In the past, before my sessions, I would look for fun poses that fit my client. I would then get to the session and remember about 20% of them. I finally started writing down different ideas to carry with me. However, not everything can be solved by writing it down. What happens when your clients picks a location that doesn't inspire you? Or what if you client wants to take their pictures out on main street and you have to work with the public, too. I'm hoping these posing guide ideas and solutions will be helpful to you this year.
1. Free Posing Guides on Pretty Presets
We have a free resource for you right here from Pretty Presets! You can find posing guides for toddlers, kids, teens and families. This will take you to the "Posing for Families" page. However, included in the download is the posing guide for toddlers, kids, teens and families. Completely free!
2. Free Posing Guides on Pinterest
Pinterest is a great place to find lots of great posing ideas. Check out our posing guide board. We also have a specific board for posing engaged couples. We'll continue to add posing ideas for you. I have found Pinterest to be a great source for getting outside the box. Lots of inspiration!
3. Your client picked a boring location
Have a boring location? Check out this great post on making the best of a bad location: 5 Ways to Enhance a Boring Location.
4. Finding the Perfect Location
Looking for a location? Not sure where to go? Check out a few options here: Finding the Perfect Location for your Portrait Session.
5. Pictures in Public
Do you clients want to take pictures out in public? If so, check out these helpful tips. 6 Tips to Photographing Your Clients in Public.