Vermont, US


I used to do lots of self portraits before kids.  Now I do sometimes but it's mostly headshots.  Not a fan of the body changes and I'm finally starting to show my age =/  but I am *very* vain and am trying very hard to get a good looking lingerie shot.

Here are some recents:
http://i224.photobucket.com/albums/dd23 … l/EMD2.jpg
http://i224.photobucket.com/albums/dd23 … 800--1.jpg
http://i224.photobucket.com/albums/dd23 … 0-6465.jpg
Mar 09 13 07:56 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Sedition
Posts: 273
Buffalo, New York, US


http://fc00.deviantart.net/fs71/i/2012/212/4/3/me__by_sedition1216-d59aahw.jpg
Mar 09 13 08:13 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
PhotoHive
Posts: 61
Constanța, Constanța, Romania


-JAY- wrote:
Just a small sampling of my work tongue

http://www.jayleavitt.com/links/hand.jpg

LOL you keep those ? tongue

Mar 10 13 01:23 am  Link  Quote 
Photographer
PhotoHive
Posts: 61
Constanța, Constanța, Romania


http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/130310/04/513c744560b8c.jpg
http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/130304/04/51348d50d6f94.jpg
http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/130302/13/51326fa29a205.jpg

here are three of mine... different styles I guess smile
Mar 10 13 04:59 am  Link  Quote 
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OwenImages
Posts: 3,806
Indian Rocks Beach, Florida, US


I have been wanting to do one and even gave it a half-assed try once but it turned out bad.  It is a lot of work and can be frustrating.  There are very few photos of me that exist so I might give this a try again soon.  It would certainly be a fun challenging project when I have time to work on it.
Mar 10 13 08:39 am  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Photographic Adventures
Posts: 225
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US


I've done the self-portrait thing from tome to time, though I prefer to be on the other side of the camera.  If I have a concept I want to try, but no suitable subject I'll move to the other side.

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/130211/12/51195a8b9dde9.jpg
Mar 10 13 08:48 am  Link  Quote 
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Maria J Campos
Posts: 252
Tilburg, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands


I used to do a lot of self portraits, that's where I get more creative and test new things, I have some on my port on MM

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/120607/06/4fd0a6c96acbe.jpg

https://fbcdn-sphotos-f-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/394114_334102193278648_932292131_n.jpg

https://fbcdn-sphotos-e-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/396979_334204333268434_1447494957_n.jpg

more here https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set … 524&type=3 and more to come in the future...
Mar 10 13 09:10 am  Link  Quote 
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Yani S
Posts: 919
Los Angeles, California, US


Mar 10 13 10:34 am  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Yani S
Posts: 919
Los Angeles, California, US


Mar 10 13 10:35 am  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Yani S
Posts: 919
Los Angeles, California, US


Heres one I did testing the light for the next day shoot for a fitness model client. Waiting for the time to go off seems like forever!
http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/120718/11/500701b253a67.jpg
Mar 10 13 10:36 am  Link  Quote 
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Don Garrett
Posts: 4,304
Escondido, California, US


My avatar is me ! I always felt that it was a little strange that an avatar was of a beautiful woman, and the photographer was some guy that I was talking to in the forum. As if I was talking to the one pictured in the avatar. So, I just made my avatar a self-portrait. Just a personal quirk, but I "fixed" it.
-Don
Mar 10 13 10:51 am  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Grayscale Photo
Posts: 107
Columbus, Ohio, US


Don Garrett wrote:
My avatar is me ! I always felt that it was a little strange that an avatar was of a beautiful woman, and the photographer was some guy that I was talking to in the forum. As if I was talking to the one pictured in the avatar. So, I just made my avatar a self-portrait. Just a personal quirk, but I "fixed" it.
-Don

I thought I was the only one to think it strange for a male photographer to use a photo of a female as an avatar.  This self-portrait thread brought out a few others showing themselves in their avatar. 

I suck at being the subject of a photo, but at least people have a face to associate with our conversation.

