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The Difficult Exercise of Self Portrait

Three a and a self-portrait_

Self portrait is a difficult exercise for me. It might seems to be a kind of paradox because I'm taking pictures of the others. And the paradox becomes bigger at a time where people use their portable cameras (read phone) to make their self portraits.

I found a single self-portrait in my archive. When I took this one, it was a matter of typography of the "a" letter. Nothing more.

For a majority of people, taking a picture of themself is easy and this seems a natural process. I enjoy people using camera to shoot themself as they appear to forget about their surrounding for a short period. It's a little instant where they forget about the world. Taking this instant, it's kind of magic. Like the selfie with the lady and the goat.

Selfie with a goat_