Christmas lights

How to Photograph the Twinkle in Christmas Lights

How to Photograph the Twinkle in Christmas Lights | Holiday Photography Tutorial via Mandy Blake Photography and iHeartFaces.com

Photographing Christmas lights can be frustrating…many times the lights in your photos don’t look anything like they do in real life.  In this holiday photography tutorial from our archives, Mandy Blake shared some great tips on how to capture a starburst effect (sometimes called a “twinkle” effect) in your photos of Christmas lights.  You can […]

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Capturing a Starburst Effect with Christmas Lights

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We have all seen all the amazing ways you can create yummy bokeh with Christmas lights, but sometimes you may want to do something a little different! Another option is to achieve a starburst affect, where the lights each look like they have beautiful beams of light radiating from their cores.  It is a neat […]

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How to Make Shaped Bokeh

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Making shaped bokeh can add a touch of fun to your holiday photos.  In this free tutorial, our contributor Dana Suggs shows you how to create bokeh shapes.

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