This is the earliest surviving photographic portrait of a person. It is a self portrait of photographer Robert Cornelius (1809-1893). Taken in 1839, it marks the first ever “selfie.”
Don’t you kind of miss the days when you we were all un-self-conscious enough to take unrealistically flattering / ridiculous self portraits to grace our MySpace profiles? Let’s spend this afternoon reliving the good old days. Don’t forget to increase the contrast and brightness!
Because what else are you going to do with a camera phone and toilet seat covers in a bathroom on that long-haul flight?
So here’s something creepy: Upload your portrait and turn it into a moving, talking 3D likeness of yourself. Perfect for those who can’t wait for their robot likeness to arrive in the mail. As a test subject, I’ve tried out a recently submitted photo of Jack. Upload yours and share the link below! Read More ›