Tag: selfie

Nov 5, 2014

Photos of Museum Paintings Taking Selfies

Photos of Museum Paintings Taking Selfies

Museum of Selfies is a fun art project started by Olivia Muus that shows people in portrait paintings about to take a selfie. Muus explains: “This is a project that started when my friend aka. right hand and I went to the National Gallery of Denmark in Copenhagen. I took a picture for fun…

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Sep 24, 2014

Picture of the Day: The 271 Million Mile Selfie

Picture of the Day: The 271 Million Mile Selfie

Photograph by ESA/Rosetta/Philae/CIVA Seen here is a spacecraft selfie taken by the Rosetta space probe some 271 million miles (436 million km) away from Earth and about 50 km away from the 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko comet. The image was taken on 7 September 2014 and captures the side of the Rosetta spacecraft and one of Rosetta’s…

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Aug 25, 2014

Seeing How this Selfie was Taken Actually Made my Stomach Drop

Seeing How this Selfie was Taken Actually Made my Stomach Drop

Photographer Daniel Lau uses his ‘selfie stick’ to take dizzying footage of a rooftopping adventure 346 meters (1,135 feet) above the streets of Hong Kong. Lau, with friends Andrew Tso and A.S. are seen in the video casually eating bananas while perched dangerously on the spire of The Center, Hong Kong’s fifth-tallest skyscraper. …

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Aug 8, 2014

This Guy Set Up His Camera To Make it Look Like Statues Taking Selfies

This Guy Set Up His Camera To Make it Look Like Statues Taking Selfies

On a recent trip to the Crawford Art Gallery in Cork, Ireland, reddit user Jazsus_ur_lookin_well came up with a fun photo series by setting up his camera to make it look like statues were taking selfies. Aside from the staff giving you weird looks, it’s a funny way to bridge the past with the…

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Aug 3, 2014

Picture of the Day: The First Space Selfie, 1966

Picture of the Day: The First Space Selfie, 1966

Photograph by Buzz Aldrin In a tweet last month, astronaut Buzz Aldrin informed the world that he was responsible for taking the first ever selfie in space during the Gemini 12 mission in 1966. The mission took place from November 11-15 lasting 3 days, 22 hours and 34 minutes. The two-man crew included Aldrin…

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Jun 11, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Ultimate Escort

Picture of the Day: The Ultimate Escort

THE ULTIMATE ESCORT Photograph by F-16 DEMO TEAM RNLAF Website | Facebook Last week two fighter jets escorted the Netherlands’ first commercial Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner. The country’s first Dreamliner was welcomed by two F-16’s from the Royal Netherlands Air Force Demo Team. The plane is owned and operated by Arkefly, the Dutch…

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Jun 2, 2014

Picture of the Day: Selfie from the Top of Rio de Janeiro

Picture of the Day: Selfie from the Top of Rio de Janeiro

SELFIE FROM THE TOP OF RIO DE JANEIRO Photograph by Lee Thompson / The Flash Pack Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram During a visit to the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro; Lee Thompson, founder of the Flash Pack travel company, was granted permission by the Brazilian…

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May 21, 2014

Picture of the Day: Atop the World’s Tallest Residential Building

Picture of the Day: Atop the World’s Tallest Residential Building

Photograph by ALEXANDER REMNEV Facebook | LiveJournal | VK | 500px | Instagram On a recent trip to Dubai, rooftopper and photographer Alexander Remnev took this dizzying self-portrait from the top of the Princess Tower, the tallest residential building in the world. The Princess Tower is 101-storeys and stands 414 meters (1,358 ft) tall.…

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Mar 14, 2014

Picture of the Day: Colin Powell’s 60-Year-Old Selfie

Picture of the Day: Colin Powell’s 60-Year-Old Selfie

COLIN POWELL’S 60-YEAR-OLD SELFIE Photograph via Colin Powell on Facebook For Throwback Thursday, Colin Powell shared a self-proclaimed 60-year-old selfie on his Facebook page. He even called out Ellen DeGeneres! “Throwback Thursday – I was doing selfies 60 years before you Facebook folks. Eat your heart out Ellen!” The picture quickly…

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