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The Investments In A Wearables Future

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Matt Witheiler is a General Partner at</i> <i>Flybridge Capital Partners</i><i>. You can follow him on his blog</i><i>.</i><p>People may debate when the wearable first came into being or what industries will be most impacted by the technology, but there is no debating that startup activity in the wearable space …

Mysterious Street Photographer Vivian Maier’s Self-Portraits

In 2007, 26-year-old amateur historian and collector <b>John Maloof</b> wandered into the auction house across from his home and won, for $380, a box of 30,000 extraordinary negatives by an unknown artist whose street photographs of mid-century Chicago and New York rivaled those of Berenice Abbott and …

stevie nicks’ selfies score an art show

yeah, they’re that good.<p>Let's be real: selfies are rarely good enough to be considered art (sorry, no matter what filter you use). That is, <i>unless</i> you happen to be Stevie Nicks.<p>The iconic singer and songwriter has gone through her archives and rounded up self-portrait polaroids from over the years. …

This is the World’s Most Valuable Selfie: It Was Taken in the 1850s and Just Sold for $115K

Photography pioneer Oscar Rjlander captured a self-portrait in the 1850s that is being hailed as yet another ‘first selfie ever.’ But whether or not …

Stevie Nicks Vies For Kim Kardashian's Selfie Crown

Photo: REX USA/Rex.<p>There are but few things in this world that are surefire signs you've made it. A fulfilled and happy life is an obvious one. …

When taking selfies in Trinidad, it's what's on the outside that matters

The selfie has become one of the defining cultural markers of our time. Countless reports and columns lament that over a million are taken worldwide each day, claiming the torrent of pictures as proof that we’re becoming more narcissistic and less authentic.<p>Is it really the case that social media …

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Acer's Selfie Hat Takes Wearables to Scary Place

Hats off to Acer. They just brought ridiculous selfie tech to a new level.<p>Last Monday, we were blessed with the Selfie Brush, and today the selfie …

The 25 Different Types Of Selfies Every Guy Takes

Ah, the <b>selfie</b>. A photo that has single-handedly taken over our lives for the past few years as technology continues to advance. All of the credit …

Meet The High Priestess Of The Anti-Selfie, Dutch Artist Melanie Bonajo (NSFW)

<i>Warning: This post contains graphic imagery and may not be safe for work.</i><p>Taking anti-selfies, peeing in public, dyeing your pubic hair in neon hues. These aesthetically electrifying forms of contemporary rebellion feel like they could only have spawned from the present moment, one marked by …

The changing face of mobile photography

Mobile phone photography has come a long way since the first grainy iPhone shots started a phenomenon.<p>In just a few short years, smartphone photography has reached critical mass. It used to be the case that a camera module on a phone was a curious anomaly rather than the rule, but now you would be …

Art Galleries Deliberate Introducing A Selfie Ban

Are your visits to art museums and galleries tarnished by peace signs, pouty faces, outstretched arms and other telltale signs of the dreaded selfie? If so, we bear good news.<p>According to The Telegraph, Arts Council chairman Sir Peter Bazalgette is suggesting that, for one hour a day, art …

Report: Joan Rivers Doctor Took Selfie While Comic Was Under Anesthesia

Joan Rivers' personal doctor took a selfie photo in the procedure room where the comedian was under sedation for a biopsy on her vocal chords, a source close to the investigation of her death told CNN.<p>After Dr. Lawrence Cohen performed an endoscopy on Rivers at Yorkville Endoscopy in New York, a …

Look at me! 22 selfies of the week

What Really Happens When We Take a Selfie

Thanks to social media, it’s easy to believe that we live in a world where all snapshots are both spontaneous <i>and</i> perfectly-styled. But is …

Selfies

For 15 Years, This Photographer Inserted Herself Into Other Women's Lives And Documented The Process

Dita Pepe's photographs look like the fragments of a forgotten family album. Except in these portraits, the subjects seem to be plucked from dozens of different families, made up of eccentric dancers, fitness enthusiasts, newlyweds, farm broods and dominatrixes. One eerily familiar face is the only …

A Progression of Identity Through Self-Portraiture

A self-portrait is a representation of how we see and document ourselves. Self-portraiture can record desire for who we can become or be a critique of who we are at the time. A portrait can also depict movement, expression and mood within the strokes of medium. To create a self-portrait, a mirror …

The Un-Selfie: Taking Back the Self-Portrait

The selfie: on a slow day, I probably see twenty while skimming social media. Other days, I am sure that number is in the hundreds.<p>Recently on Your Shot, <i>National Geographic</i> staff photographers Mark Thiessen and Becky Hale ran a Self-Portrait assignment. I can’t say I was particularly excited about …

14-Year-Old Photographer's Amazingly Surreal Self Portraits

We're always big fans of up-and-coming teen photographers here on My Modern Met, but 14-year-old photographer Zev (aka fiddle oak) has got to be one of the youngest talents we've ever come across. The Natick, Massachusetts-based teen photographer's portfolio exhibits skills beyond his years.<p>Zev …

Mysterious Alter-Ego Created Through Imaginative Self-Portraits

These beautiful photographs of a solitary female in an imaginative world are the work of the exceptionally talented Rachel Baran. Each photograph is conceptually based and tells a truly unique story.<p>Baran uses herself as a model and then makes slight manipulations in Photoshop to create fascinating …

The best creative apps for mobile phones

One of the first apps to see the potential for mobile photography was Hipstamatic. By replicating the effects of old-fashioned lenses and films, it allows users to take digital photos with analogue looks. Its filters produce some incredibly seductive photos and its early appeal tapped into a desire …

Breanna Mitchell's Smiling Auschwitz Selfie May Be Bad Taste, But The Backlash Is Far Worse

By now you'll have probably heard of Breanna Mitchell, the teenage girl who posted a selfie smiling at Auschwitz concentration camp.<p>Although she …

New Sony Xperia C3 is all about the selfie

The Sony Xperia C3 packs a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with a flash for feeding your selfie habit.<p>In final proof that the selfie is taking over the world, Sony has beefed up the camera on its latest smartphone to make the Sony Xperia C3 "The world's best selfie smartphone."<p>The word "Selfie" -- …

Phones

Sony thinks it can sell you a smartphone just for the selfies

Sony on Tuesday unveiled a brand new Android handset whose main feature is the selfie-optimized front-facing camera. The Xperia C3 is not a hot …

Vine for Android now supports selfies

Break out the front-facing camera and show yourself a little love with Vine's faster app for Android.<p>Calling all selfie-obsessed digital denizens, Vine for Android now caters to you.<p>The weeks-old Twitter-owned video application was updated Thursday with support for the front-facing camera, meaning …