Discover and read the best of Twitter Threads about #selfie

Most recents (18)

A Presidential Eid homage video #thread. (No one passed up the opportunity for a handshake and a photo 😀)

Venue: State House, Abuja

Date: May 2, 2022
#EidHomage #AsoVillaToday
Cross-section of Ministers. #EidHomage #AsoVillaToday
Read 6 tweets
Sigue mi semana temática dedicada al #Fotorrealismo para el #TwitterCultural.

El fotorrealismo nació como un género del #PopArt pero no para captar la realidad sino imitar a la #fotografía: #polaroid, #lomografía, #selfie, filtros... como hace Ralph #Goings!

Sigue👇🏽 ImageImageImageImage
El pintor estadounidense Ralph #Goings (1928-?) es conocido por sus escenas de comida; bares-cafeterías de carretera; calles, carreteras y escenas de pueblo del interior de EEUU... en forma de fotografía de cámara instantánea de fotos.

Sigue👇🏽 ImageImageImageImage
Recordemos que el #Fotorrealismo pinta fotografías de la realidad, pero no la realidad, porque las fotografías tienen aberraciones por la lente, colores + o - reales o cambiados, filtros fotográficos... #Goings así lo hace al óleo... y a la acuarela como las adjuntas!!!

Sigue👇🏽 ImageImageImageImage
Read 5 tweets
Today, I went out to photograph some spots along a country road near our home. I have been making note of places where I want to pull over at various hours to photograph sunsets, landscapes, horses, etc. This desperation stems from...
...the dwindliing store of photos on my hard disk. Like The Lady of Shalott I am half sick of the shadows I create of my face. I took a diversion today by posting a picture of my foot wearing one of my art socks.
Read 8 tweets
My hair's getting long, but not long enough to tie into a ponytail, which is my intention in this time when we avoid barbers. You can see how long my hair has become in the selfie I posted today. In it I sit at my desk...
...working on my laptop, my immense desk towering over me and clutter filling the space that is not filled by electronics. I chose black and white for this composition as I do for all my best selfies. It's unique because...
...I show myself from the back, a trick I mastered by resorting to the ten second timer in one of my cameras. I don't know how I feel about this photo -- perhaps you have something to say. I'd be very interested.
Read 11 tweets
I had long suspected that there were ways to game the system at #Flickr. In the back of my head, I questioned the huge number of likes some photographers got. Today I ran into a guy with an account whose photos were so bad...

1/
...it would have been surprising if he had one or two faves. Think washed out, bad composition, etc. He averaged more than a hundred likes per photo. This threw me for a loop and for awhile I felt like Job with all the people giving me advice...
...about how I should learn from this sociopath. One friend did some research for me and discovered that there are ways to buy faves, bots that will like your stuff. I will study it more so I can tell you how it works, but for now I shall be stupid...
Read 16 tweets
Reading Mary L. Trump's biography of the Pretender in Washington has nothing to do with the photos I am presenting today, but it is striking a chord in my life, causing me to wonder what made me turn out to be the man that I am.
I see my therapist in the mid-afternoon. We will likely discuss how my brother made it his duty to break my self esteem and, with my mother and father, possibly push me to the brink of psychosis. Some say that I shouldn't accept so much responsibility...
...for my decisions, but I disagree. I see my condition as punishment for being a failure, a loser, and it is well deserved. What sixty two year old man focuses his energies on experiments in photography such as the tap water pictures he has given his energies to lately?
Read 10 tweets
I'm clutching for subjects, visiting @YouTube for videos describing projects you can perform if you are quarantined. Today I went out to go to the pharmacy and then find a place for a couple of dozen shots but my car battery was dead.
Lynn drove me to the pharmacy, but I refrained from asking her to drive me places. That project awaits my battery being jumped today or tomorrow. I'll need to spend an hour driving around so that should present me with plenty of opportunities.
I think I can stop boring you with #selfies for a few days, but only after I present this one last one which is an experiment in motion blur as well as the classic #blackandwhite portrait:
Read 12 tweets
Late every night -- as I finish sorting my photos at #Flickr -- a darkness comes over me. Often it comes without subject. This mood is impossible to visualize in a photograph because outsiders expect a cause for every #depression. There is none.
"Cautious" is the title I gave to the last photo. It's the proper state of mind for the times. We need to be cautious. I have been inside since the 7th of July due to #COVID19, avoiding my fellow human beings who walk around without masks, merrily spreading infection.
Read 9 tweets
There's a group on #Flickr whose title always gives me a laugh: "Narcissism in Color". When I make selfies, I have to admit that I am very much like Narcissus of mythology: the person who looks at them the most is me. This audience leans over the edge of the pool and dreams.
There's a strong association between #narcissism and dreams in #mythology. Many of us dream of that face in the pool, giving it fame that we think we deserve. The Instagrams of young people attract many likes. But this is no country for old men.
Read 10 tweets
I take my #selfies for the purpose of building my #selfesteem. I know I am not more beautiful than other people. I know I am not more popular. The number of friends who view the my #photography is very small. But they are survival of sorts.
#photography #photograph #mask #facemask #WearADamnMask
#mummy Joel Sax shared a photo with you from the Flickr app! Check it out:
flic.kr/p/2jnWvx7 Image
Yes, I am a wreck sometimes. I don't believe in taking the pains to look like a person who I am not. If my hair is a mess, then it is a mess. That is how I am. Many people cannot afford to be like I am. They cannot afford to let their #depression show.
Read 8 tweets
I am sorry that for the next few days I am going to be posting a lot of selfies. I have plans for other photos -- the cats, some experiments, landscapes, @EmpressNorton -- but I have to clean out my cell phone in the meantime. #photography
#photograph #photography #selfie #selfportrait #seniorcitizen #man #beard
Joel Sax shared a #photo with you from the #Flickr app! Check it out:
flic.kr/p/2jnzfHo
Read 5 tweets
At @MountVernon.
DYK: #GWMountVernon is owned & maintained in trust for the people of the US by the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association, a private/non-profit organization.
Join me & help preserve George Washington's home & legacy.
👉MountVernon.org
mountvernon.org/the-estate-gar… Image
Get ready for a #TwitterTour

