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Recent Posts on Smartphone Photography

  • What is Smartphone Photography? Is it a profession?
    The world has many outstanding photographers that use DSLR cameras to take stunning images. But are there smartphone photographers who make a living by taking photos with a smartphone?  Before I answer these questions, let’s take a look at what smartphone photography is.  Smartphone photography is the art of taking, editing and sharing unique images…
  • Can I make Money from Selling Smartphone Images?
    I am always looking for ways to make an income from more or less passive income streams. Selling my smartphone images is one of them. But how exactly can you make money from taking smartphone images? You can make money online with smartphone images by selling them through iOs and Android applications, online image selling…
  • Are Moment lenses worth it? An honest opinion
    Although smartphone camera lenses get better with every new release, you can still take even more inspiring shots with add-on lenses from Moment. But are they still worth buying?  Moment lenses are worth buying for photographers that want to improve the capability of their mobile camera. The cutting edge design, clearly sharper images, and no…
  • Why I still Love my Joby Gorillapod for Smartphone Photography
    When someone talks about a Gorillapod, you probably think about those odd-looking round ball joints. At least, it’s the first thing on my mind when I think about this indispensable piece of my smartphone photography equipment. But why is this Joby tripod so popular for smartphone photographers? I will tell you in a second. But…
  • What should I look for in a Phone Camera? A Complete Buyers Guide
    Welcome to the jungle of digital devices! It might be daunting to choose a new camera phone nowadays. But we are here to help. First of all, we have put together a list of the 16 most important features to look for in a new camera phone. We have asked several smartphone photographers around the world what they…
  • Which Smartphone is Best for Underwater Photography
    Although many smartphone manufacturers claim that their devices are waterproof, it does not necessarily mean you can take stunning underwater pictures without ruining your camera. We have done some research and came up with our top 3 best smartphones for underwater photography. And we will give you several tips to use your current mobile underwater. The best…
  • How Can I Capture Northern Lights With My Smartphone?
    Northern lights can be a rarity to come across depending on where you live. Many people capture the natural event with their professional cameras, but how can you capture the northern lights with your smartphone?  You can capture the northern lights on your smartphone using landscape mode, turning off the flash, and changing the focus…
  • Can I use Bulb Mode on my Smartphone Camera?
    Are you looking for a way to create long, very long shutter speeds to create light trails or shoot the northern lights? Bulb mode, or long exposure photography, is commonly used for shooting these night time photographs. Although your phone’s shutter speed is different from your DSLR camera, you can still recreate long exposures to…
  • The Complete 2021 Guide for Affordable Smartphones with the Best Camera
    To get started as a smartphone photographer, you do not have to break the bank. Nowadays, there are many payable phones with good quality cameras to begin your smartphone photography adventure.  In this Complete 2021 Guide for Affordable Smartphones, we will guide you through well-established brands and newcomers on the smartphone photography market.  You will…
  • Top 10 Christmas gifts for Smartphone Photographers in 2020
    The holiday season is here! And so it comes with the difficult questions of what to put under the Christmas tree. We always put a lot of thought into gifts for the people closest to us. And sometimes, it might be hard to come up with something new and unique.  Well, if they are into…
  • How do I take creative Christmas pictures with my phone?
    The holidays are coming. You want to spend time with your family and friends, enjoy a good meal, and take some fantastic images to remember this precious time together.  Here are 12 tips on how you can take professional-looking photographs of your family during the holidays with nothing but your phone.  Stage the Christmas scene…
  • How can I create an orange and teal effect with my smartphone?
    Have you ever seen those Instagram profiles with amazing popping pictures with beautiful oranges and blues? Big chance you are looking at the orange and teal effect that is widely used in the photography industry.  This article will guide you through several methods to create your orange and teal filter. Don’t worry; it is not…
  • Which smartphone is the best for professional photographers? Our top 3
    If you want professional results that cannot be distinguished from a DSLR camera, you have come to the right place. We have done extensive research on recent Smartphones and their photography capabilities. The best camera phone will be able to take photographs that leave you breathless. They combine ease of use, versatility, size, and small…
  • The Best 3 Smartphone Photo Editing Apps for Android and iOS in 2021
    Over the past few years, the number of mobile photography apps has been overwhelming. You don’t need to worry. We have put together a list of Smartphone Photography Applications you should not miss. Our favorite three apps are included. You will up your photography game once you know how to make beautiful compositions and make…
  • Should I buy the Samsung Galaxy S20? An Honest Guide
    It is not a purchase you do every day. A new smartphone, especially one of the top-range models, can easily break the bank. But what if you are looking for a very reliable smartphone camera that takes stunning images and ups your game in smartphone photography? Is the answer the Samsung Galaxy S20?  Might the…
  • Samsung announces new Galaxy Note 20 phones
    On Wednesday, August 5th, Samsung announced the Galaxy Note 20, as expected in early July of this year. For its annual Unpacked event, they promised at least five new devices, and they delivered. The Galaxy Z Fold 2, Galaxy Buds Live, Galaxy Tab S7, and the Galaxy Watch 3 have been added to their range…
  • Become better at Smartphone Photography – Part 2
    In part one of becoming a better Smartphone Photographer, you have learned all about composition rules, exposure triangle, and using manual settings.  We have talked about whether or not a Smartphone can replace a DSLR camera and how this will evolve in the future.  In this article, we will give you countless tips on photographing…
  • When will the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 be released?
    Update August 5th:Samsung announces Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra  Samsung does not yet reveal the release date of the Samsung Galaxy Note 20, but many rumors have been going on in the last few weeks. Rumors confirmed; it looks like Samsung will release three new mobile devices between August and October of this year. …
  • Shoot like a Pro with these Smartphone Photography Tips – Part 1
    Nowadays, you don’t need a DSLR camera to take stunning images. On the contrary, with a smartphone, you can make beautiful shots much easier and quicker. The best camera is the one you have on you. You only have to get it out of your pocket to create impressive photographs in seconds. But how can…
  • Samsung patents tilting cameras for smartphones
    The smartphones from Samsung have been one of the most popular mobile phones in the world. Keeping these cellphones interesting not only for the mainstream but also for innovators, they need to keep developing. As we from Smartphone Photography agree, the camera is one of the main elements of nowadays phones. The lenses have gone…
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About Me

Hey! I am Inge, the owner and founder of smartphone-photography.com. Ever since I was a little girl, I have been fascinated with photography. First with a point and shoot camera, later on with a Nikon and Canon DSLR, and now with a smartphone.

I share smartphone photography tips, tricks, and videos on this website to master your photography skills with a cellphone. Hop on and enjoy this new adventure.

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What is Smartphone Photography?

You might wonder what smartphone photography is. Well, in short, it is the art of taking creative photographs with your mobile phone. Most of the time with a little help from accessories, like a tripod, remote shutter, lenses, and filters.