Posing Mastery: Appreciating the Art of Body Sculpting Posing – Gladys Portugues

"The idea behind bodybuilding posing is to create effect and illusion. Your posing should be approached like a PERFORMANCE. Be dramatic, heroic, even slightly arrogant in some of your side and three-quarter poses. Tilting the chin up creates better lighting for the face and the upper tie-in of the TOP of your body. For instance, on a three-quarter shot, the head looks up at a slight tilt and then over the shoulder – DRAMATICALLY – and it SLENDERIZES THE Sternocleido Mastoids of the neck to make your shoulders appear broader..." Vince Gironda