Male Poses: 17 tips to make him confident and comfortable for your camera

    | Photography Tips | Portraits | 23/08/2012 12:24pm

    Give prominence to expressions


    Best Male Poses: capture expressions

    Sometimes good male poses aren’t about posture or where their hands are; it’s about expression.

    Get in close and capture a mood or expression if you notice one. For the image above I asked the subject to sit with his elbows on his knees leaning into the shot – one of my standard male poses.

    I shot from a higher angle and then zoomed into his face as I noticed a quiet moment in thought.

    It doesn’t matter that he is not looking directly at the camera because the image conveys a natural expression.

    I used a gold reflector underneath him to bounce the light on to his face. Do not be afraid to crop in close!

    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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    Posted on Thursday, August 23rd, 2012 at 12:24 pm under Photography Tips, Portraits.

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