Buzz·Posted on Aug 19, 2018It's Nearly Impossible To Take Good Underwater Selfie And Here's WhyIt's not as easy as it looks.by Whitney JeffersonBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Underwater photography can be a beautiful, other-worldly art. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @galen.neil But underwater SELFIES, on the other hand, are their own kind of unique horror show. Twitter: @lasagnabby There's just too much to consider. Jian Genovana @jiangenovana It's pretty much impossible to take a flattering underwater selfie, lol. 03:03 PM - 12 Jun 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite It's hard to stay within the frame. Ricky Dillon @RickyPDillon Jc had a water proof case on his phone so I thought it would be a cute idea to take an underwater selfie but 08:08 AM - 24 Feb 2014 Reply Retweet Favorite You have to worry about oncoming waves. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @michie_frank It's not easy to smile in water... SoaR Ashtronova 星 @Ashtronova Took a lit underwater selfie today 03:54 AM - 02 Jun 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite ...and if you laugh, the air bubbles will ruin the shot. Twitter: @CrazySilva15 There's all of those teeny-tiny bubbles to deal with, too. ᴊᴇɴɴʏ @jennshizzy MY FIRST UNDERWATER SELFIE WAS A FAIL HAHAHAHAHA 05:13 AM - 15 Sep 2014 Reply Retweet Favorite You have to consider how you hold your breath. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @tarynmtn Sometimes you can disappear from the picture altogether. Will McAllister @WillMcA19 an attempted underwater selfie 09:51 PM - 18 Jul 2014 Reply Retweet Favorite Clearly, timing is everything. Jennayy @jennayydoyle *tries to take a cute underwater selfie* 03:35 AM - 05 Dec 2014 Reply Retweet Favorite When you take the photo from above, you usually just look like a blob. Kaysin @kaysinmusic Underwater selfie I took the other day 10:57 PM - 08 Jun 2014 Reply Retweet Favorite And don't even get me started on this Dad's attempt at an underwater selfie: mac @macmoonshine My dad's attempt at an underwater selfie 10:41 PM - 20 Apr 2014 Reply Retweet Favorite In case you were wondering, it's just as hard to get a decent underwater selfie-video, too. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @carlaesparza1 So please, learn from these mistakes before your next vacation and good luck!