21 Best Poses for Couples Photos

Best Poses for Couples Photos

Today I am going to share your 21 best poses for couples photos with a romantic theme. Photoshoot ‘love story‘ is always very emotional and sensual. When shooting lovers, photos always come out romantic, sincere, overflowing with warmth and love.

As a photographer, you may wonder how best to photograph a couple. To do this, we have prepared for you an article with examples of shooting lovers. There are 21 poses of them.

Pose 1. An easy face-to-face pose (but looking at the camera). The lovers are pressed to each other, the girl put her hand on the young man’s shoulder (the hand is relaxed, we pull our fingers). Take close-ups.

Pose 1: Face to Face
Pose 1: Face to Face

Pose 2. Ask the couple to be very close to each other, take pictures from the side, the guys look into each other’s eyes. The scene is very touching, romantic, it seems as if they are about to kiss.

Pose 2 - Each Other Eyes
Pose 2 – Looking in Each Other’s Eyes

Pose 3. A very cute pose, when a young man stands behind a girl and hugs her waist, she holds his hands. Lovers can look at each other, or at the camera.

Pose 3: Man stands behind and hugs her waist
Pose 3: Man stands behind and hugs her waist

Pose 4. A funny photo, when the girl is hanging on the shoulders of the guy, both are happy, smiling. It looks like they are playing and having fun. The main thing is that the guys feel comfortable and behave naturally.

Pose 4: Girl hanging on the shoulders
Pose 4: Girl hanging on the shoulders

Pose 5. A simple pose when a girl hugs a young man by the neck from behind. The couple can look directly into the camera, or at each other. For more emotionality, lovers can even kiss.

Pose 5: Girl hugs man by the neck from behind
Pose 5: Girl hugs man by the neck from behind

Pose 6. We create a romantic mood. It looks best in nature, against the backdrop of some beautiful landscape. You should be standing a little to the side, so that part of the guy's and the girl's face would be in the frame, otherwise, the photo will come out faceless and empty.

Pose 6: Nature & Couple
Pose 6: Nature & Couple

Pose 7. Find some kind of hill and stand on it. Slightly unusual, but very interesting angle from above, will give your photos more originality and creativity. You should like the result.

Pose 7 - Shooting lovers from above
Pose 7 - Shooting lovers from above

Pose 8. Another romantic pose. Again, it looks best outdoors, with a sunrise or sunset background when the light is bright.

Pose 8: Shooting lovers with background of a sunset or sunrise
Pose 8: Shooting lovers against the background of a sunset or sunrise

Pose 9. Try to take full-length pictures of lovers. To do this, ask them to stand in a relaxed, calm position so that they feel comfortable.

Pose 9: Full-length shooting of lovers
Pose 9: Full-length shooting of lovers

Pose 10. A funny, playful pose. The girl jumped onto the guy's back, the couple is having fun, laughing. This position can be used for an adult couple as well, if they feel comfortable.

Pose 10: Shooting a girl at a guy's neck
Pose 10: Shooting a girl at a guy's neck

Pose 11. A good pose to convey love and passion. Looks beautiful against the background of a crowded square, or somewhere on the roof, against the background of a bustling city. Looking at such photographs, one gets the feeling that the young have just met, their kiss is very sensual, emotional.

Pose 11: Shooting lovers against an unusual background.
Pose 11: Shooting lovers against an unusual background.

Pose 12. A very sweet and gentle pose. The girl jumped into the guy's arms and hugged his neck, legs bent at the knees for a stronger effect. Try to photograph both full-length and close-up.

Pose 12: Shooting lovers in motion
Pose 12: Shooting lovers in motion

Pose 13. A snapshot of a walking couple. Lovers walk by the hand, talking, or looking around. Take pictures using burst mode. Try not to smear your legs because of the movement.

Pose 13: Shooting a walking couple
Pose 13: Shooting a walking couple

Pose 14. Another variant of the walking pose, take pictures from the side. The couple is hugging, and looking at each other.

Pose 14: Shooting a hugging couple
Pose 14: Shooting a hugging couple

Pose 15. Don't forget to take some back shots.

Pose 15: Shooting from the back
Pose 15: Shooting from the back

Pose 16. The couple lay down on the ground. The lovers lie on their stomachs, the body is raised, resting on the elbows. You, too, are positioned on the ground to photograph right in front of the lovers.

Pose 16: Couple on ground
Pose 16: Couple on ground

Pose 17. Another pose, lying on the ground. Now you shoot a little from above. The guys communicate, look into each other's eyes.

Pose 17: Shooting a couple from above
Pose 17: Shooting a couple from above

Pose 18. A good example of an asymmetric pose. The girl lies on the ground, the young man lies behind her, from a slightly different angle. A gentle photograph that shows care and awe towards each other.

Pose 18: Shooting an asymmetric pose
Pose 18: Shooting an asymmetric pose

Pose 19. Comic, interesting pose. The lovers lie on their backs, the opposite arms are bent at the elbow, the heads are pressed tightly to each other, you are standing over them.

Pose 19: Filming lovers lying on their back
Pose 19: Filming lovers lying on their back

Pose 20. The pose is well suited for shooting at home. A very warm family atmosphere, lovers calmly rest on their favorite couch.

Pose 20: Pose at home
Pose 20: Pose at home

Pose 21. It so happens that the “Love Story” photo session takes place when a girl is pregnant. In this case, this position will be very appropriate. The young man hugs the girl from behind, gently stroking the belly of his beloved. It looks very romantic and gentle.

Pose 21: The guy hugs his pregnant beloved
Pose 21: The guy hugs his pregnant beloved

Conclusion

Looking at the symbolic images of the poses in the article, you can only focus on them. It is not worth repeating the position in the same way as in the example. Come up with something of your own, supplement the options for poses presented for consideration. Each photo shoot is unique, not like any other, so every photo shoot needs an individual approach.