Today is Thanksgiving in the United States and it’s a day to spend time with friends and family. With everyone around, it’s a great time to shoot family photos that can be shared with the family or used for Christmas cards.
Need some last-minute pointers? I’ve gone through thousands of articles in the Photofocus archive and pulled out some of the very best tips for shooting family portraits.
Putting Family Back into Photography – Rich Harrington
Rich takes a look at how his family has influenced his photography.
One Simple Tip for Great Family Portraits – Levi Sim
Levi shares one of the greatest tips to get great reactions in your group family portraits.
Bounced Flash for Casual Shooting – Erika Thornes
Erika shares how to bounce a flash indoors to add ambient light to the room so you’ll never have to worry about getting good light.
Vanelli shows a really easy Photoshop trick for removing a parent’s hands from holding an infant.
One Simple Pose to Help Everyone Look Great – Levi Sim
If you’re using a light, Levi shares a simple pose to make anybody look their best.
Tools to Create a Narrative Slideshow – Vanelli
Every family member has a story, and Vanelli shares how to capture memories and make a narrative slideshow.
Festival lights = Fun with your camera – Kevin Ames
Kevin shares how to get some really cool abstract shots using Christmas lights.
You’ve taken great photos all year long and what a better way to share them with your family than a quick and easy slideshow in Lightroom.
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