Sunday, 16 August 2009

The Ugly Duckling


The camera does not lie. This picture of myself, taken very recently indeed, should console anyone who frets over their less-than-perfect looks and feels they will never be beautiful. There is one who looks even worse. Dig that nose, those piggy eyes, that double chin. Sigh.

2 comments:

  1. Hi Lucy
    I think the camera can lie.
    It can certainly be harsh.
    You are a beautiful person & have a beautiful heart. Please try not to be so hard on yourself.
    Take care
    Love
    Debbie

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  2. You know it is because you use such cheap cameras!!!

    ( don't panic, it is my sense of humour)

    I would not make a photograph looking up a ladies nose, not glamourous. I think we all try to hold the camera, perhaps in front of a mirror , and try to compose it. We end up using too wide a setting and get distortion. I think you have nik 700 which you could set to take a series of pictures whilst it stays fixed and you move arround at a greater distance than you usually use. Take 100 and delete 97. I look forward to the new result and charge nothing for this advice (humour). Good luck.

    Caroline XX

    Caroline XX

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