Alli Simpson's Expert Selfie Tips To Inspire You On National Selfie Day
Girl knows how to work her angles.
Guys, we've got something to tell you, but first, let us take a selfie ...
Okay we're back. #ICYMI it's National Selfie Day on June 21 and it's kind of a big deal. So much so that we turned to the gorgeous Alli Simpson for her advice on perfecting the art of the selfie.
The Aussie singer and selfie queen -- have you seen her Insta game? -- was kind enough to share her tips and tricks to nailing this unique branch of photography.
Here's what we learned. You're welcome.
Tip One - Get Snap Happy
The more photos the better in Alli's opinion. Why? It gives you a better chance of getting what she calls the "GOLDEN SHOT." And don't forget that the 'perfect' selfie you see on Instagram is the result of hundreds that didn't make the cut.
Tip Two - Look Sharp
"Pay attention to your surroundings," advises Alli. We've all seen a potentially great shot ruined by whatever chaos is happening in the background. Keep your backdrop interesting or really plain is Alli's motto. Oh, and avoid toilets!
Tip Three - Know Thy Best Angles
Move your body and your phone around to capture yourself from the best angle. "It really makes a difference,' Alli told ten daily. The proof is in the selfie, we say.
Tip Four - Shine On
It's all about "lighting, lighting, lighting" for the 20-year-old pop star. "Natural light is always best, and sunrise and sunset are usually the most flattering."
Tip Five - Keep Cool
Alli's final bit of wisdom? "Switch it up and don’t try to hard! Having fun with it is key," the 'Richer' singer says. We'll follow her tips to the letter if it means our selfies turn out even half as well as hers.
On a selfie roll? Here are even more tips we picked up from our fave celebs.
Live your truth
Repeat after Hilary: filter, filter, filter
Not that she needs it TBH.
Wear leopard print
Lots of leopard print. And werk that dramatic lens flare.
Grab a Spice Girl
At least one.
Or just be David Beckham.
We'll do our best, Mindy.
Believe in your god-given selfie talent
Keep your peepers open!
Or closed, you do you Sam.
Smile. Pout. Wink. Repeat.
Go high with your angles
And never let a little rain get in the way of a perfect selfie.
When in doubt, POUT
Cute animals means bonus selfie points
We don't make the rules, we just follow them.
Feature image: Instagram/@allisimpson