Discover how to take wonderful wintertime photos by using correct camera settings and these tips and tricks for snowy fun.

Child and snow

Set your white balance 

When your camera “sees” snow, its bright white colour can throw off the white balance. The results will be a photo that looks too dark or bluish in tone. Some cameras have a snow shooting mode, to compensate for snow and lighting conditions.

For those without, use your camera’s manual controls to adjust white balance until the snow’s colour is accurate. Watch your camera’s screen adjust until the snow looks white.

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Thank you cards

Amidst fleeting emails, texts, Gchats, and Snapchats, receiving tangible cards in the mail is a delight that we treasure here at Snapfish. We’re challenging ourselves to disconnect from phones, laptops, and tablets for just a few minutes to pen a thank you card to someone near or far for our Christmas gifts. Here are four reasons why we love sending (and receiving!) snail mail.

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Personalised Christmas gifts

 By Cathryn from Little Paper Swans

 I don’t know if it’s because I’ve grown up or since becoming a mum, but I appreciate thoughtful gifts a lot more than expensive ones. When someone has taken time to pick a perfect present or card because they knew you would love it. I think that’s so much nicer than spending lots of money on something you hope that will like.

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