The Photogenic Selfie Trick Insiders Know About

Photo: Collage Vintage

Your Instagram feed is probably flooded with selfies—those off-the-cuff photos taken with an iPhone that offer an of-the-moment glimpse into someone’s day. The photo phenomenon has grown in popularity ever since phones have had cameras, and social media has given us a place to share them. But if you’ve even tried shooting one yourself, you might realize that there’s a certain art to pulling one off. All things have to be considered in choreographing the shot—choosing flattering lighting, the angle you’re holding your phone, and even the particular head tilt that’s most flattering.

But what really makes a selfie truly great? To find out some insider tips, I consulted Who What Wear’s very own editors to find out the tricks they employ to take a selfie that makes it onto their feeds. Here, they’re sharing their top selfie secrets to take the perfect one every time—and I even threw in mine for good measure.