Informative Essay On Grand Lens Photography

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Very few people enjoy having their photo captured at weddings, but whether you are the bride, a bridesmaid or a guest, chances are you will find yourself in front of the camera. Grand Lens Photography shares a few tips to ensure is it not necessary to untag yourself when those photographs appear on social media.

Practice posing like a celebrity
Hollywood knows a thing or two about appearing 10 pounds lighter in front of the camera. Try this flattering pose and do not worry about feeling silly if you practice in front of a mirror: 1 Stand with your hips rotated 45 degrees away from the camera. 2 Put your weight on your back foot. 3 Elongate your other leg and cross it in front, with the foot pointed toward the camera. Bend the knee a bit so you do not lock up or look stiff. 4 Place a …show more content…

If you begin to feel your brow wrinkle, your eyes squint or smile stiffen, feel free to push the reset button. Close your eyes, let your lips fall back into place and relax your face. Do not hesitate to ask the photographer to count out loud while your eyes are closed. On three, open them and turn on that winning smile.

4) Avoid the double chin
Double chins can plague even the slimmest of women in photographs. Avoid it by elongating your neck by moving your head forward slightly and lift up your chin. You could also try touching your tongue to the roof of your mouth right behind your front teeth. Just be sure not to tense up too much.

5) Do not underestimate the beauty of laughing
Fake smiles are not flattering, but the same cannot be said for fake laughs. Next time you need to loosen up for a photo, let out a forced "Ha! Ha!" And then do it again. And again. The ridiculousness of it will have you and your party laughing for real and THAT photo will be a keeper.

6) Stand up

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