Vice President Joe Biden, right, and Rep. Michael Doyle, D-Pa., take a selfie on the tarmac as Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., stands at left before President Barack Obama arrives on Air Force One at the 171st Air Refueling Wing at the Pennsylvania Air National Guard base, Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Coraopolis, Pa. Obama and Biden were en route to the Community College of Allegheny County West Hills Center in Oakdale, Pa., to speak about the importance of jobs-driven skills training in a 21st Century economy. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Pope Francis poses for a selfie photo with a girl during a meeting in the Paul VI hall at the Vatican on May 31,2014. A special train will arrive inside the Vatican City State carrying 500 children from poor neighbourhoods of Rome and Naples for a meeting with Pope Francis. The children all hail from poor areas of the cities of Naples or Rome where many kids risk dropping out of school at an early age. AFP PHOTO / VINCENZO PINTO (Photo credit should read VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)
VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - FEBRUARY 22: Archbishop of Boston Cardinal Sean O'Malley poses for a selfie pictures with a priest as he leaves St Peter's Basilica after attending the Consistory on February 22, 2014 in Vatican City, Vatican. 19 new cardinals have been created in a ceremony in the Vatican. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)
But other times, it's about the background. Take a look at these guys who took their photos to some exciting new heights...literally. Lee Thompson climbed up to the top of Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio De Janeiro...which stand on top of Corcovado mountain more than 2,300 feet above the city.
And this kid -Kirill Oreshkin who has a knack for snapping pics in places that'll make you nauseous.