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How NOT To Take Christmas/Winter Photos

December 19th, 2009 · 7 Comments

Don’t use a tripod

Oh, and don’t adjust your white balance either

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Did I mention don’t adjust your white balance?

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What about not adjusting your white balance?

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It wasn’t really blue outside.  (Can you find a Timmy in this photo? Click to make the image bigger.)

Oh, yeah, and don’t use a tripod and don’t adjust your white balance…

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So, bad photography is just one thing I’ve been up to.  How about you?  Are there any bad holiday photos on your computer?

Tags: Photography

7 responses so far ↓

  • 1 elk // Dec 19, 2009 at 10:42 pm

    oh you know we ALL have phots like these…love commentary you provided…
    I am posting my “ants in the christmas tree” soon,
    that is what been up to!

  • 2 DesignTies // Dec 19, 2009 at 11:50 pm

    I have LOTS of bad holiday photos!! I REALLY need to read the manual that came with my camera!! 😉

    Merry Christmas & five golden toques to you!! :-)


    P.S. I found Timmy :-)

    .-= DesignTies´s last blog ..In The Mood for Christmas, eh?? =-.

  • 3 mrs. e // Dec 20, 2009 at 8:33 am

    I feel like I’ve been delete, delete, delete pushing all season! Glad I’m not alone!
    .-= mrs. e´s last blog ..Christ Climbed Down- A Christmas Poem =-.

  • 4 Puna // Dec 20, 2009 at 10:34 am

    I don’t know Gayle. I kinda like the first two:) And I finally did find Timmy. It was an iSpy project.
    .-= Puna´s last blog ..December 20, Journey =-.

  • 5 patty // Dec 20, 2009 at 12:11 pm

    oh funny! yes, i forget about that silly white balance thing all the time! i delete the really bad ones, too, but i really like when i see others USING their blurred photos… there’s an element of movement in them and it’s interesting!
    .-= patty´s last blog ..on the 8th day of christmas… =-.

  • 6 Stephanie @ // Dec 20, 2009 at 4:00 pm

    You’re so funny! This totally made me laugh.

    I wish I had bad holiday photos on my computer ’cause then at least I’d know I was actually taking photos. But, alas, I haven’t been. Sigh. Christmas is coming and going way too fast and I’m afraid I’ll wake up in January going, wait, what about Christmas?!

    Gayle, do you use Photoshop? I stopped changing the white balance on my camera when I started editing my photos with PS. It’s so much easier to just leave it on auto and adjust later. Just a thought…

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