If you’re a forward thinker, now is the best time of the year to make next year’s personalized photo Christmas Cards. That’s because all of the color, the decorations and the excitement of Christmas is happening right now.
A few years ago, Rochelle took on a Christmas Photography challenge on the photo-sharing site Flickr. The task was to post a Christmas-oriented photo every day from December 1 all the way to Christmas. That sounds pretty easy, but there was more to the challenge. Not only did she have to post a shot every day, the photograph she posted had to be shot that very same day. And that wasn’t easy at all. For one thing, it gets dark pretty darn early in December, so that precious after-work light became even more valuable. And after a couple of weeks, she had to “stretch” her creativity to come up with unique, fun and nicely-produced photographs.
I’m going to tell you a few of the things she learned, and show you how everyday scenes can become wonderful, personalized Christmas cards. Continue reading