Everything You Need to Know to Take Great Christmas Pictures

Whether you’re an amateur or an enthusiast, the holidays represent a rite of passage for any photographer. However, your talents will be put to the test, as the Christmas holidays hold many a pitfall for photographers. Don’t panic, though! Here are some tips and advice to help you.

PREPARING FOR THE BIG NIGHT

Don’t wait until it’s time to unwrap the presents to prepare your camera, check your batteries or set your photography goals—do it before. Choose the right materials for the types of photos you want, even if you’re using a smartphone.

For more information on how to get prepared, read the following tips:

TAKING GREAT GROUP PICTURES

A TRICK OF THE LIGHT

Holiday celebrations mostly happen indoors. Lighting conditions are usually less than ideal and picture quality is often an issue. To get around this, you’ll have to use a flash or adjust your manual settings to compensate for the lack of light.

For more information on how to take make the most of indoor lighting, read the following tips:

A TRICK OF THE LIGHT
REINVENTING HOLIDAY MAGIC

SHARING YOUR PHOTOS WITH YOUR LOVED ONES

Once the holiday season is over, you’ll most likely want to share your better shots of moments with your family and friends. Many mobile and cloud apps will allow you to send these directly to your friends using your computer, tablet or smartphone. Additionally, many apps allow you to retouch, arrange and sort your photos before sharing them.

For more information on the best way to share your photos, read the following tips:

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Everything You Need to Know to Take Great Christmas Pictures

Whether you’re an amateur or an enthusiast, the holidays represent a rite of passage for any photographer. However, your talents will be put to the test, as the Christmas holidays hold many a pitfall for photographers. Lighting is an issue as is getting everyone into the family picture and making everything look spontaneous…
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