Photography


How to edit your iPhone photos

Hello again! Michelle here and today I’m talking about Photography and making the most of your iPhone photos. I know that you probably have thousands of photos that mean the world to you on your phone right now… I currently have 11,244 photos and 525 videos!!! omgoodness and I have to admit that those are all from this past year!

I use two cameras every single day. My Canon 5D Mark iii and my iPhone 6 (I’m holding out for whatever amazing phone comes out this fall). There are so many apps and filters and resources for photography on the iPhones of today, but I wanted to share with you my process for my iPhone images. There is a fine line between being obsessed and taking 40 shots for that one awesome image… or just taking a couple good images and still being present and involved in the activity that is happening around you. My goal is to never become so involved in getting an image that I’m not present with my family. There is of course a time for both instances of course. There are times that I become a little crazy and my family lets me know. So….. what do I do from taking a photo to posting it on my Instagram account?

First and most importantly, come follow me on Instagram

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I use the built in camera of the iPhone to take my photos. I use the “photo” setting. I’m a wide angle kind of girl and I love to get as much into the frame as I can. I feel like the square setting limits a lot of what I can pull into the frame. There are camera functions within many of the photography apps, like VSCO, Instagram and countless others that you can use as well.

Taking Your Images

I look for light when I’m going to take my photo. The most beautiful photos include natural light, whether they are outside or inside my home. Turn your subject so that the light is most flattering on them. Avoid very harsh light and raccoon shadows in the eyes.

Editing Images

I try to be spontaneous with my picture taking on my phone and not focus too much on editing them. I also keep my edits simple and clean. I have three favorite apps that I use for editing.

My first go to app is Photoshop Fix. I use this for the most irritating issue… that angry 11 between my eyebrows or a pimple, scratch, or jelly goo on one of the kids’ faces. Use the healing brush, click and poof it’s gone! If you are a Lightroom user, there is also a Lightroom app.

Next I use an app to edit the look of my image; color, contrast, brightness and sharpness, etc. My favorite app to use is VSCO. I use some of the VSCO presets in Lightroom when editing my photos from big girl camera, so there is some consistency when using the app. VSCO gives you a wide variety of tools to use for your images, including the vertical and horizontal tilt of your photos… for those people who for some reason can’t always take a photo straight. That would be me! Here are two examples and my settings in VSCO.

This morning we ventured to the awesome donut shop in town and this little guy was overwhelmed with the cookie monster in front of him.

How to edit your iPhone photos

All of my color images were edited with the A7 preset and I used the X2 preset for my black and white edit. Once I choose my preset or the filter that will be on the image, I then make the fine adjustments that are found under the tools. For the above two images I made the follow adjustments. Clarity +1, Shadow Save +1, Sharpen +1, Fade +1, Highlight Save +3, Tint +1, and Skin Tone +1.  Most of my adjustments were very minor. The only difference on the black and white version was a little added in grain of +2

How to edit your iPhone photos

This image is one that I used on Instagram to show what my car office looks like when I’m waiting for the kids at rehearsals and practices. This image was also the A7 preset with the following adjustments: Contrast +1, Highlights Save +3, Saturation +1, Sharpen +2, Clarify +2.

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I’m a huge sucker for sun flare. Some avoid it like the plague, but I love love love a beautiful huge sun flare. This image was also done with the A7 preset. I went a little more drastic with my adjustments to bring out the sun flare more dramatically. Shadows Tint +7, Temperature +1, Highlights Save +6, Clarity +6 and Saturation +1.

I will also use Pic Tap Go for a quicker edit and also Instagram. In Instagram, I typically don’t use the filters at all but instead use the tools similar to VSCO to edit the images. In the end, the goal is to make your image look as close to real life colors as possible while adding a little extra oomph and interest. Avoid filters that make you look like an oompa loompa or an alien. Scroll through the multiple filters and find your favorites. Using consistent filters for editing will give your photography a consistent and clean look.

Backup

Since I have 11,244 images, backups are essential. Make sure that your iCloud is up to date and is backing up your images continuously. I’m terrified of a crash. I also use my external hard drives to periodically backup my images as well as an online backup system. I pay a small $3 fee each month with iCloud for an increased amount of storage.

