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25 poses for kids

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25 Posing Ideas for Children

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Here’s a classic pose for any kid sitting down at a table.

pose ideas for children

Turning their body to face the camera, this pose is a cute one.

posing ideas for children

Sitting on the floor like this pose is a great one.

posing ideas for children

While sitting on the floor, you can change the way the kid is sitting and where there hands are to get a new pose.

posing ideas for children

Who doesn’t like jumping up for a photo! With one person jumping, it’s easier to capture them in mid-leap.

posing ideas for children

Blowing a kiss can be another cute pose.

posing ideas for children

Use your environment. Have the kid peaking around the corner of a building, wall, or tree.

pose ideas for children

Have the kid hold a prop like a stuffed animal.

posing ideas for children

Here is a relaxed pose with the kid sitting on the floor leaning back.

posing ideas for children

Do a twirl and have the kid dance around!

posing ideas for children

Here’s a sweet pose with the kid leaning onto a table with their hands folded.

pose ideas for children

Get up high and have the kid sit on the ground looking up at the camera.

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Then have the kid lean forward and wrap their hands around their legs.posing ideas for children

Make sure you get down at their eye-level, and aren’t only shooting from up above.

pose ideas for children

Let the kids be silly to get some fun shots!

posing ideas for children

A stool like this one can help you pose the kid.

posing ideas for children

If sitting at a table, here’s a pensive pose for any kid.

posing ideas for children

Get a full body portrait with the kid standing up. Have them cross their arms, put their hands in their pockets, or hold them in front of them like this pose.

posing ideas for children

We can’t forget the parents when photographing kids. Here the kid is jumping on her father’s back.

posing ideas for children

Who wouldn’t love a photo like this one – full of so much love!

posing ideas for children

The family doesn’t have to look at the camera, like in this pose.

posing ideas for children

Great for babies or kids, have the parents look at the kid while the kid looks at the camera.

posing ideas for children

A great pose for parents holding their baby.

posing ideas for children

Here’s a fun pose with the kid being lifted in the air.

pose ideas for children

Here is a beautiful family portrait – again not looking at the camera, but focusing on each other.

 

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I hope that you’ve enjoyed checking out these couples posing ideas for your next photography shoot!

If you didn’t get the memo, our downloadable PDF guide is great for any new portrait photographer. It has all 125 portrait ideas for couples, women, men, children, and groups. You can flip through each one individually, making it easy to keep track of what poses you’ve done already.

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Phil Ebiner

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