Posing tips for pictures of older people: show a hobby
To allow older people to feel more at ease in front of the camera incorporate a hobby or passion.
Most subjects like to have something to do with their hands.
This gentleman had been playing the guitar for many years and brightened up when I incorporated it into the shot.
Afterwards, I converted the image to black and white for a more dramatic effect (check out these8 alternative ways to convert to black and white in Photoshop).
PAGE 1: Tips for before and during your shoot
PAGE 2: Glamour shots
PAGE 3: Incorporate a hobby
PAGE 4: Use natural light
PAGE 5: Lifestyle portraits
PAGE 6: Environmental portraits
PAGE 7: Show their hands
PAGE 8: Candid portraits
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