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BY JEN ROZENBAUM
The way I approach boudoir photography is imple: There are eight points of posing that make women look, and feel, their best. Before
Hips can make or break an image by making a
woman look curvy and well-proportioned, or out of
I press the shutter, every single time, I check a
proportion and heavier than she really is. By ask-
woman’s head, shoulders, arms, wrists, waist, hips,
ing the client below to push her left hip away from
knees and ankles.
the camera, it not only creates a diagonal line, but
Knowing these eight points, of course, is one thing;
allows the light to hit her in a more flattering way.
knowing what to do with them is another. Here are
This small movement also helps women with bigger
three before-and-after examples in which I focus on
belly look slimmer.
bottoms or wider hips look more proportional. It
the posing of a woman’s hips—and show how chang-
also lengthens the torso, which in turn makes the
ing their position can change a whole image.
ALL PHOTOS © JEN ROZENBAUM
8/21/2014 12:37 PM