A plea. From me.

Hey there, campers!  I kind of wish I was camping right now.

Look what I did to my full length mirror today!

work photos 460

It’s a pretty break, isn’t it?  You’re wondering how I made it break that way, right?  Well.

I have this really elaborate way of photographing my work for my etsy listings.  I basically take self portraits, using the mirror behind the camera, so that I can see the preview screen of my camera while attempting to set up the shot.  I feel pretty strongly about having human models, rather than static displays, because things get more hits in my shop when there’s a someone modeling them.

The full-length mirror/tripod/self-portrait method is fine when I’m photographing necklaces or earrings, but it gets a lot more complicated when the items are rings and bracelets.  I need two hands free to make this whole crazy scheme successful.  So, in trying to get a shot like this:

work photos 452 I broke the mirror.

Here’s my plea: if you are local, and have nice (and that definition is broad- you don’t have to have long, perfectly manicured nails or anything- check out my hand, above) hands, and are available during the day, I need a model.  I need this person really soon, and possibly, if it works out well, once a month or so on an ongoing basis.  I can pay in my work, baked goods, or any other barter type dealie (that’s legal).

You can comment on this post if you’re interested!  Thanks!

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3 Responses to “A plea. From me.”

  1. Hey lady! I’ll be back tomorrow and I’d be happy to help you out! I don’t know if I have the *nicest* hands in the world, but I’d like to think they’re a-ok.

    Miss you, we’ll catch up soon!

  2. Chrissy Says:

    You can use me when I’m in the area! My fingers are short but at least I have nails now 🙂

  3. I’m happy to make a date with you monthly (it would be a great way to make sure I see you often!!!)…I think my hands rival my feet in their ‘attractiveness’….maybe you should ask mom though LOL

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