The selfie represents one of the most culturally significant developments in photography of the 21st century. Once designated as the by-product of a narcissistic personality, the selfie and its myriad of niches has transcended this traditional definition. Whether humorous, ironic or serious, the selfie is a mainstay of photographic culture around the world. Here is the world of selfies in 2014.
The year started off strong for the selfie after The Oxford Dictionaries named it Word of the Year 2013 noting its rapid rise and the number of portmanteaus that entered the mainstream (e.g. bookshelfie, welfie, belfie). Later in …read more