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How to Take Bathing Suit Photos

These Instagram Shots Will Inspire You to Take the Perfect Swimsuit Photo

Taking the perfect photo in a swimsuit can be challenging. InStyle tells us how to get it right.

With only eight more weeks till Labor Day, it's time to hit the beach and spend more time in your swimwear. And what better way to document your far-flung fun than taking the ultimate bathing suit shot. We know, we know, the task sounds absolutely daunting, but we chatted with DJ, HBFit founder, and master Instagrammer Hannah Bronfman to help you look your hottest all Summer long.

Strike a Yoga Pose: "The key to looking good in a bathing suit photo is to look like you're not trying too hard. I like to try poses that I already feel comfortable and strong in like yoga poses — it takes the guess work of trying to figure out what to do and it makes me feel natural. Otherwise, if I'm just standing straight, I lift up my shoulders, place my arm on the side of my body, and angle myself inward — that always works."

Skip the Muumuu: "When you're on the beach, stay away from the muumuu, it really doesn't do anyone any favors. Instead, try a sexy one piece that hugs the body in all the right places. They are so flattering on everyone and super shapely."

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