I often go past these houses when taking Tess for a walk; and never fail to admire their Christmas lights.; I’ve tried to take pictures of them before; too; and have never really managed an image that I liked.; Turns out that I had been waiting for “Night Mode” to appear on my phone; because it does a cracking job.; I have noticed that I am increasingly not carrying a “real camera” around with me when I go anywhere; the quality of phone cameras is becoming so good that it hardly seems worth it.; But then I take a picture with the large SLR and it is such a satisfying feeling… phone cameras just haven’t matched that yet!