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Holiday Travel Tips and Tricks

I was feeling overwhelmed yesterday and I’m not sure why. Maybe holiday malaise has already sunk in? Could it be that I have pushed myself so incredibly hard over the last year that I am fried? How about the fact that I am going away this weekend and I have so much sh*t to do?

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Firework Photography

Few things spark that sense of awe like a well-done fireworks show. But capturing those special moments on film – especially at night – can be tricky. Luckily, we have a few “Do’s and Don’ts” from the photo enthusiasts at Pholium, the digital photo book design and giving app for the iPad. Here are some tips to help you get the perfect shots this Independence Day.

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Family Portrait Tips for Clothes

Choosing clothes for a family portrait is probably one of the most important aspects of the photo. You want to choose what you wear carefully, and ones that “won’t be the most noticeable part of your picture” says Joy Ximenez, owner of A Moment of Joy Photography, in Elk Grove, Calif. You want the focus on your family and not the clothes. With every rule, however, you will find an exception.

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Teen Talk

Calling all teens! We're excited to share a contributor volunteer opportunity at modernmom.com with you!Teens! Share to help others just like you! Are you passionate about writing or other forms of creative content creation (video, recipes, photos, or something else!) and eager to express your thoughts, opinions, and important perspectives on topics that matter to…