5 Common Mistakes Photographers Make When Taking Group Pictures
1. Where did everyone go? You’re attending a family gathering or casual event, or even being paid to shoot a wedding, and someone asks you to take a group photo, but various people are missing that should be in the photo. You can avoid this mistake by learning how to manage group photos; and this starts before the event.
Assume that family gatherings will always include group photos, so call or email everyone that you will be taking group photos during a specific period of time and ask that they all gather at the appointed time. You may want to designate a younger family member to be a coordinator to find and gather everyone wherever you’re taking group photos. Make sure you select a location at the party in advance with enough room for everyone, a good background and lighting, etc. Read more »