1. Swipe Left
Simply swipe left from your lock screen and the camera will open.
You can take as many photos as you want, and they will be automatically saved to your camera roll but you will need to enter your passcode to share or edit the photos.
Tap your screen on your subject and leave your finger for a few seconds.
The camera will lock the focus on this subject and you can therefore recompose your shot.
Especially useful when shooting with the rule-of-thirds composition technique.
For the iPhone users, when you shoot a photo in Live View you get a few seconds before and a few seconds after you press the shutter that gets recorded.
Open your photo in your gallery and swipe up.
You will notice the Long Exposure option.
Your phone will stack all the video footage it took in Live View to produce a single photo.
Easy way to achieve those flowy water and light trail effects.
The best way to optimize the success of your long exposure photo is to make sure that the phone is as stable as possible.
A tripod comes in handy for achieving the best long exposure photos.
9. Create Shadow Effects
A more creative hack to easily achieve some interesting and unique lighting effects is to use cutout shapes or objects with holes.
Cut out shapes in cardboard and place it between your subject and the light source.
Also, a colander or a tea strainer can create impressive lighting effects.
You can shoot in automatic white balance or adjust your phone to a preset white balance specifically designed for the lighting situation you are shooting in.
One trick to get warmer sunsets is to set the white balance to the CLOUDY setting.
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