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How To Take Great Birthday Photos

Birthday parties, particularly those held for tots under 10, are prime photo time. You want to capture the guests, the cake, the cake with candles, the kids post cake and of course, all the beautifully wrapped presents.

If you're not a photography wiz, check out Digital Photography School's guide to photographing a child's birthday party.

Best tips: Always remember to "Get a Child’s perspective," which means you should get down to a child's eye level for the most animated photos, and "Look for the Party Details," which reminds us to capture the subtle images like cup cake decorations, party hats or the birthday girl's sparkly pink nails.

Source: Lifehacker

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alayna alayna 8 years
nice tips!!
alayna alayna 8 years
nice tips!!
pinkflats pinkflats 8 years
love the tips i'll try these in the next b-day party.
c0rkie c0rkie 8 years
love the tip! makes so much sense! :D
millarci millarci 8 years
I love those tips especially the one about getting 'a child's perspective.' I did a photography project based on a child's perspective it was very interesting to say the least. It was hard on my knees though. lol...
ViolentlyHappy ViolentlyHappy 8 years
great tips! I have to try these at the next family birthday party. yay for cake!
beingtazim beingtazim 8 years
these are really good, thanks for this! i especially like the one about crouching down. i'm not a child but am very short (under 5') so a lot of photos of me are mostly of the top of my head.
krystalmak krystalmak 8 years
haha aweesome! :)
krystalmak krystalmak 8 years
haha aweesome! :)
partysugar partysugar 8 years
Awesome tips, thanks Geek!
partysugar partysugar 8 years
Awesome tips, thanks Geek!
shafiii shafiii 8 years
these are great tips! they are deff going to come in ahndy and i would have loved them to use on my brothers bday
oriav9 oriav9 8 years
Great tips. I always had prob. with taking Bday photo's.
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