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October 26, 2013 / Photos

Try these Halloween photo tips with your yearbook

Written by Evan Blackwell, CJE

Halloween can be one of the most photogenic times of the year, what with people dressing in costume and putting up interesting (sometimes wild) decorations.

Take a look at this post from the website for some tips specific to taking pictures on Halloween.

Among the highlights:

  • There are always flashy moments on Halloween but don’t forget the small details, like people carving pumpkins and getting into their costumes.
  • People are often in groups on Halloween, so try for good candid, group shots.
  • When you think Halloween, you think spooky and you think dark, which means taking photos in low light – take a look at Digital Photography School’s post for techniques.

Perhaps there are some hints in there you can use to create some great Halloween-related images for your yearbook.

One Response to “Try these Halloween photo tips with your yearbook”

October 27, 2017 at 7:42 am, Halloween a time for work and play for yearbook staffs » School Yearbooks | Walsworth said:

[…] Think about it – Halloween should naturally provide lots of photo ops, right? People in costumes, groups of students going to haunted houses…. But before you head out on those photo assignments, read this post with some specific tips. […]


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Evan Blackwell, CJE

Evan Blackwell, CJE, is a Marketing Automation Specialist for Walsworth. He's been a writer, editor and web content specialist for Walsworth Yearbooks for the past 15+ years, and is the author of the Yearbook Suite's "The Art of the Interview" unit. Prior to joining Walsworth, Blackwell spent five years as an award-winning newspaper and magazine journalist. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Kansas.