Self Portraits (Ottawa photographers)

As annoying as it is to carry, I always travel with a tripod, so I am always taking self-portraits. (I don’t trust asking regular people to take my photos anymore because they have failed far too many times, but I didn’t find out back in the days of film until after I returned home from my trip.)¬† ūüė¶

I just came upon¬†a website called Photo Tuts¬†today, in which I went over an article featuring “100 Seriously Cool Self Portraits“.¬† I was totally blown away by so many A.M.A.Z.I.N.G self portraits taken by so many talented people.¬† I have been inspired.¬† When the nicer weather comes, I am definitely going out to take a bunch of self portraits.¬† Especially in this day and age of digital photography, I think that everyone should grab their camera and have fun taking fun and original self-portraits¬†(I’m not talking about those annoying ones people take in front¬†of the mirror in their bathroom either.)¬† A tripod will help you be able to set up your shot much better than hand holding your camera (all though those kinds of shots can be fun, as long as you’re not¬†in your freaking bathroom or in front of a mirror.)

But before you go there, I wanted to add a few self-portraits that I have taken over the years. (Some have been scanned from prints in the days before digital photography.)¬† ūüėČ

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Destination Wedding Photography (Ottawa Wedding Photographers)

World Traveller (Ottawa Photographers)

For anyone looking for a destination wedding photographer, pick me!¬†Pick me!¬†Why you ask?¬† Because I LOVE¬†to travel!!!!!¬† I can’t get enough of it!¬† I am a well-seasoned world traveller.¬† My cameras and Lowepro camera backpack have seen their fair share of the world let me tell you.

My list of countries that I’ve¬†travelled around¬†in order are:

  1. Canada (from coast to coast–I’ve also lived in Ontario, Alberta, BC & Qu√©bec)
  2. USA (21 states so far)
  3. Portugal (1988)
  4. Spain (1988)
  5. England (1992 & 2003)
  6. Scotland (1992)
  7. Isle of Man (1992)
  8. Denmark (1996)
  9. Sweden (1996)
  10. France (1999)
  11. Monaco (1999)
  12. Italy (1999 & 2003)
  13. Vatican City (1999)
  14. Greece (2003)
  15. South Korea (2005–I taught ESL for 6 months)
  16. Mongolia (2005)
  17. China (2005)
  18. Thailand (2005)
  19. Cambodia (2005)
  20. Vietnam (2005)
  21. Laos (2005)
  22. Japan (2006–I taught ESL for 1 year)
  23. Dominican Republic (2013)
  24. Cuba (2014)

(And if flight layovers count, then I’ve also been to Iceland, the Netherlands, Hong Kong & Taiwan.)¬† :p

When I was younger, I made quite a long list of countries that I wanted to visit.  Fortunately I have had the opportunity and privilege of being able to visit many of them so far.  However, my list is not finished.  You can check out my list of the remainder of the countries that I still want to visit.

Here are a few photos that I have taken while on my world travels.¬† Enjoy.¬† ūüėÄ

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