crank the shutter speed down as loooooow as it will go, set the ISO at 100 and the aperture at f/9 so it is all in focus. Set up the tripod, set the camera on the self timer mode, hit the button and stood back and wait for the result. The result is a starburst pattern on every bulb.
Last year I posted a quick tutorial on how to take glowing pictures of your Christmas tree at night. Here is the photo of my kid that I showed off in that post. Talk about capturing the spirit of the season! If you have a dSLR camera, this tutorial is a must-see and repin for later. Continue reading →