A Beginners Guide to Photographing Christmas Morning By Pete Collins

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Join Pete Collins for this special holiday class that is all about taking those Christmas photos on Christmas morning. If you just got a brand new DSLR camera and you want to learn how to make your photos better, sharper, faster, and not drive your family crazy while you do it, then this class is for you!

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Pete provides an overview of what is covered in this class.
Taking the family portrait on Christmas morning can be a challenge. Pete gives you some tips for keeping it as stress-free as possible.
Keeping it simple will help you get the shots you want without too much fuss.
With a little tweaking you can make the pop-up flash on your camera a lot more useful when shooting in low light situations.
To take your flash photography to the next level you'll want to invest in a hot shoe flash.
Taking your flash off the camera provides an extra dimension to your flash photography.
Pete wraps up the class with a few tips on taking additional detail shots to enhance your seasonal photo album.
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Pete Collins


Pete Collins is one of the "Photoshop Guys" with KelbyOne. He is the co-host of Photoshop User TV and regular contributor toPhotography Tips N Tricks and the Grid. Pete has a regular "Down and Dirty" article in Photoshop User Magazine as well as being the creator and host of "Pixel Fight Club" over on the KelbyOne member site. He has an a...

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