Self portraits are a wonderful way to give viewers a sense of a photographer's taste and personality. And contrary to popular belief, they do not have to be as cliché as using the reflection of your bathroom mirror. There are plenty of different creative approaches one can take.
If you're ready to show off your photography chops, check out this week's Phone Snap Self Portrait Challenge. Post your submission to the corkboard by Monday, January 16th at 11:59 pm PST for a chance to win a Portable USB Power Supply. To help stir up you some ideas for your entry, here are 20 self portraits captured by various Flickr users—taken with cell phones only, of course!
Also, don't forget to take a look at these tips for taking interesting self portraits!
- self portrait with fish by alexkess (Tiltshift Gen, MillColour, BestCam)
- Darwinian Self Portrait by Jon Betts (Hipstamatic)
- Reddit I am in you! by WilWheaton (Vignette)
- conversation by theloushe (Vignette)
- Tyto alba (gifts from a very special friend) by liquidnight (Instagram)
- LIFE by drewdomkus (ShakeItPhoto)
- Bear with me! by meehanf (iPhone 4)
- Untitled by gogolopie (Instagram)
- me 2011.02.24 by amanky (RetroCam)
- [iPhone] Paint. by taytomFFM (Hipstamatic, Instagram, Typogram)
- Self-portrait with my Leica-lite-Hipstamatic 180 aka iPhone by Joi (Hipstamatic)
- Self aux mirroirs by Bourguiboeuf
- Instagram 365/ #32 by exoskeletoncabaret (Instagram)
- My heart explodes for the new Motorola Zine ZN5 by kevin dooley (Motorola ZN5)
- 255-365/ My New Favorite Mirror by johnwilliamsphd (Hipstamatic)
- Do you SEE what that says? by smcgee (BlackBerry 8100)
- a stolen free moment by veo_ (HTC Apache)
- underfoots by kygp (iPhone)
- Searching for answers by AmateurArtGuy (Photo Studio, Juxtaposer, ShockMyPic, Filterstorm)
- 316-365/ Possibly My Favorite Yet by johnwilliamsphd (Hipstamatic)