We all have those occasional moments of weakness, where we wish we looked as suave and sexy in our pictures as movie stars and starlets. How do our favorite celebrities do it so easily and flawlessly in the movies, magazine spreads – not to mention all over the internet?
Sexy Posing seems like a challenging task but with a little info and practice, it can be done. With a bit of professional guidance, a relaxed mood and the right props, you can channel your inner Marilyn Monroe and make love to the camera. Interested in taking some sexy selfies or getting ready for a boudoir shoot? Here are some tips to help you pose sexy.
Sexy Posing Tip #1
Get in the mood – Sexy Pose
What makes you feel sexy? Is it a specific type of music? Do specific clothes bring out your sexy side? Maybe red lipstick makes you feel all hot and bothered (in a good way of course)? Do you dimmed lights or colored lighting make you feel sexy?
Taking a picture in dim or colored lighting not only makes you feel sexy but it can also add some mood to the photos after they’re taken.
The point being, the first step to getting that sexy shot is getting in the mood. Just make sure you’ve found and set up whatever it is that makes you feel hot and gets you into character. You’ll surprise yourself.
Sexy Posing Tip #2
Let The Angles Work For You – Sexy Pose
Everyone has favorite parts of their body. There are those features that you consider your sexy spots. When posing sexy, you should work with them and use appropriate angles to bring out your sex appeal. If you’re taking a sexy selfie, shoot from above. Let the camera capture these sexy spots on your body from a bird’s eye view. Tilt the lens so that you capture the entire length of your body.
On the other hand, if you are having someone else take the photos, make sure you’re posing in such a way that your most sensual spots are easily visible and are taking center stage in the shots. This way, the most beautiful angles of your body receive the camera’s attention fully.
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Sexy Posing Tip #3
Flow With The Poses – Sexy Pose
Ever wondered why professional models always seem to be in motion as their pictures as taken? They do it so as to capture the natural flow of their body live and direct. Take a leaf out of their book and move your body too.
Look through magazines and find the sexiest poses and pick ones you like that feels natural to you. Arrange them in a sequence for your shoot and ease through each pose. For example, you can begin by bending over and letting your photographer capture your butt and hips. Remember to look into the camera invitingly as you do so. Once you are done, naturally move into a sitting position with your shoulders open and lean back. Imagine yourself moving like your favorite star and you’ll be shocked at how natural it will feel.
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From there you can go for a dramatic pose such as draping yourself at the window or lying on the bed with your upper half hanging upside down on the edge towards the floor. Arrange these poses according to the movement that feels most natural and sexy to you. For this strategy to work, it helps to have someone else take the photos for you.
Sexy Posing Tip #4
Mirror, Mirror On The Wall, Who’s The Sexiest Of Them All?
When it comes to taking sexy pictures and poses, mirrors are your best friend. If you are taking a selfie, you can simply take a picture of the image in your mirror. This helps you to adjust in real time so that you capture your most flattering pose. On the other hand, if someone is taking your sexy picture, they can capture extra perspectives of your body by relying on the reflections in the mirrors.
Placing a mirror behind you can give a view of your butt while one placed in front gives a great view of your bust, waist or thighs. Working with angles and mirrors helps to give interesting perspectives to your sexy shots. Mirrors also help you to correct your poses. As such, have a mid-length or full-length mirror with you as you explore your inner freak.
Sexy Posing Tip #5
Be Mysterious – Sexy Pose
A little enigma is always very sexy and will leave your audience wanting more. In taking photos, the mystery is created by leading the eye along curves or body lines and then leaving the viewer hanging. This means that you can take photos of sections of your body and have them guessing what the rest of the picture would show.
For example, you can take a picture of your lower face, pouty lips with a finger lightly resting on your lower lip parting it and your top falling off the shoulder. Let the photo capture this section of your body without showing any of your sexy spots fully. This will surely get your audience hot, bothered and demanding more. The best part is, it can be done with any body part!
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Sexy Posing Tip #Tip 6
Let Private Affairs Stay Private!
One of the most private parts of your body is the crotch. While it is definitely very sexy to take pictures of your crotch, it is generally risky to do this. Partly because you may not be in full control of where the pictures end up. However, if you want to anyway, ensure that you pose in such a way that even if your crotch is on display, there is a little room for imagination left.
Crossing your legs or having fabric bunched up around it creates an air of mystique in the photo. You may want to go full on with your crotch pictures. In such a case, ensure that you have groomed yourself properly before baring it all for the camera.
Sexy Posing Tip #7
The Background Matters Too
One of the most overlooked aspects of sexy photos is the background. It has to complement the sexy mood being captured in the photo. It goes without saying that you should keep your background neat. Nothing about a disorganized closet or a toilet in the background says sexy. If anything, it draws attention from the main attraction.
You’ll also want to consider props to add some flavor to the background in a way that complements the theme of your sexy picture without detracting from it. Ensure that your poses complement the props or vice versa. For instance, you can have a love seat in your background and lie on it in your shots. A bed with some red or black silk sheets will do too. Just make sure the background works in tandem with the photo.
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Final word for sexy poses
Whether it’s for someone else or for your eyes only, a sexy pose needs to be, well… sexy. Trust the tips above to turn you into a Playboy magazine seductress. But while doing so, remember your most important weapon, Confidence!
Now put your best foot forward and get sexy posing. Remember to tell us how it goes in the comment section below. Include your flops too so we can also have a laugh!
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