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Smartphone Photography Helpful Tips

Hi! I am Inge, the owner and founder of Smartphone Photography. In these blog posts, I will guide you through the vast world of Smartphone Photography. After many years of photography with DSLR cameras, I have been fascinated by phone photography for a while now. All the knowledge I have gathered throughout the years you will find on this website. 

Taking pictures with your phone is something we do almost every day. It is so easy to grab your device and take a shot. But what if we told you, you could take professional-looking photographs with the phone that’s sitting in your pocket or bag?

You only need a bit more knowledge, a few inexpensive accessories, and a lot of enthusiasm. Let us take you on this smartphone photography journey. We have written articles on various subjects categorized into eight different categories:

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  • Easy Guide to Taking and Editing RAW Photographs with your Phone
    Have you ever seen a photograph online that looks so perfect, so beautiful, so unique that it takes your breath away?  Maybe the photographer used a RAW format. If not, they probably should have! In this blog post, we will be discussing what RAW photography is and how to take these kinds of images with…
  • How to make time lapse video with a smartphone. A quick guide
    Do you want to make a stunning time-lapse video with your phone that will awe your audience? You have come to the right place. In this blog, I will get through everything you need to know about timelapse photography with your smartphone, what gear to buy and which apps to use.  Let’s dive in and start…
  • 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…
  • 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…
  • 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…
  • 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…
  • The Ultimate Guide to Action and Motion Photography with a Phone
    Capturing movement with your smartphone can be a bit of a challenge sometimes. But it is fun to do. Did you know there are seven ways to capture movement? In this ultimate guide to action and motion photography for smartphones, you can read all about capturing movement.  Let’s start with these ways to capture moving…
  • The Ultimate Guide to Blue Hour Photography with your Phone
    In photography, people talk a lot about the golden hour. The soft and warm tones of this time of day make for excellent photo opportunities.  But how about the Blue Hour? What does it mean? How can you capture amazing shots? And when should you go out to take advantage of this mystical time of…

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  • What Mobile photography Accessories should I buy?
    Do you want to take great pictures with your phone? If so, then you will need some accessories. This blog post is a helpful guide on what accessories to buy for mobile photography. There are many different types of photography that you can do with smartphones. Each type requires other gear. I will go over…
  • 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 noticeable…
  • 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…
  • How do I Print Photos from my Phone? A Wireless Solution
    You have taken and edited some fantastic images, and you have shared them on social media and made a digital photo album. But sometimes, you want to have a physical print of one of your photographs. Fortunately, it turns out to be easy to print from your smartphone. We did some research on how and…
  • Can I put my Smartphone on a Tripod?
    Putting your smartphone on a tripod while shooting your favorite images should have plenty of advantages, but is it possible? We dove into the world of tripods and found this answer for you. Generally, you can put your smartphone on any tripod with a universal 1/4-20 screw by using a Smartphone Tripod Mount with the…

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CATEGORY: CAMERA

  • What Mobile photography Accessories should I buy?
    Do you want to take great pictures with your phone? If so, then you will need some accessories. This blog post is a helpful guide on what accessories to buy for mobile photography. There are many different types of photography that you can do with smartphones. Each type requires other gear. I will go over…
  • 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 noticeable…
  • 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…
  • How do I Print Photos from my Phone? A Wireless Solution
    You have taken and edited some fantastic images, and you have shared them on social media and made a digital photo album. But sometimes, you want to have a physical print of one of your photographs. Fortunately, it turns out to be easy to print from your smartphone. We did some research on how and…
  • Can I put my Smartphone on a Tripod?
    Putting your smartphone on a tripod while shooting your favorite images should have plenty of advantages, but is it possible? We dove into the world of tripods and found this answer for you. Generally, you can put your smartphone on any tripod with a universal 1/4-20 screw by using a Smartphone Tripod Mount with the…