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Baseball Announcers Roast Sorority Girls Over Selfies

Baseball Announcers Roast Sorority Girls Over Selfies | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

"During the MLB baseball game yesterday between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Colorado Rockies, a cameraman spotted a group of sorority girls who were apparently more interested in snapping the perfect selfie than watching the game."

Jerome Okutho's insight:

Wait until you hear what this announcer says about these selfie addicts. It's pretty funny.

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Man Bitten While Taking Selfie with Rattlesnake, Gets $153K Hospital Bill

Man Bitten While Taking Selfie with Rattlesnake, Gets $153K Hospital Bill | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

"People still aren't getting the message that taking selfies with wild animals can be a very bad idea."

Jerome Okutho's insight:

If you ever think taking a selfie with a venomous animal is a good idea, just keep this story in mind. Apparently, one man had to pay a $153,000 bill as a result of the injuries he got from trying to take this risky selfie. 

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Turn your Instagrams into a business: Snapwire, a new mobile stock photo website, opens to public

Turn your Instagrams into a business: Snapwire, a new mobile stock photo website, opens to public | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it
Snapwire, a mobile app and website, is trying to connect the creative power of the Instagram generation with the companies and people who are willing to pay them to keep snapping.
Jerome Okutho's insight:

Snapwire is an innovative website that lets smartphone photographers submit their photos to companies and other clients looking for stock photography taken by mobile photographers and professional photographers alike. If you're an avid smartphone photographer, this site might just transform your hobby into something that pays.

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A BTS Look at the Russian Daredevils Who Take Selfies While Dangling Off Buildings

A BTS Look at the Russian Daredevils Who Take Selfies While Dangling Off Buildings | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

"When Kirill Oreshkin first started capturing photographs from the tops of the tallest buildings in Russia, he was afraid of heights. As the video above goes to show, that fear is long gone… in fact, these days he has no problem hanging off the top of a building with only one hand."

Jerome Okutho's insight:

So you thought your selfie was pretty epic? Well, imagine taking one while hanging from a rooftop..with one hand. If this doesn't sound like something you would do, Krill Oreshkin will show you how it's done. Check out the article for a behind the scenes look at how he takes these pictures.

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Fighter Pilot Takes Truly Epic Selfie While Firing an Air-to-Air Missile in Training

Fighter Pilot Takes Truly Epic Selfie While Firing an Air-to-Air Missile in Training | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it
We're fully aware that the term 'epic' is overused to the point where it means almost nothing. But in this case, we can't help ourselves... because if this
Jerome Okutho's insight:

The selfie is by far the most common form of photography in today's smartphone driven age. While most selfies leave little to the imagination, there are a few that manage to capture your attention in interesting ways. Case in point, this selfie of a fighter pilot firing a missile. Epic is the only word that can be used to describe it. Click on the link to view more pictures.

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Here's Why Instagram Chose to Break the Frame

Here's Why Instagram Chose to Break the Frame | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

"Instagram cracked the restrictive barriers of its iconic square format yesterday, announcing to the world that it intends to remain the dominant platform of the visual content world."

Jerome Okutho's insight:

Instagram recently decided to remove its square format, and the reason behind it is explained in this article. An interesting read.

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This Guy's 'Selfie a Day' Project Spans 8 Years and is a Creative Stop Motion Video

This Guy's 'Selfie a Day' Project Spans 8 Years and is a Creative Stop Motion Video | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

“One selfie per day” projects require a great deal of commitment but aren’t exactly novel these days — everyone and their mother seems to have hopped onboard the bandwagon after Noah Kalina’s everyday project went viral."

Jerome Okutho's insight:

This is amazing.

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It's Official: The First Instagram From Space Has Been Posted

It's Official: The First Instagram From Space Has Been Posted | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

"Taking one small step for photography (or is it ‘a photography’?) and one giant leap for Instagram, the first Instagram post from space was posted this past Monday by an astronaut currently residing at the International Space Station."


Jerome Okutho's insight:

Earlier this week an astronaut on the International Space Station posted an epic selfie from outer space. This is actually the first selfie ever taken from space.

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TIME Magazine Ranks the Top 100 'Selfiest' Cities in the World

TIME Magazine Ranks the Top 100 'Selfiest' Cities in the World | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it
Selfies... for better or worse, they've become a staple of the society we live in. But where exactly lies the epicenter of this movement so many of us love
Jerome Okutho's insight:

Following a little distance behind Makati City are Manhattan, NY; Miami, Florida and Anaheim and Santa Ana, California, which come in at 202, 155 and 147 selfie-takers per 100,000 people, respectively.

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Ellen Oscar Selfie Officially Most Retweeted Photo Ever, 2.5 Million and Counting

Ellen Oscar Selfie Officially Most Retweeted Photo Ever, 2.5 Million and Counting | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

"Last night, thanks to a little star-studded tweeting, Ellen DeGeneres managed to break Twitter with a selfie… a selfie that has gone on to break the previous photo retweet record three times over, proving once and for all that all you need for a good photo these days is a smartphone and some of Hollywood’s biggest stars."

Jerome Okutho's insight:

This star-studded slefie posted on Ellen Degeneres' twitter profile has received over 3 million retweets, making it the most retweeted photo in Twitter history. You can check it out here.

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