During a fashion photo shoot you do not want to become a “clothes hanger” as stated in this video presentation. The art of model posing is more than just turning your body this way or that. The modeling tip today covers face model posing and how important facial expression are when giving your “look”.

Learn to Give Expressions in Face Model Posing

Watch the clip and lesson to learn how to pose, smile and give other facial expressions for the camera. You’ll be happy you did!

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How to Give Facial Expressions

The mannequins in the videos lack one thing. As the young female models guessed, they have no faces. How about you? Do you have a “face” when you get to the studio and step in front of the camera? You should!

If you find yourself becoming a clothes hanger your career is all downhill from there. So, work on your modeling and facial poses but also get the mirror out and see how many “looks” you can give with your face.

After all, the attitude is in the face and eyes – if you plan to be an icon or supermodel you’ll need more than something to hang outfits on.

The Face Model Video

This young lady is wonderful at giving facial expressions as you will see in the video so take notice of how she does it. Then, practice until you can have a bag of looks to pull out during any modeling photo shoot.

Quick & Easy Face Model Posing Tips

Always practice in front of a mirror and work on expressions. Relax and don’t overdo the pose or expression. If you are ready to work on yours here are some to get you started:

  • Serious
  • Anger
  • Mystery
  • Happiness
  • Joy
  • Depression
  • Alluring

These are just a few. If you plan to become a real model you have got to learn to give facial expressions of all types – get busy and practice.

Add each one to your book as you learn it. Work with photographers who can help you find what is working for you. You’ll become better and better at face model posing and will move further on your way to becoming a model who can give the look – anytime she wants.

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