The Photogenic Secrets Celebs Use—Plus an Expert on Why They Work

We're always looking for new ways to look more photogenic in our Instagram photos. We've tried squinching and tested out secrets from street style stars, but our favourite celebs have some tricks up their sleeves, too—especially when it comes to their signature poses. 

But why do A-listers like Kendall Jenner, Gigi Hadid, Chrissy Teigen, Alexa Chung, and Taylor Swift stick to certain poses? Well, we tapped Getty Images photographer Mike Coppola—who photographs celebrities daily and is an expert on which poses look best—to explain why these specific angles work best in pictures. The best part? These looks will work great in your photos, too. 

Keep scrolling to check out the poses that you can re-create to make yourself look better the next time you're snapped.