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101 Ways to Take a Self-Portrait!

There are lots of self-portrait shooting methods, and in my article I will tell you about some of them.

Method number 16: Mirror shots
The only thing you have to do is to find a mirror. It doesn’t matter where it’s actually located, in your bathroom, in your car or somewhere outside on the street. The main point is, it has to match your requirements, because you’re not only taking a picture of yourself, but capturing your beloved camera as well. Don’t forget to turn the flash off – however, this point is not necessary.

Method number 28: Stretch out your hand!
One of the easiest ways is simply point and shoot! Just stretch out your hand and – snap! – the picture’s ready. What can be easier? If you want to use this method, it will be much better if your camera’s lens are wide enough.
The Fisheye or La Sardina is a perfect choice.

Method number 54: Catching water reflections
Another great way to take a self-portrait? Find a nice puddle and capture your reflection! You will get excellent results if you take this kind of self-shots on a sunny day.

Method number № 83: Capturing shadows
If you’re too shy to show yourself to the world, but you really want to have your very own self-portrait, this method is for you! Simply take a picture of your own shadow!

Don’t hesitate – try, experiment, and you will surely succeed!

written by zakuson and translated by azikad


  1. robotto_dawad


    nice article :)

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  2. segata


    Nice article, I think the only self portrait I've taken may acctually just be the inside of my nose as I was checking my lubitels shutter as it was already loaded when I got it

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  3. mfoeme


    Very nice thanks!

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