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6 Tips for Photographing Large Groups | Photography Tutorial

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When your at a wedding or an event sometimes you want to get a photo of everybody who’s there. When photographing a large group of people it’s important to elevate yourself a little bit, look for a staircase or look for a balcony that you can perhaps work off.  I generally try not to work off a balcony just cause it gives me too much height and I’m looking down at subjects who are looking up and it creates a pretty un-artful photograph.

But, you know, three or four stairs up or a step ladder if you’re taking one for a proper shoot. You’ll notice most of the rule of thirds is gone out, I’ve got my wedding couple dead center. The only rule of third I’m using here is my top horizon as being the positive space and the negative space. It’s also important to try not to let guests be silly and put arms up, you know, blocking other guests. But sometimes, after a few drinks, things are going to happen. It’s also really important to have a bit more of a wider aperture. F8 is perfect for shooting a large group of people because your maintaining that focus throughout the crowd. Lighting is probably one of the key things, try and find a well lit room. You’ll probably want to bounce a speed light off the ceiling at a fairly high intensity.

And you wanna try and fill as much of the space as possible. ISO 800 is also going to help with this. When shooting a large group of people, just remember, try and fit everyone in the frame.

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10 Comments

  1. Steven Means
    November 11, 2017 at 11:10

    What kind of lighting did you use for this

  2. Relaxing Sounds
    November 11, 2017 at 11:10

    This video is why that stingray got this dude.

  3. Gavin Berry
    November 11, 2017 at 11:10

    "Important to have a bit more of a wider aperture, f8 is ideal" REALLY!

  4. Exclusive Motivation
    November 11, 2017 at 11:10

    that cover picture is horrible and very unprofessional. You even cut the green shirt guy off that's in the right

  5. Taylor9
    November 11, 2017 at 11:10

    Hmmm. One person is out of frame. Definitely would have shot this again.

  6. Supriya K
    November 11, 2017 at 11:10

    +ankita kadam 

  7. Error 404
    November 11, 2017 at 11:10

    Finally something useful from this channel…

  8. Sarah Murray
    November 11, 2017 at 11:10

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  9. Magnus
    November 11, 2017 at 11:10

    "When shooting a large group of people just remember to get everyone into the frame" ? Really??

  10. Naser Anonymous
    November 11, 2017 at 11:10

    FIRST COMMENTER!!!!

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