Tips for informal family/group portraits

Discussion in 'Portraiture' started by Cheryl Jacobs, Dec 23, 2009.

  1. Cheryl Jacobs

    Cheryl Jacobs Member

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    Just thought I'd mention the blog post I just typed out. It's roughly extracted from the workshop material I teach, and should be helpful for those who find family portraits uncomfortable, intimidating, or just plain old unappealing.

    Rather than typing it all out here, I'll just add the link: http://photodino.wordpress.com

    - CJ
     
  2. df cardwell

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    So right, Cheryl, every bit of it ! Wonderfully done.
     
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    seconded and saved to favourites, exellent portraits and really usefull info, thank you
     
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    Thanks Cheryl that will prove very useful and a Happy Christmas to you.
     
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    Great advice! The past few weeks, I've been thinking about the exact same tips you've brought up in your rules. Thanks for the write up!
     
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    Even though I'm not into family portraits/group portraits, the info was very useful. Thanks and Merry Christmas!

    Jeff
     
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    Merry Christmas, Cheryl. Great stuff, and I've used those first two tips often, and with great success!! Thanks!
     
  8. Perfect!
     
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    Great info. I really love the Sophia portrait.:wink:
     
  10. Chazzy

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    Cheryl, that would make a great article submission for APUG.
     
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    Good stuff, Cheryl. Thanks heaps!