Selfie became an Oxford dictionary word in 2013, and has further developed in the past year. If you are below the age of 60, whether you want to admit it or not, you’ve probably taken a selfie. When the movement of pictures first began, it was truly just a picture of a person, generally noticeable because their arm is wrapped around the other side of the camera. Now it includes photobombs, GoPro cameras and other little add-ons. Here are some sources of inspiration to make next year’s selfie an amazing one… or if you hate selfies, here are 50 ways to not take them.
1. James Franco decided, in keeping with his many artistic desires, to make a calendar of selfies. This is February.
2. At least this guy got his hair done for this selfie. Plus, his eyes are like rich caramel.
3. When isn’t Kevin Spacey the coolest guy in the room?
4. These selfies are six and a half years long and are meant to highlight mental illness.
5. It’s Lindsay Bluth hanging out with Ellen!
6. This kid spent over 10 hours a day trying to find the perfect pose for a selfie. 10 hours. 10. Per day.
7. “Yo Brad, get out of my shot.”
8. My grandmother has a chair that is the same color as her hair. Kudos.
9. It’s possible that Interstellar is inspired by this selfie. #culture
10. It’s like vacationing in Florida.
— George Kourounis (@georgekourounis) August 28, 2014
11. Check me out, Putin!
12. This selfie just became much more valuable.
13. Doesn’t this camel oddly look like the Cheetos mascot?
14. This Queen Elizabeth photobomb couldn’t get any better.
15. Even the ESPN anchors are doing selfies. It’s an epidemic.
16. The world’s hottest political selfie.
17. O Holy Selfie.
18. You think this baby’s got any problems? Nah.
19. This is probably one of the most creative selfies I have ever seen.
20. Childhood was fun.
21. She was ready for this picture. He, however, was not.
22. Kid takes selfies every day for seven years!
24. He was being sought by the police for this. Really. 25. Start them while they are young and they will never depart.
26. Stevie or Jimmy. Who do you like better?
27. If he keeps it up, he’ll never get out.
28. He’s always watching.
29. The Beatles just always seem to do it better.
30. Who wants to join him? You’re badasses right?
31. Germany won the World Cup and then this happened.
32. A Muppets gotta do what a muppets gotta do.
33. Pretty sure this is how he kept his face during the entirety of Looper.
34. “Four sisters!” (There may be only a few of you who get that)
35. Life is fun, ain’t it?
36. With no filters, T-Swift is just hanging out.
37. “Hey you guys!”
38. This is a cool photo, but something is wrong with this guy.
39. This is for future historians: Hi, from 2014!
40. This isn’t illegal?
41. Well, some people just want to get really close to Him.
42. Always trying to one-up us aren’t you Prince? Game, blouses.
43. Didn’t this guy have brothers?
44. Just chilling.
45. And he’s a family man too?!
46. This guy looks like Robocop
47. It’s all downhill from here.
48. Jamie Foxx headed to the Oscars.
49. She has my vote for best selfie of all-time.
50. We began with Franco, and we shall end with Franco. Classic artist, foregoing the Oscars, and eating a burger.
Hope you enjoyed.