The word ‘selfie’ originated in 2002. But, the concept of taking one originated almost 200 years ago. Surprising, right? But, since then, the art of taking self-portraits or selfies have evolved. Yes, the technology has indeed played a part, but what’s more noticeable is the creativity of using this technology to take selfies. Here is a list of 10 such ideas or faces that revolutionised this art.
The classic, popular, over-exploited, sometimes annoying face has been ever present in the selfie world. Every selfie-taking girl has AT LEAST one selfie like this and even the boys seem to have slowly caught up on this trend.
By placing the camera closer to your face, every feature of your face will be prominently shown from a very tight angle. This is ideal for minimizing the distractions from the background. So, if you have a messy room and want to take a selfie but do not want to clean the room before you take one, you know what to do!
Another innovative angle to taking a selfie, you can take the selfie with your friend who is taking a selfie in the background or have your picture taken of you taking a selfie. Complicated? Just look at the picture above and imitate.
This refers to clicking a selfie at a very dangerous location, at an even more dangerous angle. You could be on top of a building or a cliff or jumping off a waterfall. It is automatically implied that you should be careful as many deaths have occurred when attempting such selfies.
This ghastly selfie is the most weirdest and creepiest on this list. Basically, just wrap your face in cellophane and click a selfie. There is absolutely no angle that can make this picture look good as you will obviously look disfigured in every possible angle. Best of luck in taking off all that cellophane after all this!
Hopefully, this will help you recover from the shock of the previous item. Taking a selfie with your cat or dog (or snake, tiger, crocodile, if you are into that sort of animals) is always priceless. By the way, posing with hamsters can give you extra brownie points and yes, likes too on social media.
There is nothing fancy about this; just a plain old selfie but using both your arms as frames. Ideal for showing off those biceps of yours, if you have them. There is a possibility that it could look awkward in some angles, so play around for a bit to figure out a good angle.
Maybe this is the only one on the list that is predominantly male oriented (feminists, please excuse). This involves taking a selfie on/with your motorcycle. To make yourself look “professional”, you may want to be decked in proper gear and helmet.
Due to the inability to think of a useful, shorter name, let’s stick to this. Like the name so “briefly” suggests, you can use your girl-friend’s long hair as a pseudo-moustache and click a selfie. Or, if you are a girl, use your own hair to make one!
Another classic type, the mirror selfie has also been in existence for quite some time now. As the name suggests, you can take the help of the mirror to take a full-body or half-body selfie.