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A Melbourne-based business that manufactures handbags that are able to record the selfies of users is set to release a new product called Handbag Selfie Filter.
The company, HandbagSelfie, is a brand of selfie filters that combine the functionality of a selfie stick with the technology of cameras.
HandbagSelfies selfie filters are able not only to capture the selfies but also upload them to the internet, allowing users to view the selfies.
Handbag Selfies founder and CEO, Jason Lee, says he was inspired to start the business after seeing how many selfies were being uploaded to Instagram by people who wanted to share their personal lives.
“We see this trend that people have uploaded their own personal content, and we see a lot of people sharing their personal photos and videos, and that’s really exciting, and I was like, ‘Wow, this is really cool,'” Mr Lee said.
Mr Lee’s goal is to help people share their lives through the use of their selfie stick.
“The idea is to create a tool that’s specifically geared towards people who don’t want to have a camera and that want to be able to be in the moment, but also have the privacy and anonymity of their own selfie stick,” he said.
“So if you’re like me and you’re on a bike, and you want to take a selfie, you can upload it to Instagram and then upload it back to your phone, but if you want a different way of getting to that moment, you don’t have to have the phone.”
Mr Lee said it was hard to quantify how many selfie sticks had been sold in Australia, but that the company had sold around two million since it launched in September.
“There’s a huge number of people who use these tools every day, and they’ve been selling like crazy, and it’s a very big market, but the question is how many of those people are going to be using these tools and then sharing their selfies on social media,” Mr Lee added.
“It’s going to take us a long time to get to that point where we can say, ‘Okay, so what is the most people using these selfie sticks?'”
Mr Lee told News.au the aim was to create tools that would allow people to share what they’re feeling with the world.
“People are looking for the most comfortable and comfortable moments to share, and to do that you need a good tool,” he added.’
A great way to celebrate life’Handbag has been around for more than 20 years, but Mr Lee says the selfie stick has always been the biggest trend.
“I think a lot more people are trying to use this as a way to express themselves, as an outlet for their emotions, and as a great way of celebrating life,” he explained.
“They’re also looking for a way of creating a sense of self and being self-sufficient and taking control of their lives.”
Mr Park, who owns a photography studio, said he wanted to make a product that was specifically geared to selfie stick users.
“This is the product that is going to help them get through the day,” Mr Park said.
“It’s a great tool to take pictures of themselves, to take selfies and upload it on Instagram, and then it’s also a great thing to share with friends.”
Mr Hough, who is also a photographer, said it had been difficult to find a product for selfie sticks that wasn’t gimmicky.
“One of the things that’s not really great about the selfie sticks is that they’re really, really expensive,” Mr Hough said.
Mr Lee hopes his new product will appeal to those looking to give back to society.
“If we can do something that’s a really good product that people can use, then I think it’ll be a great product for people,” Mr J Lee said