Self portraits, becoming a subject of art dates to the very begining of history of arts. Leaving a part of its own, making owns appearance immortal always become one of the most popular issues in arts and it hasn't changed much after the invention of photography. Many of the first photographers has created works of self portrait. When it comes to the modern art there are many photographers whose main theme are self portraits. After the invention of digital photography and becoming a part of cell phones, self portraits keeps their popularity as a shooting style with artistic and non artistic concerns. The inclusion of social media into our lives has created many concepts in our lives and transformed most of the old concepts. Self Portrait has been affected by this transformation and becomes "selfie" as a new concept and it has been added to Oxford Dictionary as a new term. The aim of this study is analyzing the transforming effect of social media networks and digital consuming culture over the change of self portrait through the selfie.
Keywords:. Photography, social media, self portrait, selfie.