In this Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015 photo, Rasul Alekberov holds a selfie stick next to his friend Gudrat Aghayev both tourists from Republic of Azerbaijan while they take a selfie in front of "Burj Khalifa", world's tallest tower in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Selfie sticks have become popular among tourists because you don’t have to ask strangers to take your picture, and you can capture a wide view in a selfie without showing your arm. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
In this Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015 photo, Rasul Alekberov holds a selfie stick next to his friend Gudrat Aghayev both tourists from Republic of Azerbaijan while they take a selfie in front of "Burj Khalifa", world's tallest tower in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Selfie sticks have become popular among tourists because you don’t have to ask strangers to take your picture, and you can capture a wide view in a selfie without showing your arm. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili) Kamran Jebreili AP
In this Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015 photo, Rasul Alekberov holds a selfie stick next to his friend Gudrat Aghayev both tourists from Republic of Azerbaijan while they take a selfie in front of "Burj Khalifa", world's tallest tower in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Selfie sticks have become popular among tourists because you don’t have to ask strangers to take your picture, and you can capture a wide view in a selfie without showing your arm. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili) Kamran Jebreili AP

Selfie sticks help tourists take their own vacation photos

February 14, 2015 06:00 AM