Self Portrait

© Sharon Anderson

Self Portrait

Donald K. Cherry level-classic August 21, 2004

Why???? #160683

Isabel L August 21, 2004

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

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

Kristen McKain August 22, 2004

love the lights! Nice self-portrait! #727056

Sharon Anderson August 22, 2004

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 August 24, 2004

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 August 24, 2004

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

Donald K. Cherry level-classic August 24, 2004

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 August 24, 2004

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

Sharon Anderson August 27, 2004

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 September 13, 2004

Good Luck, Sharon. #776000

Dan Holm level-classic September 14, 2004

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

Rob Friedman September 15, 2004

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

Janice Forrest September 15, 2004

Wonderful work. Congratulations! #782186

Julie Abston September 15, 2004

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

Wendy M. Amdahl level-deluxe September 15, 2004

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 September 17, 2004

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

Taylor September 21, 2004

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 August 21, 2004 All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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