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Killer Poses To Make You Look Perfect When Taking Selfies

Killer Poses To Make You Look Perfect When Taking Selfies

The selfie age is well and truly here and who doesn’t like to take a perfect self-portrait of themselves and post it to Facebook and Instagram?

But did you know there’s a science to how you can take good selfies? Everyone is beautiful and no one should be defined by a perfect selfie but if you’re dissatisfied with your selfie abilities then you’re in luck because there is a perfect angle that captures your best side.

The Pitch, Yaw, and Roll Angles

It’s all down to the distribution of three different angles – pitch, yaw and roll –  integrating them together to create the perfect position. Take a look at this diagram – the plane represents your face in relation to the camera.

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    What Do These Angles Look Like?

    Looking at the plane, the pitch rotation shows the upward and downward movement of the face. In other words, looking down or up to the camera which looks something like this:

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      The yaw rotation involves turning your face from left to right. As you can see from this photo, the model is turning her face left away from the camera:

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        The roll rotation is the sideways movement of the face. Here, she is doing a tipping motion to the side.

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          The Conclusion

          So how does this allow you to take good selfies? Once you’ve mastered the pitch, raw and roll angles, it all comes down to the specific degrees at which you hold your face at each angle.

          Pitch Angle: The most optimal pitch angle is at a 15 degree downward position.

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          Yaw Angle: In both left and right sides of the face, the best yaw angle is at 20 degrees.

          Roll Angle: This is very much dependent on the individual but zero degrees is optimal with some rolls to the left and right achieving an equally good result.

          The result of the pitch, yaw and roll angle put together should produce something like this:

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            So grab your phone, follow the instructions and see if it improves your selfie-taking abilities!

            Featured photo credit: wilkernet via pixabay.com

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            Last Updated on September 17, 2018

            10 Reasons Why You Should Get Naked More Often

            10 Reasons Why You Should Get Naked More Often

            Getting naked is often thought of as an act that should only be reserved for intimacy—and even then some get squirmy! Many people are more comfortable believing that the more clothes you are wearing the better. However, getting naked more often can have great benefits for you. Here are 10 great reasons to get naked more often:

            1. It burns more fat.

            Your body’s main supply of brown adipose tissue (BAT), or good fat cells, are located around your shoulder blades and neck. When your body is exposed to the elements and is cooler, the BAT proliferates and essentially kills the white adipose tissue, aka bad fat cells. So, not wearing any clothes helps promote this and makes you healthier.

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            2. You’ll become comfortable with who you are.

            Self-acceptance is hard to come by today. Ask anyone you know and see if they are happy with themselves. Chances are they will say they are too fat, not pretty, and find all of the flaws that they can. In reality, others do not see this. They see that you are beautiful. When you begin to get naked, you learn to appreciate your body and realize how beautiful you really are.

            3. It saves you money.

            Being naked more often saves on buying new clothing since you are wearing nothing a lot of the time. Be careful when you are in public, though—you may have to put on some clothes!

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            4. It increases your immune system.

            Being naked and getting exposure to the sun’s rays actually increases your body’s vitamin D levels. Vitamin D is directly related to your immune system. When you have optimal levels of vitamin D, your body’s immune system is impeccable, and you will be better equipped to ward off viruses, including the common cold and flu. So go lay outside naked on your private balcony or in your yard.

            5. It makes you face your fears head on.

            People cringe today when you mention the words “get naked.” They are so afraid of it—and today’s children are so ingrained with this—that they must wear layer upon layer to deal with their body image. However, when you are naked, you face your fears of body image and self-acceptance, experiencing some of the best moments of your life.

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            6. You will feel better in your clothes.

            When you do wear clothes (because not everyone has yet accepted being naked in public), you will start to choose clothing that accentuates the parts of your body that you love. You will begin to notice that maybe that muumuu does not flatter your beautiful curves and start wearing clothes that you love.

            7. You will embrace vulnerability.

            When you put yourself out there, it is a natural reaction to have fear and worry. However, this is an opportunity to embrace being vulnerable. It allows you to think and get down to the core of what really matters and what is of importance to you. When you strip away all of the excess, you are 100% you and willing to take on anything that comes your way.

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            8. You will show the world the real you.

            Today, we have many ways of altering our appearance from our true body image when we wear clothing. Some people alter their image so much that they fear getting naked with the person they love. It seems crazy that this could even happen; however, the rise in use of breast-enhancing bras and Spanx products has put this idea into people’s minds. This all goes back to being comfortable with your true body image. If a person really does love you, then they should not love you based upon your image. If they do, then you may even decide that the ever-so-uncomfortable leggings that go up above your waist to hold in all of the imperfections may not be worth it after all.

            9. You will have fun.

            Well, this could go in all sorts of directions. But when you are comfortable with your naked body and see it as being flattering, then life is more fun. You start realizing that you are beautiful and are willing to do more things that you probably would not have done otherwise—with and without your clothes on.

            10. You can have intercourse with the lights on.

            Many people are self-conscious about the way they look and decide that the less lighting the better when they are intimate with their partner. It’s nothing new. If you survey your best friends, you will probably come to this conclusion too. They may say that it even gets awkward, because they are more concerned with what their partner thinks of their body than just having and enjoying amazing intercourse. When you love the way you look naked, you will also want to have your partner see you at your best.

            What are you waiting for? Start spending more time in the buff today and begin to change the way you think about your body.

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