Quick Tips to Get You Camera Ready

Whether you’re going to be in a video or having pictures taken of you, it’s important to feel comfortable in front of the camera. Follow these quick tips to get you camera ready.

  • Clothing. Choose an outfit that you feel comfortable in and looks put together. Make sure that it is clean and wrinkle-free. Side tip: Don’t wear stripes or anything super bold.
  • Sit up straight. Your body says a lot about your energy and intelligence, so be aware of your posture without being stiff or robotic.
  • Don’t try anything new on your hair or skin right before a shoot. If you’re not completely familiar and confident with your look, the camera will pick up on it.
  • Be aware of your hands. If you are going to use them make sure there is meaning behind it. If your not using them consider holding something like a blanket or a book.
  • Look at the camera as you would your favorite pet. Don’t be afraid of the lens – it’s not going to bite. Just look at it with the love you’d give a welcoming pet at the end of the day. And make sure to blink naturally.

Now I want to hear from you! What are your favorite ways to get camera ready? Leave them in the comments below.

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