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Posing Guide: 21 Sample Poses to get you Started with Photographing Children

Posing Guide: 21 Sample Poses to get you Started with Photographing Children
A Guest Post by Kaspars Grinvalds from Posing App. After our previous articles on posing female subjects and posing men (there are now more guides – see below this article for the complete series), let’s look at some starting points with photographing children. Little ones are definitely fun and very positive subjects to photograph! Getting those real and authentic emotions and showing through your pictures the joy of a childhood is a very warm and sincere feeling. However dealing with kids sometimes can be quite challenging. You have to be ready that they often have their own thoughts on their mind and you need to be very patient and adapt to their natural behavior.

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