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The Photographer's Guide to Posing, 1st Edition by Lindsay Adler

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CHAPTER 10

BOUDOIR

For a boudoir session, posing and expression are paramount. Your job is to flatter every curve, create allure, and make the subject’s body look its absolute best. Luckily, you have this book and this chapter to prepare you for the challenge.

Boudoir posing is feminine posing, with everything pushed to an extreme: more curve, softer hands, more extreme camera angles. Although it can be challenging, you and your subject can work together to create striking imagery showcasing her form.

A boudoir session can make your subject feel extremely vulnerable. More than ever, you must master your skills of directing and posing to make her feel comfortable. The elements of asymmetry, hand placement, and creating curves have never been more ...

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