Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Capturing Christmas lights on your camera can be a challenge. Get some tips. Photograph your lights. You could win $100,000.
We put up holiday lights to see how pretty they look when it gets dark. You want to capture those lights on your camera, but getting those lights to look right in your pictures can be more of a challenge than you bargained for. Professional photographers have lot of experience and cameras with all sorts of settings that most of us wouldn’t know what to do with. Here are three tips for the amateur photographers out there. Use these tips to take a picture of your holiday lights. Post the picture to Bethesda Patch’s Deck the Halls contest page and you could win $100,000 for your school district. Want to get more technical than that? Here are some other resources for taking holiday photographs.
Monday, November 12, 2012
No electricity required.
As you hang the Christmas decorations and light the Hanukah candles this year, cast your eyes upon the universe's natural lights display as well. Astronomers anticipate three meteor showers this November and December. Nov. 12: Taurid Meteor Shower Nov. 17: Leonid Meteor Shower Dec. 13: Geminid Meteor Shower Be sure to schedule a night this season to bundle up, lay out some blankets and enjoy the light show in the sky. Share your tips for photographing the showers. Tell us your favorite places to sneak off to view the skies.
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
One sure sign of the holiday season-to-come is the appearance of the bluish-white lights on the trees of Wisconsin Avenue's "Rodeo Drive."
One sure sign of the holiday season-to-come is the appearance of the bluish-white lights on the trees of Wisconsin Avenue's "Rodeo Drive." In this photo, the lights go up on a tree outside of Cartier.