Local Photographer: Tips To Get the Perfect Holiday Photo

Meryl Spiegel provides a few recommendations on how to snap a holiday photo of your kids.

If your kids are anything like mine, snapping a perfect holiday photo to send out in Christmas cards is a task that requires a lot of patience — they squirm, mess with their holiday clothing, and most often when one says "cheese," the other puts on a pout.

To help avoid a bad holiday photo, Patch asked Meryl Spiegel, a local photographer, for some tips on how to snap a perfect holiday photo. She provided the following two recommendations:

1. Try to engage them with an activity.

2. Set your camera on a fast shutter speed to avoid blur from movement.

Patch wants to know: How do you avoid a photo holiday catastrophe? Post your best holiday photo practices in the comment section below and also feel free to share your worst holiday photos. 

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