How To Take The Perfect Selfie Photo

#Selfie, that is one of the most common hashtags used in Twitter, Instagram, and other social media platforms. People are taking selfies everywhere, even President Obama took a lot of selfie on different occasions and do you remember how Ellen took a selfie with an all star cast at the Oscar to set the Twitter record for the most retweet.


Ellen’s Selfie With Stars at The 2014 Oscar

How do you take the perfect selfie? Some people with longer hands and fingers are gifted to take perfect selfies, but for us, the ordinary people, we need help from several devices and app to create the perfect selfie. With the help of few selfie accessories, people can take a perfect selfie.

1. The Selfie Stick

Selfie Stick
Selfie Stick


Hand Held Extendable Selfie Monopod Rod Stick for Digital Camera is first thing you need. With this monopod, you can extend your camera or smart phone, so you can include more area in the frame, this can include more people (friends and family) or the background (famous places). Just install the camera to the monopod, set the frame, set the timer, and there you go, you got yourself a perfect selfie.

2. The Smartphone Adapter

Smarphone Tripod Adapter
Smarphone Tripod Adapter


Most monopod are designed with a universal screw for a regular camera, so if you want to use your front facing camera on your smartphone to take your selfie, you need get an adapter for your smarphone to use the monopod. By combining this adapter and the selfie stick, you can use you smartphone to take the perfect selfie.

3. The Blink App


This app is called BlickCam, this will help you take picture by blinking. The app will recognize your blink and it will initiate the camera to take picture. It is much better than the build in timer, because you can set the frame then blink to start taking picture. So no more rushing to take picture because the timer is ticking down.

4. iPhone Camera Remote Shutter Release

iPhone Camera Remote Shutter Release
iPhone Camera Remote Shutter Release

This forth accessories is the replacement for the BlinkCam, if you don’t want to use BlinkCam App and want to do it manually to have control, this item is for you. There is a wired remote that you plugin to the 3.5mm stereo jack and you just need to press the remote button to take a picture. It is that simple.

I am sure, these four accessories will help you taking better selfie photos, but no matter what, you will still take selfie. I hope this tips are useful. Happy Selfie! #selfie

By Aria




One thought on “How To Take The Perfect Selfie Photo

  1. Frank W May 9, 2014 / 12:23 am

    I agree, creating a best selfie is not easy. Thanks for the guide.


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