Alright beach babies!

You got your new pair of Black Shades. Now it's time to level up your selfie game, get some clout, and grow the 'gram!

Black Shades has gotchu with 10 expert tips to help you ball out and take better pictures in your Black Shades.

1. Embrace the Reflection

Care-free, cool guy wears Black Shades sunglasses with rock on hand symbols reflecting in his sunglasses.

Don't be afraid to use those reflections made in the sunglasses lenses. You can experiment with angles and lighting conditions to capture crazy cool reflections in the lenses that add a badass touch to your photos. Try catching a stunning sunset or a jaw-dropping natural landscape in your shades for an eye-catching effect. Be one with nature, fam!

2. Find Your Signature Style

Woman smiles while posing in a pair of white Black Shades sunglasses.

Choose the pair that matches your personal style and becomes one with your signature look. Explore different shapes, colors, and designs until you find the perfect match for your face and your fit. When you feel good, you look good. Check the Fit Guide to learn more about finding the right pair for your unique face shape.

3. Play with Sunlight

A man smiles as he stares toward a setting sun wearing a pair of Black Shades sunglasses.

Make the most of those rays, baby! Especially during golden hour—that magical time shortly after sunrise or just before sunset. Position yourself in front of that bright burning ball of hotness (not you... the sun), allowing the soft light to filter through your sunglasses. This technique adds warmth and glow to your photos, making you shine like the star you are.

4. Strike Dynamic Poses

A woman strikes a pose, standing beneath some waterfalls wearing Black Shades sunglasses.

Make like Madonna and strike a pose. Be experimental with dynamic poses that showcase your shades and capture your darling personality. Tilt your head... toss your hair back... or just throw up a deuces. Be confident, be positive, and make those photos come to life!

5. Frame within a Frame

A pair of white Black Shades sunglasses frames a poolside.

Use your sunglasses as a "frame within a frame" to create visually captivating images. Post up in front of an interesting background or a focal point, such as a b-e-a-youuu-tiful beach or a vibrant outdoor scenery, and let your sunglasses frame the view, adding depth and interest to your photos.

6. Experiment with Filters

A man smiles on a beach wearing Black Shades sunglasses.

You don't have to be a photoshop pro for a good selfie. Play around with your IG filters to enhance the mood and tone of your photos. From vintage-inspired filters to vibrant color palettes, choose ones that complement the style and vibe you want to convey. Filters can elevate your sunglasses and make them pop in your pictures.

7. Incorporate Reflections from Other Objects

A woman admires her look using a mirror that reflects back her face with Black Shades sunglasses.

Get creative and explore endless possibilities by using reflections from other objects in your environment. Find some mirrors, windows, or any shiny surface to create unique reflections alongside your sunglasses. This adds a little bit of spice in your selfies that will surely put them a step above the rest.

8. Pay Attention to Backgrounds

A woman poses on the beach in her Black Shades sunglasses with a large boulder in the background.

Select backgrounds that complement and highlight YOU... and your sunglasses. Avoid cluttered or distracting elements that may take away from the focal point (your good-looking self, duh!). Whether it's a stunning natural landscape or a local surf shack, a well-chosen background can make you and your shades stand out.

9. Capture Candid Moments

Some buddies smile and chill wearing their Black Shades sunglasses.

Sometimes the best photos are the ones taken in spontaneous, candid moments. Just rock those sunnies all day long and capture the real momentsjoy, laughter, or deep thought. These candid shots bring an element of genuine charm and make your sunglasses an integral part of your story and your style.

10. Edit with Care

A woman poses aboard a boat in her Black Shades sunglasses.

After capturing your photos, take the time to edit them with care. Enhance the lighting, adjust the colors, and fine-tune the overall look to achieve the desired effect. But remember, moderation is key—aim for a polished yet natural appearance that showcases both your sunglasses and your individual style.

There ya go, boo-thangs, with these 10 expert tips in your photography tool box, you're ready to capture stunning pics for the 'gram with your new Black Shades.

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