Tricks to Take Better Photos with Your Smartphone
Do you think you must have the best camera on a cell Phone to take better photos? Of course, this is true, but how you take the photos matters a lot. You may have the best camera of a cell phone and still, take low-quality photos and another person may have a low-grade camera on his Smartphone and take great photos.
First of all, you must learn how your Smartphone camera works and together with our compiled list of tips below, you can produce great photos on your Smartphone. It is good to understand that taking photos with your Smartphone is no difference with taking photos with any other camera, so, using the same tips as you could do with any other camera while taking photos with your Smartphone, can make you produce great photos.
Many Smartphone users tend to ignore the camera app that is installed in most Smartphones, however, for someone who is knowledgeable of what they are doing, the camera app can be a great tool to use and get some high-quality photos.
In this post, you will learn some of the important tricks that are especially useful for your Smartphone photography.
1. The camera App- Learn the configuration settings
If you are going to use the camera App that came with your Smartphone, you should learn how the settings are configured and how you can fine-tune the settings to better fir the scene you are taking your photos. The camera app is very beneficial and must not be overlooked. Ensure to fine-tune the aperture, shutter speed as well as ISO to enable the camera to take your photos appropriately.
Although these third-party cameras apps that come with Smartphones today are sometimes complicated to understand, that should not worry you so much since you can get many tutorials on the web that can act as a guide when using the camera apps. In fact, you can find and watch YouTube tutorials or visit the app developer’s website to learn the app settings.
2. Remove any dirt on your camera lens
We use our Smartphones for many things, it could be sending and receiving messages, making calls as well as browsing the internet. While doing all these things, our phones are exposed to dirty and most of this dirty can accumulate on your camera lens thus affecting the quality of the photos taken with the phone. Also as you put your phone in and out of your pocket sometimes the camera lens gets dirty. It could be, spots from other things that are inside your pocket so ensure to clean the lens regularly by wiping any dirt that could have accumulated over time using a clean smooth cloth.
3. Ensure your hands are stable while taking photos
This is something obvious that any camera user must know and when it comes to taking photos with your Smartphone, you must ensure to hold your phone firmly to avoid shaking it as you take photos. It is good to buy a mobile tripod so that your phone is held firmly and if you don’t have a mobile tripod, it is good to find something else that can keep your phone stable.