in some cases a photo of you can be useful, os it’s good to have one or to ready on your computer.
I know it may feel contrived and uncomfortable having a face on you may help both in a job application,
a proposal, on your website and in a press release. In the latter you can be doing something,
like hanging a picture on a wall, or something active that has to do with your art.
And then there is the issue of how best to photograph your work. If you know you aren’t up for it ask a better skilled friend.
Please use good lighting, large format, no disturbing backgrounds, well cropped, good focus etc etc
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