Then there are tiny hands helping carve impressive pumpkins, while special treats — candy apples, iced cookies and caramel corn — are prepared for little trick-or-treaters. Of course, there are the children themselves, faces alive with excitement during the preparations, completely charming dressed in adorable costumes for the big night around town.
For photography buffs, it's a great opportunity for some terrific pictures, full of colour and personality. With an endless supply of subject material inspiration should be easy to find. If you need a little help, though, there are always plenty of expert tips to be found online. Here's a sampling:
Digital Photography School Halloween Photography Tips
NY Institure of Photography Take Great Halloween Photos
Kodak Tips for Halloween Photography
takegreatpictures.com Halloween Photography
Digital Photo Secreat Tips for Great Halloween Photography
cameras.about.com Tips for Halloween Pictures