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    10 common portrait photography cliches and how to avoid them

    | Photography Tips | Portraits | 28/09/2013 00:01am
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    10 common portrait photography cliches and how to avoid them

    3. Family arrangements

    Remember those awkward family arrangements with Mum and Dad sat stiffly in their Sunday best with the kids in front?

    Things have got a lot less formal these days and you’re more likely to find yourself shooting families dressed in jeans and T-shirts as they ‘play’ in a park or sit in a bus-shelter. Everyone looks much more relaxed and natural.

    4. Brown backgrounds

    A firm favourite with professional photographers of yesteryear, this splodgy studio backdrop has largely been replaced with clean white backgrounds or more natural settings.

    White backgrounds can help you produce nice bright images, but the local park, a nearby field or the beach often puts the subject more at ease and can result in more natural looking expressions.

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    Posted on Saturday, September 28th, 2013 at 12:01 am under Photography Tips, Portraits.

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