No doubt about it, self-portraits are an art form. It's not just because of the logistics of setting up the shot and jumping into the frame, but also because, well, self-portraits are hard. A good self-portrait must be expressive without being pretentious, and that's a fine line to walk. Not sure how to proceed? Check out this list of excellent self-portraits to see what has worked for other photographers.
[ Top image Aviator Amy (Mia & Wasabi, too!) by Flickr user Amy Dunn]
Week 9/52: P.S. I Love You by Flickr user vwynx
sweet little details (explored) by Flickr user Nanihta (Sol Vázquez)
Takeoff by Flickr user Jessica Neuwerth (Fearless)
the path under the sky by Flickr user brookeshaden
a storm to move mountains by Flickr user brookeshaden
Self Portrait IV by Flickr user nlwirth
[79-365] Stop by Flickr user Beatriz AG
You plucked my love, but it grew back. by Flickr user Leah Johnston
a day and a half by Flickr user brookeshaden
Week 32/52: "So pardon the wild crazy thing I just said -- I'm just not the same since there's rain in my head." by Flickr user ilovestrawberries (Carmi)
2/52 - It's Raining Men! by Flickr user ξωαŋ ThΦt (slowly back...)
304 of 365: Parrot by Flickr user Lady Pandacat
the queen and her kingdom-to-be by Flickr user holly henry
Untitled by Flickr user Girl With Butterfly Wings
the storm gathers.. by Flickr user .bella.
fly away.. by Flickr user .bella.
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