The holidays are coming, and you know what that means: It's overtime for your digital camera. Soon, kids will gleefully tear open presents; families will gather around fancy, festive dinner tables; and houses will be adorned with dazzling lights. It’s a time of fun, joy, and excitement--and as digital photographers, we inevitably try to capture it in pixels for all eternity.
This year, a little planning and preparation can help you take holiday photos that you will be happy to share with family and friends. Over the next few pages, I've collected a bounty of holiday photo tips for you to try out.