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New Year’s Eve Photography Tips

Written by Backdrop Express Photography Team on . Posted in Holiday Photography, Photography Tips

New Year's Eve Photography The countdown clock is fast approaching the last tick of another year. Many people are contemplating resolutions and eagerly waiting for their annual New Year’s Eve party. While we cannot help you lose a few pounds, give up a bad habit or chisel out more time with the kids, if you are resolved to capturing the final moments of 2015 with fantastic New Year’s Eve pictures for your album, we do have a few tips for you to move you closer to your goal!

7 Posing Tips for Portraits

Written by Backdrop Express Photography Team on . Posted in Photography Tips, Portrait Photography, Studio Photography

7 Posing Tips for Portraits It’s no secret that in terms of portrait photography, the pose is just as important as capturing the photo itself. For example, if your model isn’t posing the right way, then your photo isn’t going to turn out the right way. In order to get the best possible pose, and thereby the best possible picture, consider following these seven tips.

Groups & Family Portraits: 11 Group Photography Tips

Written by Backdrop Express Photography Team on . Posted in Group Photography, Photography Tips

11 Tips for Groups & Family Portraits | Backdrop Express Blog

Taking captivating group portraits can be challenging for photographers. It may seem like something unexpected always happens a split second before the shutter snaps: a sneeze, a laugh, or a nudge between friends that compromises the quality of the photo.  A few common errors can appear in group photos. Whether you are in the studio posing before a photo backdrop or if you are gathered at a family reunion, you should do your research and be well-prepared before the shoot.

How to Take Great Pictures of Your Christmas Tree

Written by Backdrop Express Photography Team on . Posted in Holiday Photography, Photography Tips

How to Take Great Pictures of Your Christmas Tree | Backdrop Express Photography Blog
There is something special about a Christmas tree, which makes it the perfect subject for a holiday picture. There are also plenty of Christmas tree photos that focus on a single ornament, and many of you want to capture pictures of your tree purely for its own beauty. Regardless of your reason for taking a Christmas tree photo, there are various effects you can get out of the picture depending on the settings you choose on your camera, and whether or not you use your flash when you take the picture.

5 Mistakes to Avoid with Family Christmas Pictures

Written by Backdrop Express Photography Team on . Posted in Group Photography, Holiday Photography, Photography Tips, Portrait Photography

5 Mistakes to Avoid with Family Christmas Pictures | Backdrop Express Photography Blog

When looking back through old family albums do you cringe every time you get to the pages with Christmas pictures from years gone by? Trust us, you are not alone. Awful and embarrassing pictures can be a result of many things, including inexperienced photographers, camera malfunctions and the fact that everyone just acts goofy in front of the camera.

You do not have to be a professional photographer to still have fantastic holiday pictures or a Christmas portrait that can be enjoyed from year to year. Just take a few precautions that will help you avoid everyone cringing next year when grandma wants to bring out the photo album.