MailPix, Erin Manning team up for holiday card photo tips

MailPix, the photo-printing, canvas and gifting site, has released a video “Holiday Portraits for Your Photo Cards featuring Erin Manning, photographer and media personality.

In the five-minute video, Manning provides easy-to-follow fun tips for getting the best family photos for a holiday greeting card, using any camera. Among the tips:

  • Have a card design picked out ahead of time – Choose from hundreds of card designs at to have an idea what kind of photos to take, like a group shot or individual poses.
  • Plan the wardrobe – The subjects’ clothing should be coordinated to colors and designs don’t clash.
  • Pick your location – Avoid direct sunlight; early morning or early evening are best.
  • Take plenty of pictures – Now is the time to let the creative juices flow by trying out different poses and outfits combination.

“It’s more important than ever to keep in touch in these times,” says Fred H. Lerner, CEO and founder, MailPix. “MailPix photo greeting cards are a great way to share the personal connection.”

“Time passes quickly, it’s so important to photograph your family to preserve those special times before it’s too late,” says Erin Manning.

For a limited time, MailPix customers can get a 60% off on greeting cards with the code “Fall.”

The video was produced by PhotoFinale, a major sponsor of the Dead Pixels Society.

Disclosure: MailPix is a client of InfoCircle LLC, publisher of the Dead Pixels Society.