It’s true – I am overall a lover of selfies, but sometimes they can annoy me. So I headed to St. Pete to check out an art exhibit titled, “This is Not a Selfie” at the Museum of Fine Arts. This exhibit featured photographic self-portraits from many different artists. It had some great pieces overall. And the museum decided to include random spaces for voyeurs to take self-portraits. Did I do it? Yes, of course! But then I got rather annoyed, seeing other people spending more time in these sections of the exhibit than on the “true” art! I think I even saw a professional photographer there shooting a woman! Also, I started to hear, “Oh look at this one, so good!” And it was not visitors viewing photography on the wall; it was them looking through their cellphone’s photos.
I then headed down the main drag to the west to visit a great used (and new)