Sand Portrait

I have been occasionally taking self portraits since I first started photography in the 1960’s. This year the term “selfie” became a word according to The Webster Dictionary. I can’t think of a better word to describe our inward looking, self indulgent, jerk off culture of the modern times in which we live.

I feel kind of sorry for those who feel the need to document their lives by pointing a phone camera at their faces in front of a famous place or building. If nothing else ask another person with a camera to take your picture where your face isn’t terribly distorted by your cheap camera phone lens and you can actually see the beauty of your location. I am happy to do this and am asked frequently to take a souvenir picture for someone when I travel.

This my latest self portrait with my wife at Clearwater Beach.

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