What is Smartphone Photography? Is it a profession?
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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?
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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
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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
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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…

Which Smartphone is Best for Underwater Photography
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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?
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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?
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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
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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…

How do I take creative Christmas pictures with my phone?
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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?
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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…

Should I buy the Samsung Galaxy S20? An Honest Guide
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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
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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
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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?
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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. …

Samsung patents tilting cameras for smartphones
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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…

How to take Amazing Instagram Photos with your Smartphone
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How to take Amazing Instagram Photos with your Smartphone

Instagram is a fantastic platform to share your images en get inspiration for new ones. Being successful and having a big audience is not something that happens overnight. To give you a shot at becoming an Instagram influencer in Smartphone Photography, you can use these 20 steps.  Clean your lenses Use a tripod Do not…

Concert Photography with your Smartphone. A Beginner’s Guide
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Concert Photography with your Smartphone. A Beginner’s Guide

Give yourself a beautiful souvenir of an unforgettable concert by taking stunning photographs with your phone. But how can you do that without having over or underexposed images? It is downright difficult to take a picture in low-light conditions with moving objects all around you. Do not despair! With these few tips, you will make…

How do I Print Photos from my Phone? A Wireless Solution
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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…

The Ultimate Guide to Mastering a Selfie with your Smartphone
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The Ultimate Guide to Mastering a Selfie with your Smartphone

Even if you are a bit camera-shy, you can take jaw-dropping selfies. Who doesn’t want to have an excellent portfolio picture for Facebook, Instagram, or LinkedIn? Create beautiful images of yourself with your smartphone. With these tips of how to take Selfies with your Smartphone , it will be a walk in the park. Take…

How do I manually focus my Android camera?
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How do I manually focus my Android camera?

Sometimes you need your camera phone to be a DSLR and manually focus before taking a picture. Does your Android camera has the ability to do so? Let’s find out.  Most new Android smartphones have a built-in manual mode in their stock camera app. If not, you can download a third-party application that does allow…

What is the highest megapixel camera? Is it worth it?
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What is the highest megapixel camera? Is it worth it?

It keeps getting higher and higher, the number of megapixels in smartphone cameras. We were wondering how much the biggest amount is? And whether or not you should buy one for your smartphone photography. The smartphone with the highest amount of pixels in a commercial phone is 108  megapixels. The Mi Note 10 from Xiami…

My smartphone camera doesn’t focus. A quick fix.
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My smartphone camera doesn’t focus. A quick fix.

It is very annoying, trust me, I know, when the camera on your smartphone is not working correctly. One of the things I encountered during mobile photography is that the camera does not focus. So I had to do some research and come up with an answer. I like to share general solutions with you,…

Can I shoot RAW images with my phone?
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Can I shoot RAW images with my phone?

Shooting RAW pictures might sound a bit daunting, but it is not as difficult as you might think. It is well worth the effort to get to know this kind of photography. Your smartphone images will shine, among others. Many new smartphones support RAW images. You will find the RAW shooting setting in the stock…

How can I take sharp macro pictures with my smartphone
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How can I take sharp macro pictures with my smartphone

There is nothing more disappointing than uploading your smartphone pictures and seeing they are not as sharp as you like them to be. It has happened to a lot of macro photographers. In reality, shooting macro with a mobile device is not that hard. You only need some tips to make the pictures extraordinary. To…