Tuesday, March 27, 2012

How to take a self portrait picture with your cell phone, blackberry, iphone or any other digital camera device

This is a pet peeve of mine whenever somebody takes a self portrait of themselves for Facebook.  Do not ask me why it bugs me but here are simple instructions of how to take a picture of yourself with your digital camera device:

Here are two pictures taken of myself with my blackberry:

The Wrong Way
The Correct Way


Okay, bad pics but done in the same area with the same phone on the same day.  When taking your picture you want to turn your phone the opposite way you normally would.  While standing in front of a mirror, look at your reflection of your camera/phone's screen in the same mirror.  Once you get good shot of yourself, snap the button and you now have a self portrait.  Another way to remember is that you want a picture of yourself, not your mirror.

The Funny Way

1 comment :

  1. Haha. You look so funny in your last photo, Elizabeth! Evidently, you had fun taking pictures with your BlackBerry buddy. Did you know, though, that you can personalize your photo by using some of its apps, and then share them with your friends on your Facebook or Twitter account.

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