Posing & Lighting Basic Masculine Pose 1b
This is the second book in the series. You can't learn creativity. You learn the basic fundamentals of how to position people so they look their best, then you learn how to light them correctly. When you learn the Basic Feminine & Masculine Poses, you can begin to become creative. Once you master the basics, you creativity is unlimited. The next pose is the 2/3rds view. The flirt look for women. More
I attend give workshops in San Diego, Ca. When I ask the attendees why they are at my workshop, 90% of the answers are "I want to learn studio lighting". I ask,"Do you know anything about posing". The answers vary from , "I know how to pose people", to, "I don't pose my subjects, I just let them be themselves", to, "I have no idea what you are talking about". Think about this. "Just because you may not know people can be posed to look comfortable, relaxed, a natural looking, does not mean you should not take the time to learn how to do it. This is not "Take 50 shots, from every different angle, and hope you get a good one. When you take the time to learn the "Rules of Posing and Lighting", you will have learned a new craft that will allow to to photograph people for Studio Portraits, Weddings, Corporate, Fashion, and any other assignment. You will learn how incorrect posing and lighting people make them look heavy. Correctly posed and lit, you actually make your subjects "thinner".