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Here Are 7 Smartphone Photography Tips That You Are Sure To Use This Instant

Who needs a DSLR when you have an iPhone?

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Using an iPhone 5s and a few household objects, photographer Lorenz Holder demonstrates seven creative and practical smartphone photography tips that you can try out right now.

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Tip 1: Use the panoramic mode to take a panoramic sequence.

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As you're panning the smartphone, have your model circle back around you, and stand in a different location. The results are pretty awesome if executed correctly.

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Tip 2: Use the panoramic mode to take a drive-by panoramic shot from a car.

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WARNING: Do not do this while driving. Drive-by panoramic shots should only be taken by the passenger.

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Tip 3: Use binoculars to zoom in.

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Tip 4: Use a drop of water to create a macro lens for your smartphone camera.

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NOTE: Make sure the water droplet doesn't run off the lens.

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Tip 5: Use a car foil sun shade as a reflector.

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Tip 6: Use a piece of cardboard to make a mini tripod for selfies.

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Click here for detailed instructions.

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Tip 7: Use an empty glass cup as a housing for underwater photos.

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WARNING: Just make sure you don't accidentally drop your phone in the water!

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