"I take a lot of photos of my boyfriend, but he, as a photographer, tends to prefer to take photos of things, rather than people.
When we go adventuring, the pictures at the end hardly ever include me. They're always of him or of a 'thing', like a tree or a house. Sometimes it hurts my feelings he doesn't say 'hey, stand over there, I'll take your picture.'
I ask to take his picture all the time, thinking, after a while, he might think of asking to do the same of me. But nothing so far...
Would it be wrong or weird of me to say to him, 'hey, can you take a picture of me?' if he isn't going to think of it on his own? It would be nice to have some of me, and him, and us together when we adventure, not just me being behind the camera. I also like to take his photos because I've taken some that remind me how handsome and wonderful he is, and I guess I'd like to feel like somebody else takes my photo and feels the same.
It makes me feel disingenuous, like if you have to ask someone to take your picture, it means they probably don't want one of you or something. I also like candid photos (and take plenty of him), but if he just isn't going to do it on his own, would it be silly of me to ask for my own photo to be taken by my own boyfriend if he isn't offering it up?"
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