I hope that you have fun doing quick and consistent edits of your iPhone images… and remember to be present and involved in the activities and get in those photos! Come visit me at Michelle Lea Creative.

-Michelle

How to edit your iPhone photos


Childhood Photography: Capturing the Details

Hello The Crafting Chicks readers! I’m Michelle from Michelle Lea Creative. I spend my days as wife, mom to 3 awesome kiddos, photographer, graphic designer, and chauffeur. I’m so excited to be sharing a little post on photographing your little ones today.

I have been in love with photography since I was very young. I love to get lost in the story of an image and a few years ago, I realized how much I love my snapshots that capture the details of the moment or the current stage.

It can be hard to remind ourselves to get the details, but I promise you once you start looking for those moments they will appear without having to think about it. When you look at a photo you are naturally drawn to the eyes first and then the connection between the subjects… so we can miss some of the amazing little details of a moment. I love to document my little ones in a way that will tell the story of their childhood. My children are constantly asking “what was I like at x age, what did I like, or say, or do?” I think of my photos as a way for my children to know their story…. long after I am gone and can no longer tell it to them. I want my images to speak when I can’t… and now I’m crying haha. So what do I mean by the details?

My daughter had talked her Granny into buying these Crimson (cause we are OU fans and it’s crimson and creme of course!) hightop Converse for Christmas. She just loves them and this was the perfect day to capture them flying through the sky with the bright blue Oklahoma sky and whispy clouds behind them. Her shoes are the first thing that pop out at you in this photo.
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Think outside the box when you are pressing down the shutter. I will get down on the ground, roll around, climb on top of something…. or even lay on the ground under my child swinging if it will get the shot that I want.

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Another type of details shot that I like to capture are our daily routines… small glimpses into their lives and what they like. Here we are at breakfast with my youngest. You can still see his face in the reflection of the glass. I purposefully had his reflection in the frame, but it isn’t what you are drawn to first. It’s his little hands concentrating on eating his waffle. When I am inside my home, I open all of the windows and I will guide the kids to an area where the light is flowing in. I will raise my ISO and adjust my settings to get as much light into the image as possible.
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We are in a little bit of a Thomas the Train obsession these days… just a little. He adores this Christmas present. I will use a wider aperture to keep in focus what I want to highlight in the photo.
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This is my oldest, with his cell phone… in the middle of a photoshoot with Mom. I would kill for a photo of the big cell phone my parents had when I was little, or that big flip phone that I took to college with me!! Who knows what technology will look like when he is in college or taking photos of his children.

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Let me say that life is not perfect! You’re house will not be perfectly clean or put together for the magical photo all the time. I challenge you to look back at your childhood photos that mean the most to you. They are probably slightly out of focus, bad angle, lighting… a million things, but they represent you and that is all that matters. My house is not perfect (reference the desk below), but it has love and that is the overall emotion that I want my children to remember. They won’t see the imperfections that I see. So take photos, as often as you can and write your history for your children to remember, when you are no longer here to tell them.

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And get yourself in the details Moms and Dads, holding the hands of your children!

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Thank you for letting me stop by and share a little bit of photography love with you today! Come visit me at Michelle Lea Creative or on Instagram. I shoot with a Canon 5D Mark iii that is my fourth baby and all of these images were shot with my 50mm 1.4 lens.
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We are so excited to team up with Minted this year for our Christmas cards 2015.  Christmas cards are so fun to give and receive.  We have been swooning over their designs all week.  It was hard to choose…because we love them all.

Right now Minted has some great specials on their Christmas cards and THREE lucky readers will win a $100 Minted gift card for Christmas Cards this year. Christmas Cards 2015 & a Minted Giveaway! Loving this happy card.  I love the font & design. card 5 Minted offers the prettiest shapes, like this bracket shaped card above.
card 4 Another favorite is this mulit-photo card that highlight photos throughout the year.  I love the simplicity of it. Screenshot 2015-11-16 09.19.38 Our Nikkala chose the Behavior Chart card for her card this year.  If you know Nikkala, you know that this fits her personality.  She loves to share what her kids are up to in a clever way.  I think this is the cutest idea! card 2 Minted’s gold foil cards are so pretty!  And they make your card really pop! (Look at those twins)
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Becky & Jamie chose a pretty gold foil layout for their cards this year.  Minted has several options for gold foil cards.  So you can find the perfect one to fit your picture.  You can even choose the foil finish…silver, gold or a rose gold.

