Family Photos: what the pros won’t tell you about taking pictures of family

How to capture candid pictures of family

Group family photos: how to keep them engaged

Getting the best from your family

Restlessness can set in fairly quickly when posing-up the whole family. Getting everyone as close together as possible, so that they look like a family rather than just a group of random people, should be done quickly. Having your camera settings ready to go as soon as everyone is in position will help too.

Switching to Continuous Shooting mode for group family photos and taking a series of three pictures will increase your chances of making sure everyone has their eyes open and is looking at the camera.

Of course, family group pictures won’t include the person who’s taking the shots in them, unless you use a tripod.

Your camera’s self-timer will do the job of activating the shutter, but investing in a remote cable will mean you can control the situation fully.

PAGE 1: How to get natural-looking family photos
PAGE 2: How to take family action photos
PAGE 3: How to direct family photo shoots
PAGE 4: How to capture candid pictures of family
PAGE 5: Getting the best from your family
PAGE 6: Group family photos: how to keep them engaged
PAGE 7: How to shoot stylish family photos
PAGE 8: How to shoot baby portraits

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