Preparing For Pole Fitness – Aaron Wilson Photography

Preparing For Pole Fitness

/ dance photo session

Tips and Ideas

Do you want to have a pole dance photoshoot? If yes, we are here to help you, so it goes perfectly. Pole fitness / dance photoshoots can be scary for various reasons. Firstly, holding the pose for a long time to meet photo demands require a lot of strength. Secondly, posing in front of so many strangers in your pole costumes with lighting everywhere is stressful.
The best way to enjoy on pole is to plan ahead. We have made a list of some tips to ensure that your day goes without a hitch.  Take a look at the tips for having a great photo session.


The first thing you should is some research. You should look around and see what kind of shoot you want to do. Think about why you are doing it? Is it marketing or is it because you are a student who wants to capture and show nice images.
The photographer is there to capture what you want. If you don’t have an idea then it would turn out to be a complete failure.
In case you were approached by the photographer, you must check what he wants you to do. Does he have a specific backdrop or lightning? Is there anything specifically he works with? There are some photographers who use color backdrop while some use white or black. You don’t want to end up wearing a black dress with a black backdrop. It will only cause you more problems.

Plan Ahead

Next thing is to have a check list or you can say a pose list. You should spend time practicing the moves, so on the day of your photo session you can get quickly in the pose. Organize your list in order of preference and difficulty.
Great thing about photo shoot is it doesn’t require big crazy tricks. Most of the times, it is combos of flips. But what it does require is extreme flexibility. This is what makes it look impressive.
On the other hand, sometimes simple is best. A simple climb or sit or standing by the pole or using props. You have to keep in mind that whatever you do, it must be video effective. If you are doing something simple, don’t feel you are not good enough to do a photoshoot.
If you are working your angles and wearing a great costume (outfit), it will look amazing. The most important part of the photoshoot is to show your personality so looking confident is imperative.


A next tip is to bring a lot of outfits. You can over pack because having good selection of outfits is imperative. It is better to test them out beforehand to figure out what is going to work. There is nothing worse than having an outfit failure. So, it is really important to test your outfits first.

Work the Angles

Angle is massively important as a tiny difference in the angles can make a huge impact on he picture. It can make a picture from an exceptional one to a good picture. There are amazing tricks that you can be doing on the poles. This is because it involves movements. When you are still it won’t look impressive and good.
If it helps, you can have a friend with you to spin you around or hold you in the right position. So, check your angles and try to find the best one.
Therefore, pole dance photo sessions are great fun and an experience of a lifetime. When you follow these amazing tips you will have great images that you can cherish for years to come. It is another great way to show off your hard work.

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