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Another favorite option were the addressed envelopes.

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You can choose from many different options, upload your address list, and Minted will print the addresses so all you have to do is stuff, apply the stamp and mail.
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Just look at all the pretty designs.  We wanted to share them all with you…but it’s so easy to browse through them all on Minted.

 

We also are sharing an exclusive Coupon Code for Crafting Chicks Readers: Enjoy 15% off your holiday card purchase is: TCC15 : good through 11/24/15. Screen Shot 2015-11-17 at 8.41.33 AM Screen Shot 2015-11-17 at 8.41.12 AM Now for our fun giveaway!

3 readers will win a $100 Minted credit. SO…get thinking about which card you will LOVE!

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Photobooth Setup

Photobooths are a really big deal right now, maybe they are a trend but I don’t see them leaving anytime soon!

Last week I was in charge of Red Ribbon Week at the school. We decided instead of spending money on little prizes for all the kids (think Smarties and glow sticks) like they had in the past, we would blow our budget on a photobooth. Turns out renting a photobooth for 2 hours cost more than we had in our budget! So I started researching how we could do it on our own, turns out it was really simple! I didn’t plan on doing a post, so I don’t have many photos of our set up, but I couldn’t believe how many time I’ve been asked how we did. So I’m thinking there are others out there interested in a DIY photobooth!

Because I already had some of the big ticket items we spent about $120 – including the printing of photos for 600 kids. Ready to see how it all works?

This is not a sponsored post, but I have included affiliate links for your convenience.

You’ll need:

I know some of you are going to ask about other tablets, and I would assume there are similar apps available but I haven’t looked.

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Here is the only photo I snapped of our setup at the school. We used red and white plastic tablecloths from the dollar store for our backdrop, but you can get fairly inexpensive photobackdrops off Amazon. You can see the tripod and iPad mini. The quick release feature of the tripod was great, because we had the photobooth going before school, during lunch and after school so I could quickly release it and take the iPad with me.

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Pocketbooth Party App

The Pocketbooth Party App is the main key that makes this whole setup work. It let’s the photo takers see themselves and automatically sends the photos to the printer. Making the whole photobooth experience very user friendly and automatic. It costs $39.99. There is also a $0.99 version called Pocketbooth, but after researching both it seemed that Pocketbooth Party would be better for the large group we were working with.

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Pocketbooth Party gives you a lot of options, so you can find something that works perfect for your group. You can choose the number of poses, the arrangement on the sheet, if you want a caption and even different photo effects. It also let’s you choose if you want to save the photos, send them straight to the printer, or save and print them.

Wireless Printer

The app requires a wireless printer connected to the same network as the iPad to be able to print wirelessly. Which sounds more complicated than it really is.

I already had the wireless HP Envy printer so as soon as the kids were done with their poses the printer would automatically start printing. It prints on 4×6 photo paper. At the school we had it take 6 different poses so we cut them apart so everyone kid was able to have a photo. Some of the kids complained that it took so long to print, and I would laugh because obviously they don’t remember the photobooths that had to develop the film before you could get your pictures!

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It doesn’t matter which model of iPad you use or if you use a full size or iPad mini, but be aware that the app uses the front camera which is much better in newer iPads than older.

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The setup worked so well I moved it to the church for our congregations Halloween Carnival later in the week.

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Be sure to check out our other posts as part of America Week.

Patriotic Kids Activities and Printables - So many 4th of July ideas!

To kick off our Patriotic Themed Week, we’ve got a great round up for you!  Printables, activities, games and more!

