Our local school district just released kids for the Summer last Friday and 4th of July is next week. Summer always seems to fly by but this Summer seems to be flying by faster than ever.
People are traveling, visiting friends and family, enjoying staycations and long Summer days. Lots of photos are being taken with all sorts of gear but we’re betting many will be taken with iPhones.
Both our Timeboxes have 1000s of photos and we sometimes wish they were just a little better quality. A few of our friends are excellent photographers no matter what equipment they use. They also are quite proficient using filters and other post-production techniques to improve their shots. The two of us just want to take the easy way to better pics.
Admittedly, it will take some practice but over the next few weeks we’ll be trying some techniques from the articles below.
https://www.apple.com/iphone/photography-how-to/ - written for the iPhone 7 many of the tips and techniques described here can help you even if you have a different iPhone.
https://medium.com/vantage/7-ways-to-take-better-landscape-photos-91870c9c010d - landscapes can really bring back memories of place. Tips on positioning and exposure might be helpful to you.
https://medium.com/photographytalk/10-rules-to-follow-when-composing-a-photo-a000f5fbfd7a - "if you don’t take care to compose the shot well, no amount of good light and inherent beauty will prevent the image from being a dud.” Ten rules to help you take more “impactful photos”.
Have fun and take lots of photos. Sometimes timing is everything and a less than perfect photo is better than none.