The What Are You Wearing Today (WAYWT) Discussion Thread, Part II

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by Tirailleur1, May 22, 2014.

  1. ScuffedBluchers

    ScuffedBluchers Senior member

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    Has anyone ever started a thread about how to take better fashion selfies?

    Because most of these are really terrible and some of them are great.

    I'm not trolling; There's a reason I've not submitted a fit pic myself.
     
  2. Tirailleur1

    Tirailleur1 Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Lulz
     
  3. jet

    jet Persian Bro

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    can't find one I have in my head, most like Lang
     
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    cot damn shots fired :( i'll stop postin
     
  5. t3hg0suazn

    t3hg0suazn Senior member

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    it's all about lighting, hence outdoor usually better than indoor
     
  6. MickeyPunch

    MickeyPunch Senior member

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    Camel coats are so nice... Not something I could pull off though.
     
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  8. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    Most Amurikan fit pic all time??

    USAUSAUSA
     
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    lol, good call :slayer:
     
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    Parker Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Birks are unAmurican! though. need Converse or something for full USAUSA
     
  11. in stitches

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    Photoshop anyone?
     
  12. ghdvfddzgzdzg

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    @ScuffedBluchers this was fun to think about. I'm not sure it deserves an entire thread, but i guess threads are cheap.

    here are the basic rules I've found:
    *use a reasonable camera/camera phone
    *get your whole body in the shot
    *clean your room, or better yet, find a cool space to shoot in
    *use a clean mirror or, better yet, don't use a mirror
    *assume an ungoofy pose
    *position yourself so a light source illuminates the side of you facing the camera
    *if a light source is glaring into the shot, don't bother with the picture
    *if there's basically no light source anywhere, don't bother with the picture
    *and don't bother uploading if none of the details of the garments come out in the photo, which can happen even when the light seems OK
    *put the camera somewhere between your waist and head height (with that said, i'd like to know if anybody else has thoughts here)
    *in a photo editor, crop to an appropriate level of focus (this isn't a problem i've seen i guess but i'd better say it)
    *once uploaded to SF, change your photo's sizing code so that it's of appropriate size--not too big, not too small; i usually aim just under 1000 for both measurements of mine, with some consideration of the assumed aspect ratio of my picture

    of course there are exceptions to all of this but i think you should feel these things out and see how it goes before playing with what works. oh, and don't insult yourself in your post--if you have to do that, you probably shouldn't be uploading the picture.
     
  13. in stitches

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    Good guide, and yes, chest level is usually best imo/e.
     
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    another good rule is posting whatever picture you feel like

     
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