Mobile photography tips for beginners

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With an increase of smartphone users in the world, mobile photography or Smartphone photography is gaining momentum. Gone are the days when mobile phone cameras use to take poor quality pictures. But, the smartphones these days are equipped with above average cameras (and some are equipped with excellent cameras). They are capable of taking above average fine quality photos. Most of the smartphone camera have better lenses to improve on the quality.

These days, brands like iPhone, Samsung, Sony etc, emphasise a lot on there phone camera specification. One of the promoted feature is their camera power (megapixels) and picture quality. this has lead to a craze in mobile photography. Believe it or not, mobile phone cameras can take stunning pictures which you could believe were taken by any other digital camera. So if you've just got hold on a new and improved smartphone equipped with a good camera, read on.

The ingredient that works best for your food photography is the natural light and lots of it. By saying 'lots of it' we do not intend to mean direct sunlight. Natural light makes your food look beautiful, tempting, appetizing and delicious. you should avoid direct sunlight on your food as it causes harsh shadows which is not good for your photos.

The cameras in your phone offer a digital zoom. Which means that the lens does not move physically to bring the subject closer, rather it crops the full screen resolution. You must avoid zoom function because in return you'll get a smaller and unclear picture. Using camera zoom is compromising with the image quality. Moving closer to the subject is a better option.

Keeping still while taking picture is one of the most important tip for smartphone photography. It helps you through any low light picture moment. As in case of any photography, a steady camera produces better and clearer pictures. Most of phone cameras lack 'shutter lag'. Shutter lag is defines as the time between when you press the shutter and when the camera takes the shot. So make sure you hold the camera long enough to ensure it doesn’t click when you are taking it away from the subject.

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