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Old 03-15-2015, 08:35 AM
 
Location: Pa
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No, I don't. Further, I don't see how people do them since the mirror is all steamed up.
Cell phone has a camera that can face out or towards one self, hence selfies.
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Old 03-15-2015, 08:51 AM
 
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It's not an issue with digital media; I am shooting with a DSLR.

It's an issue with the telephone. Long story short, my telephone is a Motorola Razr. My phone is used for talking to people and often, sits waiting for a call. I use computers like now, at home, or at work; I don't carry them around with me unless I have a specific job for it.

Oh, and I have two pictures on my profile. One, a "selfie" like I described above, the other where I got caught in another's lens.
I have tons of pics with me in them....even if I never used my cell at all. I have a DSLR and a little compact digital. I get lots of pics taken of me, and with others in it - family or friends. I always find it a bit odd when people say they have no pics of themselves. But even so, it is easy enough to do. Just find a nice spot in the yard, set up a tripod, and smile!
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Old 03-15-2015, 09:09 AM
 
Location: Brentwood, Tennessee
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Do you buy anything sight unseen???
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Old 03-15-2015, 09:26 AM
 
Location: Texas Hill Country
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People, the question has been answered. Don't use group shots.
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Old 03-15-2015, 09:28 AM
 
Location: Brentwood, Tennessee
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People, the question has been answered. Don't use group shots.
THAT was the question?

Read your OP again...


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True, a picture says a thousand words.....but what kind of words do they say?

As the photographer, there tend to be very few pictures of me.......and I am not one for selfies. I am strictly SLR and of the few pictures I have taken with my cell phone, they are still all on there.

And I wonder......they say group shots are not the kind of shot to show of yourself, but what if those are the only kind of shots of you that exist in abundance?.....................

.....................................especially if those pics are of you surrounded by members of the opposite sex. Would such shots, such as that famous lawyer song and dance group of "Sue and the Bas....." well, you know, turn a hopeful off?
"Should I use a group shot?" was not the question.

Just ask what you want to know, without all the pseudophilosophical ponderings please.
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Old 03-15-2015, 09:30 AM
 
Location: Texas Hill Country
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As I said, it has been answered:

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You can make all the arguments you want that "a book shouldn't be judged by its cover" but even the nicest person will likely not click into a profile without a picture. So you will get VERY few people approaching you without a picture.

Bite the bullet and take some selfies...not in big groups and especially not in big groups of the opposite sex - makes you look like a player or that you at least think of yourself as one! Make sure the pics are in focus and you're smiling in a natural way or at least look pleasant....also, change shirts/looks for a little variety if you can.
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Old 03-15-2015, 09:49 AM
 
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i had a moto razr in like '06

time to upgrade
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Old 03-15-2015, 09:53 AM
 
Location: Where rhotic consonants are either absent or intrusive
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The bathroom selfie alludes me, too. Why the bathroom? Speaking of which, there was a meme circulating the Interwebs a few years ago, of one particularly classy broad who took a bathroom lingerie selfie... only she evidently forgot to flush the toilet in the background.
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No, I don't. Further, I don't see how people do them since the mirror is all steamed up.
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Old 03-15-2015, 10:36 AM
 
Location: Middle of the ocean
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Cut and crop group pics, and set the timer on your camera for some pics alone, next time your out with friends shove the camera in their hands and tell them to take a pic of you.
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Old 03-15-2015, 10:45 AM
 
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People, the question has been answered. Don't use group shots.
Huh? Wow. I had no idea that was the question. And I would not have answered that way, if asked! Group shots are great - they show that you have a life...family, friends, etc.
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