How to take a good photo

Correct photo front
Correct photo side

Incorrect way to take photos

No shadows
No shadows

Shadows make for blotchy faces.

No uneven lighting
No uneven lighting

Have your light source from the front for even skin tones.

No teeth
No teeth

You can smile but keep your lips shut.

No glasses
No glasses

We will add glasses separately.

No other angles
No other angles

Perfect front and profile shots only.

No obstructions
No obstructions

Clear all hair and clothing from face.

Too bright
Too bright
Too dark
Too dark
Low quality
Low quality

Use only clear high resolution images.

Too close
Too close

Unless you want a skinny head and a big nose.

How to take photos

How to take photos

First, read the instructions on how to get a perfect photo.

You can tell your hero that you are wanting to play with some of the following websites and programs in order to obtain some good photos and that you will need them as per the ‘how to take the perfect photo’ specifications:

  • Snapchat 'FaceSwap with camera roll’ features - This is a fun way to obtain the photos and is a great decoy.
  • Morph thing (http://www.morphthing.com/morph) or Face in a Hole (http://www.faceinhole.com/v2/home.asp) are websites that are also great decoys for obtaining images of faces.
  • Collage or special custom card - You can say that for a special card you will need a front and side photo and they can wait to be surprised.