I’ve been thinking a lot about posing and what’s the ideal way to go about it, but honestly, I don’t think there’s a perfect, cookie-cutter way. And that’s really the exciting beauty of it. With hundreds of posing tips and tricks out there, really, the key is all in the comfort. When you feel relaxed and at ease, you’re
Authenticity creates moments that are attractive and unforgettable.
There are a gazillion
Now, I’m not saying you can’t make up fun boss poses, hell no! What I’m saying is that we have to FIRST make sure it comes from a place of comfort.
With all of that being said, I’ve written down a few tips in approach and direction. As well as some easy ways to feel and look less nervous. Both for people and some great pointers for photographers, because hey, we all want to take beautiful images!
1. Come as you are.
The truth is, you’re really cool. You don’t have to impress anyone, all you need to do is just have fun! Dress in clothes that make YOU feel good.
2. Take it easy
Our shoulders, facial muscles
3. Bend it, boo.
You don’t have to keep your arms and legs stiff. Angles always look great on camera! A ninja tip here is to make sure you’re not posing in any
5. If you’re with your loved one/s, focus on having moments with them.
Be touchy-feely and make each other laugh! Candid moments are always better than posed ones. Being as close as possible really makes for some magic moments.
6. Trust your photographer.
We got you. They’ll kindly direct you and totally geek over those gorgeous photos of you! They’ve photographed tons of people. And they understand if you’re feeling nervous or unsure and won’t judge you for it either. I assure you, you’ll get into it if you’re determined to have a good time!
And there you have it! Some handy things to keep in mind to kill it for your next session. This is something we could easily go on forever about, but as long as you have the basics, babe – you can work it your way. Do you have any specific thoughts or comments on posing? Or maybe a question? Drop me a DM me on @mishalee.za, I would love to hear them!