Poster Holding

If you look at a lot of graphic designers’ portfolios, you’ll notice a tendency to show off posters through photographs of someone holding the poster in front of him or herself, with fingers visible in the poster’s two upper corners.  Now people are poking fun at and getting a bit more creative with this poster-holding technique, as this post at World Famous Design Junkies points out.  Here are a few of my favorites:

How to photograph a design poster,” JK Keller‘s take on the phenomena:

JK Keller's How to photograph a design poster

Website Finger Hold” by Jason Santa Maria:

Jason Santa Maria's Website Finger Hold

(“Website Finger Hold” found via Swissmiss’s post about the poster-holding trend.)

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