5 How to take great self-portraits in 90 seconds?

How to take great self-portraits really fast?

What does it mean "really fast" and what are great self-portraits? 

Everybody knows the answer, right?

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Fast? YES!  

Great? NO!

Only, if you are advertising Samsung phones, this picture might be great! (This is no #ad) 

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But how can you take such professional looking self-portraits without help of a friend or photographer?

Do you need a very expensive camera? Should you read a book with 437 pages about photography? (I did 🙂 )

No, you don´t have to!

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I´ll show you here, how I do it in this short video. For my self-portraits, I use

- a camera (canon 6d mark II) 

- a tripod (cullman)

- remote control (canon)

(Yes, my camera is expensive, but you can start also with your phone on a tripod, I filmed this video with my phone on a second tripod.)

Power of Photography

Some of you may think: "I am not good looking enough, somehow I look always dumb on photos... " 

In the last 5 years I took photos of hundreds of women  - just normal girls like you and me. But when they saw my portraits, they couldn´t believe, how beautiful they were. 

Give it a try and compare your new portraits to your old selfies... Which one do you prefer now? Which one would you post on social media and use for advertising on Instagram or Facebook? Which one would you print and frame?

Beauty has so many forms, and I think the most beautiful thing is confidence and loving yourself.

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If you are still having fun with selfies and a big phone in your face, it is fine 🙂 But if you wish to work with brands and represent them on internet, you should put a little bit more work and thoughts into it. In your day job you work 8-9 hours everyday, so maybe it is not too much to invest 90 seconds into a good self-portrait.

Like & share it, if you know, how to look gorgeous on photos!

If you want to learn more about self-portraits for women and how to be successful on Instagram, you may be interested in this...

19 Aurora borealis, Hamnoy, Sakrisoy, Lofoten, Norway

„Why should you visit Norway in winter?“

Norway is beautiful the whole year ...

and many people plan their holidays in summer. As a scandinavian country Norway is known for the phenomenon „midnight sun“ in the summer. 

But there are also good reasons to visit Norway in winter. I visited Oslo, Bodo and the Lofoten islands at Easter time, but it felt like winter. The weather was changing all the time and there was a lot of snow.

Nevertheless I really enjoyed my time in the north and here are the reasons why:

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Visit Berlin 2018!

Visit Berlin - Charlottenburg 2018!

Welcome to Berlin - capital city of Germany - city of freedom!

One of my favorite places is Charlottenburg with its beautiful park for walking and relaxing. Have a look at this short video and then ... stop watching videos - go explore the world!

Ich bin ein Berliner! 

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Traveling to Sao Miguel – Azores

Traveling to Azores - last paradise on earth!

Discover one of the most beautiful islands in the world - islands of Azores! Corvo and Flores in the west, Graciosa, Sao Jorge, Pico, Faial and Terceira in the middle and Sao Miguel and Santa Maria in the east. I visited Sao Miguel in February 2018 and was amazed by this island!

Here are some good reasons to visit Sao Miguel:

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6 Cappadocia panorama

Should you visit Cappadocia?

As I told my friends, I´ll go to Cappadocia, they asked me: "You go WHERE? Never heard of it!" Two months before I would say the same... But then I saw beautiful pictures on instagram and it was immediately on my bucket list! Let´s find out, if Cappadocia is the right place for you!

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