It's hard to miss the City and County Building this time of year. The Downtown Denver Partnership touts it as one of the largest holiday lighting displays in the world, with floodlights and nearly a million smaller lights. It's a colorful, chaotic sight to behold — and an official nightmare for bad photographers. I have a decent camera and know the makings of a good shot when I see one. But I never even learned the basics of the technology, and I'm embarrassed to admit that I keep my nice camera, with all its giant lenses, on "auto" — always. I run from lighting displays, because the blurs that come out are too disappointing and... More >>>