Steve James

Group Portraits (Humans)

Created and judged by Steve James

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A great group photo is not an easy task. These are often taken at events and meet ups but you can also show interacting people within the environment in which you find yourself. Your group should consist of at least three people. If you choose to show a group interacting then bear in mind that a group of climbers working together would be fine but a group of footballers playing would be deemed as a sports shot and not a group photo. People, of course, can make the difference between a mediocre and great shot, so look for an element in your group that can make it stand out. This can be the clothing, emotions or even a photo-bomber amongst other ideas. Take particular care of composition, lighting and backgrounds. Although this is a human based contest, animals are acceptable if the image is of, for example, a group of dog handlers or equestrian team which included animals as part of the story. Colour or black and white is acceptable. I look forward to your interpretations.

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Entries closed
22 January 2020

22 January 2020 to 29 January 2020

Winners announced
29 January 2020

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