And even when you do find a guide, it is more about listing some poses for male subjects. You rarely find any article explaining why to use certain male poses in photography. Talking about why and laying out some ground rules will help photographers understand classic male posing better. These also serve as a guide in creating their poses and variations.
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Photographing males for fashion photography is often believed to be difficult. How to pose as a model? The poses are different than for women, but many photographers wrongly believe the posing options are fewer than for women. There are, actually, a plethora of posing options available for male models. Number one on the list is the counterpose. The model should appear calm and relaxed, not stiff. This pose will appear different with each model, because of his individual body shape and way of moving.
Posing Guide: 21 Sample Poses to Get You Started with Photographing Men
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