Self Portrait

© Sharon Anderson

Self Portrait

Donald K. Cherry level-classic 8/21/2004 5:42:13 PM

Why???? #160683

Isabel L 8/21/2004 11:12:29 PM

Thats a cool shot Sharon!! Very creative and all of the lights are interesting.

Donald your comment is confusing...? Why what? #726785

Kristen McKain 8/22/2004 4:15:29 AM

love the lights! Nice self-portrait! #727056

Sharon Anderson 8/22/2004 8:21:26 AM

Why? Would it have been as interesting if I would have just left the camera still? Why Not? I say.

Thank you Kristen and Isabel. #727672

Mark J. Zimmerman 8/24/2004 6:42:50 PM

I think it's a great shot, Sharon! Love the effects you got. How do you like your camera? I have the same model, and love everything about it except trying to focus in dark situations. Take care. #732831

Paul Conlan 8/24/2004 7:17:11 PM

Seems the "why?" should be obvious. Look what you got. Great photo... #732854

Donald K. Cherry level-classic 8/24/2004 7:25:44 PM

I'm sorry for the "why" comment. I should have been more specific in my comment. What I meant was that I really didn't see the artistic value in holding a camera in front of the face and shaking it while shooting. But, obviously I was in error since this photo is so well received by many who have viewed it...I stand corrected. #732861

Isabel L 8/24/2004 7:57:59 PM

I dont think you should be sorry or whatever Donald.... its just your opinion on this photograph.

Sharon Anderson 8/27/2004 9:54:45 AM

I don't feel Donald should be sorry either. It is your opinoin Donald and I listen to everyones opinion. But, how is is not artistic. Everything is artistic. So, do you feel that abstract artists who just throw a bunch of paint on the canvas are not artists. Or what about the people who just put say a blue square on a white canvas? Are they artists in your opinion? #738831

Mark J. Zimmerman 9/13/2004 8:28:21 PM

Good Luck, Sharon. #776000

Dan Holm level-classic 9/14/2004 10:54:56 PM

This is AWESOME, Sharon! I applaud your creative technique and your results! CONGRATULATIONS!! Excellent work!! #781322

Rob Friedman 9/15/2004 5:51:03 AM

Congrats Sharon! I guess as the old adage goes, some folks say "why" and the creative say "why not?" :) #782122

Janice Forrest 9/15/2004 6:11:19 AM

Wonderful work. Congratulations! #782186

Julie Abston 9/15/2004 7:05:03 AM

Congratulations Sharon! Great job on this very creative and unique work of ART!!! #782376

Wendy M. Amdahl level-classic 9/15/2004 9:50:15 AM

Congrats Sharon...I followed this picture on the CC board and I think it's justifying for you to win with it! You're right...just what is art? It is subjective at the very least and most...congratulations to you! #782876

Sharon Anderson level-classic 9/17/2004 7:52:36 PM

Thank you very much everyone! I am very excited abou this win! I appreciate all the comments! #788168

Taylor level-classic 9/21/2004 8:24:16 PM

Belated congratulations! Good job! #796481

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I took this the other night while in downtown Chicago. I put my camera to night scene Mode and moved it around while snapping the picture.

Uploaded on 8/21/2004 5:23:44 PM All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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