This Photo A Month Selfie Project Goes All The Way To Birth

Oct 9, 2013

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This Photo A Month Selfie Project Goes All The Way To Birth

Oct 9, 2013

Udi Tirosh

Udi Tirosh is an entrepreneur, photography inventor, journalist, educator, and writer based in Israel. With over 25 years of experience in the photo-video industry, Udi has built and sold several photography-related brands. Udi has a double degree in mass media communications and computer science.

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This Photo A Month Selfie Project Goes All The Way To Birth

We have seen quite a few a-photo-a-day or a-photo-a-week projects. We usually love them as they are a great way to keep inspiration coming.

We never saw a photo a month project spanning exactly nine months. Buenos Aires based photographer Sophie Starzenski accepted an advice from a friend to take on this nine-months project. She took a selfie for nine month, hiding her face and upper body, and showing the progress of her pregnancy. The project is dubbed Proyecto Pyokko.

The result is simple yet very powerful.

This Photo A Month Selfie Project Goes All The Way To Birth

This Photo A Month Selfie Project Goes All The Way To Birth

This Photo A Month Selfie Project Goes All The Way To Birth

This Photo A Month Selfie Project Goes All The Way To Birth

This Photo A Month Selfie Project Goes All The Way To Birth

This Photo A Month Selfie Project Goes All The Way To Birth

This Photo A Month Selfie Project Goes All The Way To Birth

This Photo A Month Selfie Project Goes All The Way To Birth

This Photo A Month Selfie Project Goes All The Way To Birth

This Photo A Month Selfie Project Goes All The Way To Birth

In case you are wondering, the baby’s name is Simón and he is happily living with photographer mom in Buenos Aires.

[Proyecto Pyokko | Sophie Starzenski via behance]

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12 responses to “This Photo A Month Selfie Project Goes All The Way To Birth”

  1. O. E. Avatar
    O. E.

    I really like the simple approach that probably didn’t consume much of her time. And she looks great in every single picture.

    1. Reynardt Badenhorst Avatar
      Reynardt Badenhorst

      Couldn’t help staring at mummy’s bum. Oops.

  2. 33223 Avatar
    33223

    she needs to do a diet….

    1. Russell Avatar
      Russell

      Troll

  3. Rick Avatar
    Rick

    Too bad she didn’t have a bit of time to do this every day. It would have made for an interesting time lapse.

    1. Ping Avatar
      Ping

      It would have also told us how often she changed her underwear. ;)

  4. sam5400 Avatar
    sam5400

    I started a couple of weeks ago with a similar project. My wife is pregned and I´m taking her the same picture every 15 days.
    We also live in Buenos Aires. Such a coincidence!

  5. Michael J Burgess Avatar
    Michael J Burgess

    arrr this is so cute. Now usually I don’t like selfies but when it is like this then yer go aheads

  6. NannaTog Avatar
    NannaTog

    The project evidently lasted more than nine months because that baby is not newborn. It is holding its own head up, which they can’t do until around 12 weeks. The photographer has probably ‘cheated’ here as she wouldn’t have liked her body immediately following the birth. She’s worked on getting back into shape before taking the final photo.

  7. Mark Avatar
    Mark

    But what’s with the door handle?

    1. Rick Avatar
      Rick

      It’s two different doors. The door is to her back and is only open in shots one and four. (You can see them both in the fourth shot.)

  8. Sita Carolina Avatar
    Sita Carolina

    This is so cute and such a great idea! Maybe I’ll do this if I ever get pregnant :)
    http://preciouss2photo.blogspot.com/