Posing your "model"

1 year 5 months ago #618335 by Katie-Lester
Hey everyone. I'm new to the forum. I was wanting to see if I could get some help. Maybe even be pointed toward a video or something. 

I am being hired to do an amateur basketball leagues individual portraits and team photos.

These kids range from 2nd grade to 6th grade. I was wondering if anyone could offer me some tips on posing each age group without one or the other looking awkwardly positioned. I am also having a little bit of trouble with head positioning. 

When you photograph a family or kids out doors, at least in my experience, they don't need a whole lot of direction because they are some what comfortable being in a picture with people they know. However, get them alone, and kids get shy and tend to clam up. How can I achieve a good pose while keeping them comfortable?


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1 year 5 months ago #618502 by srubio77
If at all possible, you might want to try bringing in a step stool to get a little bit of leverage. If you've got some height and shoot down, that can minimize the height differences and prevent some of the shorter kids from getting lost in the crowd.


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