Tired of all your photos of your favorite moments coming back less than lackluster? Me Ra Koh, author of the book “Your Family in Pictures” and a professional photographer who has had her work featured on “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” gives us her handy tips that will help set you up for success. Finally, you’ll be able to get photographs that are just as good as the memories that made them. Flip through the gallery to get the scoop from Mom.me.

Add a Pop of Color

You've picked your location, gathered your subject or subjects, established a time limit so your kids don't get ornery … now think about an element that can easily enhance the image. Here, a simple red balloon contrasts dramatically against the wheat-colored background.

KEY TIPS: Don't have a balloon? A toy, stuffed animal or even a colorful shirt would work just as well.

Image via Me Ra Koh

Got any more great photography tips to share? Let us know in the Comments below! 

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