Are you planning on uploading Christmas shots? Maybe this brief article will be of some help in deciding what to actually shoot, so that it will stand out and be a somewhat special Christmas shot. Read on, and please - do comment and share your thoughts.
First I want to clarify - this will not be a guide to making Christmas stars backgrounds, nor setting the correct lighting for a nice Christmas tree shot with gifts. I actually want to challenge your perception of the event of Christmas itself and offer some thoughts on how this relates to photography.
When I was a little kid I remember Christmas to be a special time because of the warm and loving atmosphere at home. Everyone slowed down in the everyday activities, took time to sit down with the others and enjoy being together.... [ Read more...