A Beginners Guide to Photographing Christmas Morning, with Pete Collins

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!

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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Course Lessons:

Lesson 1: Introduction (Duration 00:36)

Pete provides an overview of what is covered in this class.

Lesson 2: The Family Portrait (Duration 07:01)

Taking the family portrait on Christmas morning can be a challenge. Pete gives you some tips for keeping it as stress-free as possible.

Lesson 3: Christmas Morning (Duration 06:25)

Keeping it simple will help you get the shots you want without too much fuss.

Lesson 4: Using the Built-in Flash (Duration 03:36)

With a little tweaking you can make the pop-up flash on your camera a lot more useful when shooting in low light situations.

Lesson 5: Using a Hot Shoe Flash (Duration 02:56)

To take your flash photography to the next level you'll want to invest in a hot shoe flash.

Lesson 6: Using Off-Camera Flash (Duration 02:56)

Taking your flash off the camera provides an extra dimension to your flash photography.

Lesson 7: Detail Shots (Duration 01:47)

Pete wraps up the class with a few tips on taking additional detail shots to enhance your seasonal photo album.

Meet Your Instructor: Pete Collins

Pete Collins is a "Photoshop Guy" with KelbyOne. He's a designer and photographer who has extensive wedding, events, stock, commercial, portraits experience. Not just an eye for grabbing a great…

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