How to take laughing photos, and why it matters

When I’m working with clients to create images during my body- and fat-positive photography sessions outside Seattle, I always try to get some laughing photos!

Laughing is joyful, it loosens us up and helps us relax, and it gives us a different perspective on ourselves. Posed shots are nice as well, but how often do we see ourselves when we’re truly feeling anything?

Here’s how I set up these photos ( of me laughing, and how I work with clients to create wonderful laughter photos too.

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Hi there! I'm Lindley. I create artwork that celebrates the unique beauty of bodies that fall outside conventional "beauty" standards at Body Liberation Photography. I'm also the creator of Body Liberation Stock and the Body Love Shop, a curated central resource for body-friendly artwork and products. Find all my work here at