A Day in the Park 84/366

Friends who follow me on the social networks know about the struggle I had getting myself out there into the park wearing a dress (and using props no less)! The fear welled up in me, but I did it. First time taking public self-portraits with props. Continuing my quest to kick my irrational fears in the face, that's one point to me.


I was so nervous/anxious about the outing that I didn't realize I had left my remote at home, so I had to suck it up and go old school using the 10 second timer dash. That sucked, but I was not going back home to get it once I was in that park! I have to say that getting out of the car was the hardest/scariest part of the whole thing for me. Once I finally got out of the car, I felt a huge relief. Go figure.


Chris, Therese and 21 more people faved this
  • Deana 3y

    SO glad you did these!! love them all. love that pop of color.
  • Sandra Rouse 3y

    Yay you!
  • d.lish 3y

    lllooovvveee. and the last one killllls me.. LOVE
  • *m5 3y

    I'm so proud of you. :)
    And the photos are fantastic. that last one...whoa.
  • ok, shawna 3y

    these are great! and i love the ones in comments, especially the second, wow.
  • FrannyFortunata 3y

    you are now able to be fearless anywhere, anytime in front of anyone!
  • *inactive 3y

  • atomic ♥ queso 3y

    Yess!!! Love
  • Victor 3y

    Make irrational fears your bitch!!!
  • m.m.f.l.y 3y

    these are great. i hope to conquer my fear one day too.
  • bitca 3y

    I love your pose in the second shot. GO YOU!!!
  • Teena Wildman 3y

    They're great! I think #3 without the mask would have been a really beautiful picture of you.
  • Vishal Patel 3y

    You... and fearful.... NAAAA.. never would've guessed it..!! But then again, I don't follow you on the social networks..!! Anyway, glad you overcame your fears, 'coz these shots are outrageously awesome.. I don't see any fear in your eyes at all..
  • Marie Kelleher 3y

    These are all great. And I like the color -- red is always a winner.
  • jen 3y

    So proud of you venturing out for these photos. The last one is awesome. I admire your courage for you other self portraits series. Goofy outdoors I can do; inner-self exposed in abandoned spaces I can't do. Mad prop to you.
  • Gamma Infinity 3y

    Sarah, you're kicking butt.
  • Melissa 3y

    Wow! I've been off my Flickr for a long time! I like this little series a lot! You don't look very fearful. Fierce, yes!!! You are fierce! Love your stuff, still, Sarah!
  • Tamme Stitt 3y

    Is this the dress I sent a few years ago??
  • Sarah R. Bloom 3y

    Tamme Stitt YES! :)) It fits me really well. LOL. I wore it in the shot of me and S. together for "Day 98" too. xoxo
  • G r e n 3y

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