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Posing 101: Essentials

via CreativeLive


Posing doesn’t have to be complicated. In Posing 101: The Essentials, fashion photographer and CreativeLive instructor Lindsay Adler gives you an introduction to essential posing techniques you need to start building the posing repertoire every photographer needs.

In this class, Lindsay will lay a foundation of posing basics to get you started on mastering posing. You’ll learn tips on interacting with your subject and how to coach expressions. Lindsay will show you how your lens and camera angle work with different poses. Additionally, she covers best practices for posing each body part, what to look for in posture and how to pose and shoot through flaws.

Whether you’re starting from scratch or have some posing experience under your belt, this course will build a solid foundation that will allow you to expand your posing knowledge and start getting creative.


  • Introduction to Posing
  • Expression and Interaction Tips
  • Posing Guidelines: Lenses & Camera Angles
  • Posing Guidelines: Posture & Directing
  • Basic Posing Demo
  • Posing Parts: Shoulders, Chin, Eyes & Hands
  • Posing Parts: Men, Feet, Elbows and Nose
  • Posing Contact Sheet Examples
  • Posing for Body Types
  • Posing and Shooting Flaws

Taught by

Lindsay Adler

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