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We’ll Treat you Royally if you have the Loyalty! PhotoWhoa’s Plus Membership Program

It clearly pays to be a Plus Member on PhotoWhoa!

Read on as we share all the juicy details of what it takes to be a Plus Member on PhotoWhoa, along with all the rich rewards that you can reap from being one!

There are membership programs on photography sites – and then there is PhotoWhoa’s Plus Membership Program, a unique loyalty program where the adage of sky is the limit does not seem to hold true…since the benefits easily crossover to the stars! 😊

On this page, you will find all the information you need on how to become a Plus Member on PhotoWhoa, along with the advantages that come with being one.

How to be a Plus Member

By paying a small premium, you can easily – and quickly become a PhotoWhoa Plus Member.

As things stand now, you either pay $99/year or $9/month…clearly, it pays off to opt for the annual option!

Benefits of being a Plus Member on PhotoWhoa

OK, this is where the list will be rather long – since there are innumerable benefits coming your way as a Plus Member on PhotoWhoa!

Firstly, you get 20% off on all your PhotoWhoa purchases – valid for as long as you have Plus membership!

On top of that, you also get up to 6 exclusive deals absolutely free!

Examples of such deals include:

Now, these same deals are not always sacrosanct – at PhotoWhoa, we strive hard to offer you new and exciting deals that always get your photographic pulse racing!

So, as a Plus Member, keep checking in to know the latest and best deal we have for you in store!

The Community Feeling

PhotoWhoa is without a doubt a congregation of budding and established photographers, from right around the world.

As a part of this community, you can easily get to share:

  • Photographic tips, tricks, and techniques.
  • Tools for best photographic output.
  • All the gossip on the best gadgets and gizmos to use.
  • Insider info on photo hacks? Our community would love to know – and also share sizzling ones with you!

While none of this would necessitate taking up Plus Membership on PhotoWhoa, your overall bonding on the platform will certainly be higher, once armed with one.

Reviews from our Plus Members

Did someone say, proof of the pudding lies in the eating?

Well, herein, you can see for yourself what our loyal patrons are saying about their Plus Membership experience:

Thanks to the freebies and discounts I have availed, I’ve ended up saving much more than what I’ve spent on being a photo a plus member.

  • Chris Richard, Fayetteville, USA

Notwithstanding my professional status as an established photographer of repute, availing Plus Membership on PhotoWhoa has brought me a whole host of benefits that would not come otherwise.

  • Jonathan Krygowski, Chicago, USA

Worth it!

  • Emily, London

I am bowled over by the sheer variety that PhotoWhoa has in its products. For a seasoned but amateur photographer hoping to go pro, PhotoWhoa’s resources are a virtual Godsend. I wholeheartedly recommend their Plus Membership, because the 20% savings on each purchase work out to more than the cost of the membership.

  • Duncan Attlee, Glasgow, Scotland

For me, the clincher (to get Plus Membership on PhotoWhoa) were the freebies they offered. One of them, in particular, was of relevance to me, especially since there was no other comparable offering in the market. To have got it completely free of cost (with my paid membership, of course) was the icing on the cake!

  • Shania Jenkins, New York City, USA

I love the community feeling on PhotoWhoa which was good enough a reason for me to opt for plus membership.

  • Amanda Lawson, Hoboken, USA

PhotoWhoa is every photographer’s dream – and its Plus Membership is certainly worth it.

  • Steve Smith, Melbourne, Australia

You’re certainly missing out without PhotoWhoa’s Plus Membership!

  • Jack Dawson, Toronto, Canada

I’ve thoroughly enjoyed Plus Membership on PhotoWhoa!

  • Rishabh Singh, New Delhi, India

The quality of my professional output has gone up incrementally once I availed Plus Membership on PhotoWhoa.

  • A wedding photographer in Dubai, UAE

FAQs

Q1. What is Plus Membership on PhotoWhoa?

A1. Plus Membership is a unique loyalty program on PhotoWhoa that grants you an amazing array of perks. You simply pay a small membership fee with which you can enjoy multiple benefits as long as your membership is valid.

Q2. Can you briefly describe the benefits of Plus Membership on PhotoWhoa?

