Partial self portraits 01 | Monomad Challenge

in #monomad4 months ago (edited)

Hello friends of Steemit <3 I hope you're starting your weekend alright :)

Today, I want to share a couple pictures I took a while ago while doing some studies on self portraits.

Also, given the fact these are black and white I want them to be my new entry for the #monomad challenge by @monochromes.


I wanted to start a self portrait series on the parts of me that I like. It's kind of a challenge I also gave myself, which is supposed to force me to find the nice parts about my appearance and embrace them.

I started with my mouth. Mole, lips, tongue, teeth.


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It's natural for me to feel confident about my lips, I've always liked them and they're the part of my face I like the most. My teeth aren't perfect, and I'm really okay with that, but I have to admit I was very ashamed of them in the past, so I often avoided smiling.

I think the "beauty mark" over my mouth makes me look cute and it also is a big part of me, I think it's one of my characteristics and I'd never like to remove it; I mean, Marilyn Monroe had one too!

Also, something I love about myself is my tongue because it allows me to communicate with my voice, I stick it out when I'm goofing around, I perceive amazing flavors and textures with it... But ultimately I really appreciate it because it's an instrument I'll forever use to be heard.


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It's hard a little hard for me to actually put onto words why I like this and that about myself, or why I think this or that is special, because I've always been a very self concious person. Anywho, it's a small personal challenge I'm trying to achieve at my own pace.

Also, if there's a lack of words, hey, that's what pictures are for, right? :)


Taken by @mariacaffrey, using Nikon D3400 and AF Nikkor 18-35mm, with F4.5, ISO 12800, 1/50s.



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nice ones, Maria!

Thank you so so much!❤️❤️

Nice photographs @mariacaffrey.
Congratulations!

Thank you so much my dearest @mllg 🌝

That is a really cool idea! I'm afraid if I tried this I would just get a bunch of blur (not to mention a bunch of beard!). Keep up the cool posts!

Thank you very much for your kind comment!❤️ And well I think if you did that and in the end got a lot of beard that'd be terrific seeing it from a self appreciation point of view, because I bet you love your cool beard very much :)

I do love my beard! Although it's not so cool in the Florida summers 😛. Maybe I will try this out and see what I get.

Hahaha that'd be awesome! Self appreciation is important, even if we try it by bits. And well, if the Florida summers are a part of it, you gotta embrace it 🔥

Paso por aquí a darte mi apoyo!!

Muchas gracias! ❤️❤️


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