Posts Tagged ‘poses’

Humor: Comedians Key and Peele Show You How to Take the Perfect Duo Photo

Here’s a little something for those of you who need a good laugh this Saturday. YouTube comedy duo Rhett & Link need help… specifically, they need help figuring out some creative duo photo poses. And who better to show them some REALLY creative ones than Comedy Central stars Key and Peele? Read more…

Monsters: Photographs of People Making Silhouettes in a Museum

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In December 2012, the Museum of Modern Art in New York City featured an interactive art installation by Philip Worthington called “Shadow Monsters“. The exhibit was created using a computer, a camera, two projectors, a light box, and some clever software. When visitors stepped in front of the light box, their shadows were magically transformed into creatures that were brought to life through sound and animation.

Photographer Joseph O. Holmes saw the unique exhibition as a photo project opportunity. However, instead of photographing the resulting monsters, he decided to turn the camera on the participants themselves, capturing their monster-making activities as a series of silhouettes.
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19 Poses in 30 Seconds for a Fashion Cover Photograph

Canadian fashion model Coco Rocha is quite talented at “freestyling” poses, or doing a bunch of useable poses off the top of her head in rapid succession. Last year a video showing Rocha doing 50 poses in 30 seconds went viral on the web. The video above shows her doing 19 “action poses” in just 30 seconds for a fashion cover shoot. Who knew modeling required so much cardio?

(via Photojojo)

Smile: Video Clips of People Posing for Still Photos

Here’s a humorous short film titled “Smile” by director Dean Fleischer-Camp, who regularly asks people to pose for a photograph but then secretly records video instead. It shows how poses that look so natural in still photographs can look so completely awkward in videos.


Update: Long Awkward Pose is a website dedicated to this very thing. (thx flamedot!)

Posing App: A Handy Photographer’s Reference for Portrait Poses

Posing App is a new app that offers a pocket reference for poses — helpful for both photographers and models. The 140 hand-drawn poses come in a variety of flavors — children, couples, weddings, and women, to name a few — and are accompanied by short descriptions that provide additional pointers. The is available from the iTunes App Store for $2, and will be released for Android soon.

Men Photographed in Stereotypical Pin-Up Poses

“Men-ups!” is a humorous project by photographer Rion Sabean featuring men doing pin-up-style poses. It’s interesting how much more absurd some poses instantly look when they’re being done by men.
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Artist Mocks the Absurd Poses in Fashion Photos by Showing Them in Real Life

Have you ever noticed how ridiculous many of the poses seen in fashion and glamor photographs are? Artist Yolanda Dominguez has a project called Poses highlighting how absurd and artificial the poses are by having a group of women do them in public locations and filming the reactions of passersby. It’s interesting how something so ridiculous when seen in real life can look so “normal” when done by a model in the context of a fashion photograph.

(via mashKULTURE)