Historical Selfies

These were all focused on historical “selfies” right before disasters but you could do the opposite. I was inspired by the horrible and fascinating Selfies at Funerals Tumblr. You might also be appalled/inspired by Rich Kids of Instagram. I really don’t know quite enough about the selfie/hashtag culture to do this really well. The details with hashtags are what make it interesting and you need to do some research to make it work properly. There is work in humor.

Get the Photoshop template here.

George Armstrong Custer Selfie

Cpt. Smith Titanic Selfie

Napoleon Selfie

Rasputin Selfie

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