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DIY Mobile Photography - Tips , Tricks and Best Editing Apps


Photography changed the way images are made and literally anyone these days can be a part of it. There has been a drastic change in Photography over the past few years and it is, perhaps, the most important trend and development of all. Making and distributing images became easier, faster, and less expensive since Mobile Photography took a huge leap in the photography trends and development. Mobile Photography has long overtaken the digital compact camera as the most popular imaging device amongst everybody these days. Raw-capture on smartphones is something that many high-end devices are now supporting and it gives the photography freaks a chance to get into their creativity without the need of buying expensive equipment and cameras. 

Another pro of Mobile Photography is that it becomes really easy and economical. You can easily click, edit and share your photos no matter where you are or what you're doing. There are a lot of mobile applications that let you edit your photographs like a pro either you're using an Android device or IOS. Here is a list of apps that are free to use and will make your pictures look great


1. Snapseed

Snapseed is a Google-owned photo editing app, but this app is a little more advanced and suggested by most of the professional photographers who love to edit pictures on their smartphones. It has a very powerful photo editing tools and a wide selection of filters. If you’re serious about photo editing and need some professional editing to be done, Snapseed is the perfect app for you and it’s completely free.


2. Adobe Lightroom 



It's a known fact that everytime someone thinks of editing, The first name that pops up is “Photoshop.”  So Adobe Photoshop Lightroom is a mobile app that brings many of the same great features from the desktop to your phone. Most of the features work for free, but some of them are only available if you have subscribed to Adobe. 




VSCO is a photo editing app all about powerful preset filters. These are not the filters you find in most of the mobile editing apps that simply put a gradient over the top. VSCO filters actually edit your photos in a more technical and professional way. This app also has a social network built-in where you can discover more photographers and get discovered ofcourse. 

4.  PicsArt


PicsArt is one of the most popular photo editing apps out there in 2021. The reason PicsArt is such a stand-out is due to the sheer number of options you have for customizing your photos. It comes with a built-in camera feature and a social network for sharing photos. Other features include collage making, drawing, frames, stickers, and more. Although the app is available for free with some in-app purchases.


Now that you know about the best and most popular editing apps , Let us tell you about some cool tips and tricks for Mobile Photography


Here are some tips and tricks that will up your Mobile Photography game 


1. Use the panoramic mode to create multiple copies of a subject

Ask your subject to move around when you pan your phone to capture the panorama. It makes your pictures unique 
















2. Turn on the grid feature and flawlessly compose your images

Mostly all the devices provide a grid feature along with the in-app modes. Grids make it easier to compose your image. 

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3. Use Polarized Glasses for Polarized Filtered Pictures

Photographers often carry around polarized filters to place over their lens. They serve to darken bright skies, reduce glares, or manage reflections. It’s a pretty valuable tool, especially if you’re shooting during the sunny part of the day. It's hard to carry camera filters along since they're delicate so your polarized sunglasses are the perfect alternative.

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4. Use the flash in your camera and place an object in front to throw interesting shadows on the subject


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5. Adjust Exposure For Perfect Brightness Levels

Learning to use your mobile's manual mode can work wonders when it comes to mobile photography because then you can adjust your photos through your eyes, There's no better rear view than your own eyes.


Well these are some mobile photography tips and tricks along with some really amazing editing apps that will up your photography.