Knowing how to direct models to pose during a portrait shoot and look both natural and engaged with your camera is one of the more challenging aspects of portrait photography.

In this excellent video tutorial, Youtuber dphog shares his secrets on how to direct young and inexperienced models in front of your camera.

In clear, jargon-free terms he explains the social techniques he uses to create a comfortable environment for young models who are inexperienced when it comes to the world of fashion photography, and how to get the best reactions from them.

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