Project 52 | Week1 | 1.14.11

I am embarking on a year long project with a group of 16 other photographers…and it is called Project 52. We have assignments every week, for the entire year which we will post on our blogs. And then link to each other. Quite ambitious for me…as most of my projects like this are dead by Valentine’s Day. But if I have other folks counting on me…I’m there. Our first assignment was to do a self portrait. And let me tell you, nothing makes you feel more like a goober than trying to take a picture of yourself. Hundreds of awful photos and I managed to scrape together a *few* I felt ok enough about to put on this blog! Yipes. So here we go.

Pensive, sideways glance

This is when I drug out the mirror, I was desperate

I've got my eye on you

Yes that's my kitchen back there

Still life with dog

I actually should do an outtakes post…that would be much more entertaining.

To check out the next photographer and see her fantastic self portraits-click here!

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  • Shauna - January 14, 2011 - 11:00 am

    These are beautiful, as are you!! OhHh! And that pup is pretty gorgeous too!!

  • Shea - January 14, 2011 - 11:08 am

    Great pictures! I love the chair you are sitting in on the next to last picture! Glad to put your face with your blog!

  • Gigi - January 14, 2011 - 11:12 am

    Lisa, these are beautiful! I’m a pensive gal myself when doing SP, I feel your pain. My fave is the last one, the lines, move you around the image! Love them all!

  • jenn - January 14, 2011 - 11:21 am

    Look at you work that camera! You look beautiful!

  • hope - January 14, 2011 - 11:30 am

    love em all…i too would have had a hard time choosing…you are beautiful…for reals 🙂

  • Sarah Bunch - January 14, 2011 - 11:49 am

    Lisa, you’re hilarious and beautiful! I LOVE the images. Very well done!

  • Jayme Franklin - January 14, 2011 - 12:43 pm

    Lisa- Your commentary along the way is hilarious. I can’t wait to get to know you and your work through this project!

  • KellyW - January 14, 2011 - 1:33 pm

    Lisa – Fabulous self-portraits. Lovely start to the project!

  • krista - January 14, 2011 - 1:34 pm

    Lisa – I loved reading your blog. So funny, great voice! My absolute favorite is the last one…although at first I thought you and your dog were in the shower together….which would also be funny…..you made me smile. Thanks!

  • Hannah - January 14, 2011 - 3:30 pm

    Beautiful portraits! I am excited to be part of this project with you.

  • Jessica - January 14, 2011 - 4:14 pm

    I had to chuckle at your post. I love the word goober! I call my husband a goober all the time! I tried to use the mirror! It wasn’t working for me…I had to resort to my husband, who actually did a pretty good job! Can’t wait to see more from you!

  • Chrissy - January 14, 2011 - 4:23 pm

    Beautiful girl! I love that last shot, especially. Gorgeous photos!!

  • melissa deakin - January 14, 2011 - 5:29 pm

    lisa,
    i love this series of self-portraits.
    they are gorgeous.
    i especially love the last one with your sweet doggie.
    we are getting a puppy in a few weeks and we are really excited!

  • Love every single one of them Lisa!!

  • jules - January 15, 2011 - 1:48 am

    look at how cute you are! these are darling!

  • The Rancher's Wife Kate - January 15, 2011 - 4:18 pm

    We really should meet sometime. I only live a couple of hours away from Denver. WE actually went there on Thursday to take my brother to the airport. I love your self portraits!!! I can’t wait to do this project with all of you ladies.

  • Amy Lucy - January 16, 2011 - 8:03 pm

    These are all wonderful! Love them all.

  • Kristen - January 17, 2011 - 8:55 pm

    Love them all!!! Very creative! 🙂

  • emily horton - January 19, 2011 - 2:36 pm

    gorgeous! my fave is the one with your dog… I think it’s such a cool shot. 🙂
    looking forward to getting to know you this year… this is fun!

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