Autumn is full of colorful photo-taking opportunities — red leaves, orange pumpkins, yellow fields of wheat. Opportunities abound to capture a moment. The easiest way? With your cell phone.
The most popular post ever to appear on Clickago Storywerks blog shares tips for capturing those moments in selfies (selfie (noun): a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social media website). When I wrote it a couple of years ago, I offered tips for appreciating summer’s beauty, but they work just as well for autumn. Enjoy!
Tips for taking better arm’s length photos with your cell phone
Spontaneity is a hallmark of summer. Especially in Chicagoland. We are out, about, moving fast and soaking up the sun while we can. The season has only 91 days or, if you’re counting from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day, you get 101 days this year. In any case, time is short, and a lot is happening.
Spontaneous photo opportunities abound, and wouldn’t you know it? I don’t have my camera.
But I have my cell phone, and the iPhone 4’s 5 megapixel camera takes fab pictures (the iPhone 4S is even better at 8 megapixel).