Take a selfie under the hundreds of umbrellas that fill the sky in an art installation called Umbrella Sky on Giralda Avenue in Coral Gables. The installation will stay up for two months along Giralda Plaza.(Brynn Anderson / AP)
Get in the water and take a selfie. Fort Lauderdale or any South Florida beach provide a beautiful backdrop for a selfie. Guilherme Moraes (right), a Brazilian living Boca Raton, uses a pole to take a selfie with his brand new GoPro. His friends, Gustavo Mabba (middle) and Iago Vieira (left), were visiting Moraes from Brazil.(Guilherme Moraes / Courtesy)
Or go underwater with your selfie stick.(Guilherme Moraes / Courtesy)
The rooster figurines that dot Miami’s Calle Ocho / SW Eighth Street are popular feathery companions for selfies especially among tourists. These two birds hang outside Casa Juancho Spanish Restaurant.(Johnny Diaz / Sun Sentinel )
Take a selfie before, during or after a Marlins game at Marlins Park. From left to right: Tayler Buslepp, Rachelle Austin, Kennadi Wilson, 7, and Sue Buslepp, take a selfie before the start of the 2018 Opening Day baseball game between the Miami Marlins and the Chicago Cubs at Marlins Park in Little Havana on Thursday, March 29, 2018.(MATIAS J. OCNER / Miami Herald)
The rear of the Perez Art Museum Miami has great views of Biscayne Bay and PortMiami. People visit the area to relax in one of the wooden lounge chairs and to take selfies under the hanging shrubbery.(Aurelio Moreno / El Sentinel)
Miami has been named as one of the most Instagrammed cities, thanks to Wynwood, home to bright, colorful murals. Visitors are often spotted snapping selfies at Wynwood Walls.(Johnny Diaz / Sun Sentinel )
Snap a photo inside a Miami Metro Mover as it centipedes over the Miami River and throughout downtown Miami. You can’t beat the views or the price - it’s free to ride.(ANASTASIA WALSH / Sun Sentinel)
The jetties along Government Cut behind South Pointe Park provide great views and selfie opportunities with the passing cruise ships.(Walter Michot / Miami Herald Staff SoFlaShare)
Pick any of the candy-colored lifeguard stands in Miami Beach for a digital self-portrait.(Leslie Ovalle / Sun Sentinel)
Another lifeguard stand in Miami Beach.(Leslie Ovalle / Sun Sentinel)
Pretty much anywhere at the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens in Delray Beach. Alejandra Trujillo and Avis Torres snapped a selfie with a scenic background.(Marta Mikulan Martin / FPG)
The top of the William Powell Bridge, known locally as the Key Biscayne bridge, provides a great vantage point for selfies with the Miami skyline in the background as shown here.(Johnny Diaz / Staff)
The 110-foot high Cape Florida Lighthouse at Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park in Key Biscayne is also popular for selfies.(WILFREDO LEE / TFW Associated Press)
There are usually lines of sunburned tourists waiting to take a selfie with the Southernmost Point buoy in Key West.(Getty Images / Getty Images)
The towering red 1860 lighthouse overlooking the Jupiter Inlet has been a popular romantic destination and place to take a selfie.(Scott Fisher / Sun Sentinel)
With our rolling waves, white sea walls and lush palm trees, South Florida was made for selfies.
National Selfie Day is June 21, and in that spirit, we gathered several popular spots for tourists and residents to take a digital self portrait. (See the photo gallery above.)
It’s not hard running into folks shooting photos with their smart phones and monopods on any given day in the tropics.
You may have seen people stepping off tourist buses onto Calle Ocho in Miami with their selfie sticks to take photos with the colorful giant rooster figurines found along the Little Havana strip. The gritty but bright murals at Wynwood Walls in Miami are often featured as selfies on Instagram. The city is often listed as one of the most Instagrammed nationally.
And along Fort Lauderdale beach, sunbathers snap photos in and out of the water with their selfie sticks.