Ellen’s Oscar selfie in the making

Ellen's Oscar selfie in the making
I take a lot of photographs while watching television, whether it’s the Olympics, the Academy Awards, or the State of the Union.  I took over a hundred pictures while watching the Oscars on Sunday.  This was my best photograph.

I love how Ellen DeGeneres tapped into the zeitgeist of our time, creating a popular photographic image that plays on our collective narcissism, love of celebrities, and near-universal mania for selfies. More