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Early Selfie – another "negative years" portrait

Aug 24, 2020

When I was going back through all my scanned-negative files to retrieve the Joe Biden shot, I stumbled on this. A selfie done the old way – setting the camera up with a timer and posing. This is 1981 using b&w film in our livingroom. My hair wasn't that dark, I just wasn't using flash. more like a dirty blond – then it didn't really go gray, just straight to white. I call this our:

It's Saturday, we've just hiked the three kids around the four mile block, they're sacked out on the floor with the dog, and we're all alone look.

So I'm adding this to the "Negative Years" portrait folio. Now maybe I ought to get to finishing up the Easter Island additions…