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8 Tips on How to Take the Perfect Selfies this Season



It's the holiday season and one thing is for certain, pictures! As you travel, visit family and friends or new places, you are most likely going to take one, two or even more selfies.


Selfies became a thing some years back and they are not going anywhere, anytime soon. The thing about selfies though, is that they can easily become boring and you can run out of ways to take interesting selfies.


Below are different ways to make your selfies look even more stunning thus season.

 

Use good Lighting



To elevate your selfie, you need to make sure there is proper lighting. You can use either the sun or ring light or both. Make sure the light is completely focused on your face to cancel shadows.

 

Use an engaging background



Using an engaging background will make your selfie stand out. You can take a selfie just in front of a beautiful artwork, a beautiful environment, a waterfall, or some other interesting background. A beautiful and fun background will add some beauty to your selfie, just be careful to avoid photo bombers.

 

Try Different Angles



The beauty of selfies is in the angles. To make your selfies more fascinating, you should explore various angles and settle for the ones that you like best. You can use either a selfie stick or a tripod to help add more details to your selfies.

 

Smize!


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A sincere smile reaches your eyes! A beautiful smile will light up your selfie immediately. It can be a smile where you show your teeth or keep your lips closed or slightly opened, but make sure your eyes smile first.

 

 

Accessorize!



You just got this accessory you want to show off? You could decide to make your accessory the focus of your selfie, all you need to do is just throw on a nice pair of sunglasses, a colourful hat or beret, and a nice pair of earrings to bring more details to your selfies.

 

Include other people in your selfie



Many people wrongly believe that since selfies ha"self". You should not be selfish with your selfies, instead invite your friends and others to join your selfie. Make funny faces, smile, and express yourselves, so that the pictures will turn out lovely and genuine.

 

Use your hands



Using your hands makes your selfies look interesting. You can place your hand on your chest or touch your cute pendant, make a sign with your hands or block the sun with your hands. It’s also a chic and effortless way to show off your freshly painted fingers, nice rings, bracelet or tattoo.

 

Practice!


Taking awesome selfies does not happen overnight. You need to always practice various expressions at unusual angles using different backgrounds so that you can find the expressions, angles and backgrounds that complement you.  

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