8 Smartphone Photography Tips That Will Help You Shoot Better Images with Any Camera (VIDEO)

Many so-called “serious” shooters turn up their noses at mobile photography. But as you’ll see in the video below, we can all learn a thing or eight from photographers who know their way around a smartphone.

In the video below from the folks at the Cooperative of Photography (COOPH) you’ll watch a photographer capture some really nice images with a smartphone, and pick up eight tips that are valuable regardless of what type of camera you use.

Much of this video is devoted to tips on composition, some you may know and others you may not. Most photographers are familiar with the “Rule of Thirds,” right? But is the “Rule of Odds” in your bag of tricks?

You’ll also learn about using negative space to frame your subjects and how thinking in terms of symmetry often results in more compelling photos. There are also a couple good suggestions about directing your models.

You can find more helpful tips on the COOPH YouTube channel, and be sure to check out the video of theirs we shared yesterday with seven more fun and funky ways to create better images.