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Take Self-Portraits, Not Selfies

With all of the flattering filters on Instagram, you can produce a lot of amazing images, including self-portraits. How does Martin Reisch (known as safesolvent to almost 38,000 followers) manage to appear in his Instagram photos? With the help of some simple tools, of course.

"I'm fascinated with the idea of being as far away in the shot as I can. This takes a combination of using Camera+'s 30-second timer delay, composing the shot, and then running at top speed to reach my mark. A tool that I have to say changed the way I shoot is my GorillaPod for iPhone, which lets me attach my phone to trees, ledges, and just about anything I can imagine."