Taking a portrait of a large group


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Taking a portrait of a large group

So far we photographed individuals, couples, a small group, and today we'll be photographing a large group. The college asked me to photograph members of two different departments here at the school. I heard about it a couple of days ago so I came out here to do some scouting beforehand. I wanted to find the right location, a location that gave the message of academia. I wanted a location that was big enough for quite a few people and that would give me the opportunity to add depth in my photographs.

I also wanted to check out the lighting because sometimes fluorescent lights are not really great to work with. So by looking around and finding the perfect spot, I was able to plan the shoot. I was able to figure out where I'd put my lights, and also how to pose the people so I would get a compact group, but still have enough environs around them that you could really see that this was set at a college. Natalie Fobes: So Joe, come over here and go ahead and just kind of be like this, w...

Taking a portrait of a large group
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Taking a portrait of a large group provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Natalie Fobes as part of the Family and Group Portraiture

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