Monday, April 14, 2014

How To Take Fabulous Easter Pictures :: Easter, 2014

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It's almost Easter!

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I know many of us are planning what to serve or bring to the big dinner, as well as how to decorate and add the extra touches that make our holidays memorable.

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Colleen of Souffle Bombay and Heather of Real: The Kitchen and Beyond decided to gather 26 bloggers to share some of their Easter Entertaining Ideas with you! 

From Jelly Bean Trees to a Giant Deviled Egg, we’ve got you covered!

You can go ahead and thank your lucky stars right now that I am going to withhold my recipes and share picture taking 
tips. I didn't want any of you to die of food poisoning on Easter!

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We would like to give a huge thank you to the companies that made this give away possible. Thank you to John Boos for the beautiful maple cutting board, The Spice House for their spice and baking gift sets, Divine Chocolate for their luxuriously rich Fair Trade Chocolate gift basket, Wilton Armetale for the elegant egg plate, and Tree Hut for the body scrub and lotion.

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Follow along via #AllThingsEaster on social media this week and visit our Pinterest Board “All Things Easter” for more ideas.  Now if only we had a magic formula to make all those dishes disappear, Happy Easter! a Rafflecopter giveaway

One of you will win this a-mazing Signature Spice Box Set from the Spice House (wait till you try the Vulcan's Fire Salt!) as well as this incredibly gorgeous John Boos Maple Cutting Board with has handles! Swoon!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Ideas for Leftover Easter Eggs

Easter Breakfast Recipe Ideas

                 Dutch Baby | The Naughty Mommy      

Easter Dinner Recipe Ideas

Easter Dessert Recipe Ideas

Easter Cocktail Recipe Ideas 

Easter Decorating Ideas

Easter Gift Ideas

Easter Fun

Frugal Easter Basket Ideas & Menu

  Easter Egg Pass | A Life in Balance

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TIPS for taking Beautiful Easter Pictures

1. Go outside!

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2. Capture childhood. Stains happen. Pictures aren't always perfect. Find the beauty in each shot!

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3. Capture interaction.

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4. If you smile, the kids will smile back!

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5. Lighten up! Don't stress about it. HAVE FUN!

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Come back tomorrow to see the rest of this fun Easter session with Paige and Brooke.


Brandi said...

Such great advice - especially capturing childhood -stains and all!

Cindy Dudas said...

These pictures just made me smile. Great job and great ideas! Thank you!

Deanna - Teaspoon of Spice said...

Such fun photos (love the easter grass ones!) Totally going to use some of these tips on Easter day. Embrace the grass stains!

Rebecca said...

Ooooh, I've been looking for a good pinterest board for Easter. I will check it out.

Tamar SB said...

What a fun session! Love the peep boxes in front of their faces!

ginabad said...

I love those bubblegum shots! Made me laugh.

Souffle Bombay said...

Greats shots - you are SO right...just let it happen. When we don't strive for perfectly poised photos - the magic happens :)

Martha Miller Kasper said...

The girls are adorable! I love the shots with the Easter grass!

The Naughty Mommy said...

Great tips!

Busy Bee Suz said...

I always love your photos…they make me smile!! And I have a feeling YOU are smiling while taking them too. Happy Easter!

Noelle said...

Love all the shots! They are all so cute!

Kelly {Centsible Life} said...

Great tips! I love the bubble gum ones especially!

Heather said...

Great tips. I always love seeing your pictures. They always look so natural.

Lindsay said...

Great tips! And your photos are so much fun!

Were Parents said...

Love these tips! Outdoor pics are so much nicer