The British performer gave Fuse a detailed rundown of what constitutes an ideal selfie, and the most important factor, he says, is lighting. "Always face the light—it sounds stupid, but some of you don't know. If you're outdoors, face the sun. The sun is literally providing you with the light."
Next, he confirmed that holding the camera above your face eliminates the dreaded "five chins" look. The final step involves a bit of squinting, what the singer calls "slick but confused eyes."
For more Selfie Style tips, check out Empire star Ta'Rhonda Jones' thoughts on clean backgrounds and precise angles: