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Fashion Photography Posing and Lighting

Lesson 21 of 21

Sitting Pose #12

Sue Bryce, Felix Kunze

Fashion Photography Posing and Lighting

Sue Bryce, Felix Kunze

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21. Sitting Pose #12

Lesson Info

Sitting Pose #12

Is a couple of beauty poses here that I want you to nail down? One of the most beautiful shots that felix took this year was off me as elizabeth taylor and it was such a simple shot because it was really about me being here. I'm sitting on the edge of my seat on my arm was like this too slim and trim my arm from the front. I had my shoulders working so I had collarbones for the first time in a long time I had my chin back. I was doing this and he shot he did actually shoot down on me because I was curvy at the time and it was a beautiful shot that in view of the forest and I was here and it was all about working the to call a taj I feel like it's a go to beauty shop, get down and shut up for a second. I'm teaching get do it, she can do it goodness woman right on the edge that's it. This was about one thing and one thing only and that was working the front shoulder. It was about having this hand here. You can actually put your hand like that onto your hip that's it a song assist albert ...

comes back it's about rolling forward about being curly. It's all about curly it's about the shoulder being forward it's about the long chin stretched up towards felix and then we find out composition in here there is no greater shock than the beauty shot of being here this was that little tip back he'd tip back actually we'll try both ways from that it's and so it's really curly nice and close yeah just like all those things cast just a little bit more so a little bit more lt s perfect pull back in your torso casually that beautiful okay but closer make notes make it a little bit more beauty and I will put some fear into here with this to your left trying to stay out the way this way and I'll try and put it like that like we're ready to go lifting your chin up stretching back beautiful chin up let me find here there there where is that here one war just that cast have beautiful and now slowly rotate way got it just almost there ok look so when I'm almost there but I'm not there because you know the difference, right? The difference was when we got the cover shot we're like okay and we're doing this we're like that's not okay jump out and just let me find it I can't see it when I'm not looking through the camera so to me it's like I have to find now it's not in the post its in the composition I want to see the check up to make good girl stop all right reelection mountains to tiny touch more alright this hand can touch here and you're fi bring it down your five one bring the other away from your body a little bit more push your chin towards me cassidy can I have some catching up sorry but towards me good girl there it is with that shoulder in the front just a little wee tiny but more good girl there it is chin up and what I really need to do is actually bring it lower can we just wind it move out of you I just feel like she's too high to do exactly that same here it is here too long chin watchin wait a minute wait a minute with him here here it is there's no magic okay wait a minute we're not doing it because the arms not magic can you hold back just a tiny church okay stay there with your chin come on here let me find out here in a minute in the ways I've gotta find the headlight wait a minute come there it is there it is you get to do some acrobatics too I don't mind hey, we got it beautiful now she looks crunchy where were you before looks good yeah, yeah, yeah get long that's it long chin towards felix pushing forward pushing forward pushing way don't stop until we get that cathy did think that I want the one that she was looking at me beautiful night closer closer you'll need to be closer go horizontal we're not there yet it's going on and I gotta come down a little bit stupid tripod I quite like this thing it's a bit I think it's more for boys isn't it? Yeah it's driving a big tank okay, show me what you're saying okay when suing top of the head fill the frame okay top of the head fill the frame closer closer top of the head fill the frank they go fear you they don't let me find this here so you find there wait a minute get beautiful all right now I'm doing acrobatics way to get it now get out of the gobi he'll die I wish I could be inside your head I mean sometimes you should sell that can I want you to take your cheers to him? Pull that back there stop! Can I have some ear? Chin up chin down half meant to push it towards me very slowly rotate away from me stop somebody give me and amy got it that's nice okay one more show them keep going keep turning, keep turning, honey, stop they're really here, off the front of your face, that is, flip it back, just with your hand that it that it long term ten down turned down for that took that hurt. Stay there, stay there, stay there, okay, so can I just sue little bonus thing? You don't flap, you displace the air, that's, how you displacement.

Class Description

Bring more flair to all of your photographs with fashion-inspired posing and lighting ideas from Sue Bryce and Felix Kunze.

In Fashion Photography Posing and Lighting, Sue and Felix will show you how to direct and light a model to create a fashion-style shoot. This class brings together a master of posing and a master of studio lighting to show you how to create gorgeously lit and posed photographs in your own studio. Sue and Felix will demonstrate how to create three versatile lighting looks and a whole range of poses that bring the subject to life. You’ll learn how to work with a model who can’t move and how to capture the energy of one who can.

Create and capture the beauty of a fashion-inspired shoot – join Sue and Felix for your guide to shooting professional fashion looks and photography poses. 

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Spectacular class.!!! This is what it is like on a professional set. Time is money and the director gets the shot, Taking direction is the key attribute for the talent and crew.. That means tempers are high, there is humor and passion while cajoling the set to work together. The energy was amazing on this set. I loved their working relationship. Sue and Felix both have their vison for getting the shot. And they got it. I highly recommend this class.


Sue Bryce has what my Thai friends would call a teacher's heart. It is hard to translate but basically means caring, deeply knowledgable, dedicated to constant improvement and possessing the ability to present to students in an easily understandable and accessible manner. "Near enough" is never "good enough'. In a word she is a professional. This course is highly recommended for developing a framework for photographers to work from. Sue Bryce also has many additional pieces of inspirational advice along the way in terms of styling and costume. A talented teacher who presents practical steps that can easily be adopted by others. Impressive!