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How to Take Compelling Self-Portraits

Self-portraits. You may associate them with vanity and arrogance. You might even consider self-portraiture an overrated genre and dismiss it completely. In reality, taking compelling photos of oneself is far more than a desire to look gorgeous. There is an abundance of photographs which feature the artists themselves expressing negative or neutral emotions; though seemingly too vulnerable at first sight, these works of art are opportunities for artists to help both themselves and others. Just like any other skill, self-portraiture needs to be nourished and practiced continuously. Once mastered, it will fill you with magnificent creative opportunities and ideas.   You might be wondering where and how to start. Perhaps you've tried out self-portrait photography before and considered the results...

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