Chistmas lights.

The Christmas light switch on tends to be a tougher task than it would seem to get a satisfying picture. All the elements are there, happy people, twinkly lights and if your lucky an animated celebrity or local dignitary embracing the moment of being the ‘switch-er on-er’. Bringing

 Sometimes the event is all about the celebrity so pix of them and pix of the crowds reaction is relatively easy. When it’s about the lights, getting a pick of crowds ‘oohing’ and ‘aaaring’ usually at the moment of switch on, tends to be problematic as everyone has turned away to look at the display.

 Sometimes though as with this picture at Willow Brook Shopping Centre the elements align and you know it’s going to be a good Christmas.