Getting That Group Shot

May 21, 2015  •  Leave a Comment

Whether it's a group photo at a corporate event, a kids' sports team or a family portrait there are many creative ways to show your "team spirit."

nymets_tball_teamcircle_soyourlifeimages_2015_wm_blogNY Mets TBall Team Circle (May 2015)NY Mets TBall Team Huddle.

Different ways of lining up a group for a portrait are one way to make you stand out from the crowd.

pirates_tball_teamphoto_soyourlifeimages_wm_blogPirates TBall Team Photo (May 2015)Go Pirates!

How about yelling a cheer instead of a standard smile?

mcdfam_bruchcastle_planter_soyourlifeimages_wm_blogMcD Family in the Main Courtyard of Berg Bruch (May 2015)Playing hide and seek behind the planters.

What about including the scene or background as an equal part of the portrait?

A few other things to think about when eating up a group portrait:

  • When is a good time to take the portrait? Pick a time that your group is either already going to be together and not rushing off to go anywhere else.
  • Do you have signature colors, a theme or a mascot that you want to include in the photo?
  • What feeling or message are you trying to share with others?

There are general rules of thumb that you can follow for taking a group photo but don't let that keep you from making your group show why it's more than just a collection of faces.


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