Activities

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Cupcake Liner Fireworks from A Little Pinch of Perfect

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Statue of Liberty Crown and Torch from KIX

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Rocket Garland from Alpha Mom

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Fireworks in a Jar from I Can Teach My Child

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Mosaic Flag from Cutting Tiny Bites

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Patriotic Bike Flags from The Crafting Chicks

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Paper Lanterns from The Crafting Chicks

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Tips for fireworks photography from The Crafting Chicks

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Printables

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Don’t Eat My Star from The Crafting Chicks

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Coloring Pages from Kids Activities Blog

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USA Map and Bingo from 30 Handmade Days

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Color by Number from Itsy Bitsy Fun

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God Bless the USA from Kiki and Company

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Happy Birthday America from Best Activities for Kids

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Subway Art from The Crafting Chicks

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USA Flag printable from Ink Happi

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Don’t miss the rest of our Mother Hen’s Summer Survival Guides!  Please join us for this summer of fun & learning!  We will give you all of the ideas, supply lists, book ideas and more to make this a smooth summer program to enjoy at home.  Sign up for our newsletter HERE.  Each Friday we will be sending links to the weekly theme and posts so that you can get started!

Mondays: We will be sharing the best learning ideas, crafts and more from our favorite sites that tie into our weekly theme.

Tuesday:  We will be sharing the best Children’s Books!  And a literature activity that coincides with both the Chicks’ Pick book and weekly theme.

Wednesday, Thursday & Friday:  We will be sharing posts from our favorite bloggers!  They have the best ideas and are excited to be a part of this series!  All of these posts will tie into the theme:)

Fridays: Make sure you join each Friday to see what activities, supplies & other things you will need to plan your themed week at home.  We also will be having really cool giveaways each and every friday of this series.


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We are so excited to be apart of Capturing Joy with Kristen Duke’s 5th Installment of Decorating with Pictures!  We love her ideas…especially for photography & photos!  I’m excited to share my Canvas photo wall as part of this series. Decorate-with-Family-Pictures-in-your-home1

When I was re-designing my front living space, I knew I wanted a photo wall.  I love to decorate with photos!  I have a big wall with vaulted ceilings and knew how amazing big canvas wraps would look.  So I planned out my gallery wall!  I can’t wait to share how it turned out!  I LOVE it!  I wish you could see it in person.  These photos do not do it justice:)

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I chose recent photos of my children with blues and grays, which tied perfectly into my new room colors and decor.

I ordered my canvas photos from Black River Imaging…they are amazing!.  You can order one of their Gallery Wrap Clusters, or make your own wall using their canvas wrap dimensions (they have many sizes to choose from.

I love the options.  You can choose which kind of sides your Canvas has… I chose a light gray around mine.  They had many colors and options.

I was so excited when my gallery wraps arrived!  They couldn’t have turned out better.  Seeing my kids sweet faces makes me happy!

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I chose to use nine 16×20 gallery wraps for my photo wall.  I used an individual of each child, one of the children together and some different groupings.  I like the mix of close ups and groupings.

I spaced each canvas 2.5 inches apart.  Using a level helped make the job quick!

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Thanks for letting me share my pretty Canvas wall today!  Check out other great tutorials, free printables, and ideas at The Crafting Chicks!

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We were provided a free Custom Framing experience with Michaels so we could review it for this post.  All opinions are ours.

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One of my favorite gift ideas is beautifully framed pictures of my children.  It’s the best idea for Grandparents and many other family members.

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We were excited to be invited to try out Michaels Certified Custom Framing and see how their experts worked.  Jamie and I were able to take advantage of getting a free framing consultation.  The Certified Custom Framing Experts were very friendly and helpful.  Did you know that they are available at all Michaels stores?

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Michaels is offering a great deal this holiday season, inviting you to custom frame any photo or piece of art up to an 8×10 for just $49!  The offer includes a choice of 9 metal frames, basic mats (100 colors to choose from), preservation mount and fit.

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Every detail is perfectly taken care of so you know you are giving a gift that will last.

sm frame 1 I am so impressed with the quality and over all look of these custom frames.  I honestly haven’t had something custom framed in about 10+ years.  I have forgotten how beautiful it is to take something special and have a frame made just for it.  This is defiantly something I will do again.

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Photos make me so happy!  I maybe take too many but I love capturing each stage of my little ones.  After a photo shoot, I love to make a Photo Story with some of my favorite photos.   sm photo story template

I made this easy photoshop template that you can use too!  You can print any size up to 20 x 20.  I love the ones especially of babies.  You can change the border to black, white or even a color.

