Non-professional subjects won’t know how to pose for photos so you need to direct them to get the best portraits possible. In this tutorial and cheat sheet we’ll show you three flattering camera angles and three classic poses that work every time.
In our latest Professional Photographer to the Rescue post our professional photographer helps our apprentice take her first steps taking infant portraits. Find out her baby photography tips for taking classic, timeless images.
Male poses are some of the more difficult portraits to set up. When you take pictures of men, they’ll want to look masculine and often seem at ease in front of the camera.
The key to successful male poses, then, is first finding ways to get him to relax in front of the camera and secondly, reassure him so that he trusts you enough to let his guard down.
Portrait photographer Kelly Weech reveals her best tips and tricks for male poses that won’t disappoint, as well tried and tested advice on how to put your male subjects at ease in front of the camera.
The best couple poses capture the essence, interaction and emotions between two people in love. To make sure you bring out the best when posing couples, we offer our best posing tips to make your subjects shine in front of the camera.
The formal and informal group shot is always very popular at any social event including birthday parties, weddings or even on a night out with friends. However, the same mistakes seem to crop up, and often someone is looking away or blinking, only some people are smiling or everyone won’t fit in the frame. We reveal our best posing tips for group photos so you can start to improve your techniques and to get a shot that everyone will love.
Many people believe taking pictures of older people is a difficult task; however, taking a flattering portrait of a mature subject just requires a few simple techniques to ensure you show them at their best. Portrait photographer Kelly Weech reveals how to take beautiful images of mature subjects and the tricks of the trades to ensure both the subject and photographer are happy with the results.
Portrait photographer Kelly Weech reveals her trade secrets with 17 posing tips and in-camera slimming tricks for photographing curvy models. She explains how to direct a subject to inspire confidence and get the best out of their body shape, whatever it may be.
Photographing babies can be a very rewarding experience. Yes, they can be unpredictable but capturing their innocence, personality and testing your patience is all part of the fun. However, knowing the right baby poses can be difficult.
Cheltenham wedding and portrait photographer Kelly Weech discusses some of the best baby poses to use during the first two years of a child’s life. This time is marked by constant developments, and she suggests which baby poses will best capture a child’s personality at different ages.