The Complete Posing Workshop - Table of Contents

toc Dec 26, 2019

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Posing is one of the most challenging subjects you will face as a portrait photographer! Memorization can only take you so far before you lose authenticity. You'll learn to become a director and not just a photographer with these poses and posing cues for individuals, couples, and groups. 

Chapter 1

  • Introduction to The Complete Posing Workshop
  • Why Are We Here?
  • Words Every Client Will Say
  • Be The Director
  • Being Human
  • Presence And Charisma
  • Tone And Body Language
  • Four Tips on Communication And Ten Useful Cues
  • Our Favorite Reads
  • Lightning Overview Of Lighting For Portraiture
  • Focal Lengths and Angles

Chapter 2

  • Men vs. Women - Posing Goals
  • The Five Foundation Poses For Couples
  • Foundation Posing Client Run Through
  • Foundation Posing Demonstration

Chapter 3

  • Posing Goals For Men
  • Male Client Run Through
  • Standing And Sitting Pose Demonstration For Men

Chapter 4

  • Posing Goals For Women
  • Female Client Run Through
  • Standing And Sitting Pose Demonstration For Women

Chapter 5

  • Roberto Valenzuela Three Point Check
  • Understanding The Spine
  • Open Stance vs. Closed Stance
  • Touch Points
  • Body Part Levels of Intimacy
  • Head Angles
  • Arms & Hands
  • Hip Spacing

Chapter 6

  • Pose Mimicking
  • Eye-to-Eye Contact
  • The Nose & Jawline
  • Wardrobe And Spacing
  • Natural Pointers
  • Finger Tension And Soft Wrists
  • Perspective And Foreshortening
  • Too Much Overlap

Chapter 7

  • Group Posing
  • Handling Large Groups

Chapter 8

  • 15 Second Posing Challenge For Men
  • 15 Second Posing Challenge For Women
  • 20 Second Posing Challenge For Couples
  • 2 Minute Posing Challenge - Large Group Symmetry
  • 2 Minute Posing Challenge - Small Group Editorial
  • 2 Minute Posing Challenge - Large Group Editorial

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