Celebrate yourSELF(ie) today! Did you know the first selfie was taken by Robert Cornelius, a photography pioneer, in 1839?
Try these tips for an awesome selfie:
Use natural lighting whenever possible. Can’t get outdoors? Be sure you're facing the light source.
Pose like a pro for full-body shots.
Turn your body ¾ of the way toward the camera
Put one foot in front of the other
One shoulder should be facing the camera
Hold the camera slightly above you and tilt your face toward it.
Skip the “cheese” and go for the “money.” Your face makes a more natural-looking grin when you use that word.
For a group selfie, try to get your friends to stand at different heights and at different distances from the camera. Just don’t let yourself be the closest to the screen!