How to take better pics in front of your Christmas tree.-- Use the Av mode (set it to the smallest number) and turn off your flash

How to get this photo: Turn off all lights except for the Christmas tree, f-stop 1.4, ISO 160, SS 1/15.

Exposure Lock (AE-L Button) is the abbreviation stands for Automatic Exposure Lock. It is useful using automatic and semi-automatic shooting modes.

ISO settings

Use this simple photoshop tip to take an ordinary photo and turn it into a dramatic edit that will help tell your vision and story.

Photography Cheat Sheet

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Free Printable: Sunlight and Backlight Cheat Sheet! http://www.lightroompresets.com/blogs/pretty-presets-blog/6525037-free-printable-backlight-and-sunlight

Another pinner says:I paid for a class about this stuff and forgot everything. This is probably the most easy to understand dslr camera tutorial I've read.

{How to set up and use a home photo studio}

Imagine this to be the start of a video. What are these kids saying to each other? With Smilez you could send that video as a postcard: see http://mysmilez.com

Posing tips on this website are clear and concise.

How to blur the background in your photos with any camera! Easy Peasy!

Great Photoshop tutorial for cleaning up background beautifully.

How to take Perfect Christmas Tree Photos

How to Take Photos of Your Kids in Front of the Christmas Tree

No More Blurry Images

Interview with Matthew Mead - tips for high quality photos from Centsational Girl

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What's cuter than one baby in front of a tree??? THREE babies in front of a tree!!! Photo Session Ideas | Props | Prop | Child Photography | Christmas | Christmas Tree | Poses | Sibling Photograph| Holiday Card | Christmas Card