- March 26th, 2011
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Ok, so it”s the time of the year, and your tree is all decorated and presents are piled up underneath. So how do you take good pictures of your Christmas tree?
Here are a few tips:
- DON’T use flash – although this may seem counter-intuitive, if you use a flash, it’ll evenly light the tree, BUT, it’ll also overpower any lighting you’ve put up. So Keep the room lit by whatever light you usually use, and keep the lights on the tree switched on.
- Use a tripod. Since you’re going to be using the ambient light in the room, you’ll be using a slow shutter speed.
- Since you have a tripod, there’s no hurry to use a fast shutter speed, so you can also keep the ISO low, say (100-200). This will keep pixel noise to a minimum. Read more