What you need to know about family portrait photo
Family portrait photo are the most popular photo but however they are often taken the wrong way. With many people, no shooting is ever the same. It is therefore a challenge to get a perfect family portrait, be it a wedding or during a dinner. However this does not always be the case if you know how to prepare yourself correctly.
Hereunder you will find some great tips in order to make some good photo:
It might be a good idea to avoid taking pictures at the start of the meal. Indeed after some drinks the atmosphere should be much lighter and more adequate for pictures. Please do not sacrifice aesthetics in order to get spontaneity: food on the cheeks, jaws moving, glass in the mouth are rarely flattering. The purpose wide-angle SLRs (and some compact cameras) is ideal for photographing all the guests.
Going outside for a walk and family outing are all great moments to take photos outside. It is preferable to place the sun behind you when shooting in bright sunlight. If the sun shines much, force the flash to light the remaining side in the shade and lessen the contrast.
When choosing a location it is important that the location is chosen with care in order for the whole group to feel comfortable. Pay special attention to the way your subjects are aligned when taking group photo.
Adapt to your environment
When indoor make sure that your subject is properly illuminated by using your flash as far as possible. There are no standard ways to take family portrait photo and it will be up to you to find the best ones to suit your particular need.