"Self Portrait Through Leaves"

© Lorraine Foster

"Self Portrait Through Leaves"

Uploaded: September 08, 2001


I shot this self portrait with a tripod and timer on my camera. Then I put the photo on the scanner and laid leaves on top before I scanned it. After, I put it in photoshop and tinted the eyes with color.


September 09, 2001

Out of all the great photos on the site, some make you stop and some don't. This one is has a very unique quality about it. First off, the contrast between the leaves and the face behind them give an almost 3D effect. This gives me many ideas I never had before, I can't wait to experiment with many of them. #728

Lorraine Foster September 09, 2001

Thank you for your kind words, Craig. I like to experiment, too. Lorraine #1032

Sue B September 10, 2001

I kept coming back to this picture. Something caught my eye, even as a small picture and without your explanation. I read the explanation and then looked at the larger version of the photograph/collage and could see it better. Really nice. Lots of depth. Very subtle and light-handed. Thanks for posting it. I enjoyed seeing it. #1064

Lorraine Foster September 10, 2001

Thank you, Sue, I reallly appreciate your comments. People either seem to love it or hate it. I am going to continue to experiment with things like that, just for the creative fun of it. I do appreciate hearing your comments. Lorraine #1066

Sue B September 11, 2001

What a compliment to an artist - when people love it or hate it, you know you've created a strong piece! #1074

Lorraine Foster September 11, 2001

Thanks again, Sue. I really appreciate the comments. Lorraine #1081

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