If you want to take amazing to look back on for years to come, you might be wondering whether to purchase a high tech camera. There are some great cameras out there that will allow you to take colourful, high quality pictures. However, they are a huge expense. Did you know that you can actually take some pretty great pictures using just your smart phone? You just have to be sure that you pay attention to the background and lighting! Here are some pointers:
Taking pictures with a smart phone is so much better when you pay attention to the lighting. Taking pictures in natural lighting is best, as the picture will turn out brighter and higher quality. Just be sure that no shadows are being cast, and that you’re not directly under the sun.
Ensure your background isn’t too distracting. Of course you can have things in the background, but it shouldn’t take away from the picture you’re taking.
You can experiment with the subject of your picture, for instance, having them off centre. Experiment with taking posed pictures and candid pictures too. There’s usually a setting that allows you to set a timer and your phone will take a ‘burst’ so you have numerous pictures to choose from.
Taking selfies is something many people like to do, but you need to make sure you get it right if you’re doing this with a smart phone. The infographic below can help you out:
I hope this is useful and that you can capture those special moments when you need to.
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*This is a collaborative post.