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The Selfie Help Book
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Selfie taking is a solitary pursuit, but that doesn’t mean we can’t help each other with our selfie snapping technique.

After extensive research (and many a photographic self portrait) the Photojojo Institute of Selfie Studies is pleased to share their collection of the very best selfie taking tips, apps and gadgets, for the good of society.

Read on to become a true master of the selfigraphical arts.

Then before you go forth and selfie, please, forward this invaluable guide to all your friends. Let’s get better at taking photos alone, together!

 
 

Whether you need to prove you met Bono, are checking your face for post-lunch food particulates or it’s time for a new profile pic … Sometimes you just have to take a photo or yourself.

Before you tap that shutter button, please complete the following selfie prep:
- Arm stretches. These are essential to avoid strain from the shoulder-down arm-out stance of proper selfie taking form.
- Check your vicinity for a toilet. If you can see one, now is not the time to selfie.
- Think. Have you taken 5 or more selfie today? No? Carry on then…

     
 
      Selfie Enhancing Apps

Everyday app reminds you to take a selfie every single day. Then, compiles your pics into a neat-o timelapse.
Everyday App

Take a photo from farther than one arms length. CamMe lets you trigger your camera from afar with a wave of your hand.
CamMe

 
Solo Selfie Gear

No flash for your front facing camera? Add soft even light with…
The Pocket Spotlight

No outstretched arm in your pics! This guy helps your phone stand up for itself.
The Keyprop

Add kaleidoscope, starburst and wide angle effects with these filters over your lens.
Jelly Camera Phone Filters

With sharp optics and a big ‘ol sensor, the QX beams your pix straight to your phone.
Sony QX Lens Cameras

     
 
 
     

Group Selfie (gro͞op ‘selfē) n. Any photo featuring two or more people, when one of those people is you.

Once you master the group selfie you’ll never have to leave someone out of the group shot again!

Group selfie tip: Don’t forget the silly one! Once you’ve documented your best smiles, yell “silly one” and snap one more. Your true friends know what to do.

 
Great Groupfie Apps

Document your group and yourself at the same time. Dblcam app takes photos through your front and back facing cams and puts them side by side.
Dblcam

Self-timer apps are great for group pix! Trigger the countdown, then run to join your friends in the shot.
TimerCam

     
 
      Groupfie Gadgets

No need to grow your arm. Fisheye lenses fit more pals in the pic.
Fisheye Phone Lenses

Pose with your posse and snap photos at a distance with a handy remote.
Smartphone Shutter Remote

This tripod folds up for ultimate portability. Take it anywhere the party.
The Folding Tripod

The Glif will prop up any phone and attaches to any tripod (folding or not).
The Glif

 
 

Now that you’re a classic and group selfie expert, ask yourself: Would you selfie in a box? Would you selfie with a fox? If yes, you’re ready for extreme selfies!

Extreme selfies are not just about documenting your face. X-selfies show your creative side, your masterful skillz with a phone cam and your zest for life.

     
 
      Extreme Selfie Apps

You never sit still, why should your selfies? Selfie360 takes pix as you spin and stitches them into a magical shareable gif.
Selfie 360

Turn your phone cam to pano mode and just try to take a selfie (the results are bound to be silly).
Pano Selfie Tutorial

 
Extreme Selfie Gizmos

Ready for your close up? Macro lenses capture stunning detail at close range.
Macro Lens Band

Adorn your portrait with splashes of rainbow-y color.
Phone-o-Chrome Filter

Snap underwater selfies all while keeping your iPhone safe and sound.
Optrix Adventure Suit

A charging cable and phone stand, Une Bobine bends to capture your best angle.
Une Bobine

     
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