All four Beatles gathered on the morning of Friday 8 August 1969 for one of the most famous photo shoots of their career. Photographer Iain Macmillan a freelance photographer and a friend to John Lennon and Yoko Ono, took the famous image that adorned their last-recorded album, Abbey Road. Just before the famous Abbey Road photo was taken, The Beatles were photographed on the sidewalk waiting to cross the street. Iain Macmillan was a freelance photographer and a friend to John Lennon and Yoko Ono. He used a Hasselblad camera with a 50mm wide-angle lens, aperture f22, at 1/500 seconds. Photographer only had 10 minutesRead More →

On the final episode of the recent season of Keeping up With the Kardashians, Kim Kardashian announced that as a wedding gift to Kanye West she made him a book of selfies of herself, not to mention that she had already given him one for his birthday that year. Since then, the reality TV star has decided to publish an entire book of her self-portraits. The book is set to be released in April 2015 and will contain 352 pages filled with selfies. The star noted that the book will contain some racy photos since all girls take pictures of their rear in the mirror.Read More →

The oldest known photographic self-portrait is generally credited as Robert Cornelius‘ daguerreotype (the Library of Congress safely hedges this as “the earliest extant American portrait photo”) made outside his family store back in 1839. It became famous for being the first self portrait or as its commonly now known, a “selfie.”Read More →