In photography, there is a well-known guideline for better composition called “The Rule of Thirds.” Simply put, draw an imaginary Tic-Tac-Toe grid on your screen. Then position your subject at one of the intersecting grids. You are essentially dividing the picture into nine equal parts by two equally spaced horizontal lines and two equally spaced vertical lines.
We recently published a review of the Moment Lenses for smartphones. We have arranged a special 5% discount on Moment lenses from our friends at
We bit the bullet and ordered a set of Moment gear for our iPhone 11 Pro Max. Moment makes everything from phone cases, to lenses and other accessories that the aspiring shutterbug (or filmmaker) would ever want.
Anker – a company well-known for making charging devices for electronics, has announced that it will ship a new MFI (Made For iPhone) certified, external flash unit.
Every once in a while, we make the mistake of using our iPhone to record video as if we are making a still photograph. We tend to prefer vertical photos and accordingly, don’t always remember to rotate the phone to horizontal for video.
Portrait lighting works with Portrait mode to create cool lighting effects that mimic a real photography studio.
With the Photos App on your iPhone running iOS 13, your photos are automatically sorted into groups based on time and location. Moments are small groups and large groups are Collections. Years is the largest group of photos.
While this is not a specific photo tip, it is important to those who use their iPhone as a camera. You cannot make pictures if
If you’re lucky enough to have one of the new 11 series iPhones, you have some of the best camera technology ever found in a smartphone. And you of course have the ability to zoom. If you have the iPhone 11 Pro or 11 Pro Max, you have a 2X optical zoom. This will give you the best quality compared with using digital zoom (which goes to 10X on these phones.)
There are many stabilizers available for smart phones. Frankly, most aren’t great and some are nearly worthless.
We’ve been testing a few of these devices while on a road trip and the 3XS 3-Axis Gimbal from Benro has quickly risen to the top of our favorites list.