7 ways NOT to pose for a picture

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The exorcist move-
Okay body, now can you turn around and face the wall? Not you, head! You're perfect where you are. Now everybody, just look natural... more 
Photo by: (Photo by Michael Kovac/WireImage)
The exorcist move-
Okay body, now can you turn around and face the wall? Not you, head! You're perfect where you are. Now everybody, just look natural less 
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Thu, Oct 6, 2011 4:05 PM EDT

So wait head tilt and control arm from impulse to float? Impossible. (Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images)So wait head tilt and control arm from impulse to float? Impossible. (Photo by Vittorio … New study! This one's about attractive poses. (Yes, scientists are still plugging away at that complex problem). If you tilt your head a certain way, people will find you more attractive, according to the Journal of Evolutionary Psychology and your mom.



"For women, a slight downward tilt of the head simulates the view from above and that is most feminine and most attractive," says Dr. Darren Burke, who conducted the research. "For men, a slight backward tilt of the head is judged at most masculine, which can make the man more attractive."



So now we can add the head tilt to our mental checklist when we pose for a photo. Already on the list thanks to celebrity posing pointers: arm on the hip, crossed ankles, chin outstretched, 1/2 cm mouth curl. The more people know about posing for pictures, the worse they look. And who can blame them? That s--- is hard!



Here's a gallery of proof....



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