Primal Urge and the Art of the Self-Portrait

Objects in the mirror may appear closer than they are. That little phrase on my car’s rearview mirror doesn’t just give me wiggle room when I’m trying to switch lanes in heavy traffic. It also gives me food for thought about photography. Bear with me while I get a little philosophical on you, but if you take my rearview mirror’s verbiage, pair it with a little Jean-Paul Sartre, and apply it all to photography, you’ll start seeing self-portraits a little differently. I know I did.

Self Portraits Sartre Photography
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