What a self-portrait says about yourself?

Credits: saidseni

I never really got the thing about artists and self-portraits. I’m not photogenic at all, I hate when people take pictures of me (and now they upload it on Facebook, I don’t even now how many times I’m there and how awful I look!).

But because I’m always taking pictures, I’m never in the picture. I have albums of travels I’ve made where I don’t show in one picture. If I ever lose my memory, there is no prove I was there.

So, one day, I ended up taking pictures of myself. And that’s when I understood why artists do self-portraits. They really tell a lot about you even if you don’t get it immediately.

Looking at my self-portraits, I found a big truth about me – I don’t take myself seriously!

Credits: saidseni

What yours say about you?

written by saidseni on 2011-07-20


  1. sorrilha
    sorrilha ·

    Well...looking at my self-portraits i think i can say .. I'm with you friend. I also do not take myself too seriously ..

  2. 86john
    86john ·

    OMG. Got a ghost. lolx

  3. pomps
    pomps ·

    yeah! I know what is travelling and having no photos of you! some told me once who really believes you where there! you are not in a single photo! since then I've relaxed and decided to take more photos with me too :)
    by the way, love your last photo!

  4. eva_eva
    eva_eva ·

    i do take self portraits! in fact i have a bunch of them. it's a great way to documentation myself and my moments in a pictures, for the use of recalling the memories later in life! :) i love to take part in my pictures, as well as people around me. this making the pictures extra lovely to me. :)

  5. rudemuinho
    rudemuinho ·

    Checking my self-portraits, I realized I do not go handsome in the photos. With all the sadness of the world, I told my grandmother: "I am not photogenic at all." With the wisdom of years, she said: "Not that you're not photogenic, you're really uglier than you think"

  6. saidseni
    saidseni ·

    @rudemuinho: Ahahahah! Women get brutally honest with age, my grandmother says nice things like that too! ;)

  7. wuxiong
    wuxiong ·

    ^..^ nice entry, like the last pig ear foto, so funny..<:)