1. Hair in the eyes
2. Not really looking at the camera
3. Large sunglasses (optional)
4. Black & White (Sepia works well, also)
5. Some kind of pose, like positioning the camera over the head to make the torso appear longer and thinner
6. Large eyes rimmed with eyeliner.
7. Hoodies or band t-shirts
8. Sad looking expression
9. Holding up a sign such as "Die Scenester Die"
10. Some kind of drawing on their hands revealing a note to the world. Example: "I (heart) you"
11. In some weird location such as the bathroom sitting on the toilet
12. With another "emo" kid
13. Looking at the ground
14. Vans checkerboards or ratty Converses
((I'm speaking from experience. I am the so called "emo girl."))
*always of themselves
*looking down, to the side, or so deep into the camera it looks like they're about to cry
*sometimes wearing hoodies
*sometimes of their tatoos (usually little stars or hearts drawn on their joints)
*sometimes of their feet, wearing converse chucks
*usually with a caption only they find humorous/inspiering