Taking selfies as easy as going to the mall



LIMA – In this – the age of selfies, you might expect someone to come up with this idea.

The Lima Mall hosted “Selfie University” in the mall.

They settled next to American Eagle in the former Victoria’s Secret location.

This is where you can take your photographic imagination to a whole new level with various backgrounds, professional-grade studio lighting, and accessories for your selfie to rock Instagram, TikTock, or Facebook.

You can choose a Christmas scene, with a decorated tree and a fireplace, a laundry backdrop, a punching bag scene with the phrase “Knock You Out” in the background. There’s even a presidential-looking podium where you can pretend you’re someone pretty important. There is also a selfie you can take in the “Fashion Jail”, complete with iron bars.

The Lima Mall hosted a preview for the media and others on Wednesday evening.

The store itself opens to the public at 4 p.m. Thursday with a ribbon cutting scheduled for 4 p.m. Friday.

“Our goal is to revolutionize the photography industry by creating an experience that makes your photo fun, exciting and memorable,” said Brad Gossard, founding member of Selfie University, in a prepared press release.

One of the founding members of Selfie University is Austin Loper from Bluffton.

“It’s a hometown community,” Loper said. “We wanted to come back to Lima to try to revitalize the city and bring energy, life and bring back memories and momentum to the city, especially here in the mall, because it feels like it’s is kind of dying. ”

The mall managers are happy to welcome the business to the mall.

“The creativity and uniqueness of Selfie University is unmatched in Lima or the surrounding area,” said Chris Garlock, general manager of Lima Mall, in a press release. “We can’t wait to see the photos and the fun that is sure to come out of Selfie University.”

Selfie University’s opening hours are 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, noon to 8 p.m. Saturday, and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday.

People are urged to purchase their tickets in advance at https://www.selfieu.com/lima-ohio-selfie-university

Walk-in people are welcome, but their admission cannot be guaranteed if they try to book a session at the same time as the scheduled reservations.

General admission is $ 20 per hour. VIP access is $ 29 per hour. Children 14 and under enter for $ 14 an hour.

Selfie University is also available for private events depending on the length of the occasion.

Selfie University opens this week in the Lima Mall.

There are seasonal sets that people can use to take photos at Selfie University in Lima Mall.

Selfie University in the Lima Mall offers a variety of settings, including this one with a podium and American flags.

Creative and visual sets like this one at Selfie University are sure to knock you out.

Wearing white after Labor Day could land you in the Selfie College Fashion Prison in Lima Mall.

Contact Sam Shriver at 567-242-0409.



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