Guides

Here’s a list of all of our phone photography guides. You’ll find beginner to advanced photography techniques, methods to set up certain shots, and how and when to use photography equipment.

Are there arny aspects of mobile photography we haven’t covered yet? Know a super awesome secret trick and want to share it? Drop us a line and we’ll see what we can do!

Phone Photography 101: Get the Picture

Phone Photography 101: Get the Picture

Are you ready for some phone photography 101 to take you from a point, shoot, and get the picture kind of photographer to a full-fledged Galaxy guru? You should be because phone photography is the next big thing in the world of both pretty pictures and professional...

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The Evolution of Samsung Phones

The Evolution of Samsung Phones

A few months ago, Samsung released Galaxy S10 and those who have used it can agree that this phone has the best camera ever. Apart from retaining some features of the S9+ model such as the 12-megapixel lenses and the previous model’s dual-aperture megapixel, the S10...

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Understanding Your Cell Phone Camera Lens

Understanding Your Cell Phone Camera Lens

Understanding the capabilities and nuances of your cell phone camera lens can be tough, but it's necessary for growth as a photographer. There's too much technical jargon and not enough clear language though in the majority of explanations of our cell phone camera...

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The Best Way to Share Photos

The Best Way to Share Photos

The best way to share photos was, in the not so distant past, a long and complicated process. There was taking, processing, and scrapbooking to be done before a photo could really be shared. Obviously, today things are considerably different. What's the best way to...

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10 Tips for Photographing Your Vacation

10 Tips for Photographing Your Vacation

Vacations represent an awesome opportunity for photographers. You're probably in some far-off, exotic location, you're experiencing new things every day, and you're making memories you want to hold onto forever. Doing some photography is a given! Still - you don't...

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Complete Smartphone Photographer Starter Pack

Complete Smartphone Photographer Starter Pack

Are you an amateur photographer trying to bust your way into the game as a smartphone photographer, but just wish there was something like a smartphone photographer starter pack? Oh, the title of this post is smartphone photographer starter pack? Well then, you must...

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9 Clever Smartphone Photography Hacks

9 Clever Smartphone Photography Hacks

Looking for some smartphone photography hacks to up your Insta game? Look no further: here are 9 quick and easy hacks to wow your friends and make even serious photographers jealous. 1. Balloons Instead of Drones Drones are a badass tool for the modern photographer....

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You Need a Phone Tripod: Here’s Why

You Need a Phone Tripod: Here’s Why

Tripods are always brought up whenever the subject of camera gear comes up. Are they really that important? Yeah, actually, they are. Learn why here! What's a Phone Tripod? I probably shouldn't have to explain what a tripod is. It's an accessory to cameras which has 3...

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Essential Photography Equipment for Smartphones

Essential Photography Equipment for Smartphones

So, you're in the market for the absolute essential photography equipment for smartphones. You want the bare minimum in gear so that you can see if smartphone photography is for you. We can respect that. If you're beginning into smartphone photography or on a severe...

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Is it Lens or Lense?

Is it Lens or Lense?

It may seem like a patronizing question, but which is the correct singular of lenses - lens or lense? Many people argue that because the plural of a single lens is lenses, it only follows that the correct singular format of the word should, in fact, be lense. While...

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Smartphone Macro Photography Guide

Smartphone Macro Photography Guide

So, you've been scrolling through Instagram and have come upon some excellent smartphone macro photography. Congratulations on finding one of the most exciting and utilizable kinds of smartphone photography! https://www.instagram.com/p/BwCzkG5AOjz/ Now that you've...

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Smartphone vs Mirrorless Camera vs DSLR

Smartphone vs Mirrorless Camera vs DSLR

So, you're looking at a Smartphone vs Mirrorless Camera vs DSLR (otherwise known as a digital single-lens reflex camera). We get it - it's a tough choice, and as smartphone photography continues to grow as a discipline it'll get even tougher. On one hand, a smartphone...

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How to Make Money as a Travel Photographer

How to Make Money as a Travel Photographer

So you want to travel the world and get paid to do it, huh? You’re not the only one. It’s the dream job, right? Exploring new places, snapping cool pics, blogging about it… not to mention the copious amounts of tequila on the beach. That’s livin’ the good life. It...

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How (and Why) to Shoot in RAW on Smartphones

How (and Why) to Shoot in RAW on Smartphones

RAW images are a photographer's best friend. They offer practically limitless processing options and are a powerful tool for any serious editing. And the RAW format isn't just limited to high-end cameras or DSLRs - most high-end smartphones have the innate ability to...

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How to Light Paint with a Phone

How to Light Paint with a Phone

Light painting is an easy photography trick to implement with a broad range of applications. You can get started in just a few minutes with the things you already have lying around. Here's how to light paint with a smartphone: What is Light Painting? Simply put, light...

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What Type of Photographer Should You Be?

What Type of Photographer Should You Be?

One of the great things about photography is the abundance of resources and equipment catered to sharpening your skills. With so many options, however, buying equipment can sometimes get a bit overwhelming, especially for those who are just starting out on their...

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Tips for Powerful Portrait Photography

Tips for Powerful Portrait Photography

Some of the most powerful photographs are portraits. To some degree, we all relate ourselves to the people we see in portraits. That’s why portraits have a unique penchant for eliciting some of the strongest emotional responses from their viewers. Whether you are...

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Do I Need a Tripod for Travel Photography?

Do I Need a Tripod for Travel Photography?

The tripod is one of the most essential tools in a photographer’s arsenal. It ensures maximum stability, enables experimenting with low shutter speeds, and allows you to stage photographs better. But tripods can be heavy and bulky, not something we want while...

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How to Shoot Legendary Landscape Photos

How to Shoot Legendary Landscape Photos

Legendary landscape photography is more than a hobby; it’s a way of life. It’s a lifestyle that indulges in grit, adventure, and a passion for natural beauty. Legendary landscape photographers spend their lives chasing the light in remote areas, capturing scenes...

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How to Take a Picture from a Moving Vehicle

How to Take a Picture from a Moving Vehicle

Taking a picture from a moving vehicle is difficult, but definitely doable. If you don't have to press pause on your adventure to pull over to the side of the road, then why would you, right? You can get yourself a crisp and high quality image from the comfort of the...

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How to Travel and Not Be a Tourist

How to Travel and Not Be a Tourist

When you travel as a tourist, you can miss out on a lot of valuable experiences. Many of the opportunities you are offered are the same cut-and-dry options as everyone else. If you want a unique experience, make an effort to be less like a tourist! Here are some tips...

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