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35 Unique Self-Portraits

from Pop-Up Business Cards to Self-Drawing Machines

— September 21, 2009 — Art & Design
People have been capturing portraits since the earliest days of man, but the evolution of the self-portrait has come along way since prehistoric cave paintings based on reflections in water. This cluster examines some of the most unique self-portraits we’ve featured on Trend Hunter, ranging from self-kiss portraits to pop-up business cards.

Implications - Self portraiture is the ultimate when it comes to the concept of individualization. Customers are constantly exploring their inner selves and businesses that aid them in this quest or allow them to identify with their brand as a part of their desired culture will do well in the marketplace. The pursuit of the individual will lead to many more personalized products in the future.
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Robotic Self-Representations
Robotic Self-Representations
Self-Portrait Machine Draws You, For You, Using You
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Self-Portrait Cameras
Self-Portrait Cameras
Samsung ST500 & ST550's Front Screen Makes Self-Shots Simple
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Fleetography
Fleetography
'Running Fools' Photo Series Masters the Art of the Auto-Timer
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Lipstick Drawn Self-Portraits
Lipstick Drawn Self-Portraits
Kate Moss' Art Could Fetch $70,000
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Glass-Walled Self-Portraits
Glass-Walled Self-Portraits
Shawna X's 'Phases' is a Study in Smeared Seduction
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Pirate Self Portrait
Pirate Self Portrait
Eye Patch & Parrot Mirror
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Drawing Machines
Drawing Machines
The Self-Portrait Machine Transfers Pictures into Drawings
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High Contrastography
High Contrastography
Kimiko Yoshida Paints Herself Black for Eerie Self Portraits
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110,664 KM Self Portraits
110,664 KM Self Portraits
GPS & DHL Art is World's Biggest Drawing
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Illuminated Self-Portraits
Illuminated Self-Portraits
"Light" by Levi van Veluw
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Time Travel Photography
Time Travel Photography
Chino Otsuka's 'Imagine Finding Me' Double Self-Portraits
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Moving Sleep Photos
Moving Sleep Photos
Claire Sloan's Sleep For Days Project is of a 6 Hour Exposure of Bed Activity
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Personal Time Lapse Aging
Personal Time Lapse Aging
Dan Hanna's 17 Year Evolution
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Snow Body Prints
Snow Body Prints
Lean Into Parked Cars for These DIY 3D Self-Portraits
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Flashed Faces
Flashed Faces
Oats & Sparkle Self-Portraits Use Camera Flashes as ‘God's Given Light'
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Trashtography Self-Portraits
Trashtography Self-Portraits
Artist's Giant Collage is Comprised of Everything He Threw Out for 36
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Illusory Self-Portraits
Illusory Self-Portraits
Danny Roberts' Eye-Catching Photography and Paintings
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Psychedelic Portraits
Psychedelic Portraits
Gonzalo Bernard Makes Eerie Black & White Self Images
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Landscape Self Portraits
Landscape Self Portraits
Art by Levi van Veluw
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Global Marital Self-Portraits
Global Marital Self-Portraits
Kimiko Yoshida Dresses As Brides of Different Cultures
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Faces as Artistic Objects
Faces as Artistic Objects
“BallPoints” by Levi van Veluw
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Modern Mirror Canvases
Modern Mirror Canvases
'Self-Portraits by Contemporary Urban Artists' Exhibition
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Self-Exploratory Art
Self-Exploratory Art
Tatiana Parcero's ‘Cartographies' Series Uses Ancient Maps
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Naughty Self-Portraits
Naughty Self-Portraits
FYEO's 'Christmas Cracker' Photo Shoot
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One-Woman Photo Studios
One-Woman Photo Studios
The Self-Portraits of Miss Aniela
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Psycho Self-Portraits
Psycho Self-Portraits
Nicholas Thigpen's Unusual Photography Exemplifies Eccentric
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Artsy Bathroom Projects
Artsy Bathroom Projects
The Naughty ‘Toilet Project' By Kimi Wylde Takes Place in the
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Self-Photoshopping
Self-Photoshopping
Pierre Beteille Digitally Modifies His Own Portraits
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Defying Ageism
Defying Ageism
Erwin Olaf Shows Us His Different Looks at '50 Years Old'
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Bunny-Head Fashion
Bunny-Head Fashion
Surreal Self-Portrait Photography With Giant Rabbit Heads
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Suspended Self-Portraits
Suspended Self-Portraits
Obscure Specializes in Body Mod Photography
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Pop-Up Business Cards
Pop-Up Business Cards
Clifton Alexander's 3D Creation Features a Pop-Up Self-Portrait
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Surreal Self Portraits
Surreal Self Portraits
Elene Usdin Makes Freaky Photos With Peculiar Props
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5,000 KM Beard Growth
5,000 KM Beard Growth
Christoph Rehage Grows ‘Mighty Long Beard' on Trek Across China
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Self-Kissing Exhibits
Self-Kissing Exhibits
The Hottest Way to Take Your Self Portrait
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