Express Yourself: 7 Expert Tips for Taking Great Self-portraits
With the coming of each new year, there's an opportunity to start anew -- to revise or break old habits and, most fun of all, to create new ones. Keeping my craft in mind, one resolution I'm making is to better document the passage of time by capturing photos not only of my loved ones but also of myself.
Whether photography is your profession or simply a hobby, the last thing you probably think to do with a camera in hand is take a self-portrait. But these photos share our stories in a way that words cannot. During a workshop last summer, I met with a handful of talented female photographers and encouraged them to overcome their fears, and step onto the other side of the camera lens to take self-portraits. I've rounded up some of their standout works, coupled with some of their tips, here in hopes that they inspire you to capture your story on camera in 2013. Click through for 7 self-portraits and expert photography tips! - By Me Ra Koh