Nowadays self-timing becomes more and more popular among females. Many women try their best to take themselves beautiful photos with their digital camera but they often fall into disappointment and frustration after several failing experiences. They are either on the way to quitting their favorite hobbies of self-timing or to finding skills to self-time better. In fact, skills for self-timing better do exist. Let’s learn five keys for a perfect self-timing photo with your digital camera to share with your friends on social websites like Facebook and Flicker.
1. Choose a Beautiful and Proper Background
Before you begin your exciting self-timing, you should take consideration for the background of your photo. It should be beautiful and unique in artistic view to enhance the beauty of your self-timing picture. Besides, it should be in concert with the color of your clothes or disposition of you. It can be set on the seaside, grassland but never in your narrow toilet.
2. Design Your Pose Previously
An old saying goes that a good actor comes from well preparation. The same goes with self-timing. You should design your pose before you begin your exciting self-timing with your camera for a perfect photo. What I will mention here is the attentions you should paid to when you design your fantastic poses.
To make you look slimmer, you should shot from the top to down and guarantee that your camera angle is at 45 degrees in your head position and raise your head slightly to look to the camera. To make you look more nature and intellectual, you should shoot from bottom to top by bowing your head and letting the hair covering your face to make it look cuter.
3. Keep a Certain Distance from Your Camera
Don’t close enough to your camera, or you will most likely get an ugly look in your self-timing picture. In fact, to get a better look of your picture and make your face look small and cute in your self-timing photo, you should keep a certain distance from your camera never close enough to it.
4. Don’t Use Your Flash Light
Never use your flash light for it will shadow the photo and make the shadow part of your face look much clearly. The true beauty will be turned into a plain woman with flash light to self-time. If you shoot under poor lighting conditions, you might consider using an external light source by setting background on a white wall or white paper to supple the light.
5. Process Your Self-timing Photo
Last but never the least, after you took your beautiful self-timing photo, you should process it with software like Photoshop or turn it into collages with collage creator like Picture Collage Maker to give you a perfect look in your photo or collage.
Keep the five keys in your mind and start to self-time with your camera according to them; you can easily get your long expecting effect of self-timing photo.