Today, to take beautiful photos, you no longer need to break the bank, a simple smartphone is enough. Framing, exposure, brightness, photo editing... We explain how to enhance your memories with your phone.
Underexpose the photo
In photography, lighting is everything! However, the smartphone does not always manage to adapt the brightness. All you have to do is correct the exposure. This will keep the colors vibrant and avoid photos that are too bright.
On some phones, just touch the screen and swipe down to underexpose an image. For others, you can adjust the exposure in the settings.
Use device modes
Take advantage of the different modes included in your smartphone, such as:
Vary the perspectives
In order to vary the pleasures, diversify the points of view in relation to your main subject by moving forwards or backwards, from left to right or even from bottom to top. Depending on your position, your photo will be different and unique at the same time, even if your subject is the most banal.
The French and the smartphone
75% of French people own a smartphone. And among them, more than 70% of French people use it to take photos. Why such an interest ? The phone is, in order of importance:practical, simple and connected.
Look for details
Love taking photos of insects, flowers, and all kinds of small subjects? Even with a smartphone, it is possible to immortalize miniature life. To do this, activate the macro mode of your phone. This will automatically adjust the sharpness on objects located very close to the lens.
Play with light
To take great photos, forget the flash and use natural light as much as possible. But beware, it changes during the day. Photo pros recommend capturing two key moments of the day:shortly after sunrise and shortly before sunset. At these times, you should have light effects that will make your photos sublime.
The selfie:3 golden rules to follow
Do you like taking selfies? Here are 3 basic rules for successful portraits:Rule N° 1:choose the right light. Rule n° 2:no more duck face, be natural. Rule #3:Take care of the background.
Applications to take photos worthy of a pro
Do your shots need a few tweaks? Applications are welcome to add filters, retouch photos, change colors...
Send original postcards
Fizzer, SimplyCards and Cewe allow you to personalize your postcards, photo albums, calendars, smartphone cases, announcements or even your wall decoration. Choose the memories you want to immortalize to obtain creations of superb quality.
Turn photos into paintings
Prisma gives you the opportunity to take yourself for an artist during photo editing thanks to Picasso, Mondrian, "Manga", Hokusai effects... The resulting masterpieces can be shared on social networks.
Combine photos into a single visual
PhotoGrid, Mix Photos or Image Combiner help you make collages of your most beautiful photos to create original combinations. You can also merge two images into one. And if you lack inspiration, hundreds of pre-designed templates are available. You have finished ? Share your edits with your friends directly from the apps.
Competition:what is wellness for you?
Take a picture of a landscape or an unforgettable moment that inspires you and send us your creation. What's at stake in this competition? A stay at the futuroscope to have a good time, with friends or family.
It's possible to take great photos with your smartphone! Unleash your creativity and take pictures at will. Maybe you'll discover a new talent as a photographer?
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 https://www.on-mag.fr/index.php/zegreen/news/photo/16375-dxo-publie-une-infographie-sur-les-francais-et-la-photo- the-era-of-the-smartphone