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How to take better pictures at family events

Here are a few tips to help you take better pictures at family events:

  1. Use natural light: Try to take advantage of natural light whenever possible. This will help you

capture more natural-looking, flattering photos.

  1. Experiment with angles: Don't be afraid to try taking photos from different angles and perspectives. This can add visual interest to your photos and help you capture unique shots.

  2. Get close to your subjects: Try to get close to your subjects, rather than taking pictures from far away. This will help you capture more intimate and engaging shots.

  3. Use the rule of thirds: The rule of thirds is a basic principle of photography that suggests dividing the frame into nine equal parts and placing your subject along the lines or at the intersections. This can help create more balanced and pleasing compositions.

  4. Pay attention to background: Make sure to check the background of your photos before taking the shot. Avoid including clutter or distractions in the background, and try to use a simple, uncluttered background whenever possible.

  5. Take candid shots: In addition to posed shots, try to capture candid moments as well. These can often be the most natural and genuine photos.

  6. Use a tripod: If you want to take photos with a more professional look, consider using a tripod. This will help you take sharper, more stable shots.

By following these tips, you can improve your family event photos and capture memories that you'll treasure for years to come. At Countryside Studios in Madison, NJ we've been helping families capture timeless photographs that will stand the test of time. Contact us or book a session today.

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