Today we bring you more than 60 examples of men poses. And portraits are one of the creative branches with the most followers in photography. Not in vain are we sociable beings and, in general, we enjoy the company of other people. If we combine the social being that we are with our passion for photography, it is very possible that the portrait will attract your attention.

And not only women do portraits live, although women have been the clear protagonists of all kinds of works of art for many years, the figure of men has made its way into photography.

It is increasingly common to see men poses not only advertising certain brands, but also individual sessions. The male portrait is on the rise, so if you don’t know where to shoot and you like this type of photography, it may be an idea to explore :).

Therefore, in this article I will show you 60 man poses so that you have the inspiration you need for your photos:

  • Standing
  • Supported
  • Seated
  • Jumping

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It is up to you to determine what type of image you want and what you want your models to convey. The most common images convey strength, decision or success. They are topical issues associated with the figure of man that to this day continue to be exploited with enthusiasm.

It is up to you to decide if you want to express other feelings such as indecision, sadness, tenderness, fear, etc. Dare to explore everything that is out of the usual cliché associated with the male sex.

You can do it through the pose, the look, the expression and the light. Standing male poses are the most common, but they allow you to get creative with the background, light, body position, gaze, clothing, or gesture.


The poses where the man appears leaning on some surface are more relaxed poses. They have the power not only to relax the model but also to convey it in the image.

If your model is nervous, does not know how to position himself or you do not know how to indicate, you can start with this type of images to break the ice, they are more comfortable and that is not only noticeable, but also transmitted to your images.


Another way to represent the male figure is to sit your model. As in portraits in which we have a foothold, in this case, sitting your model offers you more relaxed images.


If your model is young, energetic, athletic or all three, you can choose to make him jump and thus capture his vitality, his favorite sport, his joy, etc.

And so far this article with 60 poses to photograph the man. I hope it has been an inspiration to you, that it encourages you to take advantage of those men around you who will surely enjoy a good photo taken by you.