Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Photo Tips - Portrait Poses

Leaning against a wall (or a tree or anything else that is rigid) adds some interest to this photo.

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Try a more serious tone instead of a big happy smile to change it up a bit.

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Play with eye contact.

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If a body part will bend, bend it.  This will add more interest to your photo.

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Carefully place hands so that they have something to do in the photo.

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How about a prop?

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Maybe incorporate your subject's hobbies into the photo with specific props.

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More fun to come.  Next week we'll talk about tips for taking family photos and then follow with fun pose ideas the following week.  Happy snapping.


References:
Wikihow
Kreis Beall

2 comments:

Kadie said...

I LOVE the one of the little girl on her tummy!! I am going to have to try that! So many of these are great. I am just going to have to pin it.:)

MiMi said...

Some of my favorite pics are ones that the boys aren't looking at me at all...

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