CHAPTER 7

POSING COUPLES

A couple’s portrait is an opportunity for you to capture the relationship between two people. You can create an image that represents their joy, romance, and unique bond. It is a special and important opportunity, particularly for engagement sessions and portraits on the wedding day.

While creating a stunning image can be quite rewarding, it also offers several challenges. Not only are you required to flatter two subjects at the same time, but also, expression and body language need to convey the connection between the subjects. Often you must make a variety of different shots, poses, and expressions in a very short period of time, while working under pressure.

For subjects who are not used to being in front of the camera, ...

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