Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned style blogger, you know that taking outfit photos is weird. What do you do with your hands, where do you look, does it count as a photobomb if it’s only a squirrel?
After many years, I’ve learned a thing or two and today I’m gonna share my tips and tricks to help you look your best in your next set of pictures!
Don’t pose weird.
Do keep your eyes open.
You can sleep when you’re dead.
Don’t hide behind your hands.
Show off your beautiful face!
Don’t let the cold get to you.
Think of warm thoughts when it’s cold outside to get the most natural expression.
Don’t let the wind win!
Use it as your personal wind machine making you look like a goddess.
Do make sure the camera is in focus.
Never post blurry pics or ones you weren’t ready for. (unless it’s artsy, then it’s cool!)
Do keep your camera remote hidden.
Keep the illusion up that somebody is taking your picture.
Do forcefully stare down strangers watching you.
Silently alert let them that what they’re doing is not ok. Don’t do this while the camera is taking your picture.
Don’t look like you’re gonna murder someone.
Try to look relaxed and happy.
Don’t adjust your clothing while the camera is on.
Wait between shots to beautify yourself.
Don’t burp while taking a picture.
It just ain’t classy.
Do take precautions to protect yourself from bugs, weather, and the elements.
But don’t do it in a way that distracts from your outfit.
Do keep your hands and feet inside the photo.
(again, the only exception is if it’s in the name of being artsy.)
Don’t work with dramatic accessories.
They will try to steal your spotlight.
Don’t pose like this. Ever.
The I’m-pooping-in-nature look doesn’t look good on anybody.
What golden rules you follow when taking outfit pictures?