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A Note on Self Portraits by jollyjack A Note on Self Portraits by jollyjack
There is something utterly lonely about a person that fills their gallery with nothing but photos of themselves, taken with their own hand.
Iíve stumbled upon more than a few!
Why waste precious online space doing that? Theyíre never going to be good shots. And in the off chance that they ARE, that does nothing but imply that you have freakishly long arms!
Quit it!
Go outside!
Take some landscape shots!
Snap some kittens!
Shoot some architecture!
Anything other than you, sat in your living room with your arm, deformed by the lens, snaking toward the edge of the image.
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Generosus89 Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Photographer
Nice!
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epiccupcake777 Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2014
everyday is duckseason
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RivetWenchChic Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Dat duckface tho :icondatassplz:
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joshieho Featured By Owner May 2, 2014
yr drawings r super cool.n u r super smart!
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KeithVII Featured By Owner May 1, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Hey...  You took a selfie without showing cleavage! 
I didn't know you could do that....
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DeliEli Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
It is definitely not always working, but you're kidding, right?
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GothicaWay Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2014
Online space isn't exactly precious! I agree dA isn't the place for selfies, but they're still good for your self esteem, and they're not hurting anyone!
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Mr-Masculine Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2014
Looking back to this image, and cringing at back then how I took my own selfie many years ago, the activity of "selfies" has rather rose dramatically.

Do you think it's time you made a new version of this?
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jollyjack Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2014
I don't think the term "selfie" had been coined/was as widely used when I took this :D
The message is still the same, though. Making another would be kinda pointless.
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