At The Cutting Edge ...

This is simply me ... shaving ... with my usual razor ... an old fashioned cut throat.

 

This is inspired in part by my flatmate's studies into gender identity and concepts of masculinity. This made me think of the ritual of shaving. Whilst I envy the convenience for those men who have not needed to shave even into their late twenties I know they have envied the icon of masculinity that they have perceived my beard to be.

 

Lighting info: I lit this by firing my flash away from me and into the corner of a white walled room, to the left and just behind the camera.

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Taken on January 4, 2007