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52 week self-portrait (8/52)

So, the idea here is to actually make myself DO the idea…follow through. As ridiculous as any particular concept that pops up may seem at first, it is even MORE ridiculous after you start clicking! : ))

1 box thin spaghetti - Wal-Mart Great Harvest enriched spaghetti product, 32 oz.
1 pair of cheap sunglasses, frozen then fogged with steam from boiling spaghetti and promptly re-frozen
1 YW strobe set atop at 30% power with 8” softbox
1 YW strobe set left-center of subject with 1/8 honl grid
1 undersized tank top from college

I’m doubling up this week, since I lost a week or two.

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Keith Allso ( @dolphiniow ), and 9 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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  1. vmpérez 26 months ago | reply

    so creative with the lighting and the title ROCKS.

  2. Vassilis Triantis 26 months ago | reply

    Favourite only for the trouble you went into for this! LOL I want the recepie! I like the last one in your comment the most! Damn you are good in this!

  3. unruly_e 26 months ago | reply

    You go girl! Love the frozen glasses idea. Gotta remember to hang out with photogs more often... ;-)

  4. Tomitheos 26 months ago | reply

    well portrayed, I hope you ate all that spaghetti..

  5. 6º of Kevin Bacon 26 months ago | reply

    well, I made a real mess of it, so didn't much feel like making a meal out of it when I was done!

  6. ☼Sol.Digital☼ [deleted] 26 months ago | reply

  7. Terapixel² 26 months ago | reply

    LOL! Nice idea, have a good meal.
    The last one is great!
    ROFL!

  8. yooperann 26 months ago | reply

    Hilarious! I have a pastafarian magnet on my car.

  9. 6º of Kevin Bacon 26 months ago | reply

    that is awesome.. I didn't put two and two together until after Mr Umber offered his caption brilliance. That you have an FSM/pastafarian magnet on your car makes you even that much cooler imho!

  10. BrumbieMustard 26 months ago | reply

    Excellent spaghetti shot. These are very cool, particularly the last one. Awesome shoot :-)

  11. TIA International Photography 26 months ago | reply

    Hahaha! I see a Rolling Stone magazine cover in a few of these! Much respect for not taking yourself too seriously and just doing what needs to be done for the theme of the project! Have a great weekend.

  12. Alton Parker Photography-Chicago 26 months ago | reply

    LOLOL.......Now I've seen everything!!!

  13. Reema Sidz 26 months ago | reply

    These are splendid!

  14. tianxiaozhang 26 months ago | reply

    Cool.. must be a lot of fun

  15. taddzilla 26 months ago | reply

    The Flying Spaghetti Monster approves of this and may he touch you with his noodly appendage.

  16. Other Half Images 26 months ago | reply

    hahaha that is just fantastic! I don't see your photos in my contact thumbnails for some reason but I'm glad I came by to check up on you! Great work, love your sense of humour and style :D

  17. starfishprime 26 months ago | reply

    Touched by his noodly appendage. :)

  18. brdonovan 26 months ago | reply

    so cool dude.
    thanks for recognizing my david gilmour tribute :)
    -there's also a cover version my monster magnet; check it out :)

  19. be'mine 25 months ago | reply

    haha, I can't stop laughing ;D
    brilliant idea!

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