The camera is aimed at you. You smile. The photo could turn out to be magical – or ego-crushing. But it’s not you, it’s the camera. Just as your reflection on the back of a spoon isn’t what you really look like, a photo doesn’t capture you as you are. It can’t.
The Art of Being Photographed is the ultimate guide for how to look good in photos. This website shows you how to think like a camera, explaining simple principles you can use when you pose for a photo, no matter who you are.
The Art of Being Photographed is the ultimate guide for posing for photos. It shows you how to think like a camera, explaining simple principles you can use when you pose for any photo, no matter who you are.
Even small posing changes like the angle of your body and your distance from the camera can transform your shape, size, and demeanor. By understanding how the camera sees you, you will know how to pose so you look the way you want.
Start by learning how the Universally Flattering Angle changes the shape of your body.
The pose you need to know to be photogenic in any photograph. Discover the Universally Flattering Angle, and immediately look slimmer, more relaxed, and more eye-catching in your photos.
Avoid having a double chin in photos. This simple technique is used by influencers, celebrities and politicians every day. A double chin in photos is a common problem, but it is easily solved.
Your hands tell us a surprising amount about you in every photo–from your relationships to how comfortable you feel posing for the camera.
Becoming more photogenic means learning a different posture and your body language than you use every day. There are three simple steps to transform how you look in photos.
We scroll through feeds of vacation photos and very few catch our eye. What makes our thumb stop? Why do we look at one, and smile?
How to look good in photos by changing the height of the camera–it will change the shape of your body in turn. Choose whether to look taller, more competent and more powerful (and with longer legs too!) or shorter, sweeter and more approachable.
Learn how the Glass Wall changes your body proportions–make parts of your body larger or smaller using this technique. Don’t just live with camera distortion: highlight what you want to highlight about yourself.
Would you rather look bigger or smaller in photos compared to your friends or partners? Find out how the camera quirk of Closer Means Bigger distorts every photo, and you can use it to improve your couple photos.
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