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3 Ways To Get Great Family Photos, Without The Hassle!


Family Photo Tip Number 1: Don't make your family dress up

There's no need to dress everyone the same and make a complicated production out of taking family photos. Those kinds of photos don't reflect what your family really looks like. The best family photos come from capturing natural, relaxed, candid images.

Family Photo Tip Number 2: Don't make your family leave the house

Home is where the heart is. Home is also where most of your greatest family moments take place. There's no better place to get great family photos than right in the comfort of your home.

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Family Photo Tip Number 3: Don't make your family "say cheese"

"Say cheese" means your family is looking at the camera, instead of interacting with each other. You'll get much more meaningful photos by capturing candid interactions.