March 2021 // The Senior Edition

Posing Tips & Tricks for Seniors | Jaimy Ellis

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Always try to give them something to do with their hands: in pockets, touching the wall, clasping, holding a hat or jacket, in the hair, neck scratch. This along with expression and gaze are usually among the last things to adjust while setting a pose. Laying females down on their side or tummy with head propped on the hand is flattering for most body types and almost always ends up being a favorite pose and best seller.

Jaimy Ellis, M. Photog., graduated with a degree in professional photography in 2006 and has been a self-employed professional photographer ever since. She earned her Master of Photography degree through PPA in 2017 and is currently working towards becoming a Master Craftsman. She is proud to serve on the board of directors for Professional Photographers of Iowa and on the advisory committee for the photography program at Hawkeye Community College. She works to promote

positive body image and self-confidence through senior portraits. website: instagram: @jaimyellis.photog

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