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10 Reasons Why Photos Don’t Do You Justice
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Published: Mar 15, 2016

Unless you’re super photogenic this post isn’t for you. For those of you who always look great when they leave the house but don’t understand what happens in the pictures they take, this is why:

 1. You use Flash

Too much flash can make anyone look bad

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2. You weren’t ready

That’s why professional photographers take hundreds of photos one of them is bound to look good

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3. The angle was too low

No one looks good at a low angle always opt for a higher angle

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4. You were too close or too far from the lens

find the right distance

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5. The picture captured your bad side

Everyone’s face is a symmetrical meaning one side is more attractive than the other

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6. You weren’t¬†smiling with your eyes

Learn to smize. The act of squinting the lower eye lid and only allowing the top lid to come down slightly

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7. Your body isn’t positioned correctly

Have one of your shoulders turn slightly towards the camera. Doing this slims you and improves the look of your upper torso

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8. You smiled for too long

Your facial muscles are now tired and now looks like a fake smile because you are faking it.

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9. You’re fake smiling

An unnatural smile doesn’t look attractive, smile genuinely.

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10. You don’t like being photographed

You’re uncomfortable being photographed and it shows.

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Go take a picture and see the change!