Posing is a crucial tool that can transform your photography by
bringing out the best in every subject who steps in front of your lens.
The Photographer’s Guide to Posing: Techniques to Flatter Everyone by Lindsay Adleris your go-to resource for mastering the art of posing.
In this book, Lindsay discusses elements that affect your subject’s
appearance in photographs, including how your camera sees, camera
angle, lens choice, perspective, body position, and more. She also
shares common “posing pitfalls” that can ruin an otherwise beautiful
poses and guides you through her posing essentials. You’ll learn how
to create endless posing opportunities by making small adjustments
to a base pose; you’ll also explore the critical techniques for bringing
out the best in various types of subjects, including men, women, curvy
women, and couples. Lindsay also covers the most flattering poses for
subjects in different types of portraits, including maternity, boudoir,
family, and more. She addresses challenges and provides go-to poses
to get you started. Finally, this book covers how to train your eye to
recognize potential posing problems and teaches you how to create
Written by award-winning photographer and best-selling author
Lindsay Adler, this book is an incredible resource for establishing a
deeper understanding of how to successfully pose your subjects. It’s
also a fantastic quick-reference guide for your next portrait shoot!
8 x 10in
Soft Cover- without flaps
banks.stephanie49 (verified owner) February 3, 2020
This is exactly the book I was looking for. The book is well-organized; the author’s text is accessible; she offers multiple examples. After reading “The Photographer’s Guide to Posing” I will be very well prepared for a fashion workshop I’m attending in early March.
rich8 (verified owner) February 6, 2020
Very helpful. One might imagine from the cover that this is a book only about posing women, and maybe even a book it would be best not to read publicly. With the exception of the chapter on boudoir photography, the book is very helpful and covers posing men, women, families, and more. A unique perspective on the book, perhaps, is that most of us not only like to take good photographs, but to look reasonably good in photographs taken of us. The chapter on “Posing Men” was helpful to me in imagining myself on the other side of the camera. Similarly, my wife read “Posing Pitfalls,” because most of us are not aware of the importance of arm and hand placement, or our the importance of our stance. Very helpful. A worthwhile purchase.
painter (verified owner) October 1, 2020
Posing is one of my sticking points. This book took the mystery out of how to get the best poses and illustrates what NOT to do. Many photos to show the right and wrong.
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