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Like It Or Not, Everyone Is Going To Be Wielding A #SelfieStick


“It’s sold so well we’ve had trouble keeping it in stock.” Here’s a thing that’s quickly becoming a part of our shared reality: human beings – normal, red-blooded, humans, many of them god-fearing – have embraced a new tool of self-expression, designed to enhance our fragile planet’s favorite past-time. It’s called the “selfie stick” and people are going absolutely crazy over it. You’ve probably noticed a few of these new type of photos popping up in your Instagram feed. Much like a selfie, the composition is generally of one or more people mugging for their phone’s front-facing camera, only this time these photos are different, taking on what I can only describe as a more dramatic, almost fish-eye quality. Like crossing a photo trend with a 2-liter bottle of Mountain Dew, the result adds a certain level of X-TREME™ to what is, most likely, an otherwise mundane photo. In some cases, it turns an impressive picture into a stunning image.Alex Chacon’s Around the World in 360° Degrees – 3 Year Epic Selfie viral video was made with a Go-Pro attached to a selfie stick.

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