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Hadiya W
Posts: 3
Los Angeles, California, US


I have bowed leggs but not sure how I feel about how they look on camera... What are your thoughts??  Posing suggestions??

Hadiya
Nov 30 09 07:16 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
Jessyka Ann
Posts: 10,660
Hyannis, Massachusetts, US


Hadiya W wrote:
I have bowed leggs but not sure how I feel about how they look on camera... What are your thoughts??  Posing suggestions??

Hadiya

I cant tell.
Im bowlegged wicked bad*

I don't wear skirts above my knees because of it.

Nov 30 09 07:16 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
R80
Posts: 2,567
Marceline, Missouri, US


Weird.  I was just thinking about bow legged models!  Neither the newbie nor the model I most wished I lived near appears to have them.  They don't show at any rate.


Best advice:  Use horses for props often.
Nov 30 09 07:48 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
Jessyka Ann
Posts: 10,660
Hyannis, Massachusetts, US


R80 wrote:
Weird.  I was just thinking about bow legged models!  Neither the newbie nor the model I most wished I lived near appears to have them.  They don't show at any rate.


Best advice:  Use horses for props often.

lol

Nov 30 09 08:04 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
Princess Kerry
Posts: 436
Toronto, Ontario, Canada


R80 wrote:
Weird.  I was just thinking about bow legged models!  Neither the newbie nor the model I most wished I lived near appears to have them.  They don't show at any rate.


Best advice:  Use horses for props often.

LOL, I'm bowlegged as well but have yet to use a horse as a prop... I guess that should be my next step!

Nov 30 09 08:07 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
Jessyka Ann
Posts: 10,660
Hyannis, Massachusetts, US


Princess Kerry wrote:

LOL, I'm bowlegged as well but have yet to use a horse as a prop... I guess that should be my next step!

Horses make me sneeze.

Nov 30 09 08:08 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
Princess Kerry
Posts: 436
Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Jessyka Ann wrote:
Horses make me sneeze.

Well that's no good... What about a rocking horse? smile

Nov 30 09 08:10 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
Jessyka Ann
Posts: 10,660
Hyannis, Massachusetts, US


Princess Kerry wrote:

Well that's no good... What about a rocking horse? smile

you cant tell that I am in my shots, thats all that matters lol

Nov 30 09 08:11 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
Big A-Larger Than Life
Posts: 33,400
The Woodlands, Texas, US


Post hidden on Nov 30, 2009 09:50 pm
Reason: newbie bashing
Comments:
Not helpful, thread hijacking and rude.
Mods will discuss.
Nov 30 09 08:12 pm  Link 
Photographer
NICHOLFOTO
Posts: 1,294
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada


Here's a thought,

Some bowled legs, over accentuated in pose, (toes turned inward slightly and leaning upper body forward) can actually make an image so incredibly sexy in the correct slinky attire that guys will drool and salivate.

Never try to hide what can be exquisite - work it like nobody's business and you may be blown away at how wonderful you look.

I love you all :-)
Nov 30 09 08:12 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
Big A-Larger Than Life
Posts: 33,400
The Woodlands, Texas, US


Hadiya W wrote:
I have bowed leggs but not sure how I feel about how they look on camera... What are your thoughts??  Posing suggestions??

Hadiya

Just pose the same as anyone else I'd say.  You are definitely a bit bow legged, but it doesn't look bad or anything.  We all have our quirks.  smile

Nov 30 09 08:13 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
Jessyka Ann
Posts: 10,660
Hyannis, Massachusetts, US


Bradley Nichol wrote:
Here's a thought,

Some bowled legs, over accentuated in pose, (toes turned inward slightly and leaning upper body forward) can actually make an image so incredibly sexy in the correct slinky attire that guys will drool and salivate.

Never try to hide what can be exquisite - work it like nobody's business and you may be blown away at how wonderful you look.

I love you all :-)

This is true.

Nov 30 09 08:13 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
Princess Kerry
Posts: 436
Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Bradley Nichol wrote:
Here's a thought,

Some bowled legs, over accentuated in pose, (toes turned inward slightly and leaning upper body forward) can actually make an image so incredibly sexy in the correct slinky attire that guys will drool and salivate.

Never try to hide what can be exquisite - work it like nobody's business and you may be blown away at how wonderful you look.