A2. Well, briefly, these include:

  • 20% discount on all your purchases.
  • An assortment of 6 deals per year, offered completely free of cost.

Q3. How do I avail the abovementioned 20% discount?

A3. Well, it is really simple! Once you are logged in to the system as a plus member, you will automatically see discounted prices on all products. You can then choose the ones you would like to purchase.

Q4. Is there a refund policy available on your Plus Membership?

A4. Indeed, there is! As long as you have not availed any membership benefit, we have a no questions asked, 30-days refund policy. Unfortunately – as we are sure you would understand, refunds cannot be processed once you have availed membership benefits.

Q5. Can I cancel my Plus Membership on PhotoWhoa?

A5. Well, as sad as it would be for us to see you go, you can indeed cancel your Plus Membership on PhotoWhoa any time you like. In this case, since our billings are periodical, you can simply opt out of being charged for the next billing cycle.

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18 Striking Tips For Female Poses To Dazzle Your Photoshoot

Striking female poses can make a world of difference to your photoshoot results!

 

A picture is worth a thousand words!

Sign, you have heard this adage a million times already…

Yet, there is no going back on its reality. In this instance, we are referring to the way striking female poses can go on to make a HUGE difference in the way your photoshoot eventually pans out.

That is the reason, here we share 10 striking tips for female poses that will go onto dazzle your photoshoot completely.

Importance of Posing

Before we get to the poses themselves, a word about the importance of posing during photoshoots (and typically in all photos!) is warranted.

Essentially, it is because of the flurry of emotions they evoke in onlookers; the same photo – with the same person, can evoke a wide array of emotions in viewers, simply based on varied poses that are stuck in them.

That is the reason – as a photographer, it is essential that you place adequate importance to the poses struck by your models.

With that said, let us now dive into the poses themselves.

female poses#1 Posing while not showing the face

 

Strange, you think? Well, not so much when you consider the mystique this evokes among viewers. They don’t know the model, thus heightening their curiosity.

At the same time, think about product photoshoots – say a watch, for example. Simply showing the model’s hand wearing the watch brand in question, without the face, compels viewers to focus on the watch.

There could be myriad other instances that you could think of in this context.

#2 Posing with the facefemale poses

Possibilities as far as female poses with the face are concerned, are practically endless.

Here, you could play with facial expression, the way the hair is done, the angle at which the photo is taken, and so on.

As we mentioned, there are practically endless possibilities in this situation.

 

female poses#3 Posing with hands

Here, the hands play a crucial role. As with the watch example we cited above, in this case, there may or may not be any props involved. You could simply have your model in an array of hand poses, using them differently in each instance.

Remember that appropriate poses in this instance work wonders in case of portrait shoots.

 

#4 Posing with accessories

Again, the possibilities are endless here. Moving female poseson from the watch example, think of a handbag your model may pose with, or perhaps have a certain kind of jewelry on her.

Each of these accessories is meant to accentuate the overall appeal of your photo.

Ultimately, it will really be your skill where you get your model to adorn female poses where she is as much an attraction of your pictures, as the accessories themselves.

 

   #5 Posing while standing

This is among the best female poses for showcasing the entire female figure. Such a pose immeasurably exudes confidence and charm.

Here, you can try various poses such as hands in the pocket – or in the air, leaning against the wall, and so on. While working on attire product projects especially, the standing pose works wonders.

For portfolio shoots, you can also think of standing female poses where you create a Bokeh effect amidst a crowd such that your model stands out from others.

 

#6 Posing while sittingfemale poses

Herein too, you can use your imagination vividly to come up with excellent photoshoot results, such as portrait photos.

Think of settings that add charm to your pictures, with your model sitting on a high chair with minimal to no other props, on a couch, on the stairs, on a higher surface wherein you shoot from below, and so on.

 

female poses#7 Nude posing

Once you have established adequate, appropriate rapport with your model – who is aware (well in advance!) of a nude art photoshoot being planned, you can easily get a barrage of nude female poses without any qualms.

Yes, the model needs to be comfortable not just with the shoot itself but also with her body; with that confidence being exuded, the results are bound to be nothing short of remarkable!

This is especially true in case of boudoir poses!

 

#8 Senior year posing

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To give you a background, these are female poses struck by relative newbies who have not been a part of professional photoshoots previously.

