DescriptionTips, techniques, and inspiration for creating perfect poses
Effectively posing the human body is a challenge for nearly every photographer, from amateur to professional. Understanding how a model's pose, body language, and posture affect a photograph is crucial to success. Author and professional fashion photographer Craig Stidham shows you how to guide a subject's personality through body language, with hundreds of examples and suggestions.
- Answers critical questions such as: how can a photographer avoid having the subject look awkward? How does one direct both experienced and inexperienced models?
- Shares helpful posing tips and techniques for posing models in new modern and fashion-forward ways
- Suggests ways to make strategic edits in post-production to fix common posing mistakes
- Offers hundreds of examples of strong and stunning posing
Dynamic Posing Guide teaches you the skills you need to identify strong modern posing techniques as you strengthen your photographic skills.
CHAPTER 1: Breaking Down the Human Figure 3
CHAPTER 2: Rules of Posing 49
CHAPTER 3: Seated Posing 75
CHAPTER 4: Posing on the Ground 105
CHAPTER 5: Camera Angles 121
CHAPTER 6: Equipment 135
CHAPTER 7: Breaking the Rules 167
CHAPTER 8: Putting Your Poses to Work 175