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Unread 04-14-2011, 01:34 PM   #76
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Excellent tips, thank you!
The photographer I sometimes model for gave me the "rule of two": if you have two of something (legs, feet, hands, arms, etc), do something different with each one.
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This is good advice for many portraits, but keep in mind that sometimes symmetry can be a wonderful effect. Making the arms and legs balance a composition by doing the same on the left and right can be great too.
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Unread 04-15-2011, 01:20 PM   #77
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Wow, great tips! I have to confess I had sometimes come up with the "dead hand" on my pics!
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Unread 04-15-2011, 07:04 PM   #78
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Great little guide!

I couldn't improve on it, although it would be easier to view if you saved it as pdf.

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Unread 04-18-2011, 08:32 PM   #79
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Very helpful! Thanks a lot for this.
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Unread 04-26-2011, 08:47 PM   #80
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thanks for the guide. it helped me alot pal. i will share this to my co-cosplayer friends.
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Unread 05-05-2011, 06:08 PM   #81
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Thanks for the tutorial! I love your tips. I used them at the last con I went to and my photos came out much better.
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Unread 05-06-2011, 10:11 PM   #82
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I wish I'd seen this baby sooner. XD

Thank you for making such an awesome tutorial!
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Unread 05-08-2011, 03:47 AM   #83
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Thanks for this! Its helped me tons!!
I actually did the straight on photo with a prop, and the photo looks really weird! Haha!
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Thank you!! This is really helpful. Hopefully my poses will come out better at my next con thanks to this.
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Unread 05-09-2011, 01:21 PM   #85
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A very helpful tutorial! I'd already learned a lot of what you covered (mostly the hard way!), but I also learned some new things! Thank you!

I put it into PDF format, for if you'd rather read it that way, or even to print it out and take it with you to your shoot:
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Unread 05-13-2011, 01:13 AM   #86
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wow this tread is very helpful to me..bein a noob an all
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Unread 05-13-2011, 11:38 AM   #87
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really great tips! : O
i always use the whole 'hold a prop the way they do' pose though XD it's easier for me...
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Unread 06-26-2011, 01:02 AM   #88
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This is a good tutorial. I'm terrible at posing since it's my first time cosplaying; last year I didn't expect people to take my picture and hug me. XD
When I saw the pictures of me posted up, and no offense the photos were a little sloppy but still good storing memories, I just hid in my embarressment. I had the lazy dead "pose" of me just standing there looking clueless.
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Unread 06-26-2011, 01:31 AM   #89
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Practice is a big thing. Just you you know where your body is, what a good smile feels like and how to stand. Practice in front of a full length mirror and when you get confident enough have a friend take your picture. Practice. Also I find tilting the head down just slightly and at an angle helps to make the eyes look open (if I don't my eyes look squinty). The "dead hand" thing can also be a problem. Props can give you something to pose and hold just don't let it overwhelm you. Also if you don't have a prop, hold on to something around you in the environment or yourself.
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Unread 06-29-2011, 12:26 AM   #90
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Read this guide abit and like what I am seeing. I usually expect cosplayers to have poses ready for me, but for the past year I find myself having to give direction a lot which is something i've adapted to.
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