5 Top Tips for Taking Cute Couple Selfies
By: Amandine Currat
In the fast-paced real-time digitized world of today, the selfie has been the 12th most popular hashtag on the photography social media platform Instagram. To put this into perspective, over 1 million selfies are taken every day which means that after just a few minutes, there are already more selfies than all photographs in the 19th century combined.
Clearly, the selfie is here to stay. That’s why we’ve put together our top 5 tips on how to make the most of taking a selfie with your partner. Read on to discover how to take cute couple selfies that you can treasure forever.
Our Cute Couple Selfie Ideas
1. Be cool and use fun filters
The results are quite spectacular and often very funny. You can use lenses, filters, face swap, text, stickers, emojis, and the drawing tool to add effects to your photos. When you take a cute couple’s selfie with one of these filters, it’s often very surprising!
New filters can be expected for each special holiday–the perfect opportunity to put our creative couple selfie ideas to the test.
2. Amplify emotional value and take photos in black and white
Black and white photography is a very special way to illustrate emotion between two people, so you should consider selecting the filter on your phone more often. It takes away from any distractions that a coloured photograph may pose, making you focus on the image. After all, when we look at a photo, we don’t focus on the subject, but the surroundings, too. It also allows for a timeless effect: As decades pass, the authenticity of such a photo never fails.
Stuck on a pose? Looking for something a bit more romantic? Looking into each other’s eyes with big cheesy grins should do the trick.
3. Be romantic
When people mention couple selfies, one of the images that often comes to mind is two people kissing. Being romantic in your couple’s selfie will leave you with an image that you can treasure personally and look back on as your relationship grows. From cuddles to kisses, there are plenty of romantic selfie ideas for couples.
4. Be authentic and use a nature background
For those who aren’t big fans of the “lovey-dovey” stuff, you can opt for a more natural couple’s selfie. You can take your photos in a park, near a lake or beach, or even in a forest—which is also a great excuse to head out on a romantic walk! A nature background, or one that gives off that appearance, offers a colourful and pronounced backdrop that will change as your relationship grows. The opposite of a black and white filter, a bright background often adds more depth to the image that catches the eye and draws people in.
5. Be original and try a funny face, position or angle
The best cute selfie idea for couples is one that leaves you laughing every time you look at it. The more original you are, the better the photo is. You can use various accessories (e.g. oversized glasses, pretty flowers, and crazy hats) or even your partner’s hair, like in the example below. Taking your photos from different positions and angles may also help you get that winning shot; be unique and try using a selfie stick from the ground or set your camera on timer for a different perspective.
Displaying Your Cute Couple Selfies
A great way to look back on your couple selfies at home is to show them off on a Nixplay Wifi photo frame. You can send them straight from your smartphone with the Nixplay App, where you can store and display them all in one place.
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