Cameras in smartphones have made it easier to capture a moment at any time. However, if you learn the basics of taking good shots, you can be a good photographer. Here are few simple yet powerful tips that can help you make the most of your smartphone photography:
- Getting nearer
Majority of smartphones hold wide range lenses which are superb for close-ups. Make sure that you have a fine background, bright colors and a catchy object to be focused. Press focus and get as close as you can. Not too close as it may make the subject out of focus.
- Using window lights
The soft light coming from windows can do wonders for getting pleasing portraits. It contours the facial features of a subject.
- Consider the golden hours
Use the sunset and sun rising hours of the day for taking shots. As the sun is down on the horizon, give a softer light as compared to midday light that makes yellow and red-orange color even more noticeable.
- Utilizing the empty space
You can use the empty space on the way to grab more attention to your subject. For example, if you want to capture a colorful object, go for a plain or single colored background.
- Taking more selfies
For traditional cameras and taking the shot of decorative roof then lay on your back. If using front camera, go for what is above you
- Shoot in white and black
If you want to take a solo image, go for the mono filter as white and black.
- Do experiments with shutter speed
While shooting if you move your phone, you will get a blur shot. Take the shot from above the object the better picture you would get.
- Consider the rule of third
You can divide the scene into three lines from horizontally and vertically by creating a grid to create the maximum impact.
- Fill the frame
By filling the frame by your subject makes a close connection between the subject and the viewer.
- Go at High Dynamic Range
Take multiple shots with several exposures with a full brightness range of a high contrast scene. Phone should be still.