By Joel Heffner on Wed, 02/24/2010
Most people take self-portraits by pointing the camera into a mirror. Not much fun in that.
One photo technique that isn't used very much is ... looking down. Yep. Look at the ground. You'll find some very interesting stuff there ... including your shadow. Shadows make nifty self-portraits. Here's one I made of myself. Try it in different places. The ground texture makes interesting pictures. Since you carry your iPhone all over, you'll have an infinite number of subjects.