Without the smartphone and social media, the classic selfie might not exist. While self-portraits have been around since artists first started painting them, the fun-filled selfies of social media are a modern trend. So trendy in fact, that the word was added to the Oxford Dictionary:
“selfie: a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and shared via social media.”
While not everyone loves taking selfies, perhaps this national selfie day you might want to give it a shot and experiment with your first or millionth selfie and see where this silly holiday takes you.
We have put together some simple tips that are sure to make your selfie-taking a success. Just follow these 5 simple steps to perfect selfies.
Need more tips and tricks to great selfies? Join a class on great selfie-taking with older adult peers on GetSetUp. Our Guide Scott will be sure that you learn how to take a selfie like a pro!
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