BEFORE - Start time 9:51

AFTER - End time 11:38


9:51 first attempt. this is what my pals see every morning at the bus stop

9:51
first attempt. this is what my pals see every morning at the bus stop

9:53 facial shift

9:53
facial shift

9:57 no smile, less wrinkles around eyes, moved lamp, piano book, desk

9:57
no smile, less wrinkles around eyes, moved lamp, piano book, desk

9:58 hair down, closed top, trying for smile but less eye wrinkle

9:58
hair down, closed top, trying for smile but less eye wrinkle

9:58 look grumpy, top coming undone

9:58
look grumpy, top coming undone

10:00 shift position so don't see junk to the left

10:00
shift position so don't see junk to the left

10:01 trying with smile

10:01
trying with smile

10:07 different shirt, better contrast with piano

10:07
different shirt, better contrast with piano

10:08 new lighting

10:08
new lighting

10:09 my face looks so red

10:09
my face looks so red

10:11 perhaps not looking straight on is better

10:11
perhaps not looking straight on is better

10:11 ok - not thrilled

10:11
ok - not thrilled

10:11 same

10:11
same

10:12 pulled back some

10:12
pulled back some

10:12 eye wrinkles not as prevalent  

10:12
eye wrinkles not as prevalent
 

10:13 back in for my close up

10:13
back in for my close up

10:24 gotta add some levity

10:24
gotta add some levity

10:25 hello lipstick & jewelry (too much lipstick???)

10:25
hello lipstick & jewelry (too much lipstick???)

10:25 serious but look ok

10:25
serious but look ok

10:25 let's relax

10:25
let's relax

10:28 alright back from a Google search - figured out how to take Photobook pic w/o flash

10:28
alright back from a Google search - figured out how to take Photobook pic w/o flash

10:29 attempting the smile

10:29
attempting the smile

10:29 smile fading

10:29
smile fading

11:10 hello makeup (w/ flash)

11:10
hello makeup (w/ flash)

11:12 makeup. no teeth. no flash.

11:12
makeup. no teeth. no flash.

11:13 teeth. eye wrinkles. weird posture.

11:13
teeth. eye wrinkles. weird posture.

11:14

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11:15

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11:15  

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11:16 three

11:16
three

11:16 pix 

11:16
pix 

11:16 in one minute

11:16
in one minute

11:17 getting desperate

11:17
getting desperate

11:17 kinda look like a brunette version of psycho claire danes character

11:17
kinda look like a brunette version of psycho claire danes character

11:17

11:17

11:24 when

11:24
when

11:24 all

11:24
all

11:24 else

11:24
else

11:24 fails...

11:24
fails...

11:24 add a pug

11:24
add a pug

11:25 but that's cheating...

11:25
but that's cheating...

11:29

11:29

11:29

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11:32

11:32

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11:33 okay...

11:33
okay...

11:33

11:33

11:34 i am never going to look like i once did

11:34
i am never going to look like i once did

11:34 PERIOD

11:34
PERIOD

11:35 Major period

11:35
Major period

11:36

11:36

11:37 and that's okay

11:37
and that's okay

11:37 in ten more years, i'll think all these photos are f-ing fabulous

11:37
in ten more years, i'll think all these photos are f-ing fabulous

11:38 and... action shot...

11:38
and... action shot...

11:38 perhaps the way to go?

11:38
perhaps the way to go?

11:38 THE WAY TO GO. DONE.

11:38
THE WAY TO GO. DONE.


I have to admit: there were even more photos than shown here. I have to admit: because I hadn't showered before starting this endeavor I thought about starting completely over. I have to admit: I thought about how with photo editing the possibilities were endless.


Notes produced - real time.

Notes produced - real time.

I saved the church bulletin the Sunday after I took ALL these photos. "Forgive our self-importance. Forgive us. Teach us to be humble."

I saved the church bulletin the Sunday after I took ALL these photos. "Forgive our self-importance. Forgive us. Teach us to be humble."