Chapter 2. The Poses

The following pages feature over 1,000 poses for photographing women, provided by a wide range of professional photographers. Use this section as a handbook as you shoot or as a source of inspiration to fuel your creativity.

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Standing4099

Sitting100143

Crouching144165

Kneeling166189

Reclining190215

Movement216251

Exaggerated252267

Bodywork268291

Head & Shoulders292305

Expressions306315

1. Standing

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Raised shoulderWorking the shoulders is an under-used but interesting gesture. See how the ...

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