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  • Christmas Card Photography Tips

    Posted on December 12th, 2012 Staff Writer

    Christmas is right around the corner and you might want to send out personal Christmas cards to friends and family. If you are thinking of including a family photo with your card we are going to cover some tips in this article to ensure you have the best Christmas card possible.

    Equipment – You want to make sure you have the photography equipment. You don’t have to hire a professional or even be a professional photographer, but that doesn’t mean you want to have a poor photo either. Consider using a tripod so your camera is steady. Also consider natural light unless of course you have Christmas tree in your photo.

    Start Early – The best thing you can do is starting shooting your photos early and don’t wait until the last minute. This way if you don’t like the way they turned out you can reshoot them.

    Photo Idea Be creative with whatever the subject matter may be in your photo. You might prefer a Christmas tree in the photo or something religious or formal. It’s all up to you but be creative and make the photo really stand out!

    Picking a Card – Once you have taken your photo you need a card to stick it on or inside of. There are many options available for cards that you can either create or even buy from a store like Wal-Mart. You can pick up one sided cards that are usually 4”x8” that will accommodate a photograph, or you can go with a folding card which are very popular due to their professional look.

    We hope these few tips help with the creation of your Christmas card this year and be sure and stop by http://www.42photo.com if you are looking a great camera to capture those holiday shots.