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Basic posing techniques

In portrait photography there are two basic poses. The C pose and the S curve.The S curve pose in predominantly a female pose while the C curve can be used for both female and male model, while being predominantly a male pose.In this blog we will explore these poses.The S curve for the female is defined by drawing a line the top of the head and following the middle of the body to the knees.Please view these images in full, most of them are vertical and cropping them for this blog obscures... continue reading

The posing Stonechat

  This pic of a female Stonechat (Saxicola torquatus) got a standard 0,42$ sale recently, this was now the third sale since I uploaded it in 2013. It is the typical "Dreamstime photo" in that the Stonechat is really posing for the camera. The good thing about this species is that they like to search for food, manly insects, on the ground, but every few minutes they use to fly up and perch on a pole or bigger rock to have a look on what happens around, this is wise as while they are moving on the... continue reading

Lada "Final shoot"

Lada have told me that she quit posing and there is no reason to invite her to the photo sessions. I'm hoping that after she will see the results of our last photosession she will change her mind. continue reading

Two ways to use shallow DOF when posing groups

With eyes at or close to the same distance from camera to achieve equal focus on subjects.This gives each person equal importance to the image.Works well for families.Allow one to be in focus and the others to be out of focus.Combined with the composition of your photo, using diagonals or rule of thirds, etc, you allow the one to become the primary focus while the others fade into the background.So, there are my thoughts.Most of these images are not mine, but I thought... continue reading

Non posed portraits

Since I started on with Dreamstime I've started taking a lot more 'posed' shots trying to achieve something in particular.However, most of my favorites are still shots where the subject wasn't posing - I just captured a moment that will never happen again...That is what drives me to take more and more photos. continue reading

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