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Self portrait

By Adrianhalliday
This is my first ever self portrait and it is a photo that represents me, living with A.D.H.D and S.P.D is a daily struggle at school at home everywhere really I use photography as coping mechanism all the other words are pretty self explanatory except one.Survivor if you knew me personally you would know I had meningococcal septasemia as a child with is a rare form of meningitis because of this my hands arms and feet are quite badly deformed but I still try my best day in and day out so I'm extremely proud that I have made it this far In life and that I'm in the position that I'm in now thank you for taking your time to view and read this
Adrian

Tags: Self portrait Black and white

Voters: KarenFB, estonian, jimbob133 and 9 more

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KarenFB Plus
13 5.3k 174 England
18 Oct 2018 7:19PM
This is a VERY strong photo, which must have been very hard to put into the public 'arena'. I am very impressed and you should be very proud of the end result.

Just a few queries (me being curious and nosy! Wink), is it a self portrait? did you use a remote or was the camera on a timer? and, did you do the post processing?

Well done Adrian! Grin

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Quote:This is a VERY strong photo, which must have been very hard to put into the public 'arena'. I am very impressed and you should be very proud of the end result.

Just a few queries (me being curious and nosy! Wink), is it a self portrait? did you use a remote or was the camera on a timer? and, did you do the post processing?

Well done Adrian! Grin


Hi i used a remote and thank you for all the support
18 Oct 2018 9:56PM
Brilliant work. Grin
dudler Plus
16 946 1520 England
19 Oct 2018 10:14AM
I agree - a brilliant idea, well executed. The comment from Carmen is high praise: she is an amazing self-portraitist, and if she rates your picture, you have seriously impressed her.

I'll add that it's a very brave picture to post, as it says so much about you.

I had to look SPD up, and I understand that it is a problem to live with.

However, the beauty of photography and the internet is that people see what you present to them, and can only judge what you deliver: and what you do is outstanding for anyone of your age.

Keep on shooting, and enjoy the freedom that being a photographic artist gives you - and take the confidence that I hope you are building into everyday life.

There are a lot of us in this community who are a bit away from the mainstream. We have to live with being different - but being different also gives us a different view of the world, and different ways to think about it - which means that we can have insights that escape others. I live somewhere on the Autism spectrum, and I rather like hte way that there's a slightly-disparaging term for 'ordinary, normal' people - 'neurotypical'...

Quote:I agree - a brilliant idea, well executed. The comment from Carmen is high praise: she is an amazing self-portraitist, and if she rates your picture, you have seriously impressed her.

I'll add that it's a very brave picture to post, as it says so much about you.

I had to look SPD up, and I understand that it is a problem to live with.

However, the beauty of photography and the internet is that people see what you present to them, and can only judge what you deliver: and what you do is outstanding for anyone of your age.

Keep on shooting, and enjoy the freedom that being a photographic artist gives you - and take the confidence that I hope you are building into everyday life.

There are a lot of us in this community who are a bit away from the mainstream. We have to live with being different - but being different also gives us a different view of the world, and different ways to think about it - which means that we can have insights that escape others. I live somewhere on the Autism spectrum, and I rather like hte way that there's a slightly-disparaging term for 'ordinary, normal' people - 'neurotypical'...

thanks slot for all the support I agree with everything said above it's good to see that I'm not the only one with these type of issues and that people like us can still live a fulfilling life and I didn't only get a comment from Carmen I also got two user awards!
dudler Plus
16 946 1520 England
20 Oct 2018 10:05AM
Absolutely!

Establish yourself as your own chosen kind of exceptional person by what you do, and how you treat people - which is also good advice for all the neurotypicals out there.

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