The mansion is closed due to #Covid19, but perhaps a 📷 or two from the grounds of the home of America’s first president, George Washington, & perhaps the most visited historic home in the USA: Mount Vernon @MountVernon in Virginia.
#StayTuned! ImageImage
Ok... let’s get started.
A #TwitterTour of Mount Vernon #GWMountVernon @MountVernon 🇺🇸 to follow…
Thread. The home of George & Martha Washington & the most popular historic home in America.

Note: The mansion itself is temporarily closed but check out: mountvernon.org/virtualtour Image
Read 86 tweets
ʀᴇᴋᴏᴍᴇɴᴅᴀꜱɪ ʟɪᴘ ᴛʀᴇᴀᴛᴍᴇɴᴛ ʏᴀɴɢ ᴍᴇᴍʙᴜᴀᴛ ʙɪʙɪʀ ʟᴇʙɪʜ ʜᴀʟᴜꜱ, ʟᴇᴍʙᴜᴛ & ʟᴇᴍʙᴀʙ

— ᴀ ᴛʜʀᴇᴀᴅ —
Halooo, aku mau rekomendasi 3 produk lip treatment dalam negeri yang bisa kalian coba buat mengatasi masalah dibibir kalian dalam waktu 7 hari ajaaaaa loh.
Pertama, Magic Lip Exfoliator atau Lipscrub.
Mengandung Sugar scrub yang membantu mengangkat sel kulit mati dibibir, Virgin Coconut oil yang menutrisi, Olive oil yang melembabkan, dan Organic Cocoa Butter yang aromanya bikin pengen dimakan.
Read 7 tweets
Good morning lovelies! It's Saturday morning in Oakland and that means it's time for some baking! I got up early but not early enough, so I'm making brunch and not breakfast. Anyway, let's get started!

Make milk warm enough and lets activate some yeast!

#mariebakes #selfie
After 5 minutes we have bloom so everything else goes in with two cups flour and it all gets mixed up together. Once it's looking like a dough, it's time to add more flour and knead in the bowl until it's dry enough to knead on the counter.

#mariebakes
It's kneading time! I'm adding flour a bit at a time until it feels about right and isn't sticking to the counter. It's about a cup more flour at the end. Eight minutes of kneading later and we give the gluten a little nap for 15 minutes. Make some coffee maybe.

#mariebakes
Read 8 tweets
Just landed in #Thailand & looking forward to speaking at the @AfiForum. At the event? Come say hello. #AFIF2019.
500+ of the world’s leading #investors & #FI will explore investment opportunities to foster inclusive financial markets across #AsiaPacific
afiforum.com
#Davos #WEF19 or here at the Asia Financial Institutions Forum @AfiForum #AFIForum 2019 in #Bangkok: something to ponder this #MLKDay weekend & beyond. #microfinance #accessstocapital #fintech #finance #inequality
Read 20 tweets
The #selfie stick: a military history thread.

Selfie sticks have, of course, been around as long as the wheel. But despite this, their use in the military can only be traced back to the 17th century.
Prince William of Orange bought the fad to England from Europe when he landed at Torbay in 1688. Not one to show off, William always avoided looking directly at his phone. Artist Jan Wyck has beautifully captured William's sideways glance as he struggles to line up the shot.
It was George Washington who started the fashion for looking directly at the camera when he captured the moment of his victory at Trenton in 1777. Enraged that his horse, Blueskin, refused to look at the phone, Washington later returned him to his original owner.
Read 16 tweets
Après des mois à cracher joyeusement dessus, je vais enfin pouvoir tester Mass Effect Andromeda de mes propres mimines.
Du coup thread
On m'a dit que l'humanité avait besoin d'un sauveur, j'ai donc décidé d'envoyer David Pujadas dans l'espace
Ma sœur Marion Cotillard a insisté pour venir avec moi, j'espère qu'il ne lui arrivera rien de fâcheux
Read 39 tweets

Related hashtags

Did Thread Reader help you today?

Support us! We are indie developers!


This site is made by just two indie developers on a laptop doing marketing, support and development! Read more about the story.

Become a Premium Member ($3.00/month or $30.00/year) and get exclusive features!

Become Premium

Too expensive? Make a small donation by buying us coffee ($5) or help with server cost ($10)

Donate via Paypal Become our Patreon

Thank you for your support!