Watch a Woman Destroy £154,000 Worth of Art While Taking a Selfie

Taking selfies with art is an entire photographic subgenre unto itself. So, when an exhibition is touted as “series of wondrous, over-the-top sets for the perfect selfie,” why wouldn’t you pull out your camera and a snap a pic for the ‘gram? This is why. Read More >>

Judge: Selfie Monkey is an Issue for Obama to Deal With

Lawyers somehow acting on behalf of Selfie Monkey (and arguing with the photographer claiming the technological assist, at least) have lost their latest battle, with a judge ruling that the poor monkey can't own the copyright of the famous photo it took of itself. Read More >>

Microsoft’s Latest iOS Creation Is a Selfie App We Don’t Need, But Whatever

For over a year, Microsoft’s been doing something interesting by making great apps for other mobile operating systems, like Android’s Arrow Launcher and Outlook, arguably the best Gmail client on iOS. But this one is a little more run of the mill. Read More >>

5 Ways People Have Died While Taking Selfies

Weatherpeople are warning us mortals about Barney, a polite-sounding storm that’s set to bring 75mph wind and lashings of rain to the UK. The chaos is expected to move from Wales and the south of Ireland to central and southern areas of England this evening, which means that Gatwick and Heathrow could have a busy night of flight cancellations. Read More >>

This Neural Network Brain Will Tell You if Your Selfies Suck

Ever wondered how your own selfies compare against the internet’s vast amount of artistically crafted narcissism-laden self portraits? Turns out, there’s an AI for that. Read More >>

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A Fan Stitched Together the Best Selfie of Curiosity Yet  

Behold Kevin Gill’s mosaic image of NASA’s Mars rover, which is just as good as the official selfies of Curiosity. The Nashua, NH, software engineer stitched together dozens of high-resolution photos taken by the MAHLI (Mars Hand Lens Imager) camera of the rover, and the result is a great self portrait of the car-sized robotic explorer. Read More >>

Sony Xperia C5 Ultra Ups Selfie Game With Twin 13MP Cameras

Sony has confirmed the existence of the Xperia C5 Ultra, the previously rumoured smartphone with the 6-inch display and dual 13-Megapixel cameras, creating an imaging powerhouse that lets it wheel out the term PROselfie(TM). Read More >>

5MP Front-Facing Selfie Lumia Spotted Taking Photos of Itself

Microsoft and any remaining Nokia staff could be about to go big on the term "selfie" soon, with online photos suggesting a Lumia 730 with a five-megapixel front-facing camera for the high-of-self-esteem crowd could be on the way. Read More >>

This is the Internal Dilemma Every Selfie-Taker Goes Through

As your finger hovers over the "share" button, there's (hopefully) an overwhelming sense of self doubt: do other people really want to see this picture of me in their feeds? Read More >>

London Named the Selfie Capital of the World

When it comes to vanity shots, there's no better backdrop than the city of London to frame your mug against. London's been named the selfie capital of the world, beating out cities like New York and Amsterdam to take the title. Read More >>

This is the First Instagram From Space

We see wonderful images from space all the time, but now you can expect them to come dripping in Hudson, Sierra or Toaster—because Instagram has finally made it into space. Read More >>

Remember That Time John Terry Won an Oscar? The Inevitable Ellen Selfie Meme Onslaught Begins

When Ellen Degeneres posted the most retweeted tweet (let alone selfie) of all time last night, you could be sure that John Terry would want in on the action. Or at least, someone with rudimentary Photoshopping skills would make sure the glory-hunting Chelsea defender got in there with the Oscar elite somehow, anyhow. Read More >>

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Shooting Challenge #27: The Winner Is…

The last Shooting Challenge of 2013 was a celebration of the Oxford English Dictionary’s word of the year, the much maligned "selfie". No longer the sole pursuit of Instagramming teenagers, 2013 saw the selfie reach new heights with everyone including world leaders getting in on the selfie act. Read More >>

This Year’s Top Instagram Trends are Exactly What You’d Expect

Instagram and its many filters may be responsible for the wave of faux nostalgia, but now that the year's winding down, it's time for some actual nostalgia. Today, Instagram released their year-end review, and, well, it's pretty much exactly what you'd expect. But it's also a great excuse to post some gorgeous shots. Read More >>

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Shooting Challenge #12 – Self Portraits in a Streetscape

The good old selfie; outside of photos of food, they're the staple diet of every teenager/wannabe Instagram/Facebook photo feed around the globe. I've had a hankering to do a Shooting Challenge on this topic for some time, but wanted to do more than just the usual 'take a photo of yourself without pulling a duckface' or posing in front of the bathroom mirror. Read More >>