We take lots of photos with our phones these days. Our phones are handy and easy to use. The photos are easy to keep and share.
Sometimes though the photos leave something to be desired. They are not as good as we expect and don't really represent what we think we are taking a picture of or seeing.
The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus cameras are packed with new technologies and knowing a few tips, tricks and techniques can help you take better photos - the ones worth saving. Here are a few articles to help you get started.
- Video - Turn your phone sideways for a horizontal shot.
- Stability - Take a few seconds to compose properly and suck your elbows into your torso, which aids stability.
- Exposure - Trick your phone into the exposure you want, by pressing the screen in the area you’d like to emphasize.
- Timer mode - great for weeding out blinkers and grumpy faces.
- Time lapse mode - great for sports, sunsets, or just your dog fooling around.
- Tap the heart icon to keep your favorite photos together.
- Keep your photos simple.
- Shoot from a low angle.
- Use symmetry.
All these articles have more info than what we listed here. Give them a read and you’ll be on your way to better photos.
(Top photo: Techradar suggests that you try using manual exposure control for some creative effects.)