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Self portrait No1

By Wide-eyed
Self-portrait - the first I've ever done. Natural light. Converted to b/w in Photoshop.
Comments welcome.

Tags: General Black and white Portraits and people

Voters: riprap007, Diana, carmenfuchs and 9 more

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5 Dec 2009 12:54PM
beautiful portrait

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Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
5 Dec 2009 2:00PM
Great sp but you are looking extremely serious. Like it in mono............Sandy
johnnyboy114 9 231 106 United Kingdom
5 Dec 2009 4:33PM
Very characterful. I like this a lot. Good effort on self portrait!
dmhuynh72 10 44 3 United Kingdom
5 Dec 2009 6:02PM
excellent mono portrait
Jestertheclown 9 7.7k 252 England
5 Dec 2009 10:46PM
I like this a lot.
Purists might have you believe that you've composed it with your head in the wrong place. For me, it really works well as it is although I think I might crop just a bit from the left to lose the 'shadow' in the corner. Also, I'd remove the spot near your left eye.
Having said all that, the mono conversion suits it, focus is spot on and I like the way you've used the light, particularly the highlights in the eyes. The serious expression gives it character and meaning.
A tremendous first attempt!
maggieh 9 4 United Kingdom
6 Dec 2009 3:21PM
A great self portrait made more telling by mono.
Supurb SP

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