So...I was so excited to join Laura Beth over at A Step In The Journey for a photography challenge!
This is Day 1,Week 1- Self Portrait...
I put this off and put this off until 5pm today. I like to be BEHIND the camera.
Not only do I get to watch my loved ones through a purdy lens, but my camera also provides a barrier when I need it.
Let's just say I am at a school sing-a-long and there is no way in you know what that I am unleashing my singing voice on small children...To avoid the harry eyeball of the cheery, singing mothers, I hide behind my camera.
Or... let's say I am at a baseball game and I am losing the "mumble" battle (you know- mumbling things like "Sit your !#$ down and shut up, BillyBob" or maybe- "I'm gonna make you eat that foam #1 if you wave it in my face one more time".... maybe it's just me?) I just hide behind my camera!
Voila- embarrassing and inappropriate moments averted!
I like to pretend that I am a tough cookie. If I am getting choked up at ANY event, I just hide out BEHIND my camera.
Are you seeing a pattern? BEHIND the camera.
So...I cannot tell you how uncomfortable I was taking pictures of my own dern self! It's one thing for someone else to take my picture but HELLO?
I bit the bullet and did it-- from BEHIND the camera!
For most of the pictures on HouseTalkN, I use my point and shoot Panasonic Lumix. I