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Pumpkin Portrait

September 9, 2009
Beth and Brian Sullivan on Jack-O-Lantern

Beth and Brian Sullivan on Jack-O-Lantern

I realize that fall doesn’t officially begin until September 21st, but I had my first apple pie of the year last night at a friend’s house warming party, and I love this time of year. So, I thought I’d do a post in honor of the beginning of autumn now.

When I was growing up, there was a pumpkin display in the town park each fall, and I was always impressed by the jack-o-lanterns that looked like celebrities or otherwise realistic looking faces. So when I went to the Keene Pumpkin Festival with some friends a few years ago, I thought I’d try my hand at a pumpkin self-portrait of me and Beth. (Not that we are celebrities, but I think we have at least potentially realistic looking faces…) I started out with this photo:
If you are interested in turning any photos into jack-o-lanterns, here is the method I used… (more…)

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