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    10 family portrait photography mistakes every photographer makes

    | Photography Tips | Portraits | 27/11/2013 00:01am
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    Family portrait photography mistake 02: Shooting wide open

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    While it’s possible to produce nice shallow depth of field portraits of individuals, it doesn’t tend to work so well with groups.

    In most cases you want everyone to be sharp and as groups get bigger the distance between the person at the front and the one at the back gets bigger.

    Ideally you need to use and aperture of f/8 or f/11 to ensure that everyone is sharp.

    PAGE 1 – Family portrait photography mistake 01: Waking the baby
    PAGE 2 – Family portrait photography mistake 02: Shooting wide open
    PAGE 3 – Family portrait photography mistake 03: Not enough light
    PAGE 4 – Family portrait photography mistake 04: Glaring glasses
    PAGE 5 – Family portrait photography mistake 05: Lack of eye-contact
    PAGE 6 – Family portrait photography mistake 06: Blinking
    PAGE 7 – Family portrait photography mistake 07: Awkward poses
    PAGE 8 – Family portrait photography mistake 08: Lamps growing out of heads
    PAGE 9 – Family portrait photography mistake 09: Mis-matched couples
    PAGE 10 – Family portrait photography mistake 10: Who took the photo?

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    Posted on Wednesday, November 27th, 2013 at 12:01 am under Photography Tips, Portraits.

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