The Photogenic Tricks Every Over-30 Celeb Knows

It's easy to attribute the fact that celebrities seem to always look good in photos to their hair and makeup teams and the racks of designer clothes they encounter on a regular basis, but it's much more than that. Celebrities are photographed so often that it's only natural they've picked up a few tricks along the way—especially the over-30 set.

Many celebrities in their 30s, 40s, 50s, and beyond have been famous for years, which translates to countless red carpets, photo shoots, and, yes, even selfies. It goes without saying that they're photo-taking pros by now. And we've been studying the photos of celebs over age 30 in hopes of finding out exactly what those photogenic tricks are. Our research proved to be fruitful, as there are seven, in particular, that we see again and again, and anyone who takes pictures (i.e. all of us) can learn from them.

From the position that's always flattering to the key to looking less awkward when taking a photograph by yourself, read on to find out which photogenic secrets over-30 celebs swear by.