Here’s a lighthearted 1-minute video by VGAG that provides some unusual posing ideas for group photos.
We see a series of illustrations showing figures in different poses. For each one, a group enters the frame and tries to pull it off for the camera.
Here are some examples… With five people, you can form a star with your hands:
A skydiver pose. With enough leg strength and balance, you won’t need the spotter.
A halo of hands around the head of someone doing a cat pose:
If you’d rather not take your group photos in these directions, hopefully at least you had a good laugh at this.