Selfies have taken the world by storm and love it or hate it – they seem to be here to stay. So if you’re not already a selfie pro, it’s time to get out your smartphone (or camera if you want to go old school) and master your self-portrait. Take a look at our five simple tips below to learn the subtle art of the selfie.

Good luck and happy selfie-ing!

1. Do a background check

Make sure there’s not a dirty bathroom behind your smiling face! Check out your background before you snap your selfie for an overall perfect pic.

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2. Don’t take yourself too seriously

The best selfies show off your fun side. So make some crazy faces, laugh and get a bit silly. We guarantee your pic will get some serious ‘likes’!

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3. Edit it

Unless you want in on the #nofilter trend, feel free to use some photo effects! Easily add filters to your pics with apps like Instagram or Pixlr-o-matic.

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4. Get together

Turn your selfie into a groupfie and show off your social side! Recruit a few friends to be in your photo to make a fun and memorable group pic.

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5. Snap, snap and snap some more

Don’t expect to get a flawless selfie on the first try (unless you’re just photogenic). To get the perfect selfie, try out different faces, poses and angles to see what works best for you.

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Mastered your selfie? Create one of our new portrait M photo books with all your awesome pics and turn your snapshots into a memento you can hold onto!

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