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10 vintage selfies from the 1800s

IBNLive has an interesting collection of 10 self portraits from the 1800s. The featured image is a #selfie by amateur chemist and #photography enthusiast #robert cornelius (1809-1893) from Philadelphia, and is believed to be the world’s first ever selfie.

#self portrait #daguerreotype by Antoine Francois Jean Claudet (1797-1867). After learning about the daguerreotype process from #louis daguerre

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Portrait of a Woman - Self Portraits By Stacy Michelle Frett

Portrait of a Woman – Self Portraits By Stacy Michelle Frett

Artist Enrichment 2013 Grantee: Stacy Michelle Frett (Murray): $1,000.00 to encourage her to create photographic self-portraits that convey her strength and beauty as a modern woman. This will help build her confidence as a feminist artist and presenter. The artwork will inspire women to feel at ease with themselves, their sexuality and their artistic potential.

“Creating portraits seems to be a…

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Black and White Selfies – Self Portrait Challenge Week #7View Post
Colorful Self PortraitsHere are some submissions from last week’s self portrait challenge with the theme: Color
It’s such…View Post
Getting Caught Up: This week’s theme is Color. Submissions from last week’s “Crazy” themeDue tonight at midnight, if you’re up for this self portrait challenge, is a selfie around the very…View Post
#selfieolympics submissionsHow this week flew! We meant to post these submissions for week 3′s self portrait challenge,…View Post
Week #4 self portrait challenge: CrazyNot sure how this self portrait challenge’s theme is different from the #selfieolympics – except no…View Post
How to take your self portrait from a video - using a MacSometimes, it’s exhausting using the auto timer or burst for self portraits. Sometimes, you have…View Post
Self Portraits about Coffee - Week #2 round upWeek #2′s self portrait challenge was “coffee”. The subject was come up totally randomly, and we…View Post

Fascinated with these self portrait gifs… 


Self with paper on the head.

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Self portrait about coffee


This is getting out of hand.

#SelfieOlympics - this week’s challengeHave you browsed Instagram or Twitter lately? We haven’t, but couldn’t help but see this trending…View Post


Self with paper on the head.

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I missed a day so I’m making up for yesterday by posting two. Enjoy. 

Top: 02/365 

Bottom: 03/365 

"The attention to these details, is what keeps me going." 

Lately I’ve been wrestling with my thoughts and the the people around me. I told myself this year I want to be a good version of myself. I want to be able to keep up with relationships that I am currently not present in. I want to be honest, I want to be bold. Taking those steps brings stability to me, and there’s something about what I’m feeling that will bring me the courage to get up everyday to face the beginning of new experiences.