Powerful storytelling phone photo of baby holding mum's finger in hospital

Storytelling is something you likely hear photographers talk about. For so long, I myself did not understand what that meant. Images I created in my 20 years in photography had to adhere to certain parameters! Very technical and no room for creativity.   Storytelling in every genre   My favourite smartphone photography genres are landscape…

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Do multi-lens multiple camera smartphones produce better high quality images

High-end smartphones now come with multiple rear cameras and lenses. Right now, you can enjoy this innovative feature on the iPhone X series and other high-end phones available in the market. But we just might see entry-level phones with multiple cameras in the near future as mobile technology continues to evolve.   While multi-camera phones…

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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 mental checklist - for Android and iPhone smartphone photography training

Watch the video above or download for offline viewing/listening here. 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,…

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Photo: Apple Newsroom Each September, we get excited with a new line up of iPhone releases. This year was no exception after the iPhone X release last Nov in 2017. My favourite was the iPhone Xs Max. Funny name – I do like the Plus name… Should you upgrade? This depends on your existing iPhone.…

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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

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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