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Tips to Make Your Profile Picture Amazing

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Mar 27

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Today Roxanne and I will show you how to take a good portrait, especially for a profile picture, using a standard lamp from Ikea. The light on your face can make your features look great or awful depending on where you position your light source. The distance you are from your camera and depth of field can also really help you out.

Some  important things to remember are to have a genuine SMILE and some kind of interaction. Friends and other things in the photo will make you look popular. Props also help, and can send the right message. Salsa means you can dance.

  • Ian Norris

    Hi there, I did not notice you not noticing me because I was busy being handsome…lol

  • http://twitter.com/Dockettphoto Bryan Dockett

    Dude this is freaking hilariousness 

  • Seancolquhoun

    Any episode that has the word “caca” automatically gets my vote. Great!

  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/freeflyer09 Rubén Chase

    Wow, it’s just… like you’re… freaking crazy dude!! You’re talking to a chicken!! hahaha

    Oh gosh, Captain Obvious to the rescue… Kill me

  • Sara Alzadjali

    LOL this is funny !!

  • Anniina

    you crack me up

  • Sebastian Ortiz

    HAHAHAAAAAAA… So, You can Salsa dance, huh? HAHAHAAAAA… funny episode, Aaron…Awesome job!!

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  • http://www.facebook.com/dctuck Daniel Tuck

    Hahaha – Aaron, you completely crack me up – I’m crying with laughter sat at my desk at work!! Unfortunately I currently have no dead animals in my life, so I’ll have to go get me one…

  • http://twitter.com/HGFXnovi Hurricane Graphics

    My current profile pic is me, in a state of intense concentration, which means I’m not completely ADHD. But I am trying to crack a safe, so I’m broke, and not above committing crimes in a pinch, so ladies, I’m a handsome survivor.

  • http://twitter.com/Jameswarwood James Warwood

    Possibly my favourite Phlearn episode. Ever. :D

    “You don’t have to use a dead chicken. You can use any dead animal”

  • Simon

     What about cover photos for Facebook. I made mine to the exact proportions recommended, but unlike my friends, my image won’t display on an iphone :-(   – Looks fine online though ?

  • http://www.flickr.com/uw-eric Eric Burgers

    Where’s the button for “super-like”? Totally hilarious…..

  • Yo Mama

    You are sooo, cute Aaron!  Nice haircut

  • http://twitter.com/AngelaMaryBee Angela Butler ♔

    YOU FEATURED CHUCK TESTA?

    I love you even more now.

    Did that …rhino..just order a drink?
    NOPE
    Chuck Testa

  • http://twitter.com/mikenewton mikenewton

    I don’t know whats better, the awesome profile pic tutorial or the fact that you guys gave a shout out to Chuck Testa!  Way to keep it fresh :)

  • Tom

    The dead chicken seems pretty normal when compared to the dead yeti laying on the couch behind you!  So many dead animals, so little time.

  • Isispina

    HAHAHAHHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHHAAH! It’s been 10 minutes and I still can’t stop laughing.

  • Malki Zee

    You are funny! Great tips.

  • Noel Sayarath

    One of the funniest episode I’ve watched! Thanks for the good laugh!

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