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    How to Take Pictures of a Group

      Sometimes, it takes a little more than getting everyone to smile at the same time to get a great group photo.

    Use different levels 
    The eye likes variation, so get some people sitting, some kneeling, some standing. Use props like a staircase to stagger height.

    Look down 
    Change the view by standing on a chair, ladder, or balcony to shoot down at the group for a more interesting perspective.

    Give them something to do 
    Depending on the occasion, have them jump at the same time, or throw a ball up and have them watch it.

    Eyes open, people 
    Have everyone close their eyes until you say, open! taking the photo as you say it.