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Before that selfie made it to the ‘gram, chances are it would have gone through countless takes, poses, angles, and whatnot. After all—taking a selfie is serious business, right? Follow these six hacks sworn by some of the top celebrities that will make taking a selfie an easy breeze.
Natural lighting is key
This is probably no surprise, but really, lighting is everything. Soft, indirect light works best to accentuate your facial features while direct light removes unwanted shadows from your face. Keep your lighting at eye-level and face the light to make sure that the light is going towards your nose. Angle your camera slightly downwards, then snap for that flattering selfie.
Pro-tip: Avoid small bulbs! The bigger the surface of the light source, the better.
Angle, angle, angle
Taking a photo from above often works best. Experiments with the different angles of your face and find the one that works best. Before whipping out your camera, try practicing in front of a mirror first. It sounds silly but it helps.
Duo selfies are the new selfies
We all know pinning down the solo selfie that will make it to that feed can take hours (and hours). The solution? Tag a selfie buddy! Having two (or more) friends in a photo is always a good idea.
Mirror selfies all day
Don’t underestimate the power of a good mirror selfie. The secret? Look at your camera and not the mirror—this lessens an awkward-looking smile or that off-looking pose. Try to put on a smirk or a fiercer pose for a cooler vibe.
A selfie-built camera goes a long, long way
I mean, what’s the use of a good selfie if your camera takes bad photos? It’s a total lifesaver that there is such a thing as cameras built for selfies—and that’s where the Honor 10 Lite steals the spotlight. Beaming with a 24-Megapixel front camera coupled with Artificial Intelligence, expect an IG-ready photo in just one snap!
Envision superior selfie experience in both day and night lighting—that’s exactly what this holy grail device offers. And forget about going through forever just to get that perfect filter! With 8 selfie scenarios that optimize the background for that studio-level effect, you’ll feel like a pro in style with the Honor 10 Lite.
Now it does take some tries before you get the selfie you really want but hey, practice makes perfect. With these hacks in your pocket, you’re sure to have that new selfie addition to your feed in no time. Now grab that camera and snap, snap, snap!
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