I rarely put myself in front of the camera because I can be a control freak, and if I've got the camera then I'm in charge. Actually, I also dislike the way I look in pictures. (I'm my worst critic.) This is me grading papers. A not so fun part of a job that I love. I used the auto timer, but still in manual with my P&S. Yea me! 5 days w/out reverting back to auto!