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Michelle Smyth

Founder & CEO, PayYourSelfie, Inc. in Chicago

On Selfies

PRESENTED ON SEP 19, 2018
IN CHICAGO @ VOL 47

Michelle Smyth's Dad has been taking selfies for 45 years.  It's contagious.

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BY ROSEMARY BAIRD
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BY JARED THIELE
@ VOL 6 ON OCT 19, 2015

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BY JUSTIN REID
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BY BERNADETTE VONG
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Accomplished photographer Bernadette Vong talks about the concept of selfies – from its beginnings in the 19th century as a way of self branding to the fast-paced way that we use it today.

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How Not to Look Awful in Photos

BY JEMIMA WILLCOX
@ VOL 11 ON SEP 05, 2017

Jemima Willcox provides some really simple tricks and tips on when taking a great image of yourself. She goes through a journey of awful stock photography of people getting their images dreadfully wrong and how you can avoid these mistakes. It’s all to do with the right angle, the perfect lighting and finding your best side. With over 282 million selfies out there Jemima doesn’t want you to be the person who looks bad when there’s some easy solutions to follow for a great photo every time.

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BY PHIL GAYTER
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Phil Gayter reflects on his work as a painter and aligning this with business practice.

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Selfie Life: A Love Letter

BY KATE GARDINER
@ VOL 10 ON MAR 27, 2017

Think “selfies” are the lowest form of expression in our increasingly digital world? We promise you’ll think differently after hearing local photographer Kate Gardiner's talk on why everyone (including you) should be taking them.