Selfies are such a fad these days that not only youngsters but top film personalities, singers, politician and CEOs are filling the web space with their Selfies every now and then . And we don’t blame you to go with the flow but if your Selfies are missing the Oomph factor and not ripening as many likes and favorites, you might have missed some must know rules on how to click a good selfie.
However, you don’t need to be a professional to click a perfect selfie it is pretty different than clicking someone else’s photograph. Since mostly you are the person ‘on and behind’ the camera while taking a selfie you need to be tricky and creative with the camera. Here are some important points from the good selfie rule book that you should know before you use that front camera to click another selfie.
Get Lens Angle Right:
Blame those annoying selfies with piggy noses and flat faces on the wrong camera angles. Straight or Horizontal camera angle is a big “No No” when you are trying to take a close-up by yourself. Move your smartphone around the check which angle show your best features and captures better light if you are in a hurry try using high angles for more dramatic and feature perfect pictures.
Choose Your Good Side:
The key to click and awesome selfie is to make your good features stand out and who can know you best but you. While clicking a Sefie remember to highlight your good and try to hide you not so fab features. Experiment with side pose, front pose and all that comes in between, keep the camera on for few seconds and move your face around you will know better side when you see it in action.
Capture Your Moods:
Duck face Selfies are all over the place these days but you don’t need to follow the herd. We as humans go thought a lot of emotional turmoil throughout the day and imagine those feelings and try to capture them on the camera. If done right just a bland face with no emotions whatsoever can be the greatest selfie you would ever click. But there is more to it, euphoria, joy, empathy, craziness, anger, fear, sadness are just few examples of the kind of stories just a selfie can tell.
Get Creative Show Off:
A little bit of Drama take a selfie from “ok” to “awesome” and it’s a great way to get your character shine in the frame. Just like crazy green eyes or smoky eyes brings drama in your make highlighting the same can make your selfie more dramatic. If you just bought a pair of earring or sunglasses show them off. Try different angle highlight the stuff that you want to show off while down playing other features and part of the body.
Its not all about Face:
The term Selfie may have become a buzz after the introduction of front facing camera in smartphones but it’s not all about face. A picture of your muddy shoes alone can tell the story of your adventure in the woods just as a scarf buried in the snow can define chilly winter.
Selfie is one of the most pure ways to tell your story and show your creativity to the world, So next time before you click a selfie remember these points and most importantly be yourself because that’s the only way you can have a one of a kind selfie.