How To Take The Perfect Bikini Selfie

Whether you're spending a day at the pool with friends or enjoying an exotic beach getaway, snapping photos of your adventure is the best way to remember the moment! The idea of a "bikini photo" may sound intimidating after months of winter coats, but rather than hiding from the camera OR fretting about the perfect beach bod, try taking a note from some instagram influencers on how to pose for the perfect bikini selfie.

From adding colorful accessories to finding the right angle, these girls know how to take a simple bikini shot to the next level. Check out these tips to flaunt what you’ve got!

Incorporate A Fun Prop

@hauteofftherackHow To Take The Perfect Bikini Selfie

Steal Some Shade With A Wide Brim Hat

@eleanagrasso

Take A Dip

@bonjourblissblog

Shoot From Above

@laurenlefevre

Accessorize With A Flowy Cover Up

@theperennialstyle

Get Comfortable And Relax

@leacakes

Test The Water

@mckennableu

Most Importantly, Have Fun!

@kristarobertso

What are YOUR tips for capturing the pefect bikini selfie?


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What Guys Said 15

  • How to take the perfect bikini photo: Be as hot as any one of these girls

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  • You mean use Photoshop?

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  • Your mytake says "bikini selfies". None of these pics were taken by the person in the picture, which is what a selfie is. I would love to be the photographer for any of those women.

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  • Unfortunately, I live in a world where front camera is called as selfie camera, regular pics are called as selfies. I hate this word.

    "How To Take The Perfect Bikini Selfie"
    #1. Be fit. (I meant to say "pretty" but here's a PC word)
    #2. Wear bikini
    #3. Stand in front of mirror
    #4. Make an appropriate posture
    #5. Capture
    Bonus: #6. If you have an iPhone, don't cover its logo. Show-off!
    i4.cdnds.net/.../georgia-salpa-bikini.jpg

    PS: Does the girl no. 5 exist on this planet?
    PPS: The pic I used in my opinion is not mine and I don't hold any copyright. All credits to her. I didn't save her pic in my HDD nor I'm stalking her. I just found that on Google images' search results so, don't sue me.

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    • Hmm.. I found the Instagram of girl #5. She's not THAT unbelievable I thought to be.

    • #7 Take off bikini, put on regular clothes, and continue your day

  • Nope.

    Here's the real trick to taking good selfies in any clothing.

    Google the time of sunrise/sunset in your area, and only take the picture +/- 45 minutes of that time.

    That's it. Done.

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    • @COCOCHANEL In photography, this is known as the golden hour.

      Basically, because the sun is at a very low angle, the light bounces differently off the surrounding background and off the atmosphere differently, and it makes for the most beautiful pictures regardless of the camera and skill of the photographer.

    • i see interesting hmm

  • y'kno the biggest peeve about selfies? are the ones who are looking at themselves through their phone while they take it...

    trying to find that perfect angle. sad

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  • Rule #1: Be a gorgeous model at a professional photo shoot

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  • How are any of these selfies?

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  • Or just with photoshop.

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  • People take selfless instead of swimming at swimming pools and beaches?

    All hope = lost

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  • *looks at the beautiful ladies*
    um what was this question about?

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  • take from the front sitting with legs open and if possible, get as much flesh in as possible. LOL

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  • nope. completely incorrect. how to take the perfect bikini selfie: spread legs, show lots of cleavage. the end. also wear a really skimpy bikini. maybe just a couple of strings.

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  • Let me see i can summarize:
    1) don't take a selfie, get a photographer
    2) have a good body
    3) if your face isn't that good wide brim hat all day!

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  • Wide brim hat girl won that contest for me!

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What Girls Said 16

  • None of these are selfies.. and none of the pieces of advice were about how to use angles or lighting or posing etc to look better in a picture. This is literally just a bunch of pictures of conventionally pretty women in Swimsuits...

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  • Most of these are cliche af women pics.

    Pretty much, just be pretty and you can get away with any photo.

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  • A. None of these are selfies. They are professionally shot pictures with a photographer
    B. These girls are most likely all models
    C. These are not all bikinis

    So my read from this take is if you want a perfect bikini selfie do the following
    1. Hire a professional photographer to follow you around
    2. Be a model
    3. Actually wear a bikini

    This take is a rip off and sucks. Sorry

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  • i like the one where she's walking into the waves

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  • I see that the things you said are hints, ex) props, take angle from above body, you can use cover up, etc.

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  • None of these are selfies, so that makes the title to this Take completely irrelevant... or the pictures completely irrelevant. Take your pick.

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  • aghh I want summer to start o. O

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  • "Quality" content, I see.

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  • This is very helpful thank you so much.

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  • how to take the perfect bikini selfie:
    a. have the perfect bikini body and b. have someone with a professional camera and photography experience to take a picture of you which technically doesn't make it a selfie

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  • How to take a great bikini pic: be a 9/10+ :/

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  • These pictures look extremely fake and cliche.

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  • The second chicks bikini is so pretty so is the 4th pick of the one piece.

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  • Worth a try, can females please answer my question titled 'Virgin using a vibrator?'

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  • I don't swim. The few times I did, I just used an one-piece swimsuit.

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  • These aren't selfies. Someone took them. But thanks for the short descriptions. My eyes hurt from reading for too long on this website...

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