Posts tagged "posing"

If These 11 Go-To Style Blogger Poses Could Talk…

It’s hard out there for a style blogger. So many outfits to photograph, so few poses to choose from, and they’re all vaguely ridiculous. Fake laughing! Shy lack of eye contact! Mouth-breathing! Running god knows where! So, how would these go-to poses explain themselves if they could talk? Let’s find out…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 6, 2014

“Squinching” May Be The New Duck Face, But I Think It’s Just “Smizing” Under A Different Name

Someone get Tyra Banks on the phone! There’s a hot “new” trend in posing ridiculously for photos called “squinching,” but I’m pretty sure Tyra’s go-to “Top Model” tip — SMIZE! — has just been stolen and rebranded under a different name. According to the Daily Mail, which shouts out Tyra’s smize in its intro, photographer Peter Hurley…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 21, 2013

How To Take A Great Picture

Whenever I get on Facebook I feel depressed. I seem to spend most of my time untagging myself in pictures so my third grade boyfriend doesn’t see me looking like I have four chins and a lazy eye. To make matters worse, it seems everybody else is beautiful, photogenic and having The Best Time Ever.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 24, 2009

The Olsen Twins Give Good Prune Face

Apparently, to get their signature pouty look, the Olsen twins say “prune” instead of “cheese.” Catherine and I decided to test this theory and, after many takes, came to a few conclusions:

1. They probably don’t say it out loud, because that is weird and it also would make any normal person laugh.
2.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 12, 2008

Quick Pic: The Many Faces Of Tyra Banks

For the record, Tyra is giving: the catalog smile, the commercial smile, and the smile without the eyes. [New York Times Magazine, 6/1/08 edition]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 30, 2008