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/130216/16/512023e362d3b.jpg

Mar 10 13 12:13 pm  Link  Quote 
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DCS Photography
Posts: 801
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US


http://i45.tinypic.com/210x0xv.jpg
Mar 10 13 12:34 pm  Link  Quote 
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Nico Simon Princely
Posts: 1,694
Las Vegas, Nevada, US


My latest two...
http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/130603/03/51ac76d1db904.jpg
http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/130615/16/51bcf8dddaf3b.jpg
Jun 15 13 06:15 pm  Link  Quote 
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Garrett Black
Posts: 47
Bangor Trident Base, Washington, US


http://www.deviantart.com/download/378283998/moves_like_jager_by_honolo-d697xsu.jpg?token=d6a923701743b9f62fd6caec215b768139154028&ts=1371352860

I am neither photogenic nor pretty, and I enjoy my Jager. And thus a masterpiece was born out of drunken ideas.
Jun 15 13 08:04 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Catnapping
Posts: 3,771
Brooklyn, New York, US


I allow myself to be in a shot once in a while

Or else I take silly naked webcam portraits of myself because otherwise it's just an uncomfortable ordeal
http://24.media.tumblr.com/d0f9bd5e85583f740fc0fe9ffde91cb4/tumblr_mht90zZaIA1rmydvbo1_500.jpg
http://25.media.tumblr.com/384287c3f7c6ee5e20444925117c2072/tumblr_mnmvcqKm5q1rmydvbo1_500.jpg

links for boobs and bits
here, here, here
Jun 15 13 09:03 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Jorge Kreimer
Posts: 2,255
Los Angeles, California, US


http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/130421/21/5174c22c5f4e8.jpg

Done in collaboration with Sarah Beth Harris http://www.modelmayhem.com/2138499
Jun 15 13 09:27 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
pellepiano
Posts: 2,268
Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden


One of my latest, this time by my painter alter ego.

http://www.lutzimages.com/thread_images/clown_750.jpg
Jun 16 13 01:20 am  Link  Quote 
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Vladimir Frenkel
Posts: 4
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


pellepiano wrote:
One of my latest, this time by my painter alter ego.

http://www.lutzimages.com/thread_images/clown_750.jpg

Fantastic!

Jun 16 13 02:19 am  Link  Quote 
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MS Foto
Posts: 2,224
Manchester, New Hampshire, US


Jun 16 13 06:19 am  Link  Quote 
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Gulag
Posts: 1,231
Duluth, Georgia, US


French self-portrait artist Laurence Demaison http://www.laurencedemaison.com/

http://24.media.tumblr.com/76ce9daaa3a4f92b27b27b99f2dadc04/tumblr_mk4638bj8V1rutx6lo1_1280.jpg

http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lvasnq4PvO1r2q0z9o1_1280.jpg
Jun 16 13 07:04 am  Link  Quote 
Model
a raw muse
Posts: 2,968
Oakland, California, US


Gulag wrote:
French self-portrait artist Laurence Demaison

badass!

Jun 16 13 12:06 pm  Link  Quote 
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MC Seoul Photography
Posts: 406
Seoul, Seoul, Korea (South)


I think a lot of photographers might take time to self-test new ideas or concepts before using them with a model, especially if they're paying for it. Unless it's something that's just so difficult you can't do it yourself.

I often play around with new lighting ideas, some of them turn out okay.

But like many others, I tend to hide myself in many shots. These are a couple that worked out..

http://imageshack.us/a/img20/9320/4rsu.jpg

http://imageshack.us/a/img259/3716/xv63.jpg

http://imageshack.us/a/img853/6356/ettb.jpg
Jun 17 13 04:09 am  Link  Quote 
Model
Not a Model
Posts: 15
Indianapolis, Indiana, US


Jun 17 13 04:44 am  Link  Quote 
Photographer
kane
Posts: 1,543
Biarritz, Aquitaine, France


Jun 17 13 05:22 am  Link  Quote 
Photographer
UFUK L
Posts: 1
London, England, United Kingdom


and this is mine...http://s21.postimg.org/5l1uda5yv/self_portrait2.jpg
Jun 17 13 11:35 am  Link  Quote 
Model
Lee Loo La
Posts: 161
Paramus, New Jersey, US


I take self-portraits from time to time. Here's my latest:

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/130601/08/51aa0cf71c1fb.jpg
Jun 17 13 12:01 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Half Taco Photography
Posts: 183
Green Bay, Wisconsin, US


This is me testing a home made beauty dish. The beauty part didn't work but I like the dish!

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/130613/23/51babcd46dba2.jpg
Jun 17 13 12:23 pm  Link  Quote 
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