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Push Round 8 40s Hollywood | by ~Helen Cat
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Push Round 8 40s Hollywood

So this is my entry for the Get Pushed Group Round 8 where I was paired with Rick go visit his stream if you haven't already ! Rick set me the following Push:


I know you did an entire project of self portraits ....BUT... What I think would be interesting to see is your take on a portrait in the style of the Hollywood Movie stars of the 1930's or 40's. Paying close attention to the lighting, which in my opinion was as equally important as the person being photographed. Black & White naturally.


My response was of course 'yes' as I had been thinking of doing something movie star related but was nervous of putting myself out there and comparing myself to a movie ster....which of course I am not !!! So I have researched and researched and researched....exhausted sigh....they hair seemed to be the main issue as a tight curly perm or set in waves seemed to be the order of the era !! That was until I came across the so so beautiful Gene Tierney with the photograph I have tried and her hair back with bumps and waves at the front which my hair is naturally.


Light was the next hurdle so I plonked myself in front of my window and hoped for the best...I think this is ok even if I look a little startled ! This is definitely one of the hardest selfies I've done and has been another excellent Push...thank you Rick for Pushing me to do this, I do hope it is what you were imagining !


Also entering for:

Happy Sliders Sunday

Day 261/365

Hollywood BAM [23/52] almost half way there !

Happy Me Again Monday -Mood

EDIT: Re-entering for Me Again Monday for the best of 2012 and definitely my fave Selfie so far


Thank you so much for your views, comments and if you like faves, all are very much appreciated :o)

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Taken on September 18, 2011