I have a few more pictures to edit from a recent self-portrait shoot. I really enjoy pinup and glamour looks from the 1920s-1950s. I’ve been taking a hard look at the 1920s stuff lately, including portraits of family members. I like to blend the eras when possible. I also take a lot of inspiration from those Olde Tyme-type photos
This portrait is backlit (obviously) with a heavy vignette centered on the middle of my face. I reduced the clarity of the shot, too.
I’m not entirely happy with my lipstick. I messed with it in editing to fix it. Next time, I need to make sure I touch that business up throughout the shoot.
It’s hard to resist the temptation to make a nice, sharp picture. It won’t look very authentic if you do that.