Another very common subject for traditional painters is the self-portrait. A self-portrait is simply a picture of yourself. Van Gogh painted dozens of self-portraits similar to the one below.
Today we all have cellphones and take pictures of ourselves, only today we call them selfies.
But the concept of a self-portrait is a bit deeper than just a photo of yourself with friends or at a particular tourist spot. A self-portrait should be thought out and reflect some traits and characteristics unique to you. Your choice of clothing, pose, lighting, expression, any props, your action, all should reflect how you want to be viewed by the world.
As the title suggests here are 100 cool self-portraits and tips on how to shoot your own self-portrait. Please read. http://photography.tutsplus.com/articles/100-seriously-cool-self-portraits-and-tips-to-shoot-your-own–photo-5689
Your assignment will be to take several self-portraits that reflect your unique individuality. Please post two photos from this shoot and post comments on your photo including where it was taken and other relevant information. Also post a comment on someone else’s photo. All plagiarism rules still apply.