Here are some great tips on photographing your little ghosts and goblins!! http://www.theholidayspot.com/halloween/halloween_photograph.htm
Jack – O – Lantern Fun!
- For best results, photograph the pumpkin right after it’s been carved.
- Use a candle to light the pumpkin – it has just the right orange glow. For the photograph, I suggest using 2 – 3 candles!
- Steady your camera! Since you are shooting in low light, eliminate the jitters by using a tripod or placing your camera on a solid surface.
- Turn off the flash! If you can adjust your camera settings, bump the ISO up (400+)
- If you can, slow down your shutter speed! Choosing a longer shutter speed lets more light into your camera.
- If you own a DSLR – choose your fastest lens as it will let you choose larger aperatures.
- Shoot at different angles! From the top, from the bottom, fill the frame, etc.
- If you are using a flash, try diffusing it by putting colored cellophane over it to lessen the impact from the flash! Red is a good color!
Have a wonderful and safe Halloween!