Taking nudes is difficult. You might be snuggled in bed, wearing ages Jack Wills flannel pyjamas when the person you're seeing texts you asking for one. Panic sets in — how does one act sexy? You must pretend your life involves something other than watching Netflix cooking programmes featuring perfumed onions and dry barbecue rubs you will never make. Your face appears pallid and purplish, like a faded bruise. You grab your only nice underwear out the washing basket; humans can't see smell. Balancing your phone tentatively on the radiator, you try to stick your arse out, but you lean out so far your belly is protruding more than your butt cheeks. The camera flash is so unflattering you are almost tempted to put an MSN-style sepia filter on it to get rid of the redness. Your genitals appear in the final picture like some sort of mini-demogorgon, tentacles and all. Another problem is that there are only two angles known to women: selfie with boobs or a mirror shot of the ass.
Clothes make the portrait
Examples of clothing that is working
The research clearly shows that whether or not people say they value physical attractiveness they still base their actions on it. These studies show that both men and women place a great deal of importance on physical attractiveness. Other attractive traits include warmness and compassion, earning potential, and so on.
Even as pros we have a hard time getting people to listen and they show up in clothes that make us cringe and even hurt our eyes. This article will help you understand what to suggest your subjects wear for their portrait. What the subjects are wearing in a portrait is just as important as all the other details such as: lighting, location, and posing.