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Group Photo at Dig Site

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Make use of the environment. Instead of having everyone clump together for a group shot, look around. In this image, the foundations of an old house made perfect platforms, and spreading the group out enabled the image to include a lot of the environment.
Photograph by Robert Caputo

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