In my never-ending quest to find tools and techniques that make a real difference in the quality of my smartphone photos I have tried everything from add-on lenses, various photo cases, and even a gimbal stabilizer! Learning the hard way what works, and what is a waste of time and money. In this post, I am going to walk through my top picks for smartphone photography hardware you can purchase right now that makes it easy to up your smartphone photography game.
Ok, I admit it. I’ve always had a total love affair with leading lines. Something about how those lines just pull you in, drawing your gaze into the larger composition, just does it for me every time. Maybe that’s why I tend to enjoy photographing buildings so much! Using the sharp edges of a man made structure to create leading lines is a tempting target when exploring urban environments. So what exactly IS leading lines and why do they work so well?
I’ve been creating my own presets using Google Snapseed for a while now, strictly for my own personal use but did not see much value in sharing them until a friend convinced me it would be worth the effort. So here are five of my favorite presets, tailored specifically for architecture photos, easy to import in seconds via the Google Snapseed QR code!
I’ve never been one to make, never mind stick to, New Year’s resolutions. However, I do like to reflect on the past year and then outline my personal goals for the year ahead. A major difference from past years will be this blog post, in the past I usually shared these thoughts on social media (more on this later). So let’s get on with it…starting with my 2018 retrospective.