Soon I'll be shooting at a family reunion/picnic at a lake (not paid, just for fun, but also to try to get good pics of the whole family), and it's only my second time attempting to do a group shot, but the first I wasn't very pleased with.
People: At least 25 including kids
Lighting: Outdoors; shade and some soft light during sunset.
Position: Thinking of placing the kids sitting down in the front, then the second row would be people in wheelchairs and the petite, and so on until the tallest people are in the back. All standing except the kids and handicap.
Gear: Just my tripod, camera and 2 lenses. Maybe flash too but not sure if I should use it.
My concern is will I be able to have everyone in the picture focused?
Also, between my 50mm and 55-250mm lens, which one should I use for this group photo?
Any tips/suggestions are more than welcome.