2. Use the iPhone’s grid feature to help you compose your shots.
To turn it on, go to Settings, select Photos & Camera, and enable the grid feature. Then read up on the Rule of Thirds.
3. Hold down the camera’s shutter to take multiple photos in rapid succession.
This is called “burst mode” and can be great for capturing action shots.
4. Use the rear-facing camera (the one on the back of your phone) instead of the front-facing camera (the one used for selfies) whenever you can.
The rear-facing camera takes photos at a much higher resolution, so you get nicer images.
5. Turn off the flash before taking photos of your food.
This will help you avoid Martha-Stewart-style food pics.
7. Avoid using the camera’s zoom tool if possible.
Instead, move your body closer to your subject, or crop the photo after you’ve taken it.
10. Keep in mind that your phone doesn’t snap a photo until you take your finger OFF the shutter.
So stay still as you release to avoid blurry photos.
12. Convert pics to black and white for a more stunning photo.
Pro photographer Brad Mangin suggests doing this to get a better photo, especially if you’re shooting in low light.
14. Use an external wide-angle lens to get amazing close-up shots.
Try a macro lens from Photojojo.
15. Use the VSCO app for gorgeous filters.
Download it here.
18. Add sparkles (also known as “bokeh”) with the Picfx app.
Download it here.
19. Try the Diptic app to create photo collages.
You can download it here.
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