It's not easy taking photos of yourself, but it's a really great way to connect with people and show them who you are. So when someone who has over 500,000 online followers tells you her secrets to looking great in selfies, it's a great opportunity to learn.
When I first started trying to build my profile online, I never posted any photos of myself. I was too embarrassed; too self-conscious; too afraid of comments people might make; and too absorbed in how I looked. But it soon became apparent to me that almost all the really successful photographers and artists I followed were very open in showing themselves and their lives to followers.
I soon realized that they did it to connect with people. I followed them because I felt like I knew them and they were personable and I liked getting insights into their lives and their thought processes behind their work. It wasn't just their work that I admired, it was them as people too. Think about all the people you closely follow; I bet they are open with themselves too, right?
But there are ways to make yourself look good in photos. And there are some trade secrets that the top people out there follow religiously. Sorelle Amore has almost 400,000 subscribers on YouTube and almost 200,000 followers on Instagram. In this video she shares eight secrets she uses to make herself look really good in selfies. And the great thing is, the tips are applicable to anyone.