- Pose as used here means the way human figures occupy the frame. Pose is related to body language, but it has special signification within a photograph, altering our perception of the genre in play.
- People pose differently in private and in public, or when they know or don’t know that the camera is present. Some poses are contrived and obvious, others look natural and unself-conscious.
- Pose tells us much about the subject’s interaction with or awareness of the camera.