Nowadays, people tend to find ways to everything easier with things that are just within hand’s reach. Thankfully, these Do-It-Yourself phone photography tricks and techniques are inexpensive and resourceful! You can apply them anywhere at anytime!

 

  1. Earphones Control Shutter

Earphones are not just for listening to music and watching movies. We can now use them to take pictures, too! If you are one of those people who love taking selfies by yourself or with your friends, then this trick might help you! This technique can help you to capture pictures with less effort. You just have put your phone on a flat area, insert your headphones into your phone, find a spot, pose then use the earphones’ volume button to take a photo! It is just as easy as one, two, three!

 

 

 

  1. White Paper Reflector

Are you having problems with getting great lighting with the best angles? Then, this trick might help you in the future. A simple white sheet can make your picture look amazing and captivating! You just have to put it an angle that will illuminate your subject naturally. In addition, you can also use this trick when taking a photo of yourself.

 

*Without paper reflector

 

 

*With paper reflector

 

  1. DIY Macro Lens

One of the most amazing photography tricks is macro! Fortunately, you can have it in DIY form, too! A water drop can be a great alternative for a macro lens. Just drop a little water onto the lens of your mobile camera! Take a photo, and voila! You already have that instant macro effect.

 

 

 

  1. Sunglasses Filter

Would you believe that your sunglasses can now be an instant filter for your photos? Yes, it’s

true! Sunglasses are not just fashion accessories. Now, they are also an efficient tool for mobile photography. You just have to place your sunglasses in front of your phone camera. Then, shoot!

 

* With sunglasses lens

 

* Without sunglasses lens

 To be an effective photographer, you should be both creative and resourceful. Taking photos is now easier and more fun because of these DIY photography tricks! I hope these tips would help greatly in taking amazing photos with your mobile phone. Simple things can produce great results!

 

Are you one of those people who travels a lot and loves taking pictures? One of the common dilemmas of a traveller is carrying so many things including an expensive DSLR camera! There’s no need to worry now, because we will go over how to take amazing scenic travel photos using your smartphones.

 

  1. FOCUS ON THE SUBJECT

The most important thing in taking the perfect shot is the subject. Choose a great and captivating subject and aim for the perfect focus. For this one, all you need is the right timing! It might take a while, but waiting is always worth the wait. Just tap your smartphone’s screen until the subject comes into focus. Make sure that the subject stands out in your photos.

 

  1. BE STILL

Don’t make unnecessary movements when taking pictures using your smartphones because camera shake might make your photo blurry. While doing so, learn to be still and stay in place. Slight hand movements hight lead to blurry effects. Patience is always the key!

 

 

  1. USE NATURAL LIGHTING

Nothing beats the brightness of daytime and the natural glow effect of the sun. Natural lighting is always the best to get those amazing travel photos you have always wanted using only your smartphone. When taking indoor shots, always opt for the places that have a lot of light so you can achieve a more natural photo.

 

 

  1. TAKE PICTURES IN THE LANDSCAPE ORIENTATION

Pictures in landscape orientation are always much better for travel photos. For you to achieve a wide shot, use your phone in the landscape orientation. You will not only get a better photo, but you can also make your subject look great!

 

 

  1. NEVER USE A SELFIE STICK

From the term itself, just use a selfie stick when taking pictures of yourself using the front camera, or when taking a group picture with your friends. Never use it to take photos of scenery or any travel photos.

 

Traveling is worthwhile when we know how to appreciate the things around us. There’s no better way to do it other than taking photos. The good thing is we can now take amazing photos using our smartphones. Hope these tips can help you capture memorable moments of your trips!

 

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