Trudie Callan

Photo-a-Week Challenge

Week 20 – 16. Group Portraits

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Reading the blogs of others who have used this theme, I can appreciate the difficulties they encountered. Our grand daughter was singing carols in the local Shopping Centre so I thought it would be a good opportunity for the image below. I walked all round the group trying to get the best composition. When it came to edit it there were all the difficulties you described – eyes closed, unwanted people in the shot, no-one looking at the camera etc. This was the best I could do with a bit of cropping and vignetting. It was great to hear them sing and I am sure the shoppers enjoyed the carols. Our grand daughter is the girl with the reindeer antlers!

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11 thoughts on “Week 20 – 16. Group Portraits

  1. I agree that it is such a challenge to get a nice group photo but you did it very well. Nice that you have a granddaughter close-by!

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  2. Your photo of the youngsters with Santa hats, antlers and singing carols warms my heart. They are making memories that will last a lifetime . Your granddaughter is a lovely little girl and very special to her grandmother, I feel certain. Like Terry said above, you are fortunate to have her living nearby.

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  3. Group photos are almost always difficult. As soon as you get one thing set, another is not. Good job.

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  4. Nice shot, love the processing.

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  5. Good for her, going full on with anters! It must have sounded beautiful!

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  6. The joy of being a photographer. Today we have photoshop and can replace heads, but think of the days of film.
    You get to take a lot of photos to try to get one that has the best of each person. You did a nice job.

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