With the latest iPhone models, it is like carrying around a very good digital camera, and you should take advantage of that. If you are travelling a lot, then your iPhone is a great very to “save” all those experiences and share it with your friends. But you need to know how to take Landscape Photographs with iPhone, else the results will be disastrous!
Landscape Photographs with iPhone – Few helpful tips
I am sure that anyone that reads that post, has traveled to landscapes that made you stay with your mouth open, but when you tried to transfer and capture that feeling with your camera, the results were exactly the opposite!
Use the foreground:
Most people are focusing on the background of the landscape, which is exactly the most logical thing to do, since this is the most interesting part of the picture. The photo needs to have a context and perspective, which means that you need to add the foreground too, not only the background. Simple details will do the trick, just experiment a bit and compare two pictures of the same place with and without a foreground!
Add humans to your photo:
Just like most people, I am trying to capture the nature without having humans to interfere. I always thought that this is a better approach, but it seems that the human element adds emotion to the photo. Keep the picture balanced, do not take a picture with dozens of tourists, but how about a beautiful mountain with a child playing with snow?
Tips to take better Landscape Photographs with iPhone
Use the sky:
A clear sky is not always the best choice, since it can get a bit boring. Clouds are always having weird shapes, and also the sun can create very interesting colors to them!
For those that do not know what diagonal Principle is: “The most important elements of your photo should be placed diagonally, so that the image will be balanced both horizontally and vertically“. Our brain loves symmetric images, and this principle will help you to make your photos better!
Last tip to take better Landscape Photographs with iPhone
Are you near a road?
Photos are all about perspective, and you should know how to take advantage the elements around you. Just as you should do with the foreground of a beautiful landscape, you can do it with a road. Taking a picture with a road that extends into “infinity”, makes the viewer to follow that road subconsciously.
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