Courage for the camera shy (and have your portrait taken)

Lucy Lambriex, Let’s feel great around the camera!

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12 Lessons (22m)
    • 1. Courage for the Camera Shy

      2:04
    • 2. Some karaoke

      1:01
    • 3. Why so shy?

      1:17
    • 4. Let's get physical!

      2:34
    • 5. The other side of fear

      0:48
    • 6. Use an object

      1:33
    • 7. Dynamic posing

      3:43
    • 8. A weird exercise

      1:49
    • 9. Class project

      2:22
    • 10. Looking at photos of yourself with kindness 1

      1:22
    • 11. Looking at photos of yourself with kindness 2

      1:29
    • 12. Meet your new friend, set a date

      1:52

Project Description

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The class project is to take, and post (whraaah!*), two (self) portraits and a short account of how it went. 
You can ask the help of another person, but you may feel more at ease and free to do this by yourself.

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In the first photo, you may hide behind the object, covering part of your face for instance, but you will keep at least one eye pointed at the camera.

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In the second photo, you can still hold the object, but you may no longer hide behind it. However, you can hide for a little while and then emerge when the photo is being taken. This is where you’ll apply dynamic posing as well.

It is totally fine if you take dozens of images before there is one to your liking. The more you take, the more you get used to the camera. It is also fine if you don’t like any of the results.

*If you don’t feel comfortable posting your results, you may just post a crop of the portrait, (i.e. of your eyes) and a short account of how it went. You can also send me the pictures per email (check the pdf) if you like any personal feedback and help.

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