Not Even the Flash Makes This Woman Aware of Her Accidental Selfie

This is one of those moments that makes every young person groan and slap their forehead, as if to say, “No, Grandma, there’s no film anymore, you can take as many shots as you want”:

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And yet, in this self-evident animated GIF, there is sadness, too: the dramatic irony that we, the laughing audience, want just to reach out and tap her on the shoulder, quietly inform her that she’s doing it wrong and help her out.

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3 responses to “Not Even the Flash Makes This Woman Aware of Her Accidental Selfie”

  1. Rick says:

    Poor woman! one can only wonder what marvelous memory she just thought she was keeping forever.

  2. Helene says:

    What a shame! It must be a significant event she’s shooting because it looks like she tearing up. When I was quite young my father, because he was ill, gave my mom the video camera to shoot my dance recital. She shot the entire thing with the lens cap on. Some how I think this tops that…LOL

  3. Wendy says:

    Film or digital, you’d think as long as she’s been around, she’d realize there’s no such thing as a “left-handed” camera.

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