Photographer Selfie 20-Years
Photo credit: Peta Pixel
Photographer Noah Kalina captured a self portrait every day for the past 20 year, starting on January 11, 2000. This project began long before the concept of a “selfie” became popular, which meant he had to use cameras with flippable viewfinders so he could see himself before snapping each photo. To date, he’s missed just 27 out of 7,305 days, along with a handful of images from August 2003 that were lost in a hard drive crash. Read more for the time-lapse clip.

Kalina more or less kept the same facial expression throughout each image for continuity purposes, even as his face begins to age and the settings where the photo is taken changes. His expressions, paired with the music, show what we all go through in the passage of time and grow older.

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