When you say October, you think about Halloween and like any other festivity, you plan to take many pictures that will remind you of how fun the holiday was, how interesting your costumes were and how many candies you collected with your friends. Despite the fact that there are still a few months left before Halloween, we know that some of you are already trying to decide between the popular Halloween costumes 2015 ideas. To make sure you will watch the pictures over the years and you will be thrilled about them, here are some tips on how to take the best Halloween pictures.

Use themed backgrounds

For a picture to look great, it needs a great background, preferably a themed one. If you take a look at some popular Halloween costumes 2015 ideas, you will see that this year, people are less enthusiastic with scary costumes and more excited about superhero costumes or movie related costumes. Taking a picture of Superman will not look great if you have a spooky background with countless carved pumpkins. That kind of background works better for with and zombie costumes.

Take as many pictures as you like

The best thing about digital photography is that you can take as many pictures as you like without the fear that the filmstrip will en and you will not be able to capture all the interesting items. When you take pictures at the Halloween party, capture everything you want, take as many photos as you want and afterward you can select the best ones that you want to keep in your computer as Halloween memories.

Have fun in your pictures

The best thing about Halloween is that you are wearing a disguise and you can be whoever you want to be and you can act crazy, mysterious, joyful and playful, all at the same time. Gather your friends and make funny faces, impersonate a scary monster or pose like the character you are dressed as to make sure you get into the Halloween mood. Keep in mind that the Halloween pictures are not those family pictures where you have to stay still and smile gently, so you can be bold and exuberant while posing for Halloween pictures. If you want to take a picture of a group of friends wearing their Halloween costumes, instead of asking them to smile ask them to act like the character they are impersonating as this will be more fun that a simple smile in a picture. You will end up with a funny and interesting picture of your friends doing scary or funny faces in front of the camera.

Take pictures with and without the flash

If you want to take pictures of the Halloween decorations in your house or anywhere else, take some with the flash and some without a flash so that you will get great effects. Since most photos will be taken after sunset or in the dark, the flash will help you capture shadows and frames that look excellent in the light. Experience the night mode of your camera and see which item looks best in which light and even use a tripod to help you take photos without movement. When you take pictures of the carved pumpkins with candles inside, you will get great effects if you set the ISO on your camera to 400 or more without the flash, so that you will capture the light inside the pumpkin lanterns.

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