It happens every time: Someone whips out the camera, and all of a sudden you become an arm-popping sorority sister or, worse, a deer in headlights.

No fear, photo-phobes. We have a cure.

Watch this video to learn four new tricks that'll take you from awkward to ace in a flash. From a subtle arm move to what's been dubbed the "squinch" (a.k.a. smiling with your eyes), you'll discover how to avoid a slew of embarrassing tics. And while the poses might feel awkward at first, a little practice and you'll be hitting them in no time.

Now on to updating that LinkedIn mug shot...

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