It was a very different perspective.
Of course, it helped having a kind, friendly, and helpful interviewer asking the questions. Even the photo shoot portion was fun! I've noticed that over my years of having to appear in public, I have shed many of my inhibitions about being photographed. This transition has taken many years of practice to get to the point where I can feel comfortable under public scrutiny. Sometimes it's still hard. However, it does get easier every time I do it.
I think Nancy did a fabulous job with her article writing. And the photos turned out great, too. This article was just posted on Facebook today. You can see the results here.
And, as if this isn't already ego inflating enough, today I just found out that I was chosen as the featured artist for the Oceanside Days of Art!