Before you approach a model for photo modeling, try this simple count-down before shooting.
5 - 4 - 3 - 2 - 1 - click!
5 views which change the outline of the body as it turns (front, ¾ front, side, ¾ back, back).
Three external influences for change.
2 tracks (shoulder and hip) which affect subtle changes in proportion and meaning.
1 body-line which varies by how much the head and leg-line bend the basic silhouette.
Horizontal 'C' Silhouette .
The count-down for varying the 'C', that is, the body curving naturally, long-line in these positions, could produce the following variations:
4 limbs added much. Arms may be varied to support objects or the body ...some extended, some repeated the body's line while others may add relaxation or expression.
3 important 'P's. Position of the camera... raised, lowered.
2 tracks - show shoulder and hip change.
1 body-line - curve may remain approximately the same in each picture with the head and leg lines angled in inverse proportion to maintain it.
The 'C' is an easy line to work with, for the body bends naturally at the waist with the head forming one end of the curve and the show-leg (non-supporting leg) completing it.
from basic horizontal body-lines and can surpass the vertical and diagonal positions in variety since both the legs and the arms when used in photo modeling are free to multiply arrangements.
4. Limbs can be used to correlate the body's relationship to other parts of the picture).
3 'p's (Purpose, Props and Position of Camera) which are the important external elements that add to the final appraisal of the picture.
2 tracks (shoulder and hip) offer subtle and vast opportunity for body change.
1 body-line (which can be varied in any of its nine basic positions by increasing, decreasing or reversing its curves).