Even a few years back Photography, the great process of taking great photos was considered as a herculean task. The process was including, handling the almost big camera, setting the focus, selecting the frame and also finding awesome shots to capture to the device. When the world and technology have made their bigger footsteps during these years, all tedious parts of Photography except that of creativity have acquired great change of simplicity and compactness along with being more familiar to common people. What to say, Photography is never considered as such a big job nowadays if the one who takes photo has the power of creative thoughts and ideas in his mind.
As today’s incidents show, a DSLR camera isn’t an essential factor of one’s world with Photography and related stuff. A creative and passionate Photographer never needs support of a DSLR Camera or high end photo editing features if he has a support of a Smartphone with a nicer Camera. Let’s leave the case of other but famous Smartphones available in the market and concentrate on the very same Apple’s iPhone which is frequently making rumors in tech world. If one is having some right conditions and factors, it’s sure that an iPhone can take amazing photos are satisfy you as an initial Photographer. By the way let us call the photography skills using iPhone as iPhonography for compactness.
If you’re keeping some things on your mind, your iPhone will be the perfect device for capturing beautiful photos and gifting those digital prints to the world which always accepts the talent of creativity. So here, we are presenting you some cool tips for making your iPhonography more awesome as well as initiating a good Photography career if you’re interested in continuing it. Hope these tips will help you in converting your marvelous iPhone to a superb digital camera with high quality zooming experience. So let’s start the ‘clicks’ via your iPhone.
Good bye to Digital Zooming
This fact is also applicable while you’re using digital cameras. You may use the in-built zooming functions there but not the Digital Zooming function anymore. The same is happening in the case of iPhonography such that you can’t get a quality Photograph from your iPhone if you’re using the Digital zoom functions to capture a shot. So even if you want to take the shot from a long distance, you may either good bye to distance of that shot and move closer to capture the object or the shot itself. Anyhow, you may say a bye forever to the Digital zooming function enabled in iPhone Camera.
Don’t use Flash
Your iPhone will be consisting of a powerful flash with the camera which enlightens the captured shots and hence enriches the camera. But from the very next second you convert your iPhone to an iPhonography device, you will have to lose the Flash support of camera. Instead of adding over exposure to your capturing by the use of flash function, you should try to make the background with more light via indoor lighting or natural lighting. You need no description about this tip since you can determine the difference between flash and natural lighting through your photos itself.
Stability of your Hand is precious
You’ll never face this problem in photography with DSLR Cameras because it can make use of stands etc. But in the case of iPhonography, you should stabilize your hand for smoother photographs because even a silly shake by your hand could make major problems in the image. So hold your iPhone resembling a professional camera.
You may count till 3 for making your hand more stabilized while capturing. You can also give as support to your arms using a wall. Leave the nature of rushing while capturing and click the shutter button on screen for resembling the object in digital library with more quality.
Just a Tap to Focus
Focus is one of the main important things in Photography and especially in iPhonography. As mentioned before, the growth of Technology is near for helping you. Latest version of iOS includes Autofocus functionality which will detect the focal point of an object and further show a square on object in order to let it appear clearly. In some except cases, the autofocus may not be such working so you’ll have to tap on the part of object where you need more focus. This tap can affect your photos very goodly in the case of Quality and perfect exposure.
Keep the lens always clean
This problem is also away from DSLR Cameras because they’re made just for photographic purposes while the iPhone is made for other purposes along with mobility. So if you’re a standard iPhone user who carries it wherever you go, it’s very sure that the camera will get dirty as faster as possible. Since the device’s camera is small, even a simple scratch, fingerprint, smudge can badly effect the photo’s quality.
So as an iPhongrapher, you must clean your iPhone camera’s lens regularly to keep the brightness ON. You may use microfiber polishing cloth, clothes for cleaning eyeglasses, or old cotton dress to clean your iPhone cam’s lens. Cleaning of the flash is also important to get nicer photos. You are not supposed to use polishing agents on lens or screen if you need brighter photographs. These can harm your iPhonography as well as the whole screen of device itself.
Try, Try, and Try until you get the maximum
Here comes the most used advantage of iPhonography when compared to the other ways. While the old and heavy cameras were not able to do, today’s digital camera devices provide a great way to try. You can try capturing until you get the desired quality for image. This costs no money except battery and memory space of iPhone.
Since mistakes are the way to success, you’ll definitely have mistakes in iPhonography and you should capture multiple shots and thereafter you can select the most apt one. Because of the fact mentioned fact, you don’t have to hesitate for repeating the capture and deleting the bad from one list. A lot of apps are available in iTunes if you’re interested in post-capturing editing of photos.
Conclusion: Hope these tips will enrich your iPhonography experience. By the way, do you use any special things to get high quality photos via your iPhone? Feel free to share those on the comment section because you’re the learner as well as a teacher.