This Is Who I Am

This Is Who I Am Fifty Four Portraits Of Women That Are Striking, Beautiful, And Real The Bodies In This Book Have Been Shaped By The Full Sweep Of The Feminine Experience They Belong To 54 Women From All Over The Country, Ages 19 To 95, Of All Sizes And Shapes, Ethnicities, And Life Experiences, Who Were Willing To Expose Their Naked Physical Forms In This Is Who I Am They Are Ordinary Women Only In The Sense That None Is A Professional Model They Are In All Other Ways Extraordinary Courageous, Curious, Thoughtful, Speaking Unflinchingly About Their Bodies, Then Allowing Themselves To Be Photographed To Inspire Other Women To Make Peace With Their Physical Selves, To Glorify The Real Beauty Of All Women Certainly, The Feminine Nude Form Is Not New To Artists And Photographers But The Portraits In This Is Who I Am, Taken By Award Winning Photographer Rosanne Olson, With A Steady, Unjudgmental Eye, Speak Loudly To The American Obsession Of Feminine Perfection Slim Hips And Full Breasts, High Cheekbones And Tiny Waists, Taut Skin And Eternal Youth And Even Loudly To The Way Real Women, With Real Bodies And Real Lives, Look.By Turns Tender, Personal, And Moving, This Tribute To Contemporary Womanhood Is The Perfect Gift For Mothers To Give To Daughters, Daughters To Cousins, Cousins To Friends. This work of art, this study of anatomy, this book of prayers, this intimate memoir declares a unity of beauty and power 54 woman with stories to tell that prove that beauty comes in all shapes and sized Gorgeous, g
Rosanne Olson, This Is Who I Am Our Beauty in All Shapes and Sizes Artisan, 2008 When someone releases a book of photographs of unclothed women, the usual machinery starts up Some people will want it kept off library shelves Some people will think ooh, naked chicks and go trying to find scans of it on the Internet Etc In the case of This Is Who I Am, all of those pieces of machinery will probably be frustrated, because this is not your typical book of pictures of unclothed women, and as Rosanne Olson, This Is Who I Am Our Beauty in All Shapes and Sizes Artisan, 2008 When someone releases a book of photographs of unclothed women, the usual machinery starts up Some people will want it kept off library shelves Some people will think ooh, naked chicks and go trying to find scans of it on the Internet Etc In the case of This Is Who I Am, all of those pieces of machinery will probably be frustrated, because this is not your typical book of pictures of unclothed women, and as Captain Peacock was wont to say, thank heaven for that.Your average book of unclothed women is populated with the same kind of unclothed woman barely out of her teens if that and unhealthily skinny This is the opposite, though there is one unhealthily skinny teenager in here The thing is, she s posing with her mom, who is muchthe norm for this book The age ranges here are from infancy in some of the family portraits to ninety five The weight range is far wider, and you can b
This was so muchmoving than I ever expected, even though I didn t necessarily agree with all of the women I have such great admiration for all of them and now firmly believe that if I were asked, I would participate in a similar project There were things in many of the personal essays that resonated with me, but p
I think my initial instinct was to give this book a 3 It s so great conceptually, the idea of looking at women as they really are And I enjoyed the individual write ups about each person But too many of the models were modestly draped, and while it made for nice not great, but nice art, it interfered with the concept, I felt Give me Jamie Lee Curtis com
Wow Every woman is so beautiful I originally got this book for ideas for when my honey and I take photos, but it turned out to be so muchthan an idea book There are photos of women of all shapes and sizes The photos are a wonderful tribute to the woman body no effort is made to degrade these women by taking away their flesh The photos are all stunningly beautiful and they aren t posed in a way to make them look sexy The text next to each woman is a candid account of that woman s re Wow Every woman is so beautiful I originally got this book for ideas for when my honey and I take photos, but it turned out to be so
Photographer Olson started approaching her women friends with the idea of publishing a book of nudes of women of all ages, shapes and sizes with their comments on their feelings about their bodies The result is a collection of stunning photographs and a range of commentary from the expected painful stories of anorexia and other body hatred to mentions of the softness of skin in the small of the back, and delight in strength and fitness It was interesting to note which parts of their bodies wom Photographer Olson started approaching her women friends with the idea of publishing a book of nudes of women of all ages, shapes and sizes with their comments on their feelings about their bodies The result is a collection of stunning photographs and a range of commentary from the expected painful stories of anorexia and other body hatred to mentions of the softness of skin in the small of the back, and delight in stren
Amazing stories and beautiful photos from women and how they feel about their bodies It still saddens me how many women believe they are only as loveable as their bodies are beautiful But it also made me smile to see a few women so full of love for themselves regardless o
I loved participating in this project, and I m honored to be one of the dozens of women from so many walks of life, from all backgrounds and body sizes, in this collection.This is the kind of book I d want to give to my daughter, if I had one. Excellent book Real stories about real people It s amazing how different and alike we all are So different on the outside Different shapes, sizes, colors everything But so many of the same thoughts, insecurities, struggles and so on Very quick read and wonderful pictures. Excellent stories from awesome women Every man should read this.

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  • Hardcover
  • 116 pages
  • This Is Who I Am
  • Rosanne Olson
  • English
  • 13 March 2018
  • 1579653634