Wedding Workshop Seven | Photographing Group Portraits: Chapter Four Quiz Pye Jirsa, 4 years ago QUIZ: Photographing Group Portraits: Chapter Four Quiz 1. Between the two posing styles for group portraits, symmetrical posing is more difficult and time consuming than editorial posing. A True B False 2. Symmetrical refers more to traditional posing rather than literally posing people symmetrically (with an even number of people on each side, etc.). A True B False 3. Which style of posing for group portraits is likely to get more shares on social media? A Symmetrical posing B Editorial posing C Both will likely get the same amount of shares D Neither style will likely perform well on social media 4. When posing a group for a symmetrical group portrait, you should first set up your lighting/exposure, and then ______. A Line everyone up according to height B Ask the group to step into the frame and smile C Place the couple in the center D Pose from the edge of the group in toward the center E None of the above 5. As a general rule, we recommend limiting the overlap between members of the group to ______. A 10% B 20-30% C 30-40% D 50% 6. When posing a very large group, it’s okay to yell so that they know who’s in charge. Demonstrating authority in these situations is more important than appearing warm and friendly. A True B False 7. When lighting a large group, you can reduce shadows by ______. A Adjusting the spacing between the subjects B Positioning the lights at a higher, top-down angle C Using an umbrella/softbox to soften the light D A and C E All of the above F None of the above 8. For photographing large group portraits with multiple layers, we recommend using a minimum aperture of ______ or narrower. A f/1.4 B f/2.8 C f/5.6 D f/8 E f/16 9. The above image is an example of ______ posing. A Symmetrical B Editorial Prev Next Start Over Submit All Answers Previous To First Look, or Not to First Look Next Assignment: Large Group Portraits Pye Jirsa Founding Partner of Lin and Jirsa Photography and SLR Lounge. Follow my updates on Facebook and my latest work on Instagram both under username @pyejirsa.