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How to take great selfies

Taking pictures is great for capturing memories of loved ones. But if you scroll through your camera reel and find more of everyone else and less of you, it’s time to balance it out and take more pictures of yourself.

Capture your new hairstyle or the new make up technique you’ve just learnt. Whether you will post these selfies is totally up to you but keeping them is great for archiving your favourite moments.

Follow these simple tricks on how to take great pictures that will create memories to treasure. With a tap on the screen, all those precious moments can last forever!

How to take great selfies every time

  1. Clean the lens. Wipe your camera’s front lens with a cloth or just the inside of your T-shirt before taking a picture. Dust and lint can make pictures look blurry.
  2. Take your pictures without any filters. This ensures your picture is more crisp. You can always edit your picture as you wish afterwards.
  3. Take photos in well-lit areas. Move around to identify a spot with the best lighting
  4. Try different angles. Learn which angles you like for yourself and which angles you like for group shots, scenery and objects. For selfies, tilt you head up and instead of holding your phone in front of you, hold it to the side for a flawless angle.

How to make better video clips

Once you have perfected the art of taking beautiful selfies, you can make great videos. Follow these rules to take your videos to the next level:

  • Do not cover the microphone.
  • Don’t move too fast – especially from light to dark areas.
  • Turn and tilt your camera slowly in smooth motions.


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Save data by taking your pics and videos on your camera and not on a social media app, like Instagram. Load them once you’re connected to WiFi.

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