Capturing photos

Beautifully present and sell your smartphone images on Pixpa

Beautifully present and sell your smartphone images on Pixpa DIY drag and drop website builder

Pixpa is a DIY all-in-one website builder to create your portfolio, online store and blog Quick note: Pixpa reached out asking me to link one of my existing articles to their website. When I looked into their all-in-one platform, I quickly realised how relevant and valuable this could be for you to sell your smartphone…

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20 question pre-photo photography checklist

20 question pre-photo photography mental checklist - for Android and iPhone smartphone photography training

Tips to consider prior to tapping your smartphone screen Taking a moment to run through a photography checklist will help to transition your images from snapshots to more engaging and intentional photographs. This will also save you time in the mobile editing stage. In summary, my 20 pre-shoot considerations are: Clean the lens! What is…

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Basic product photo setup using your smartphone

Basic product photo setup tips

You are no doubt already aware that images sell. There is so much more than high-quality photos to convert a customer. Yet, bad photos will almost turn off your customers.   There is no need to invest in a dedicated mirrorless or DSLR and lens kit to capture a basic product photo. You likely already…

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30 tips to create stunning silhouette photos on your smartphone

30 tips to create stunning silhouette photos on your smartphone

Silhouette photos can be very powerful at communicating a strong subject/story and a fantastic way to experiment shooting a different technique and extending your photo editing capabilities. It is one of my go to techniques, when I find myself in a creative rut and find myself photographing the same thing over and over!   Silhouettes…

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Easy 360-degree product photos on your smartphone using Foldio360

Foldio360 by Orangemonkie is the complete all-in-one mobile solution

Image by: Orangemonkie Reading this article – you already know that 360 degree product photos are the new standard for product photography on your ecommerce store.   Online buyers are looking for quality and value in your product. Unlike a bricks and mortar store, they cannot physically experience your product and their first contact is…

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Take stunning night photography low light photos – iPhone and Android tips

Low light Photos night photography smartphone photography training

I am excited – night photography and generally, low light photos has always been one of the biggest challenges for us photo enthusiasts. Technological advancements in the later models have now enabled us to attempt photos, previously not even contemplated.   Great photography is not about the technology. It is about identifying a photo opportunity…

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These lighting tips will help you master smartphone photography

Lighting tips for smartphone photography training

All of your favourite photographs, regardless of their subject, have one thing in common: great lighting. Fortunately, understanding light doesn’t have to involve pricey equipment and years of education. Patience and practice will lead you to the most amazing opportunities, ones that will help you capture a WOW photo of absolutely anything. Using the tips…

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Isolate the subject to add impact to your smartphone photos

Isolated objects - smartphone photography weekly photo theme

Clearly communicate the subject or story We live in an era of being over-exposed to visual content; in the form of photos, videos and infographics. We want our favourite images to be noticed and enjoyed by others too. Capturing and sharing images has been democratised by the smartphone and made it really easy to share…

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