When I first hear the word “selfie” I automatically think of an 18-year-old girl with a duck face. Not surprisingly, most people are not a fan of the duck face pose according to a survey conducted by Very). But in reality, selfies are so much more than that.
They are perfect for catching a moment, a memory or just a reaction.
This is one of my favourite pictures of the 4 of us. We had all been reading a book and suddenly Josh said we should send daddy a photo, so that’s what we did.
Then, of course, there’s the reply to the “Hows your day going?” whatsapp message:
Somedays are better than others,
And somedays are just for cuddles
These days you would be hard pressed to find someone without a selfie on their mobile. We all take them in our way. Some to document how far they’ve come with a gym selfie, some to remember good times with friends or places they’ve been and things they’ve seen.
I challenge you to take more selfies. When you look back on them they will bring a smile to your face. Especially holiday photos, get in front of the lens for a change because let’s face it, photos of people are going to bring back more memories than a landscape or attractions. See what I mean; York Minster, as impressive and breath taking as it is, just doesn’t elicit the same feelings and memories as our selfie.
This post was written in response to Very’s Selfie survey. Bloggers were challenged to write a post with the opportunity of winning a Kodak Photo Printer dock, NYX Professional goodie bag and a Mamas and Papas soft toy.