101 Extraordinary Self-Portrait Ideas to Spice Up Your Facebook Profile


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Do you feel uninspired? Have no models or interesting subjects available? You are the best model and photographer at the same time! You can always take a picture of yourself. A self-portrait has been a popular form of expression since man first saw his own reflection.

When you are your own model, everything is up to you – posing, lighting, composition and equipment. Of course, to take a good self-portrait you’ll definitely need a tripod to secure your camera. You will also need to set a self-timer on your camera or get yourself a remote shutter. If you want to take a series of photos while you do your certain acts, set your camera to continuous shooting mode. Then you can choose the ones you like best and delete the rest.

Here I have collected 101 amazing self-portraits to bump up your creativity (and to inspire you to take your own and finally change your Facebook profile picture). Every picture shows how different and extraordinary every individual is. There is a range of different kinds of photos – from shy photos made ​​with the help of a mirror to amazing soul-searching portraiture. All these models-photographers transform themselves lots of times to produce exceptional self-portraits. You can work yourself into crazy poses, convey all kinds of emotions, dress up or dress down and do whatever you want. Don’t be afraid to experiment on yourself and create something really new.

1. Zheleznova-J

2. Veronika STrambini

3. Xeni Po

4. Catherine Volkova

5. Philipp Franceschini

6. Greta Tuckute

7. Olga Gabsattarova

8. Fabrizio R.

9. Robert Maschke

10. Guillermo Carballa

11. Ira Chernova

12. Regayip

13. Danielle Hughson

14. Lara Jade

15. Bernt Carlzon

16. Kate Toluzakova

17. Sabine Metz

18. Invisible Cirkus

19. Andres Thor

20. Yana Pace

21. Yana Pace

22. Andrew Studebaker

23. Bexe

24. Alexander Kan

25. Julia Caban

26. Jacqui van Grootel

27. Anna Shakina

28. Paul Snyder

29. Cristina Otero

30. Anastasia Fursova

31. Zhang Jingna

32. Nick Weinrauch

33. Alex Stoddard

34. Enzo Farina

35. Olga Martzoukou

36. Jen Tse

37. Lauren Bates

38. Lauren Bates

39. Sonya Khegay

40. Farzaneh Rezaie

41. Gusto

42. Lex Wilson

43. Devid Camerlynck

44. Blake Herman

45. Ilona Joy

46. Felicia

47. Linedanser

48. Paul Stevenson

49. Kyle Thompson

50. Marina Sivakova

51. Halaquinn-arcadias

52. Mathias Alilstock

53. Aimee Ketsdever

54. Ismael Salmeron

55. Carlo Bonini

56. Geta Bagheta

57. Calle Hoglund

58. Allan Roney

59. Kate Toluzakova

60. Atte Tanner

61. Maria Sanz Leon

62. Anna Donlan

63. Richard Backer

64. Laura Karoline

65. Joy Butler

66. Eudald

67. Atremis

68. Kailey Thompson

69. Stephen Crutchfield

70. Abigail Harenberg

71. Chris Cove

72. Simon Withyman

73. Morela Viridis

74. Stellar

75. Josefine Jonsson

76. Polina Rabtseva

77. Garrett Hauenstein

78. Brooke Shaden

79. Tamar Burduli

80. Carmen Moreno

81. Ilona Rubinshtain

82. Rebekah W

83. Shawn Van Daele

84. Irina Vorotyntseva

85. Anan Mohamad Amri Adanan

86. Ellens Angelica G.

87. Jon DeBoer

88. Riley Alexandra

89. Patty Maher

90. Lizzy Gadd

91. Tasha Marie

92. Ilaria Tranquillo

93. Fabio Iacomino

94. Lizzy Gadd

95. Sus Blanco

96. Desiree Delgado

97. Alex Beadon

98. Kamila Gornia

99. Emma Katka

100. Anna Pruzhevskaya

101. Julia Davila

Now is Your Turn

My showcase is over and now it’s your turn to take a self-portrait picture. It’s the best time to drag out your camera, set up a timer and become the main subject of your next masterpiece. If you have some pretty neat self-portraits that you’ve taken, don’t hesitate to share it with curious Photodoto audience in the comment field.

Nancy Young

Nancy Young is an ambitious and extraordinary writer. She writes a lot of inspirational articles on photography and web design. Nancy Young reads tons of books and travels a lot in her spare time. You can follow her on Pinterest.
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