I am, however, one of those people who receives this comment FAR too frequently "She's so much prettier in person".Thatsnotacomplimentthankyouverymuch!?!?! I have read and researched methods to correct my un-photogenic ways. Tips to look better and more natural in photos seem to work for others. Penga had a great post on just this.... but did it work for me? Of course it didn't. Case in point...
Personal Photo from my Friend Laura's Wedding
Seriously? WTF is up with my face?! I totally ruined this awesome funny photo. Or I made it funnier. But I wasn't mad or concerned, that's just what happens to my face around cameras. I just kinda scrunch up and become awkward. Cameras basically stress me out, and the only thing that helps...
Personal Photo: Me on the Right
Do you have any photography secret weapons? Please tell me I'm not the only not-photogenic person here? Seriously?
*I sincerely recommend this movie. It was really glossed over in 2001, but it's about how record companies are trying to brainwash the youth of America through rock and roll music. Hilarious.
**My running joke for this canned Champagne is: "It's like a CapriSun for Adults!" I feel like this tagline will catch on soon.