The cameras in smartphones just keep getting better and better, and some of the photos that come out of them are simply outstanding.
But as good as they are these days, phone cameras are far from perfect.
Here are a few tips for taking better photos with your camera phone:
Note: The native camera app on your camera phone might not support all the camera settings mentioned below. However, there are several excellent third-party camera apps you can install on your phone that will support them.
1 – Be aware of the lighting situation. Taking good photos under low-light conditions is difficult even when using a regular camera, and it’s even harder when shooting with a camera phone.
If possible, have your subject(s) face a lighting source while placing your own back to it. This will help prevent shadows and unwanted silhouettes. [Read more…]