So, guys, you want huge followers on Instagram and could not afford DSLR camera and want your pictures to be taken in Smartphone. But here is a catch, whatever efforts we make to take good pictures, we did not get those glossy pixilated wallpaper type pictures.
Can we ever get those Instagram pictures using our smartphone?
The answer is yes!
If you listen to our expert Jitendra Singh, who will give you 4 tips to take an awesome picture using your Smartphone.
Step 1: Know your Smartphone
Before you jump into capturing pictures, you need to check your smartphone for following features
- Smartphone Camera Megapixel (more is better)
- Front camera and rear camera megapixel
- How many backside lights is available
- Did your Smartphone has low light selfie provision
- Did your smartphone has Bokeh Mode
- Did your Smartphone has special apps to capture slow motion
- Did your Smartphone has panorama view enable
- Did your Smartphone has shaking stabilizer
- Did your Smartphone has face recognition facility
- Did your Smartphone has Burst mode enable
Try to gather all information given above for your smartphone before you are starting to take pictures.
As our expert recommends, your smartphone should have at least 10 Megapixel in rear camera to capture good moments.
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Step 2: Set up Your Smartphone
Whenever you take any picture outside with your Smartphone, one thing you always notice is some portion of the picture is over-exposed. What we mean by over-exposed is some part of the picture will have over light and some part will have under light (or will look like black portion).
We need first to rectify this thing to begin our journey in photography with Smartphone.
We have to under-exposed our shot when we are shooting outside. We can brighten the picture later on using application.
Check the Youtube video where you can make your iPhone under-exposed using the simple trick. This simple trick can save your picture for getting over-exposed and will make your picture looking great when you lighten it up with software.
Step 3. Follow the Rule of Thirds
What is Rule of Thirds in photography?
According to Wikipedia “ it is a rule of thumb or guidelines which divide any picture into nine equal parts, and important composition should be placed on the lines or their intersections. “
What does it mean?
It means that whenever you want to take any picture, just imagine breaking your picture into nine equal parts of boxes. Now, you need to place your center of attraction in those boxes where some lines or intersection are met.
With this method, you can take any picture and keep your point of attraction in the middle of your frame.
Step 4. Pay attention to lighting
Try to get Natural Light
Whenever you want to take any picture inside room or bar, try to use natural light. If you are shooting indoors, sit near any windows or door where natural light is coming. Always prefer natural lights when you have a choice, natural light can save your picture.
Shoot at the perfect time
If you are planning to take a picture at dawn or dusk, then you should know that these times will give you soft shadows and light contrasts. So, choose your perfect time and take a picture.
Cloudy Vs. Sunny weather
Ours expect recommend that you should not take a picture in cloudy weather; always try to get a picture in good sunny weather. You can also play with different shadows when it is sunny.
Look for strong color and shapes
If you are looking for any good pictures, then check there strong color and shapes, which will give an added wow factor to your pictures. Try to get those strong color or shapes around 10 to 12:30 AM in the morning on sunny days.
It did not matter if you are taking pictures from DSLR camera or smartphone. You can always take great pictures using a smartphone if your follow those recommendation given in the article. Till then happy captures wow moments of your life!