William W , Jul 16, 2008; 03:26 a.m.
50mm Lens for Individuals:
Take them Half Shot, slightly 1/4 profile (slightly) Right shoulder to the camera (i.e. to camera Left). Ensure the team Emblem is in Clear View on the Jersey.
35 mm lens for the Team:
Arrange them in the traditional Three Rows: Sitting; Kneeling; and Standing, Officials at the each End, Standing
Lighting for both Individual and Team:
Sun behind The Subjects, High and slightly to Camera Right for hair light. On Camera Flash Fill.
Read up on Flash Fill Technique beforehand, and have a Practice Run with live models. Noting especially your Flash Sync Speed and the power you have available.
You are looking to work at F8 to F11, though this is flexible and you must understand what you are doing that is why you need to research Flash Fill Techniques . . . AND PRACTICE. ' NOTE: If the Sun is better coming from behind the Subjects and Camera Left, then swap the 1/4 profile of the Individuals such that their Left Shoulder is slightly Forward (i.e. shoulder is closer to you at Camera Right).