I often make the group shot part of the actual workshop as opposed to it just being an add-on. This way the group can see the photo from inception to completion and be part of the process rather than just having their picture taken. The theme was urban, so we decided to use a parking garage as our set.
This time we’ve ended up with a behind-the-scenes iPhone shot taken by Sean Galbraith:
and the actual group shot from the front:
We had fun, can you tell?