Holiday pictures can be one of the most fun times of the season, whether for your own family or for a friends - this year put in your prep time and follow these tips for taking better holiday pictures. The key to remember is to not just think of this as a point and shoot moment. You have the family in the holiday spirit, capitalize by asking them to get creative and do your research with an open mind. My favorite thing about holiday pictures is having fun with it. Your holiday pictures don't need to win awards or be the most amazing thing ever seen, but by following these tips you can take better holiday pictures this Christmas.Jared Lawson is a professional Landscape Photographer based in California near Yosemite National Park. He is an internationally published photographer with his work beginning to be featured throughout the photography community. You can read the original blog post here Tips for Better Holiday Pictures.