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Friday, 13 September 2013

who am i?

A few weeks ago, I took the plunge and went to have my portrait taken by Nicky Scicluna.

I say that I took the plunge because I don't quite like my picture being taken, as opposed to what I presume is popular belief (yes, I'm that much of an ego-maniac).  Funnily enough, I'm kind of OK with selfies, though I do take about a zillion ones before I deem one 'fit for public consumption.'

Anyway, Nicky was running the 'Who Are You?' portrait project during the month of August and I thought, well, why not?! You can see all the portraits on his Facebook page here.

I decided to have my fringe cut and wear my brand new The Kooples shirt and New Look jacquard skirt for the occasion.  I was going straight after work so I needed an outfit which could take me from the office to this straight away.  I must admit that it was a huge mistake - I should have just taken a different outfit for the photo and changed there.  I got to Nicky's studio all flustered and 'glistening' from the August heat ... but luckily, Nicky's broad smile and fun character quickly made me relax and get into posing mode!

The end result is what I'm calling my 'I take no sh*t'.  Don't you think I look rather 'pro' ... almost worthy of a nomination for the 'Jack Daniel's Woman of the Year' award?! haha!

I did manage to charm my way into getting a few 'extra' shots from my portrait session which I definitely have to thank Nicky for! Let me know which one is your favourite x



Once my session was over and both myself and Nicky were sure we had got a shot, we got chatting about the portrait project, his Humans of Malta project with fellow photographer Ryan Galea, and his many tattoos.  I do urge you to have a look at Nicky's website here and check out his awesome fashion and portrait shoots ... he's one to watch, I promise you!


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