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    How to photograph Christmas trees at night

    How to photograph Christmas trees at night in the dark!

    When I take photos of my kids in front of the Christmas tree, it really doesn’t matter what time of day it is, I pretty much use the same steps. And this is because I’m always trying to capture that glow of the tree. However, when I take pictures of Christmas tress at night, I ONLY have the glow to work with. So somehow I need to use that glow for ALL the lighting. This is how I utilize that glow specifically for darker pictures and how to photograph Christmas trees at night.

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    It smells like Christmas!

    The smell of tradition with very colorful Christmas decorations!

    The smell of tradition with very colorful Christmas decorations!

    We pulled out our colorful Christmas decorations last weekend! I love decorating in general, but there’s something even more special about decorating for Christmas! I’m a very visual person, as you can tell from my desire to photograph everything. But when it comes to Christmas, I like to please all my senses!

    Visually, I have colorful Christmas decorations everywhere! (But mostly they are in my great room! So this time of year, that’s my favorite room to hang out in!) The sound of Christmas music playing pretty much all day everyday! Christmas candies, eggnog and freshly baked goods! And lastly, the smell of Christmas! Continue reading

    How to photograph Christmas trees in the daylight

    How to photograph Christmas trees in the daylight!

    It’s time to pull out those manual DLSR cameras! Because you need to capture some super adorable pictures your kids with your Christmas tree! Or you just need a pretty shot of your tree that actually does it more justice than your phone… Today I’m super excited to share exactly how to photograph Christmas trees in the daylight! Continue reading

    3 ways to assemble the ultimate Whoville costume! (free Grinch mask)

    3 ways for DIY Who costumes from How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

    Dressing up like a Who from Whoville is quite possibly the easiest DIY costume to assemble! You don’t even technically need anything officially Christmasy to succeed! Think layers, poofy skirts, chunky knits and as long as you style your Whoville hair and makeup appropriately, you are set! Today I am sharing 3 different types of DIY Whoville costumes for you to create out of your own closet!

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