If you have a naturally beautiful smile show your pearly whites with pride, just not every time. If you smile in each modeling pose, modeling agents will notice your lack of versatility, not your smile. Your facial expressions can make or break your modeling poses. Let your smile show To add variety to your modeling poses, try switching up your smile with a cute frown, a bratty bout, a friendly laugh, or even an edgy scowl. There are 4 main types of model poses: lifestyle pose, movement pose, portrait pose, and body pose. In addition to these personalized tips for modeling poses, every model should be aware of the basics of posing.