First download the template below.  (Personal Use Only.  Do not share or sell….copyright Crafting Chicks)

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When you open the .psd file in Photoshop, and your other photos  (choose 9 of your favorites)…the next steps are easy.

Drag a photo onto the file.  You will want to move the picture in your layers bin to just above the square layer you want your photo to be in.  When the photo is directly above that square, hit ctrl g.  That will make the photo attached to that square.  You can drag the photo to resize it and fit perfectly in the space.

Continue this with 8 more pictures and you have a very cute Photo Story.

These turn out so adorable…and it’s fun to showcase more than just one photo in your frame.   Or even print on a canvas.  Have fun! xo
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Graphic Tee’s are all the rage!  I am loving them.  There isn’t a huge selection to buy for my little girls…and of course I have Cricut Explore fever…so put the two together and you get graphic tee magic! sm tee 6

We decided on Black & White with pops of gold.  I love French saying and my 7 year old was super excited about je t’aime because she is learning french in school.  Je t’aime means “I Love You.”  We wanted the word cut out of a large gold heart. sm tee 14

You guys…the next steps are so simple, plug in your cricut Explore, connect it to your computer, and then open up Design Space in Cricut and get ready to design.

It literally took me 5 minuets to design and manipulate my heart and words.  Once it looked good…I loaded my gold glitter iron on vinyl...sent it to my machine…(CLICK MIRROR IMAGE), and then hit cut on the machine!

So simple!  & adorable.

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Using my Cricut scraper tool…I removed the letters from inside the heart and the gold around the heart.  I left the plastic covering.  I placed the heart on the shirt and started ironing.  Using a high setting, I ironed right over the plastic…and made sure to get the edges good and letters.  Took all about 5 minutes! sm tee 13 sm tee 5

My girls love their new little shirts!  You can add a fun black and white bow for another pop of black and white…and pair with some black and white leggings.   Such a fun thing to make and just in time for Back to School!  We had a little too much fun with our photo shoot:) sm tee 4 sm tee 3 sm tee 1 sm tee 8 sm tee 2 sm tee 12 sm tee 11


10 Tips to Awesome PHONE Photos

10 Tips to Awesome PHONE Photos

I know, I know…here I am, a professional photographer, encouraging you how to use your phone camera.

Let me explain myself…I love using my digital SLR camera to capture stunning, gorgeous, breathtaking images. SLR cameras are an amazing tool and I get mine out at least weekly, if not daily. However, if I’m being truthful I find my SLR to be big, clunky, and kind of a pain to carry around with me everywhere I go. I use to carry my cumbersome SLR with me at all times capturing almost every single moment of our lives.

Until about a year and a half ago.

Until I got an iPhone 5.

All of a sudden my life changed. I had a super portable camera that I carried with me at all times AND I could edit my photos AND I could publish them pretty much instantaneously. Wow.

Do I think my phone camera can completely replace my SLR camera? Heavens no. My SLR camera is able to produce shots that my phone camera simply cannot do. But having a good camera on your phone and (most importantly) knowing how to use that camera to take awesome pictures means catching moments you might have otherwise missed.

With that said, Let’s begin. Here are 10 tips for you to follow so YOU can start taking beautiful photos with your phone.

Side note: All the photos in the post were taken with my iPhone 5. As you will see, I take A LOT of phone pics of my youngest. 🙂

1- Go Toward the Light

I can’t emphasize just how important having lots of light is. Without going into a lot of technical mumbo jumbo just remember that more light will equal sharper photos. So when you are outside during the day you will be able to get some awesome sharp photos. Or if you’re taking a picture inside just move toward the window. That will usually give you a sharp photo as well.

Side note: Above all try to use natural light when possible. Natural light will give you a better photo than artificial light.

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2- Face the Light

As you move toward the light position your subject so that they are facing the light source. When your subject is facing the light it illuminated their face and also gives that catch light in their eyes.

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3- Hold Still

I know this sounds like a no-brainer but you would be surprised by how many people are taking blurry pictures because they are moving. If you are in a low light situation you will really want to hold as still as possible because your shutter speed will be slower that if you are in full sun. Sometimes I will even hold my breath while I’m touching the shutter speed to minimize any movement.

