Well, my earlier efforts (now taken down) at presenting a picture of myself have taught me a lot, for which I would like to give particular thanks to Willie (banehawi) and Ben (Jestertheclown). In my humble opinion, I think I might have got it about right now.
V1 is closest to what I was aiming for and V2 is a less contrasty version for those who may prefer it.
All comments and thoughts greatfully received.
All the best,
Many thanks to you all for your kind support. If I had realised how many people were following this exercise I wouldn't have deleted the earlier, critiqued, versions. Sorry. The best I can do is add as V3 the only remaining copy I have from the previous uploads.
Portraits and people
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