6. Family/Group Portrait


First off, I have to give credit for this idea to Drake Busath over at http://busath.com. I read an article of his in Professional Photographer magazine last year where he photographed a large family in smaller groups, and then put them all together in Photoshop later. As I was writing the outline for this book, I realized this concept would be a perfect example of real-world compositing, especially if you’re photographing a large family or group. First, the entire family doesn’t even have to be there at the same time. So, if part of the family can only be there on one day, but another part of the family can’t, no sweat. ...

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