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As the world is scrambling to understand what is happening with COVID-19 and how much of our lives will be affected, we know one thing for sure; WASH YOUR HANDS.  Washing your hands properly and disinfecting surfaces is an excellent habit to take to help protect you and your family.  Do you know what one of the dirtiest objects in your house is? You would tend to think of an object in your bathroom, right? Wrong. One of the dirtiest and germiest places is your smartphone. Do you wash your hands every time you pick up your phone? No, hardly...

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  "If your pictures aren't good enough, you aren't close enough” - Robert Capa   Photojournalist Robert Capa suggested that you use your feet to get in closer to your subject. This way you minimize lost space and your intent for the photo is clear.   This is especially a good concept to keep in mind when shooting with your smartphone. Phones don’t have the capability that zoom lenses have and using the zoom feature on your phone can sometimes create blur.   Also, getting in close to capture your subject can make your photo so much more creative and...

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Have you seen those amazing photos where the sky is reflected in a body of water like a calm lake? We love those shots! Did you know that you can get reflection photos in more places than you think? We mostly go about our days not observing the unique things that surround us. Opportunities are all around us. We need to stop, observe, look for those special moments, and capture them. You can get great reflection photos after the rain, for example. Check for puddles on the street and observe what is reflected in them. It might be a cool...

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We carry our smartphones everywhere we go. We throw them in our handbags, backpacks, and slide them into our pockets. They get handled a lot on a daily basis! Your hands can leave residue and natural oils on your phone, including the lens. The lens is what your camera sees through to provide the best images possible. If there is dirt or smudges on it, it will show in your photos. If your photos have glare or aren’t sharp, maybe it’s time to clean that lens! It’s easy to simply give it a little wipe with a cloth before you...

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Shooting from the same position all the time will create the same type of photos. The key to creating unique and interesting photographs is to think differently. When you are standing and looking at a scene in the usual perspective, stop to think if you could shoot it in a more creative way.

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