Reasons I don't show my face

Reasons I don't show my face

Why don’t I show my face?

nude yoga girl face mask blog post photo in art gallery

More artistic - It’s not that I don’t want to show how I look. I don’t try to hide myself because I would be ashamed of my face. My message is ‘’you are beautiful exactly the way you are’’. But because I feel the photos are more artistic and mysterious without clear facial lines.

Courage to start - On the other hand, if my face would clearly shown in the photos, I don’t think I had the courage to start my Instagram account. I would have been too afraid of what people closest to me had said about the nudity. Even more scared about the perception of my art, would people understand it in the right way? Understand that I don’t do this to get attention at all but to express myself and because of the things I write about.

Challenge - I create nude photos also to challenge myself as a photographer as it’s not that easy to create them. My face is hidden so I have to find ways to keep it that way. 

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Fear / Vulnerability If no one knows who is in the photos, it’s easier also to write about things. You can be open, honest and personal without the need to worry or anybody connecting subjects directly to you. I’m not afraid anymore about other’s opinions like I was when I started... I have the courage to be more vulnerable now.

Attention to the message and not the person. For the whole three years I’ve wanted to create art and write about things important to me. I don’t desire to be famous but to be free. And that’s why I don’t show my face. It's not about who but it's about what my account stands for.

nude yoga girl mask blog post photo in art gallery

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16 Responses

Rohit Dawesar
Rohit Dawesar

March 10, 2020

Dear NudeYogaGirl!
Am an author from India. Came across your Instagram account today, and must say, have become an admirer of your thoughts, your art. Best wishes to you. Keep doing the amazing work you are doing.
Much love from India

Aman
Aman

March 10, 2020

You are doing great.. love from.india

#ChloeCrazyThoughts
#ChloeCrazyThoughts

March 10, 2020

Mysterious is artistic yet sexy, hidden yet intriguing. Simply beautiful!

Thank you for being an amazing source of inspiration always, i don’t take it for granted.

Bless you and yours.

Gian
Gian

March 10, 2020

Hi,
some reflections about this article.
I believe that not showing your face you are showing the real face of Beauty;
in fact we cant fix and delimit its boundaries,because Beauty is Infinite.
Like every great artist you become a magical gate allowing people to stay in touch and to be united(the meaning of Yoga) with Eternal Values of Beauty and of Harmony.So,by your wonderful flexible body it is possible to see and to feel sun,wind,clouds,trees,sea,ocean,sand…
You are like a flower allowing Beauty to live and to dance,and it is possible to smell,to breathe in its living freshness and to soar,to be free.
I hope in the future you will do an Art book with inspirational quotes too.
Thanks.

Michael Cockcroft
Michael Cockcroft

March 10, 2020

Stunning photos and some amazing poses. Kudos to you. Your face is beautiful and you don’t need to show yourself to pose. Keep up the great poses and photos

Mrsdynamite76
Mrsdynamite76

December 16, 2018

Of all topics, I comment on this. Art is about expression not fame. I suspect you are interesting and beautiful. The beauty you create will become a by the way if you come forward. I would like to know you…But not at the expense of appreciation of your art.

Dany
Dany

December 10, 2018

Hadn’t really noticed your face wasn’t ever “visible”. Totally understand and appreciate it. Well done for sharing your art. It is so beautiful. I love photography and sculpture and I love sculptures without faces. As a teenager I was lucky to live for 9 months at the home of an amazing artist friend of my mother and sometimes posed for her sculptures. They had no facial expression. They were absolutely beautiful. It gives a whole different dimension. Love love love your art! 😊

George
George

December 09, 2018

You do such an excellent job hiding your face I had never noticed

Mahera
Mahera

December 09, 2018

The artistic feel that you are trying to build is classic…
The frames captured by you are so beautiful frozen, it leave an admiration for hours together to fall in the Depth of your art…
#beautiful #lovely

Kenneth
Kenneth

December 09, 2018

Your choice of not showing your face is very understandable.
Firstly you need to have a private side.
You sharing nude photos of yourself is gift enough.
An artist can’t give it all away.
Something has to be for the artist only.
Second, it does alow you to maintain a certain level of freedom , freedom to continue writing & exploring your photographic art.
Plus … it’s always good to have a bit of mystery in ones art … it allows others to become more absorbed

Marv
Marv

December 08, 2018

It has always been fascinating that you don’t show your face but it does add to the messages you share on your IG. As well as make your art unique

Kristian
Kristian

December 08, 2018

First of all, fantastic pictures. You are a great inspiration, and your pictures are true art. Where are you from. If you ever visit norway, i will guide you to fantastic locations.

Panos
Panos

December 08, 2018

Dear NYG,
Your photos are more intriguing even because your face is not shown. It would change completely from what, to me, is a beautiful marriage of your fantastic yoga abilities and your geometric artistic compositional photography. Keep on doing what you do, and don’t apologize or explain to anybody.

Brandon
Brandon

December 08, 2018

First off, I’d prefer to stay anonymous with this comment. I’m a photographer (in hobby) and really really appreciate the aesthetics of your work. You are so very talented with your compositions and incredibly talented at yoga (and how you write!). I would love and comment on all your pictures on Insta, but I also don’t want to be judged my friends and family who may not understand how a married guy can appreciate beautiful art with it having nothing to do with anything sexual. So I quietly follow and appreciate all that you do and share.

Anyways, I am commenting because your blog post reminded me of the picture of US solders raising the flag on Iwo Jima during WWII. Of the seven or so guys, none showed their faces. The power of that image is incredible because it’s anonymous. That happened all by chance of course, but it speaks to your underline message of making it about the art and not the individual.

Sorry for rambling but thank you so much for all that you do. ❤❤❤ Oh, and you should really true to visit Lake Tahoe, Nevada City and the Yuba River. The way the light falls on the large round river rocks makes for stunning pictures.

Alan Brunel
Alan Brunel

December 08, 2018

Please don’t change..
I followed because I respect your job, it is beautiful beautiful beautiful.
The mask it is your seal, it is the difference about other similar jobs..
When I road you blog I understand the reason aand I said You are reason….

Genae Monroe
Genae Monroe

December 08, 2018

I love this article! I love your page! I love what you stand for! 😍

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