I Am Camera Shy

i hate people photographing me 325 People

    No Pictures Please

    I am sure my being camera shy has something to do with body image but more than that I believe it stems from a strong dislike of being the center of attention. I really don't like being the focus of any group; I'd much rather be part of the crew than the star of the show. And...
    ACuriousStudent ACuriousStudent
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Nov 1, 2012

    I Am Camera Shy...

    ...and yet I really love photography. Joke of the century I think.
    CuriousBlackCat CuriousBlackCat
    26-30, M
    Feb 4, 2013

    Not Certain Why

    For some reason I'm not sure of, I've never liked having my picture taken. It's not that I'm ugly (I get told often that I'm attractive), or that I have horrid self esteem, I just don't like taking pictures that involve me being in them.
    Pebbles1982 Pebbles1982
    31-35, F
    1 Response Aug 24, 2012

    It's ruining my life!

    I dread social events as there is always someone trying to poke a camera in my face. I like how I look in the mirror but hate how I look in pictures. When people know you hate having your photo taken it seems they need to make a big deal out of it and the whole thing is just...
    LolaPlum74 LolaPlum74
    41-45, F
    1 Response May 27, 2014

    Whenever my best friend would come over she

    would always take selfies 😂 But one day, little did I know was that she was trying to take a picture of me. She called my name out, I looked up, and the next thing I knew was that her phone was aimed right at me 😓 I instantly shyed away and covered up my face feeling...
    whataboutangels whataboutangels
    16-17, F
    Jan 10, 2016

    I don't know why, though.

    I'm actually very photogenic.
    deleted deleted
    Oct 16, 2014

    I truly dislike the camera

    and getting my picture taken. I'm trying to work on it, along with my self-esteem and attempting to accept myself externally as much as the confidence I have on the person I am inside. My little experiment the past several months has been to take one selfie each week (or so...
    ImKeepinItReal ImKeepinItReal
    41-45, F
    7 Responses Sep 20, 2015

    You'd Never Believe It Looking At My Albums

    I really am camera shy. I could count the pictures of me that I really like on the thumbs of both hands. That's maybe/maybe not an exaggeration. But I really don't like posing for pictures. If attendance is not requires I will try to avoid the camera. I just figured how I can get...
    MPsslavetommy MPsslavetommy
    70+, M
    May 30, 2010

    I can't stand the sight of myself.

    I have a hard enough time looking into a mirror. Whenever I see a camera pointed at me my first instinct is to hide.
    ai13regen ai13regen
    36-40, M
    May 30, 2015

    Always Been That Way

    i dont know why it is,but for as long as i can remember,iv just hated it.its not like i look like the elephant man or anything,i just have never liked any photos of myself.its getting worse as i get older,i force a smile now to give the ones who love me the impression that im...
    sniperblue sniperblue
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jul 2, 2009

    Ahhhh! The camera is out.

    .. Quick! Duck or hide! I don't mind taking photos of myself by me but when others do it oh my god I hate it I have to run away I never like my photo taken!
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee
    22-25, F
    Jun 12, 2015

    Big Time!

    I am talking to MTVLM on Skype right now, and feeling pretty damn good tonight, I decided to get on Skype and turn my webcam on tonight, for the 1st time in a Long time. I wasn't even sure it would work!and I wasn't really talking much. and he asked if I was camera shy, I have...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Oct 21, 2010
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