For the guys out there,have you ever tell someone that you are not photogenic enough to be photographed?Have you ever taken a photo and thought that you look crappy and it makes you do not have the confidence to stand in front of the camera any more and start thinking that photo taking is only for professional models?
For people in the corporate world, your company needs a nice photo of you to be published in the company's newsletter or annual report or perhaps you have been interviewed by a magazine and they need your photo to be published urgently.Probably some of you is going for the a interview for the dream job of yours and you need a decent nice photo for your resume.You start looking into your archive and hope to crop out a headshot from that holiday photo of yours by the pool.Either they are over-exposed against the sun or under-exposed under the tree or poor resolution taken from your phone.All these photos doesn't do justice to your corporate profile and your corporate image.As the saying goes ''A picture tell a thousand words" and you want your photo to represent you as approachable, trustable and efficient in your work.But you never had a nice photo taken of you and always think that you are not photogenic and it makes you uncomfortable to be in front of the camera.Yes guys I hear you all.....
I hear many of these stories from my male clients and the good news is you do not have to feel this way any more.Photogenic is a skill that can be learn and master easily and fast with my easy-to-follow tips and coaching.I am going to share some of the killer poses for the corporate man out there.You too can be a model now!
I not only coach you to pose and smile,I design a photoshoot which aligns with what you do that can capture your essence.This is branding and the brand is "YOU"!
1. I named this the "Business Time" pose.Hands clenched and rest on your lap represent a relax and mean business look.
2.This is the air-steward pose.Lean your weight onto one leg and place one hand in the pants pocket.Makes you look in style if you are in the creative or entertainment industry
3.This prim and proper all time favourite pose command a sense of trustworthy and confidence.Turn body 45 degrees to the right,face looking at the camera,hug your arms and smile,show your white upper row of teeth.A small tip : If you want to look more dynamic, tie a red tie.I named this the dynamic pose.
4.This is the CEO pose.Almost same as number 3 pose except this is against a dark background.Turn body to the left facing 45 degrees,face facing to the front looking straight at the camera gives a sense of confidence and authority.
5.This pose was actually taken with client sitting down.Relax and turning body 45 degrees to the left.Head tilt alittle towards to the left shoulder gives a sense of friendliness.Tip: Remember to chin down always so you won't show any double chin.And I swear by the red tie,it looks good on almost every man who wears it.This pose is good for your resume
6.This pose is good for your magazine interview.It brings out the character in you.Body leaning forward.Hand clenched together.This pose is good if you are in the creative and entertainment industry
7.The attitude pose.Brings out your charisma and style in you.Four fingers in the pants pocket and one thumb showing gives a feel of confidence and style.
This is another example of the same pose as above.Personal Branding photography for Dr Gan Bo at an outdoor location seems more approachable especially if it is your own working environment.Add in a personal quote makes you more real as a person.
Corporate photo taking need not be alone especially if the business is a partnership.Show your team work and synergy.Raise your business and online profile.
Thank you for reading my blog. If you are ready to have a photo session,please feel free drop me a line at email@example.com or contact +65 66348321 to discuss how I could help you to design a photoshoot that will align with what you do.
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