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Sunday, May 20, 2012
Quick Tip #45
For: Male & Female Models
During fashion/runway shows, the eyes are the key! From the moment you step onto the catwalk, focus your eyes straight forward--no looking up, down or turning your head to look at the audience. The same goes for when you get to the catwalk to strike your pose...there are exceptions when you turn your body to show off the clothing at different angles but make sure your head and eyes aren't too far into a profile.
Keeping your eyes level and straight ahead as you walk and not turning your head too much when you pose at the end of the catwalk not only looks better overall, it increases the odds of getting good photos that you can use in your portfolio. Turning your head too much or looking around while you're walking photographs terribly, typically resulting in what I like to call "demon eyes," where you can only see the whites of the eye because the iris isn't visible from the angle the photographer was shooting from. Not pretty.