Professor Has Taken A Selfie Every Day for the Past 30 Years
By Philip Marcelo
(Courtesy of AP Photo/Steven Senne)
Long before they were called selfies, Karl Baden snapped a simple black and white photo of himself. Then he repeated it every day for the next three decades.
Baden’s “Every Day” project officially turns 30 on Thursday and he says he has no intention of stopping. The stark contemplation on mortality and aging has prompted some to dub the Boston College professor the unwitting “father of the selfie.”