Reinventing the selfie

"I enjoy re-imagining the concept of a 'self-potrait' and this idea stood out as one that would definitely get people wondering how I took the photo," said photographer Ari Fararooy.

We here at Socalmoments wondered how he did as well. Turns out, while Fararooy is in the shot, he is controlling his GoPro Hero 3+ with a Phantom DJI Quadcopter behind his back.

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