|Nikon D750, AF-S NIKKOR 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR, ISO 500, ƒ/8, 1/60|
Here is the setup I used for the photo:
To fire the Nikon D750 I used the Nikon ML-L3 Wireless Remote Control (Infrared) to trigger the camera. I just had to go into the menu on the camera to set it up for triggering remotely.
Here are those instructions for you:
Here is an older blog post I did on doing these photos on the beach.
Here are some photos from another year at the beach:
While posed family photos are great to have I love capturing spontaneous moments even more. Here is that blog post where I talked about doing this.