Ever found yourself in front of the camera wondering, “What on earth do I do with these hands?” or pleading, “Just give me some direction!” Fear not, because posing doesn’t have to be an intimidating experience—I’m here to help make it fun and easy!
Let’s dive into some tips to keep in mind for your upcoming lifestyle brand session:
1️⃣ Hold onto Your Story
Feeling a bit awkward? Grab onto something that resonates with your brand story. Whether it’s your phone or laptop, a captivating book, a stylish notebook, or even a cup of coffee – it’s not just a prop; it’s a narrative tool! Bonus tip: Hold that coffee mug, and suddenly you radiate warmth. Opt for champagne if you want to sprinkle some celebratory vibes into the mix.
2️⃣ Find Your Best Angle
Most people have a preferred side. Embrace yours! Let your photographer know which side you love, and then make it the star. Lean into that angle and see what you get. Other ideas: use chin on your hand,
Speaking of angles, creating a S curve with your body is very flattering. Practice posing in front of a mirror and see what feels the best and natural for you.
3️⃣ Energy in Motion
Consider the vibe you want to project. Want to exude confidence? Channel your inner superhero with a power pose. Want to appear extra professional? Cross your arms. And remember, good posture is your secret weapon. Stand tall, elongate that neck, roll back those shoulders and relax.