Sunday, November 2, 2008

Mabel

One of the hardest things in the world to do is take pictures of yourself within 10 seconds modeling your work with no help. I take at least an hour for each 'photo shoot' (ah ha ha ha...that sounds so funny!!!!) and the pictures are never what I'm looking for once I get them onto the computer. The depth of field is the hardest thing to accomplish because I'm focusing on the wall then positioning myself in front of the camera. This creates a clarity problem.....for me anyway. Out of about twenty pictures or so, I may get one or two that I like then have to 'deal' with the rest. Oh....the reason I have trouble with anyone helping me is that I always want to do this when I have a moment when my son is napping so......................I bought someone. She is very quiet with a barbie like shape (keep in mind here that I was never a Barbie kind of kid) and a fantastic poser. Although our shoots have not yet produced the 'exact' image I would like, it is not her fault, only the photographers (that's me). I have been equally impressed with her ability to 'switch it up' similar to that of Zoolander........only a real model would understand. Well, enough talk. I would like to introduce, the lovely, the marvelous, the impressive and ever mysterious........Mabel.
Mabel is her name.....stylin' is her game;) Here she is with a magenta bamboo shibori scarf.
And the fantastic view of the back of one of my looms;)
There is a good possibility that I have a very imaginative imagination!

1 comment:

skiingweaver said...

LOL - I have a helper that looks an awful lot like Mabel... Bella (daughter) has christened her The Scary Mannequin. :) (Try using your macro button - you probably already know this, though!) Absolutely love your shibori work, so clean (so much shibori strikes me as muddy, but yours is gorgeous).