7 tips to take the perfect shot with your smartphone!
Nowadays, we can take amazing shots with just about every modern smartphone. However, users still ignore basic rules of photography which results in blurry or poor quality images.
Zoom is forbidden!
Zooming your photos when using a smartphone will allow to some really blurry, pixelated pictures! However, if you feel that it is necessary to "zoom", just take the the picture and then CROP the image.
Take multiple photos!
Taking a picture from various angles is essential in order to take the best possible image. This is especially important when you’re taking photos of people. When reviewing all these photos, you will realise that only one or two were taken from the "perfect" angle! It’s really worth.
Composition: Rule of Thirds
You should always have in mind The Rule of Thirds! The Rule of Thirds is a powerful compositional technique for making photos more interesting and dynamic. Most camera apps will place visible grid lines on your screen making it easy to visualize the image with the rule of thirds in mind. The theory is that if you place points of interest in the intersections or along the lines that your photo becomes more balanced and will enable a viewer of the image to interact with it more naturally.
Come closer to your subject!
Fill up your view finder with your subject. It will also help you to avoid zooming or cropping!
Experiment with lighting!
Some light is cool and has more of a bluish tint. Some other light is warmer and has more of a golden tint. Generally, natural lighting feels more... natural. If you are taking photos indoors, try going near windows or doors. You can also experiment with white balance
Use Photo-Editing Apps!
Using photo-editing apps will help enhance your photos and making them more attractive. My personal favorite is PicsArt as it can do really cool stuff and it's free (with in-app purchases). Just keep in mind that you should not overdo it with these apps.
Tell a story!
Photos are a powerful way to spread a new message. Use them to tell your own message. Take interesting pictures with stories behind them!