What You Should Do With Your Hands When You’re Being Photographed
We've shared with you the worst poses to strike in photos—and what to do instead. But what should you specifically do with your hands to look even better in pics? Well, we tapped expert photographer Steve Granitz from Getty Images (who has 30 years of experience snapping the most stylish celebs) to spill on what celebs do with their hands to look way more photogenic.
Keep scrolling for his expert tips—and make your next Instagram pic that much better. Plus, if you're looking for statement-making clothes to enhance your photos, you'll find our favorite photo-ready finds below, too!
"A classic pose that is great for defining the body and coming across as poised. Simply place your hand on your hip and relax your shoulders. You can try varying it up with asymmetrical hand placements to spice up your poses. Plus, you’ll get that triangle shape that the fashion world loves."
"To nail this look, place one foot in front of the other—slightly angled—and lean ever-so-slightly backwards, pulling your shoulders down. You can place one hand on your hip if you’d like, while the other hand is relaxed slightly on your side. This pose will make you appear tall and slim, but still giving an S-curve illusion that photographs beautifully."
"A little bend in the elbows with your hands in the pockets is always a good idea. Just make sure your hands aren’t too deep inside the pockets, or it creates bulk. Plus, a little lean to one side adds shape and movement."
What's your trick to look better in photos? Let us know in the comments below!