Male Poses: 17 tips to make him confident and comfortable for your camera
Let them find their natural position
Find natural male poses for the individual. Like the break-dancers, capture them doing something that makes them comfortable – only this time you’re leaving it up to them find what it is that makes them feel comfortable.
I simply asked this subject to sit on the gate with one leg higher than the other and let the guitar fall into position.
Sometimes it can be easy to ‘over-pose’ a shot to what may seem like perfection but no matter how strong the pose, you will not end up with a good shot if the subject is not comfortable and relaxed.
PAGE 1: Tips for before and during your shoot
PAGE 2: What do they like to do?
PAGE 3: Incorporate a prop
PAGE 4: Find their natural position
PAGE 5: Shoot from a low angle
PAGE 6: Go close for expressions
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on Thursday, August 23rd, 2012 at 12:24 pm under Photography Tips, Portraits.
Tags: portrait photography, posing tips