As a solo traveller, the only ways I knew how to take pictures myself were using selfies or asking someone for help. But those pictures usually turn out to be mediocre at best. I don’t know about you, but I feel a bit of pressure when I need to pose in front of others, and I don’t want to bother people for a few retakes until I get the perfect shot. Here are some examples:
Since I am all about self-efficacy, I have found using a tripod to take selfies produce much better results! There is no more pressure with people waiting for you. You don’t have to rely on the unpredictable skills of the photographer! You can take your time. The benefits are endless! Here are some examples of me using a tripod and an iphone 8.
There are two methods in which I use to make these instagram worthy photos. Choose the ones that work best for you!
I am definitely no model, but I found a common theme among “model” poses:
Step 1-4 are the same as above!
I thought the only drawback of solo travelling was the inability to take epic pictures, but now that problem is solved too! So no more excuses. Get out there and travel! It can be daunting to travel solo, click here for some tips and tricks to help ease your worries!
There you have it! Any questions? Would you try the tripod selfie method? Comment below!