5 Easy Tips to Help You Take Better Photos With Your Smartphone Camera

Take better smartphone photosWith so many improvements to smartphone cameras over the past couple of years, it is more common to see people snapping photos with their phones rather than a camera nowadays.

If I just described you, then this blog post was written with you in mind. I did some research on how to improve those smartphone photos you’ve been taking, and here’s what I learned:

Clean the lens


If you don’t have a clean lense, there is no way you can get a decent photo – pretty obvious, right? Clean the lense before you start shooting, or you could end up with dozens of photos from your cousin’s wedding that are completely un-useable.
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How to Take Remarkable Holiday Photos

Santa Gets a Bear HugBetween the excitement, non-stop activity, and inevitable exhaustion, it can be incredibly hard to snap holiday photos that truly capture the happiness, surprise, and delight of the season.

Here are some tips on how to snap not one, but many, remarkable holiday photos:

Take “tight” shots


Move in close to your subject, whether it’s the entire family, or just the kids, so they fill up the entire frame. If you’re taking candid shots, zoom in so as not to distract the subject. Tight shots produce photos that are much more impressive and impactful than ones filled with distractions.
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