Our 6 tips & tricks on how to pose & not feel awkward while doing it!
So you’ve booked a shoot with your videographer or photographer and now you’re thinking, “Wait, I’m not a professional model, how am I going to do this?” You research the best poses and it’s becoming a bit nerve-racking. Let’s be honest, it’s not always a breeze in front of a camera and some people may feel awkward in certain poses. But Kaylyn, what do I do with my hands?! – cue that Talladega Nights scene.
Don’t worry, because when it comes to posing, we’re here to help you feel less awkward and more natural. We actually don’t love super posey pictures and videos. Instead, when it comes to posing, we find that you look less awkward when things are natural and you’re having fun! Easier said than done, right? No stress, because we’ve put together 6 tips on how to pose and not feel awkward.
And to make this more accessible, we’ve created an Instagram guide that you can find here so you can share with your friends with our tips on how to pose.
Not only is bringing your best fur baby great for the mems, but it adds a sweet touch to the shoot. Whether you’re chasing after your pup, laughing at their antics, or giving them a pat ‑ they really do help ease your nerves & make the posing not feel like poses!
In our opinion, Adventure Sessions are the CUTEST date ideas ‑ hint hint. Bringing your motorcycle, your fave vintage car or stroll around town, going out & doing things with your honey will naturally make things more fun & that really shines through! And you have someone there to help with your nerves, making the poses a bit easier. You can read more about our lifestyle and adventure sessions here.
The more you move, the less stiff you look! Don’t worry, we help guide you on this in the shoot ‑ whether it’s playing with your dress, getting on each other’s shoulders or dancing, movement is key. Remember, the key to posing and not looking awkward is be be natural. You can see more of this stunning maternity shoot here!
Silence is weird. Too weird. But don’t worry, we provide some fun tunes to help you loosen up & have fun. (See point no. 3 & no. 6)
Perfect for a fun shot ‑ just make sure you don’t spray us in the process! We’re not opposed to a few bubbles to make things more fun & ease the nerves. A great prop for a pose and even better for some fun action shots.
Probably the most important! It’s okay to laugh at yourself, be a little silly ‑ whatever! The best advice for how to pose and not feel awkward is to enjoy the experience! If you’re having fun, it shows! But let’s be honest, how could you not?!
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