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Old 11-05-2007   #11
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And then Logan alone.
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By adding the additional images to the family shoot, Mom then has the opportunity to use these images to make an arrangement around the 16 x 20 or 20 x 24 wall portrait of the entire family in smaller sizes.

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As usual, good info and well presented. Thanks, Benji
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Thanks a lot Benji. Maybe you should put out more DVDs.
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Benji - Can you please provide some pointers as to the placement of the lights? For now I am only shooting h/s and 3/4 of single person but need to do family of 4. Placing my main on 45 deg angle put lot more light on the person closer to the main light. So I tried using only 1 light above my camera position. But then it didn't help as some family members were wearing glasses.
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This is not a critilcism.

In the image of the father alone, I see a tree coming from his head. As the light is soft, is this allowed if there is just no way around it? I always thought that was to be avoided at all costs.

This is my curiousity shoowing.

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Excellent work Benji!! Thank you so much for this as I have my first family shoot on Saturday

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Great thread. I like that each progressive shot shows the minor adjustments when setting up the full family shot.
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Great Information, Ben! Thanks so much for all of your teaching and insight. It is very helpful and informative. Sincerely appreciate your efforts.
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Benji

This is not a critilcism.

In the image of the father alone, I see a tree coming from his head. As the light is soft, is this allowed if there is just no way around it? I always thought that was to be avoided at all costs.

This is my curiousity showing.

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The image was made expressly as to how I pose the father in this series. Had this been for "sale" I first wouldn't use this pose (it is awkward looking without his wife to cover his leg and crotch) and secondly I would be careful about trees etc.

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