funny…just saw that in 2014, I’d said that the reason I didn’t attempt a lot of self-portraits was because I was the one person that I was least in a position to take a photo of. (in just a small note about a selfie.) now, the (improvement and fine-tuning of the) selfie camera on phones has not only made this no longer the case, but it’s almost made the opposite true – at least concerning head and shoulders portraits. we may now be our own most accessible subjects.
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One of my mini sisters, Auntie Debby, is a budding talented artist. In what seems to have been a rapid burst of creative inspiration she recently produced a series of portraits based on photographs, four of which were of me. I love her joyfully liberal yet totally spot-on colour placement and application. And she’s only 15. Such fun! Continue reading
I made a fleeting visit back to Blighty in March, so I took the opportunity to take some new portraits of my original and perpetual muses, who provide one of the ideal types of modelling demeanour for me – i.e. no small degree of reluctance, mitigated by good humour.
I spent the day shooting Vincent Littlehat at my apartment in Berlin. Well it was only going to be a 2-hour shoot but instead we worked together until both our brains were aesthetically exhausted, plus she convinced me to get my modelling hat on as well and we did some teamwork.
I think i’m quite at Cambridge…
Hearing music with subtitles on “I’m Mister Coffee” with Martin Luther King’s “I have a bath”. Too utopian perhaps, but on the toilet I’m going to be prepared to meet inspiration halfway.
Last March, I hitched a ride to Munich to be photographed by Andreas Neubauer. I say ‘be photographed by’ rather than ‘shoot with’ or ‘model for’, because this time the whole thing really felt more like he was taking my portrait. Maybe I was modelling as myself.
So these are some of the things I did on my Switzerland tour…