Side note: When pressing the shutter speed, use a light touch and refrain from tapping the screen too hard as that could cause the camera to shake.

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4- Set Your Focus and Exposure

Did you know you could change where the camera is focusing? By simply tapping (or rather lightly touching) the screen of where you want your focus to be you can change the focus and the exposure. By default your camera will focus on a prominent face or toward the center of the screen. But if you need the focus to be elsewhere, just tap the screen.

Also by default the camera will set the exposure (how light or dark the photo is) by the amount of light in the focused area. So if your photo looks too dark simply tap on an area of the photo that is dark so that the camera will compensate for the darkness by making the entire photo lighter.

Side note: I use a camera app called, Camera+, this camera allows me to set the focus area and the exposure separately. I use the camera my phone came with about 80% of the time. But if I’m in a back light situation I will use Camera+ so that I can tap the darkest part of my picture thus giving enough light to illuminate people’s faces.

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5- Take LOTS of Pictures

I know this sounds like a weird tip but hear me out. Whenever I’m trying to get a a particular shot I never settle for just one or two shots. I take shot after shot often times without my subject even knowing it. (Turn off the sound on your phone so no one can hear when you’re taking the picture.) The reason being is so that you will have ample photos to choose from. In a split second someone’s eyes could close, or you might miss the best smile if you’re just settling with one shot.

6- Frame Your Photo Using the Surrounding Environment

To make your photos more appealing try using the surrounding architecture like windows, doors, trees etc. to frame your focus and draw the viewers eye toward the subject.

Side note: Be sure that you are aligned properly to have straight lines. You will want to keep your camera perfectly vertical and be at the correct angle. So you may have to squat down or rise the entire camera up to achieve straight lines and angles.

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7- Use Back lighting To Your Advantage

The hour before the sun sets is a magical hour. You can capture some awesome pictures. Have your subject with their backs toward the setting sun to capture that beautiful glow.

Side note: Review Tip 4 and remember to use the camera app called, Camera+. This will greatly improve your success with back lighting on your phone camera.

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8- Apps Can Save the Day!

Often times a photo can be distracting if there is too much going on. To remedy this I will occasionally use an app called, AfterFocus. This app allows you to blur out the background thus helping the view to focus on the subject instead of the distracting background.

I also like to turn a photo black and white if the coloring or different colors aren’t taking away from the overall look and feel of the photo. My favorite black and white conversion is in the photo editing app Afterlight called, Ash.

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A fun app that adds a bit of pizzaz is called, Rays. What this apps does is add actual sun rays to your photo.

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9- Edit, Edit, Edit

I edit 90% of my photos. That’s really where the magic comes from. I use the editing apps to straighten, crop, add saturation, brightness, etc. I could do an entire blog post on editing phone pics alone so I won’t go into editing now. But my suggestion is to play around with the apps and see what they do. You will learn so much just by trial and error to see what kind of changes you can make.

10- Use a Lens

Yes, they actually make lenses for phone cameras! To be honest, I don’t use mine as much as I thought I would but it’s fun to get out every once in a while. I have 3 lenses, a wide angle, a fish eye, and macro. The macro is my favorite.

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Now are you ready for your free ebook?

To help you out even more I’ve written/put together a book called, InstaLove. This ebook came about because I wanted to know how some people were getting such amazing photos with their phones. I would oooh and ahhh over many Instagram feeds scratching my head trying to figure out how in the world they captured such a shot. So I asked them. I asked 14 of my favorite Instagrammers (i.e.: phone photographers) a series of questions like, “How do you get such vibrant photos?”, “How do you get a super sharp picture?”, and “What are you favorite editing apps”. They spill the beans on every thing. It’s all in there. Nothing is held back. I’m in there as well and I share even more tips and tricks in the book.

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Download your FREE Instalove eBook here.

 

Please feel free to follow me on Instagram. I Love to follow people back so that we can get to know each other. It’s fun for me to get a little glimpse into your life. My feed is: http://instagram.com/keytopictures#

And finally, do you have some Phone camera tips and tricks? Please share!!

As always, let me know if there is anything I can do to support your photography goals.

Warmly,

Katie

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