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Check Out These ‘Pro’ Portrait Posing Tips from the 1980s



Everything is Terrible found a couple of cringeworthy photography instructional videos from decades ago.

“When you have a client with a problem such as prominent teeth or teeth with a wide space in the front, just encourage them to relax,” says photographer Joy Henry. “She’s lovely at this distance smiling, but I certainly wouldn’t shoot [her] at a close range.”

“Now as you’re looking at me, you’re probably thinking that guy is too fat,” one man says. “About 60 pounds overweight.”

Here’s another 1980s photography posing instructional video that we shared last year.

(via Everything is Terrible via Bokeh)