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Photographer Shares Her Favorite Tip for Posing for Photos

It's just so effective!

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If you're anything like me, you have been personally victimized by terrible photos that were a result of you not knowing how to pose. Like, seriously, what am I supposed to do with my hands? It seems that posing for photos is its own art. Thankfully, some people are out here giving easy explanations.

Photographer Ruby Jean (@photo.goddess) posted a video demonstrating some easy poses you can do to take your photos to the next level. Save this for your next photoshoot.

Jean called this post "balance beam feet" or "tightrope feet". She suggests that when you're getting ready for your photo, instead of standing with your feet apart, cross your ankles so one foot is in front of the other, like you're walking on a tightrope or balance beam. This will help your legs look longer since they will make the shape of a triangle, according to Jean.

"We are always looking to create lines and triangles when we are posing for photos," she said.

Mind. Blown. You can clearly see the difference between when she's making this pose and when she isn't. This post even allows for seamless hand placement on the hips. Genius!

Other TikTok users were just as amazed. "Love the breakdown," @mmmt1111 said. "Great tip," @wms.linda praised. "I will have to remember this," @tarawhalenmiddleton said.

This is a great tip to keep in mind the next time you're taking photos. Try this and watch your photos and your confidence transform.