How to take great holiday lights images with your smartphone
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Bring out the best in your smartphone images of holiday lights! Here are our best tips. And watch the video to see them demonstrated:
Timing is everything
See a demonstration of what a difference even 15 minutes can make in your image. Arrive early to allow the light to "develop".
Use your camera app settings
You may want to disable the flash on your camera. Then adjust to make a perfect exposure.
Use surroundings in your composition
Work with what is available to frame your image.
Brace yourself -- or the camera -- to avoid shaky images.
Happy holidays, and happy picture-taking!