As a whole different facet of portrait photography, group photos can be an awkward things. When you multiply the number of subjects in your picture, you multiply the number of things that can go wrong. These tips from Improve Photography will help you get the most out of your next group shot, and possibly give you some creative ideas as well.
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Formal group photos are tough to pose because people will not remain still. Even shifting their weight from one foot to another can completely change the pose. Posing a group of five or more can be like playing Whack-a-mole. As soon as you get one in place, another one moves and you have to get the other one set! If the group is willing to try something different, you could completely throw the formal group photo out the window and just have fun.
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