2012年11月22日星期四

Tips for Thanksgiving Photography


Great holidays always present perfect opportunities to take nice and precious photos for eternal memory. We had Halloween weeks ago, and now Thanksgiving has arrived. When you are shooting pictures of people you love or dinner you like on Thanksgiving Day, pay attention to the following tips for better shots.

Start with a proper subject
Each successful shot should have a proper subject or a unique theme. Family members, the turkey, or other specific things related with Thanksgiving could be your main subjects and make sure that the background won’t ruin the entire photo. Besides, the theme of Thanksgiving should be portrayed on the pictures. That is family, togetherness, harvest and gratefulness.
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Capture while people are caught unaware
Photographers may ask people to position, to sit, stand or pose candidly. However, taking pictures while people are captured unaware will be far more interesting and precious. This tip is almost available for all types of photography, not only Thanksgiving shots.

Shoot from a higher position
If you want to take pictures of the whole family gathered around the dining table having the meal or posing to carve the turkey, shoot this scene from a higher position so that all your family members and the mouth-watering food will be captured.

Last thing to mention, don’t forget to take pictures of yourself together with the whole family, photographers should be involved in the happiness of Thanksgiving Day as well!