Sorry, I cannot hear you. I’m kinda busy.

This post is lovingly dedicated to the best worst invention of man… the cellphone.

A performer takes photos during Ati-atihan Festival in Kalibo, the Philippines (upper right); Men checking messages at a temple in Bagan, Myanmar (upper right); Monks get busy with their cellphones in Mandalay, Myanmar (lower right) and Kathmandu, Nepal (lower left)

A performer takes photos during Ati-atihan Festival in Kalibo, the Philippines (upper right); Men checking messages at a temple in Bagan, Myanmar (upper right); Monks get busy with their cellphones in Mandalay, Myanmar (lower right) and Kathmandu, Nepal (lower left)

Talking on the phone in Bhaktapur, Nepal (upper right) and checking for messages in Bangkok, Thailand (upper and lower right) and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (lower left).

Talking on the phone in Bhaktapur, Nepal (upper right) and checking for messages in Bangkok, Thailand (upper and lower right) and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (lower left).

Women taking a selfie after building sand chedis during Songkran in Bangkok, Thailand (upper right); Texting in Batu Caves, Malaysia (upper left); Children playing angry birds in Bhaktapur, Nepal (lower right); A young girl playing a game in Mandalay, Myanmar (lower left)

Women taking a selfie after building sand chedis during Songkran in Bangkok, Thailand (upper right); Texting in Batu Caves, Malaysia (upper left); Children playing angry birds in Bhaktapur, Nepal (lower right); A young girl playing a game in Mandalay, Myanmar (lower left)

A mahout talks on his phone while riding an Elephant in Chiang Mai, Thailand (right); A family takes photos of the Taj Mahal using their cellphones in India (upper left); Police officers in Bangkok, Thailand (lower left).

A mahout talks on his phone while riding an Elephant in Chiang Mai, Thailand (right); A family takes photos of the Taj Mahal using their cellphones in India (upper left); Police officers in Bangkok, Thailand (lower left).

The photographer and friends demonstrate two recent phenomenon that has taken over the world: the art of taking selfies and photobombing.

The photographer and friends demonstrate two recent phenomenon that has taken over the world: the art of taking selfies and photobombing.

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