The Phoneographer Explores: Selfies


In the run up to Christmas a simple project that I began in 2010 managed to catch the attention of the media, from New York to New Zealand.

It was a simple experiment that I started in Gothenburg, Sweden as I attempted to travel by train from the Arctic to the Equator (Narvik, Norway to Singapore).  The objective was to talk a photo of myself each day at 3pm with the background changing as I made my way across the globe.

This all started long before the term ‘Selfie’ was coined and it was a result of this explosion in ‘Selfies’ that the media decided to take an interest in something not really interesting in any way.  However, for those that are interested, here is where each of the images that made it into the media was captured:

 

 

Pyramids of Giza, Egypt Pyramids of Giza, Egypt

Terracotta Warriors, Xi’an, China Terracotta Warriors, Xi’an, China

Stag Party in Ibiza Stag Party in Ibiza

Sri Lanka The Mountains of Sri Lanka

Seaplane in the Maldives Seaplane in the Maldives

Sailing in HaLong Bay, Vietnam Sailing in HaLong Bay, Vietnam

Trans Siberian Trans Siberian

IceHotel IceHotel, Sweden

Commutating between Caribbean Islands by boat Commuting between Caribbean Islands by boat

VietNam - Another bus Another Bum in my face VietNam – Another bus Another Bum in my face

Gullfoss Waterfall, Iceland Gullfoss Waterfall, Iceland

WP_20130614_003 Writing my book in the Library, Dublin

Beach in Dublin Beach in Dublin

Tunisia Tunisia

Chichen Itza, Mexico Chichen Itza, Mexico

241220102040 Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland  on the Winter Solstice

Ankor Wat, Cambodia Ankor Wat, Cambodia

Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster, Ukraine Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster, Ukraine

Naadam, ‘The Nomad Olympics’ Naadam, ‘The Nomad Olympics’ Mongolia

off Roatan Island, in a Submarine Off Roatan Island, in a Submarine

20112010651 Jerusalem

25122011038 Denmark… I think…?