I love you all :-)

I guess I will need to try this to see if it works for me.  I normally do 'straight' standing poses with one leg slightly bent to offset the amount of 'bow' that can be seen...

I'm coming after you if this fails! tongue

Nov 30 09 08:19 pm  Link  Quote 
Makeup Artist
MUA Amy Elizabeth
Posts: 4,985
Miami, Florida, US


Uh... you do?

I consider bowed legs to be MUCH worse than what you have. I couldn't tell.
Nov 30 09 08:36 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
Corkii_B
Posts: 4,192
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


http://keepyourknee.com/images/bow01.jpg
This is having bowed legs.

You can't notice it in your pics smile
Nov 30 09 09:06 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
Jessyka Ann
Posts: 10,660
Hyannis, Massachusetts, US


Courtenay_Bisson wrote:
http://keepyourknee.com/images/bow01.jpg
This is having bowed legs.

You can't notice it in your pics smile

yikes


is that a more severe case or what it would look like on everyone who is bowlegged?

Nov 30 09 09:25 pm  Link  Quote 
Wardrobe Stylist
stylist man
Posts: 34,372
New York, New York, US


Hadiya W wrote:
I have bowed leggs but not sure how I feel about how they look on camera... What are your thoughts??  Posing suggestions??

Hadiya

Use it to your advantage.
some of the best models in history have had something strange, or exaggerated about their bodies, or features.

Nov 30 09 09:28 pm  Link  Quote 
Wardrobe Stylist
stylist man
Posts: 34,372
New York, New York, US


Moderator Warning!

Hadiya W wrote:
I have bowed leggs but not sure how I feel about how they look on camera... What are your thoughts??  Posing suggestions??

Hadiya

Warning.

This is the OP's question.

This is not SF2, and even there the answers should address the OP's questions.
Please post to the question.

Post to the question being asked.
Thanks.

PS editing the off topic posts would be appreciated.

Nov 30 09 09:31 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
Corkii_B
Posts: 4,192
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


Jessyka Ann wrote:

yikes


is that a more severe case or what it would look like on everyone who is bowlegged?

That's a more severe case, much like:
http://www.endotext.org/parathyroid/parathyroid8/figures/figure1.jpg

OP, posing such as:
http://entimg.msn.com/i/gal/ANTM_S6/antm_nnenna2_400.jpg
can help disguise bow legs smile

Nov 30 09 09:52 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
Hadiya W
Posts: 3
Los Angeles, California, US


WOOooW!!
I'm very new to MM and this is my first post- I must say I am so impressed  and inspired by the level of camaraderie and community you all share.  It truly is a beautiful thing... AND by such beautiful people!!  I love you all smile

Oh- and thanks for all your feedback!
Nov 30 09 10:18 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
Corkii_B
Posts: 4,192
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


Remember: it's all about angles. Really, the only way one could tell if anyone was bow legged, particularly in mild cases, would be if you saw them standing front on with their legs straight. Introduce an angle and the appearance of the bow legs should go away. Like I said, I can't see it on you, so if it is there, it should be easy to disguise smile
Nov 30 09 10:21 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
Big A-Larger Than Life
Posts: 33,400
The Woodlands, Texas, US


Courtenay_Bisson wrote:
Remember: it's all about angles. Really, the only way one could tell if anyone was bow legged, particularly in mild cases, would be if you saw them standing front on with their legs straight. Introduce an angle and the appearance of the bow legs should go away. Like I said, I can't see it on you, so if it is there, it should be easy to disguise smile

True.  If you shoot head on with the camera, probably will be more noticeable.  Honestly though, I still say it's not even severe enough in the OP's case to warrant over thinking her poses.  Her legs look pretty and it doesn't stand out in a negative way or anything.

Nov 30 09 10:26 pm  Link  Quote 
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Herman van Gestel
Posts: 2,012
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands


if you can't avoid them use them wink


http://www.hermanvangestel.com/mm/img_134897f.jpg
a shot of a couple of days ago...


Herman
Nov 30 09 11:56 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
Hadiya W
Posts: 3
Los Angeles, California, US


Herman van Gestel wrote:
if you can't avoid them use them wink


http://www.hermanvangestel.com/mm/img_134897f.jpg
a shot of a couple of days ago...


Herman

NICE!!! smile

Dec 01 09 07:39 am  Link  Quote 
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