While this might increase some effort on your part, it also makes it easier for you to experiment, trying out a variety of poses with minimal fuss. Otherwise, seasoned models can be picky and put-on unwanted tantrums.

In this instance, you can really go with the flow with ease!

 

#9 Glamour posing

Here, you can conjure up a variety of sizzling female poses that are sensuous and at the same time, elegant without being corny.

Think about risqué dresses, seductive expressions, and so on.

Glamour poses are without a doubt a lot of fun for models and photographers alike!

 

#10 Wedding Posing

Wedding photographers are easily some of the most sought-after professionals out there. In fact, wedding photography is a coveted specialization where only a few make it to the top.

If you are just starting out, we suggest looking up female poses in the portfolio of established wedding photographers. Gradually, you will get a hang of things, ensuring you have wedding guests – and of course the couple in question, posing in the most charming way possible.

 

 

#11 Silhouettes

Poses might not always include showing the face or the expressions of the subject. At times a silhouette can also speak 1000 words. With the body language & the play of light & shadow a silhouette is a piece of art that will hone your art as a Photographer.

1 thing to remember while capturing a silhouette is to capture the right angle, an angle in which your subject’s body & structure is best justified & the theme of the shoot is not compromised.

The backdrop for a silhouette also plays an important role. It has to be mellow enough to focus attention on the subject & amped up enough to grab your attention as the audience of that still.

 

#12 Maternity Posing

Isn’t having a baby difficult enough that now you want to pressure the mother into looking appealing & posing right for the shoot!

Well don’t worry you can make her life easier. Revealing bellies, Side profiles, heart on the belly are the things of the past. It’s time to amp up your maternity shoot by adding the essence of Boudoir to it. Make your model not just look beautiful, but feel beautiful with some intimate shots of her in her most blossoming days! Capture the 9 months as a happy memory that your clients would love to cherish.

 

#13 Posing With A Play Of Light & Shadow

Light is everywhere & so is a shadow but striking the perfect balance in between the 2 is what will get you your peace of art. Natural frames like fences, door or window grills, nets are a natural source to cast a uniform shadow on your subject.

While working with natural light, the position of the sun also plays an integral part in casting the shadow. The ideal time to shoot hence is dawn or dusk, the light around this time will give you a soft yet dramatic feel.

 

#14 Outdoor Posing female poses

Posing outdoors might seem like an elaborate task because you are at the mercy of nature. You can hardly control if anything goes wrong. So playing safe with classic poses like coming out of the greens, standing next to a source of water with a play of reflection, the straight look at the sun, coming out of a doorway, walking on a crowded street among many others can be attempted with ease.

 

#15 Indoor Posing

With indoor posing you have a lot to experiment & work with. Right from capturing headshots to capturing full and half portraitures. You can use indoor locations like office space, a house, a sports complex, a hotel among innumerable other possibilities. The posing here can be mellow, composed, expressing more with the face than the body. Or you can go all out with creating dynamic & active portraits like a nude shoot, a dancing shoot, an eating shoot among many others

 

#16 Dramatic Posing

Drama is subjective. Something that can be too much oomph for someone can be very normal & acceptable for the other. Dramatic posing hence is a very tricky sword you need to work cautiously with.

While Dramatic posing the main asset is your face. Holding onto strong expressions through the shoot can make or break the pose. To show boldness & to add drama it’s always advisable to capture the photo from an angle where the body looks broad, strong, & assertive.

Hands always need to do something or the other and need to be visible in dramatic posing. You can have 1 leg before the other for a full portrait that adds to the height of a model.

 

female poses#17 Formal Posing

Dressing the occasion is where you need to start. Being formal doesn’t mean being boring. You can experiment with colors, textures, style etc of your look.

The posing must be the classic folded hands, hands in the pocket, hands on the knee, hand on the chin, hands on the waist. Legs crossed, legs tucked back, standing with feet slightly apart & walking while looking away.

 

#18 Poses Caught In Action female poses

The classic hairbrush is a pose that never goes wrong. This pose makes your hands look leaner because of the angel, your jawline look sharper because you are slightly looking upwards, your waist looks leaner because you stretch your torso while you are in action.

