I am being very indecisive about the long exposure portrait project! I have now decided to pursue two avenues in parallel.
The first will be the portraits of my Rotary colleagues in the style of David Octavius Hill as outlined in the last post.
The second is the series of long exposure self portraits which I have also mentioned in previous posts. I was inspired to keep going with this idea when I recently saw work by two photographers Duane Michals and Claude Cahun. I now plan to persist with the idea of double self portraits using a loose working title of Alter Egos – I am not sure if I am using this term correctly in a psychological sense?
Michals is an American artist/photographer. In his personal work he attempts to address literary and philosophical ideas about death, gender and sexuality. He works with staged scenes and experiments…
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