CHAPTER 1

POSING and HOW YOUR CAMERA SEES

One of the biggest obstacles that photographers face with posing is understanding how their camera sees. You may have a beautiful pose that flatters your subject, but the lens, direction, and camera angle you have chosen may prove to be unflattering. Similarly, a pose may look somewhat unnatural to the naked eye, yet because of your camera angle and lens choice, the shot comes out stunning!

Posing is not a stand-alone aspect of photography. It works in conjunction with perspective and how your camera sees and interprets your subject. In fact, these elements are inextricable. For that reason, we need to take some time to truly understand this intertwining of tools.

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