pose for

pose for (someone or something)

1. To strike and hold a particular pose so that one may be photographed or painted (by someone). I've been trying to find a new model to pose for me. I hate posing for pictures—it always feels so forced!
2. To arrange a person or thing into a particular pose before being photographed or painted (by someone). The camera man posed me for the photoshoot. My job is to pose the food for promotional photographs, making it look as delicious as possible.
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pose for someone or something

to assume a posture appropriate to the subject of a photograph or painting. Paul wanted me to pose for him, but I declined. Will you pose for my painting?
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Breathe deeply and stay in this pose for up to three minutes.
Visual analysis of eye state and head pose for driver alertness monitoring', IEEE Trans.
I try to hold each pose for 30 to 60 seconds or five to 10 deep breaths," she says.
The X Factor judge swapped the colourful outfits she normally wears for these sexy dark outfits to pose for mono photos in a magazine shoot.
The source also said that the 50-year-old sex symbol's co-star, Evan Rachel Wood, also did not force him to pose for snaps on the red carpet when photographers asked her to pose with him.
GUIDE TO POSING is thus an essential guide in any pro photographer's toolkit: it covers the basics of good posing, how to pose for best expressions and flattering results, and how to pose different people from kids to brides.
Dollar also chooses the most difficult pose for this feature--Revolved Half Moon Pose (Parivrtta Ardba Chandrasana).
So thanks Mary for your special pose for the Sunrise charity, I will always see you in a new light
As far as yoga students are concerned, holding a pose for a period of time requires subtraction of the outer world, total awareness of the whole body and total immersion of the mind in the pose in the absence of judgment.
TEI's incoming Chapter Presidents pose for a "class photo" at the Leadership Seminar in Annapolis, Maryland
I don't know what changed his mind," says Wyeth, now 56, speaking of Nureyev's decision to pose for the 41 drawings and paintings on display through May 18 in "Capturing Nureyev: James Wyeth Paints the Dancer" at the Brandywine River Museum in Chadds Ford, Pa.
Some programs (such as Iyengar) aim at holding a single position or pose for a long time; others run positions together in sequences (Flow and Ashtanga are examples).
Hold this pose for five breaths, relaxing the forehead and muscles around the eyes.
Repetitions: Hold the pose for four complete breaths, inhale and exhale, and then repeat on the other side.
If you are a new practitioner, I suggest that you practice the same pose several times during a practice session until your body feels warmer and able to hold that same pose for a longer duration.