Posing is one of those things that people constantly struggle with when getting into photography. Poses that feel comfortable in real life don’t always look good on camera. Check out these four videos from Lexia Frank to help give you a solid base on how to pose your clients in the most flattering way.
How to Get Rid of Your Double Chin in Photographs
In this first video shown above, Frank explains how to elongate the neck by bringing your head toward the camera and pulling back your shoulders. She also explains that the most flattering way to laugh is by laughing toward the camera.
Photography Posing Ideas That Hide the Upper Body and Elongate Lines
This video talks about minimizing the upper body by leaning forward and using crossed arms to create a thinning effect.
How to Look Good in Photos and Loose Inches From Your Waist
Next she talks about a quick and easy way to create a slimming effect on the waist by simply pulling your hands in toward the middle of your body.
The Secret to Looking Amazing in Photos Is Your Feet
The last video talks about feet and how changing the direction of where your toes are pointing can elongate the legs.
For more tips you can check out Lexia Franks' blog.
Anyone use these posing techniques? Do you have a talk with your clients about posing prior to the shoot or do you bring it up as you go? Sound off in the comments.