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07-02-04 <br>Me


If I look sad it is because I hate photos of myself. Therefore, this exercise is a valuable one. (I'm also a little sad because here is yet another not quite focused picture!)

Canon EOS 300D Digital Rebel
8s f/16.0 at 50.0mm iso100 with Flash hide exif
Full EXIF Info
Date/Time02-Jul-2004 15:00:43
Flash UsedYes
Focal Length50 mm
Exposure Time8.00 sec
ISO Equivalent100
Exposure Bias
White Balance (-1)
Metering Modematrix (5)
JPEG Quality (6)
Exposure Program
Focus Distance

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Si Kirk08-Aug-2004 02:30
Hey if i can do it then you can, at least you are a lot prettier than me!
Jill03-Jul-2004 13:20
Cheryl when I first started the art of photography there was NO WAY I would photograph myself but have learned that by doing so it helps me build skills in using the camera in odd positions, facial expressions, etc. and has become fun. You by using your camera each day will learn about its features and will evolve into an expert. Each Friday is SP day so I look forward to a smile on the next one:)
Rick Lewis03-Jul-2004 00:31
It is hard to have anything but the 'business' face on when setting up sp's alone. Well, CJ has no trouble, but the rest of us frequently do. I think if you keep at it you'll start to like what you see.
Guest 02-Jul-2004 23:39
Cheryl, I think this is charming. It looks very natural and warm. Lovely!
Larry Ahern02-Jul-2004 23:30
You look great ... self portraits are so hard ... this is nice!
Cheryl Hawkins02-Jul-2004 22:58
Thanks Demmy and Jude. I kept thinking about the remote as I took shot after shot after is on my wish list.
jude02-Jul-2004 22:44
When I had my little canon powershot s200 point and shoot, my SP's were a whole lot easier to do. I have the Rebel now and just purchased the RC-5 remote. I'm hoping that helps with the focusing.
Smile.. we love SP's!
DeMorcan02-Jul-2004 22:32
It is a little tricky to focus an off center SP.