Capturing photos

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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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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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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Blur the background on your Android & iPhone photos

Blur the background of a smartphone photo using picsart app

Make your Android & iPhone photos jump off the screen! Image By – Shannen @theoriginalshanz Image by – Sharon @shazzab2009 Motion Blur – Picsart App Firstly – why would we add blur to our image? When you blur the background or any other part of an image – you instantly separate your image from all…

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Business Event Photography – on your Smartphone!

Business Event Photos - Attendees perspective

30 killer tips to create impactful event photographs using your smartphone Attendees perspective. Image by – ZebrafishDM You have been asked to take business event photos because you share photos on your Instagram/Facebook account. Therefore, you must know what you are doing!   Argh, the pressure – it’s all up to you to record the event…

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How to photograph etched glass trophy – on your smartphone

ANZ Geelong Small Business Awards Trophy

Using just two smartphones and two apps – you can achieve a professional looking image of a glass trophy At Better Mobile Photos – we are thrilled to be an award winner in the category Innovative Idea at the 2017 ANZ Geelong Small Business Awards. Such an awesome honour deserves a decent photo of the…

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3 steps to capture a WOW photo on your Smartphone

wow photos using your smartphone

The transition from taking a snapshot and recording a moment in time to capture a WOW photo can be attributed to how you: Set up the photo – pre-planning the photo capture Photo editing – enhancement after the photo   We are going to cover three easy to implement steps to dramatically improve the way…

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