The guys of One Direction always look perfect when they're standing next to each other. What is it like to be flawless? Just check out a picture of all of them standing next to each other. But there's a little secret behind all their pics — and it's Louis Tomlinson's doing!

A Tumblr user named thecourtsorcerer pointed out Tommo's special trick for making himself appear the same height as the rest of the boys. He lines his feet up with the other guys' toes because, at 5'8", he's shorter than most of the group. (Harry Styles is 5'11" and Liam Payne is 5'10", but Niall Horan is the same height as Tommo.)

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What trickery! He's quite the master.

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To his credit, he's not that much shorter than the rest of the guys. It's just a tiny adjustment to make a more visually-appealing photo. But he's apparently been doing this for years, so it's probably just second nature by now — unless he hasn't even realized he's been doing it.

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