In Dallas my garage doubled as a studio. I was setting up a test of my lighting, and I didn’t have anybody to pose. So I set the Canon on a tripod and triggered the photo with the timer. I took a few shots, and posted one of them with an agency.
Then Barbara Jean had an errand for me to run, and it was a couple of hours before I got back to the house. By that time the selfie had already been reviewed and posted by the agency, and somebody had purchased an image:
Never underestimate the potential of an old man with a trumpet.