A phone on a stick

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Some clever person saw an opportunity in selfies. You have to hand it to them, pardon the feeble pun.

No more worrying about those awkward angles, no more fingers in the corner, no need to ask a stranger to take your photo – just get a selfie-stick. I won’t say anything else lest I succumb to mockery.

The photo is very crap, I know, sorry – midday on top of Table Mountain isn’t the best place or time for photos, but, hey, I saw a stick.

UPDATE 26 December: This sort of jumped out at me today and it’s just too perfect for words.

selfie stick

 

About Francoise Armour

I run a small touring company (Tours du Cap) at the bottom of Africa, to show visitors the beauty and vibrant culture of the country I have lived in since my parents brought me here from France as a child. I enjoy taking photos and wish I had learnt to do it properly. I enjoy writing but don't do enough of it. I enjoy walking in the mountains that surround me and I marvel over the views and the flowers and the amazing rock formations. I have a small, cute, clever, black dog of indeterminable breed, named Vida, who reminds me regularly that walking and getting out is not only for when tourists want it.

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Disclaimer

A note to all accidental visitors:

I am not a photographer and do not claim to have any particular skills whatsoever in that department. I have enormous respect for those who can see the potential in a scene and can create a great photo. Good photography is an art, in my opinion.

I am just a happy snapper, I have no special lenses or accessories, my camera is very simple and it's usually best to leave the setting on auto.

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