Among other things, capturing dancing portraits, sportspersons, people running their day to day errands in a market place are interesting shots that need not be guided to pose right.

 

#18 Low Key Posing

Posing where poses are not much of an importance. The temperament of the model, the expressions she holds, the comfort of her clothes & location are things that culminate to creating that low-key pose. These poses usually outshine during a street photography shoot & it is a great exercise when it comes to developing your mind to shoot great portraits.

Conclusion

Clearly, there are so many possibilities as far as female poses go.

Ultimately, it is your charm, presence of mind, and experience which will get your female models to pose in the most striking way preferred!

 

Let us know how did you like this article! Let us know which pose you loved the most! 😉

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Smart Posing Tips to Capture Perfect Male Portrait Photographs

For anyone who is used to photographing females, shooting male models photos poses can be an intimidating task. The entire atmosphere on the photography set might feel different if you are about to photograph a male.

For starters, it is important to get into why this is so. And an understanding of these reasons might actually help you de-construct male models photos poses.
It is no surprise that women and men are different from each other.

When they come to be photographed, they come in with different expectations, goals, and images attached to them already. The trend of the day dictates that female portrait photoshoots usually revolve more around fashion and glamour. Hence, photographing them involves focusing more on their beauty, makeup, clothes, and accessories.

This might not be the case with male portrait photography poses. Unless the photoshoot is for a fashion label, male portrait photoshoots rarely emphasize clothing, accessories or enhanced beauty.

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[Free webinar] 5 Keys to Amazing Wedding photography

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Join Daniel Usenko, a veteran wedding photographer as he shares his secrets on what it takes to get a PERFECT wedding photograph in this wedding photography webinar.

Daniel explains his philosophy on what makes a great photo as he breaks down step by step how he is able to capture incredible photos that made him an international instructor and world-renowned photographer that he is.

 

Date: 18th AprilMonday

Time: 11am PDT

 

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Learn from a pro to become a pro wedding photographer with our wedding photography webinar.

 

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A to Z of a Photography Website

Digital photography and web development have progressed parallelly. Showcasing photos on your website is the best way to acquire a following. Building your own website is pretty easy nowadays, with tools such as Flash, Dreamweaver and content management systems like WordPress at your disposal. Sourcing content from social networking sites like Flickr, 500px, and Instagram onto your website is the best way to make it the hub of your online presence. This article aims at giving an insight into building a photography website that rocks the house.

Photography Website

What are the characteristics of an excellent photography site?

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Photoshop Tutorial: How to Give Yourself Realistic Looking Facial Hair

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Photoshop Hair Masking Tutorials

There are few things existing in this world — and I am being completely honest — that truly matter. Only a handful of things. A good cup of coffee is one. A great conversation is another. An addiction to living — yes, this, too. But, among these things of things, there is only one thing that matters. One so special it will change your life. It is this Photoshop hair masking tutorial. It is the only thing that matters.

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New to Street Photography? 8 Things You Need to Learn

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If every genre of photography has its stereotypical shooter, street photography’s stereotype might be one of the worse. Starting with Weegee, the street photographer’s image hasn’t improved much from the idea that only confrontational young dudes, or old grumpy grandpas like Bruce Gilden, practice it. But that’s cool. Street photography isn’t for everybody but you can still learn street photography basics easily.

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Lighting Tutorial: How to Build Your Own Monster LED Panel

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Here is a DIY led light panel tutorial for everyone struggling to get good clicks. Saying light is important to photography is like saying the color is fundamental to painting. It’s obvious enough to be a joke. But what isn’t a joke is saving money. Unlike a painter, a photographer can bankrupt themselves buying equipment fundamental to their work. That’s why I needed to share this video with you. In it, you’ll learn how to build your very own super-bright LED panel for about $70.

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Photoshop Tutorial: How to Remove Wrinkles (Not That There’s Anything Wrong With Them)

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Photo Wrinkle Remover Technique in Photoshop

It seems like I’m crushing real hard on Phlearn right now. Another video to show you, another paragraph explains how great they are. Although in this video, I have one issue, I think. It’s nothing big, nothing too serious. It’s more a disclaimer I have put at the very beginning: wrinkles aren’t bad!

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