What is photogenic face meaning?
Being photogenic means that a person appears appealing in photographs. The person may or may not look like that in reality. Some people are very natural and look relaxed when they face a camera and most of the times their photos turn out well. They may not be attractive in real life but may appear in photographs.
6 Photogenic Tips Broken Down :
In this video men’s style, grooming, fitness and lifestyle expert, Aaron Marino of Alpha M. Teaches you 6 simple tips to be more photogenic and look better in pictures. These 6 photogenic tips will help you look great in all your pictures, even selfies and we will be adding more to the points he mentioned.
1 Stand Up Straight
There is a direct relation with good body posture and good photos. Almost all the good photos and one thing common in them which is very subtle but makes a noticeable difference and that is posture. There is a way to fix your bad forward head posture. Standing up straight in your photos will make you look more dominant as compared to the slouchy look. People sometimes unconsciously slouch a bit which results in photos that makes you look not attractive as compared to other people with good body posture in the case of group photos or group selfies.
There is a way to fix your bad body posture read here.
2 Chin Elevated And Out
Just a little bit of chin elevated and out can make your jawline look more structured and more defined and also it will prevent any double chin issues if you have any. Most people who are camera shy unconsciously move their head backwards which highlights double chin even if you had a very small amount of it and it just breaks down the overall look of your face and results in being you less photogenic.
3 Don’t Blink – Focus On A Light Prior To The Camera Flash
This is a very common issue and easy to fix. It’s just a matter of timing sometimes we tend to blink when the camera’s flash flashes suddenly, and sometimes it results in us looking like we were drinking too much. It is very simple to fix, just try to focus on a light prior to the camera flash and the issue is fixed.
4 Relax your forehead – Just Smile
Sometimes out of excitement we tend to give the widest smile we have which contracts they are around our forehead. Your smile looks good in the photo but the upper part of your face seems to be telling a different story. Sometimes it contributes to a photo which does not look very natural. It definitely takes some practice and a little bit of time and patience but if it results in a good photo and makes you seem more photogenic, then its worth it.
5 Utilize Your Tongue To Take Better Picture – Push Against Teeth When Smiling
You have to be very careful when doing this, there is a proper way to do it, see it in the video how to do it correctly. Doing it wrong will result in something which you will not like unless you know the correct way to do it. It’s a small little trick various people use who tend to look good in photos and makes them seem photogenic, which if done correctly just when clicking a selfie or a photo will result in you looking good in photos.
6 Get comfortable with your smile – discoloured, crooked, missing teeth?
Simple to understand, get comfortable with your smile. What do you do when you know you have maybe discoloured teeth? You try to hide it with the most unnatural smile you got. Instead of complaining about you being not photogenic, try to save some money and in sometimes get your problem fixed and be confident smiling the next time you pose for a photo.