Celebrity selfie tips: how to perfect your pics

How to get the best selfie, thanks to those in the know
ByAhlan! Live ReporterSaturday , 24 June 2017
Celebrity selfie tips: how to perfect your pics

Taking a good selfie isn’t as easy ­it looks. There are many factors to consider, and we’re not just talking filters. To celebrate Canon’s new innovative Selphy mini portable printer, we’ve put together a list of some of the best celebrity approved selfie tips. So, you can snap the perfect pic then print it off and hand it out to your fans* (your mum).

Kim Kardashian West

Arguably the queen of selfies, Kim Kardashian West even made a tabletop book filled with them. So, how does SHE get them so right? Lighting is a huge part of it.

“You want to blow out everything you don’t want to see and highlight the things you want to see,” Kim told T-Mobile once. FYI, Kimmy is a huge fan of light-up phone cases.

Miranda Kerr

Gorgeous model Miranda doesn’t need much help in the looks department but even she knows the power of a good angle when taking a selfie. Kerr recommends you aim high as “it softens” your features “and is the best angle for good light.” Noted.

Kylie Jenner

Kylizzle likes to take LOTS of options when shooting selfies. You can literally never have too many.

“I take, like, 500 selfies to get one I like. Sometimes I regret putting one up if I find a better one later. I'm like damn, that's a better photo, but that's the only thing I regret.”

Kendall Jenner

If in doubt, throw a black ‘n’ white filter on it. Kendall, who prefers to keep things natural, doesn’t mind the odd monochrome pic every now and then.

“I like to keep it pretty natural – or black and white is always cool. But above all, you have to know your face: everybody has their good side.”

If you love collecting picture memories of the special moments in your life (seriously, who doesn't?), there’s a cool new gadget on the block you HAVE to try. Print cute postcard-sized (6 x 4 inches) images with Canon’s new compact printer, the latest addition to their Selphy printer series.

This amazing new innovation comes in two variants - one with Wi-Fi (CP1200) and the other without (CP1000) - offering plenty of options to transfer pictures to print. It's super simple. All you need to do is select the images you want to print either on your phone or computer then using a USB cable or Wi-Fi print. Easy! Selphy lets you print effortlessly from your smartphone, giving you various print size options.

The best part? You don’t need to be a tech wizard to use this slick portable printer. It’s so easy to set-up you'll be printing stacks of gorgeous pictures before you know it. And, guess what? The whole process takes around 90 seconds. From sending the image to the printer to your final finished print. A minute and a half! That's not even enough time to make a cuppa. Unlock the fun and check it out here.

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