Working With Groups And Families

Just when you’ve mastered posing one person, you’re asked to capture a whole bunch of them. How do you pose multiple people to achieve a visually pleasing composition? How do you avoid the totem pole and police line-up effect of stacking people head on head or side by side? How do you make posing look natural? This section has the answers…

Movie-star posing for teen groups

Movie-star posing for teen groups

Three sisters wanted a great shot of their collective pre-teen, teenage and young adult children. The kids were less than ...
Working with people of different heights

Working with people of different heights

How do you balance out height differences in a couple or group? This is my approach to photographing short and ...
Fun portrait of a close friendship

Fun portrait of a close friendship

It was the last summer before four very good friends said their goodbyes and parted ways. My commission was to ...
When the puppy has other ideas...

When the puppy has other ideas…

So there I was, lying on the floor one (really) cold December day, capturing portraits of this family walking along ...
Creating triangles with a family of four

Creating triangles with a family of four

When you're faced with a group of people, the easy option is to get them to sit or stand close ...