3 Tips for Teaching Male Friends to Pose for Portraits like a Pro (VIDEO)

One challenge when making portraits of friends and family is dealing with subjects who are inexperienced at posing. Things tend to get even more difficult when photographing men who aren’t really models because they tend to be more reticent about striking a pose than women.

In this helpful two-minute video from Mango Street you’ll learn three simple tips for loosening up an inexperienced male model while directing him to pose in a relaxed, natural manner. And in case you haven’t noticed, men are different than women and the tips in this tutorial are designed to accentuate male features.

Back in April we shared another Mango Street tutorial with tips for posing inexperienced female models, so check that one out too. You can find more useful tips and tricks on the Mango Street YouTube channel,