If you are not living in stone age then you might already be aware of the latest fixation. The craze that has swept the young and the older generation alike. The obsession that is not going to die soon. The whim that is going to stay for a while. Yes, we are talking about none other than the crazy love for selfies. No doubt with all the fascination not only among the millennials but also the likes of Narendra Modi and Barack Obama the trend is going to stay for a while.
The Internet these days are flooded with selfie posts — selfies with the new Rs. 2000 note, with a celebrity, bunch of buddies or with a historic monument as the backdrop. All the duck faces and pouting selfies do needs a mention too.
But getting a perfect selfie is still an art to master for many. There are many who still freak out while capturing selfie or just can’t get it right. If you too are guilty as charged for capturing bad selfies then fear not as we are here to rescue you.
In this article, we share few tips and tricks to rock that perfect selfie to post on your various social media accounts.
– Perfect Lighting –
The most important key to capture gorgeous selfie is perfect lighting. Light plays a vital role in the way the picture turns out. Not just it instantly brightens up the picture but also camouflages any wrinkles or spots in your skin. Below are quick tips that you need to remember while clicking selfies.
Tip 1: Always try capturing the selfie facing a source of light or near a window where you can get ample natural light. You can try moving the phone or change your position and decide what works for you.
Going further closer to the light makes the background dark while a bit away from the window lit highlights the background.
Tip 2: Never capture a selfie with your back to the sun while you are outdoors. The pictures will look like silhouettes or will come out dark.
– Play With Angles –
Taking a picture at the correct angle is another trick. Try capturing selfies with your camera above your head level or align the camera at the level of your eye. Never take selfies with the camera below your shoulder height.
One more interesting thing to remember is that to experiment with your poses. For some of us, one side is more attractive or better than the other side, so if your left profile is better then click the selfie of your left profile or vice versa.
– Choose a Good Background –
Choosing the right background can change how your selfie comes out. It’s good to choose your background wisely while clicking selfies. Monuments, beautiful buildings or natural landscape or seascape are few great examples of good background for selfies.
– Apps for Editing –
It is always good to do a bit of retouch before you post your selfie on any social media sites. We share our top three apps that we are in love with. Theses amazing apps can transform your pictures in a jiffy to a more professional one taken by an experienced photographer.
Snapseed is a great editing tool. It can a bit overwhelming in the beginning, with so many features but once you have your hands on it, it is a cake walk. You can adjust the exposure, contrast, saturation, clarity, add text and do many other cool stuff.
One of my favorite app. It gives you enough room to experiment and play around with various filters and turn your pictures into a masterpiece.
I love this app not just for the filters but for the makeup option. You don’t have to waste your time doing makeup, it takes care of everything…..makeup, contour, correction or highlighting.
– Amazing Camera Phone –
Last but the most important element is a good camera phone.
No matter how good the lighting is or the way you look. The front camera of the phone plays a vital role while capturing a selfie. There are many camera phones that have been launched in the market that claims to be the selfie camera phones, one among them that caught our eye is the new Vivo V5 Selfie Camera. The camera comes with a 20-megapixel front camera ( higher than or closer to few digicams in the market). It also has a Sony IMX376 sensor with f/2.0 aperture, a fixed focus lens, and a selfie flash that helps in taking some gorgeous selfies or say “Moonlight” selfie. The selfie flash is basically a white light that acts as a source of light and illuminates face, unlike the regular flash which makes the background completely dark.
Face Beauty 6.0 Mode is another highlight of the phone and makes your face looks thinner and reduces blemishes. So, if you have been waiting to buy a perfect selfie camera phone – Vivo V5 is awesome.
Hope all the tips & tricks that we’ve shared helps you in taking some splendid Selfies.
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