Hold Still! 9 Ways to Take Way Better Holiday Photos Than You Did Last Year

Expert tips for capturing your kid's cuteness this holiday season. (10 Photos)

Ylonda Caviness and Erika Rasmusson Janes on Nov 19, 2013 at 7:47AM

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"Get in tight, closer than you think you should," says Nickol. "The biggest mistake people make is trying to get too much into the shot." Years from now, no one will care about the mantel decorations or the fancy buckles on your kid’s shoes, so zoom in for a close-up shot that captures your child’s personality.

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