As if the sparkle from a Christmas tree isn’t enough we’ve got this fun & easy to follow tutorial on how to photograph Christmas tree lights into shapes.
Go on … have some fun & pull out the construction paper. This one would also be fun to let the kiddos participate in.
Step #1 Cut 1/2″ shape into piece of paper
It is recommended that you use a black piece of paper, but you can use colored to help add a tint to the scene.
Step #2 Attach to lens
Attach the piece of paper to the lens with tape or a rubber band.
Step #3 Set lens settings
Step #4 Turn off lens auto-focus
Switch off your auto-focus on the lens and manually manipulate the scene to be blurry.
Before/After Here is an example of the before and after!
See also: How to photograph Christmas tree lights