Posing and positioning your subject


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Posing and positioning your subject

So far we have taken some time to talk about composition. How we can use different types of composition to create different stories, to tell different aspects of a particular location. Well, there is another advantage to using composition and that is to position your subject in a unique way. For example, you can have your subject stand here or you could have them perhaps move next to a railing. When they do that, what it does is it allows them to move and if they have something to set their hand on, it can be really helpful. So if there's something they can do with their hands, get them moving, reposition them, so that it allows some some of that tension that we all hold in our bodies when we stand in front of a camera, to go.

Well, we want to come up with some devices to reposition people,so that they move, so that they breathe. And another thing you can do with their hands is just say, hey, put your hands behind your back. Or if you are standing in the spot, where would you naturally...

Posing and positioning your subject
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Posing and positioning your subject provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Narrative Portraiture: Foundations of Portraiture

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