We live in a generation where everybody loves to take selfies and groupies. It is no doubt that we are dubbed as “Selfie Generation”. You can not scroll through Facebook, Instagram, and other social media without seeing a stream of endless selfies and groupies in your feed.The technology makes it easier to shoot and quick to post – and now, you can get your pet, whether a cat or dog, into the picture for fun. Trying to pose in the picture for a selfie with your furry friend is possible. Selfie with cats is easy. However, you will inevitably run into a few roadblocks. So you better need to know a few tips to take a selfie with cats. Do not panic! Just take note of these simple tips, and you will be on your way to a perfect selfie which your friends will surely love.
How to do it?
Take a lot of photos
For any selfie-taking, this is the best tip ever. Never stop with one picture. There is an excellent chance that the first ones are a failure. It will take everyone a lot of trials before they get that perfect shot. Just be patient. Get a variety of photos, too.
It will take everyone a lot of trials before they get that perfect shot so take lots of photos with your cat
Follow her lead
The truth is your cat never really cares about your selfie. The fact that you are taking a selfie annoys her. So, how are you going to get a great shot while your cat finds selfie annoying? The answer is simple! Follow her lead. It is important also to let go of planning out a shot. Just do what works for your cat. Below are some cool ideas which will help you out.
If your cat is on the ground, get down also on the ground.
If your cat looks out the window, look out the window, too.
If your cat is lying on the couch, do not take her. Just move towards her yourself.
It is important also to let go of planning out a shot, just do what works for your cat
Get your cat’s attention
Sometimes, it works on other pets like dogs where you can just let them sit and then the person holding the camera will just call them, and take the shot. However, this does not really work on cats. One trick which works for cats is by holding the camera in front of her and then slightly scratching the back of the camera. With this, the noise from the scratching will catch her attention, and she will draw her eyes to the camera, and then, you can now shoot! Just make sure that you do it quickly because, after that, your cat will start ignoring you again. That is how cats roll.
Use burst shots
For sure your phone camera app has a setting which will allow for burst shots. This will let you take several pictures for split seconds. Using this will let you not to miss that perfect time when your cat is looking at the camera. Set up your phone, and get cozy in that spot while taking selfies.
If you want nice selfies with your cat, your phone camera app has a setting which will allow for burst shots
Use a self-timer
You can download a phone app to allow you take a whole lot of series of photos one after another. It can be difficult managing your cat while holding your phone at the same time. The self-timer is the answer to many selfie questions. First, find a place where you and your cat are in the photo. It is recommended that the camera is set to take around 10 seconds. Then, you will be hands-free to help you manage more your cat for that perfect picture. It can also help you make more candid and silly cat selfies.
Get creative with your cat selfies
There are so many ways and possibilities to be creative in taking a selfie with your cats. You can add filters, or you can use double exposures, and it can be so fun to use some of your phone tools with your selfies. You can always play around to get that perfect selfie.
When taking selfie with your cat, you can add filters, or you can use double exposures, and it can be so fun to use some of your phone tools
Why take a selfie with your cat?
Others may find a selfie with your cat sill with all these tips because this seems not a serious matter. However, for cat owners like you, it is essential because it is one way of expressing how grateful you are for having your little furry friend. Your cat is already a part of your family; it means that the more photos you have with her, the better. You care that she is included in the pictures, right?
In summary, taking a selfie with your cat can be a bit challenging at first. However, if you have learned how to go with the flow and follow your cat’s lead, taking a selfie will be more comfortable. It takes a lot of patience and grit. Even if you do not find the photos that you are about to make to be good enough for Instagram, they are still important. Inviting your little furry friend into selfies is not just funny but also a valuable thing. So, grab a camera now and start taking a selfie with your cat.