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(AsiaOne)   One of the greatest photographers of our era predicts the selfie fad will be gone in six months. "I only just found out what selfies were"   (news.asiaone.com) divider line 8
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2014-02-04 09:33:47 AM  
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Methinks someone has forgotten the general narcissism of the majority of the population, along with the idea that we like to have keepsakes of memories.


The word "selfie" sucks.  The idea of capturing yourself in the moment does not.
2014-02-04 11:05:04 AM  
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www.lafinlarry.net

One of my older selfies, taken in the forest in the Panama Canal Zone that existed before we gave the canal back to Panama. Second camera body on tripod and self timer. The pack mostly held other photo supplies.
2014-02-04 09:46:30 AM  
2 votes:
upload.wikimedia.org

The craze for painting self-portraits will die out soon.
2014-02-04 11:46:39 AM  
1 votes:

Ishkur: Selfies have been around since polaroid cameras.

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www.skepticmoney.com

2014-02-04 10:08:46 AM  
1 votes:

dennysgod: Selfies may be a new term, but that act of taking pictures of oneself with a camera is hardly new. It probably started in the 60's or 70's when small personal cameras became moderately cheap......


My ex and I took what would be considered "selfies" decades ago on our honeymoon. Since it was film back then it was more of a "point and hope it comes out thing" than the current fad.
2014-02-04 10:00:47 AM  
1 votes:
Old man yells at The Cloud
2014-02-04 09:59:33 AM  
1 votes:
Yes because someone who's so out of touch with the world around him that he just now found out about a fad that started years ago in his own field of expertise is exactly who I listen to for advice on future trends.
2014-02-04 09:43:38 AM  
1 votes:
After every selfie I take I promise myself that will be the last selfie.   However, once the shame and guilt wear off and I go through a dry spell where nobody else takes my picture for a few days I start taking selfies again and the cycle repeats.

/so ronery....
 
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