Are you an aspiring photographer looking to take your skills to the next level? The best camera to start with is the one you always have with you! With its advanced camera technology and a plethora of inbuilt features, your iPhone can be an amazing tool to capture stunning photographs. Over the next few weeks we will deep dive into several features you might not know about to help you get the best out of your iPhone.

Experiment with Portrait Mode on your iPhone: Use the depth effect to capture professional-looking portraits

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With the powerful Portrait Mode feature on your iPhone, you can now capture stunning, professional-looking portraits that will leave everyone in awe.

Portrait Mode is a game-changer when it comes to smartphone photography. It utilises the depth effect to create a beautiful bokeh effect, blurring the background and making the subject stand out. This feature was first introduced in the iPhone 7 Plus and has since been included in the every new iPhone model since. Read the full article on Wednesday 1 November.

Live Photos: Capture the essence of a moment by enabling Live Photos, which records a few seconds of video before and after you take a photo

Imagine being able to capture not just a still image but the essence of a moment – the laughter, the movement, the emotions. With Live Photos on your iPhone, you can do just that. Live Photos are a unique feature that records a few seconds of video before and after you take a photo, creating a captivating and immersive experience, with the ability to choose the perfect moment after the fact. Read the full article on Wednesday 8 November

Master the Rule of Thirds: Enable the grid feature and align your subjects along the gridlines or at the intersection points for a balanced composition.

When it comes to photography, composition plays a crucial role in creating visually appealing images. One of the fundamental principles of composition is the Rule of Thirds, which can greatly enhance the impact of your photos. In this blog post, we will explore how you can master the Rule of Thirds using the grid feature on your iPhone and align your subjects along the gridlines or at the intersection points for a balanced composition. Read the full article on Wednesday 15 November

Explore Different Perspectives: Experiment with different angles and viewpoints to add depth and interest to your photos.

A mistake most people getting started in photography make is to always take a photo from eye level. One way to enhance your photography skills and create more captivating images is by exploring different perspectives. By experimenting with different angles and viewpoints, you can add depth and interest to your photos. Read the full article on Wednesday 22 November

Using External Light Sources to add a Professional look

Read the full article on Wednesday 29 November

Get Creative with Filters: Apply filters to your photos to enhance colors, add drama, or create a vintage look.

Filters are a fantastic way to enhance your iPhone photos and add a touch of creativity. Whether you want to make your colors pop, add drama to your images, or give them a vintage look, filters can help you achieve the desired effect with just a few taps.

With the built-in filters on your iPhone, you don’t need any additional apps or editing skills to get started. Let’s dive into some of the ways you can get creative with filters and take your iPhone photography to the next level.

Read the full article on Wednesday 6 December

Take Advantage of Night Mode: Capture stunning low-light photos with Night Mode, available on newer iPhone models.

When it comes to photography, lighting plays a crucial role in capturing the perfect shot. However, low-light conditions have always been a challenge for photographers. But now, with the Night Mode feature available on newer iPhone models, you can take advantage of the darkness and capture stunning low-light photos like never before.

Read the full article on Wednesday 13 December

Experiment with Exposure: Tap on different areas of the screen to adjust the exposure and achieve the desired lighting for your photos.

When it comes to iPhone photography, one of the key factors that can make or break a photo is the exposure. Exposure refers to the amount of light that enters the camera sensor, and it plays a crucial role in determining the overall lighting and mood of your photos.

Fortunately, with the latest iPhone models, you have the ability to manually adjust the exposure by tapping on different areas of the screen. This feature allows you to have more control over the lighting in your photos and can help you achieve the desired results.

Read the full article on Wednesday 20 December

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Try the Panorama Mode: Capture breathtaking landscapes or wide-angle shots by using the Panorama mode.

Read the full article on Wednesday 27 December

Using the full focal range: How to take full advantage of the wide angle and telephoto lenses

Read the full article on Wednesday 3 January

Utilize the Self-Timer: Take stunning selfies or group photos by using the self-timer feature.

Read the full article on Wednesday 10 January

Edit Photos in the Photos App: Enhance your photos further by using the editing tools available in the Photos app, such as cropping, adjusting brightness, or applying filters.

Read the full article on Wednesday 17 January

Explore Third-Party Camera Apps: Expand your photography capabilities by exploring third-party camera apps that offer advanced features and manual controls.

Read the full article on Wednesday 24 January

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