Self Portraits by Vivian Maier

I don’t usually just link to other people’s site in my blog, but I discovered this lovely set of 40 self portraits taken in the late 50’s and 60’s – shows a real sense of innovation and lateral thinking on the self-portrait genre.

Most to the ones I like are where you see her and the camera reflected in things – this is something we photographers try to avoid like the  plague of course. The last thing you want to see is you.

Well I may just start looking for self portrait opportunities a bit more often now….

Here they are

http://www.vivianmaier.com/portfolios/self-portraits/?pid=287

ok… here’s my best known self portrait, won an award on-line one Xmas and I got a huge canvas print of it on my wall – it scares the burglars off if nothing else

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