This is the first in a series of Posing Guides with suggested starting poses for photographing different subjects. Also in the series check out our posing guides for posing children , posing couples , posing groups and posing weddings. Many pro photographers use such a technique when preparing for and during the photo shoot. The poses in this article are selected as initial reference.
If posing is tricky for you, look though these 30 body poses that will highlight your assets. Standing without Support This is a basic female pose which is suitable both for a studio shooting and for outdoors. Have one leg of a model slightly bent and arms placed to allow the light to move easily. Nature, architecture or even an ordinary photo booth can serve as a background in such photos.
The primary aim is to get people looking their best by having strong jaw lines, feminine curves, and looking healthy. Never shoot at the subject with your lens below the level of their eyes. Basically we are using the same technique as used on phone selfies. This angle not only gives the jawline more definition, but also slims the body as it looks smaller when it is placed further from the camera. Curvier women look great in this pose.
Here are a list of 7 simple, yet effective modeling poses I think look great on every body type. This post covers the best poses for female models. Over the Shoulder Photo via Tumblr. This pose will never get old to me. Use Your Hands Photo via Pinterest.