TO SELFIE STICK, OR NOT TO SELFIE STICK
I’m going to come clean. I used to DESPISE selfie sticks. I thought people who used them were just too touristy. I didn’t want to be “one of THOSE people.” Maybe I was just too hipster for a selfie stick. Then I actually got one, and I LOVE IT! Perhaps I should have went with my usual motto of don’t knock it until you try it because I’m now a selfie stick master.
In fact, I use my selfie stick quite frequently, particularly being a travel blogger. The truth is, you can get some pretty amazing angles with selfie sticks that you can’t get with a regular camera and they really help to prop your camera up when you’re alone.
But Bobbi, what if I’m not a travel blogger and just want to use it for fun?! Well, I’d STILL recommend you get one. If it makes you happy and it’s fun for you, then by all means, GO FOR IT!
Look at the video I took of Las Vegas below. I would never have been able to get that with a regular camera! Oh, and don’t forget to keep on strolling for my selfie stick tips!
A little glimpse into Vegas with my new selfie stick I got at ASW! (yes I'm one of THOSE people now) Don't worry… They dont play country all the time! Haha. I must have been near Toby's.. This is going to be a new year of video for me.#vegas #lasvegas #glimpse #travel #video #vegastrip #vegastravel #vivalasvegas #vegasbaby #traveller #travelblog #bloglife #travelfreak #govegas #vegasstrip #strip #gypsylife #traveltheworld #travelmore #traveltv #travelvlogger #vlogger #travelvideo #vlogging
Or this video of hiking in Arizona below…
Get a glimpse of hiking Camelback mountain in Arizona! Not quite Oregon scenery but it's FEBRUARY and 75! Beautiful Phoenician golf course below. #hiking #golfersparadise #videofun #vlogger #azlife #azlove #video #vlogginglife #arizona #arizonaliving #travel #travelvlog #travelblog #traveltheworld #travelawesome #hikeeverydamnday #hikerslife #travelogues #traveladdict #arizonawinter #videosofinstagram
I’ve become a believer! So if you’re in doubt, I can tell you that you should give it a whirl. Just make sure you adhere to proper selfie stick etiquette and don’t be dweeb about it. They’ve already been banned at Disneyland because of those fools! If you abide by my no-nonsense selfie stick tips, I’m sure you’ll be fine!
- Don’t jam your selfie stick in people’s faces when in a crowded area
- Don’t use your selfie stick as a weapon (well unless you’re in danger)
- Don’t use the selfie stick unless you really need it
- DO try and make sure your actual selfie stick is out of the picture if possible
- DO use your selfie stick when in a group and nobody’s arms are long enough!
- DO use the selfie stick for an amazing birds eye view!
Do you use a selfie stick? Why or why not?
What better way to master your selfie stick tips and photography than by entering my contest to win one?! And hey, if it’s your first time here, why not check out one of my most popular posts like 5 inspirational reasons to travel now
*RULES, TERMS & CONDITIONS: Selfie stick up for grabs is the one pictured. It is black and has a WordPress Engine logo embedded on it. Contest open to residents of the US ONLY who have, or can quickly make, a Paypal account to transfer the cash there!