When doing groups shots or even couples, it can be very common for at least one person to blink or not even look at the camera. Add children to the mix and it becomes nearly impossible to get it right in a single press of the shutter. I think kids purposely mess with us in that way.
The auto-align layers feature in Photoshop CS3 & CS4 can help you line up multiple shots of the same scene. With better alignment, you can more easily use a layer mask to get the best shot of each person combined to a single image.
In this week's video tutorial I show you how it's done.
Don't forget - press the maximize button within the video player to increase the size of the video