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Hi guys,

I need some advice and there’s nobody awake here so I immediately thought of all my bubble friends..

I wanted to come up with an ‘alternate’ self portrait for a comp in a magazine. I’d like to know what you guys think of this? Can you even tell I’m in a dryer??

Any input would be really appreciated. Please tell me if you think it sucks….I might cry at first, but I’ll get over it….eventually. Promise I won’t hold a grudge if you don’t like it.. =-)

Thanks in advance everyone.

EDIT: I ended up winning the comp with this image and got a Sony A200 twin lens kit. Thanks for the advice everyone ;0)

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black, dryer, face, naomi frost, portrait, self portrait, squished, trapped, white

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  • Mel Brackstone
    Mel Brackstoneover 6 years ago

    Works for me, Naomi, good humour and excellent idea!

  • Alan Findlater
    Alan Findlaterover 6 years ago

    it’s an excellent work very clever.

  • abefleur
    abefleurover 6 years ago

    works for me too Naomi – in fact i think it is excellent :)

  • budrfli
    budrfliover 6 years ago

    eeek :O) yes i can tell, very cool, please let yourself out!!!

  • Robin D. Overacre
    Robin D. Overacreover 6 years ago

    I think it good and creative

  • Paul Tupman
    Paul Tupmanover 6 years ago

    Haha! Will you come out with a big afro if we set it to “Fluff & Fold”? Have to say that this is pretty damn good.. a great comedic self portrait.. I take it a bit of comedy was what you were after… if not, then I’m sorry! Love the pressed up against glass look.
    If you want criticism then I would just say that there are 2 white smudges on the left that bug me a little.. could they be removed? Patch Tool?
    Nice to see you by the way!

  • Thanks, Paul. Yeah…intended to be funny – didn’t think I could pull off a serious one so I went for the comedic one instead! Yep, the smudges are annoying me too so I’m getting rid of them.
    I was just thinking about cropping the top off to the top of the door and just having me stuck inside…do you think that would work or do the buttons give more context?

    – Naomi Frost

  • Tiamaria
    Tiamariaover 6 years ago

    Wow! At first I was afraid, then went on to read your description. Yes you can definitely tell that you are in a dryer and it is a really cool image however the pic of you probably doesn’t do you any justice. It definitely does suit the idea though. Well done!!!

  • Arzu
    Arzuover 6 years ago

    I think its a fantastic idea, great work, Go get em!! Good Luck :)

  • Juilee  Pryor
    Juilee Pryorover 6 years ago

    yes this works well naomi….cute as…

  • NICKY7
    NICKY7over 6 years ago

    Art is art so go for it ,

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