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Tips for taking Quality Pics with your iPhone

Local, Professional Photographer Bobby Sammarco shares advice for getting the best quality pictures from your iPhone

Bobby Sammarco is a professional photographer and  the Creative Director of 47 Flims. We are happy to share with our readers his tips for taking high quality pics with your iPhone!

Taking Photos

If you are not taking photos outside in bright sunlight, try to position your subject near a large light source like a window or sliding glass door. Try to not let your subject stand up against a wall. Having a few steps between them and the backdrop can help limit harsh shadows behind them.

Do your best to frame your subject in an interesting way. Examples of this can be positioning your phone above your subject and shoot downward. Anything that isn’t taken at eye level perspective stands out.

Editing 

The iPhone does a great job doing at capturing a high quality image. Simple cropping and the raising or lowering of exposure through the highlights and or shadows is totally acceptable. If you’re not careful though, the image can start to look unnatural very quickly, so keep it simple!

Sharing 

When sharing photos taken with your iPhone to other iPhone users, it’s best to AirDrop them. AirDropping an image retains the full image quality when being sent to another iPhone.

If you’re not near the person you’re sharing with, the phone takes a high enough quality image that even when it is compressed in a text message, it’s still retains its image quality when being sent.

Printing 

The fastest and easiest way to print photos from your iPhone is to utilize the Air Print feature. If you have an air print capable printer, pressing the share button on your photo will reveal the option to print wirelessly from your phone. 

If you do not have an air print ready printer, you can also email the photo to yourself and print from a computer.

Follow Bobby Sammarco on instagram @ _47films

  • Photographer and Creative director for 47 Films, Bobby Sammarco
  • Do your best to frame your subject in an interesting way
  • Simple cropping and the raising or lowering of exposure through the highlights and or shadows is totally acceptable.
  • AirDropping an image retains the full image quality when being sent to another iPhone.
  • If you have an air print capable printer, pressing the share button on your photo will reveal the option to print wirelessly from your phone.