This is the best time to take a family portrait (and other tips for the perfect DIY photo) Rare Life

Family portraits can be stressful. People are crying, no one wants to smile. I’ve started taking our own family portraits around the house, and it’s easier than you think!

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A few of my favorite tips:

  • Keep in simple
  • A camera with a timer
  • A “tripod” (I use a kitchen chair)
  • Your family
  • Mornings are best
  • Find a clean background

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