6 ways to take awesome low-light smartphone snaps

3. Throw a touch of light on it

Candlelight portrait

Naturally, one of the best solutions to low light shooting to is provide more light. Your phone probably has an LED light that will light subjects close up, but it’ll likely leave images looking flat and lifeless due to it falling directly on the subject. Experiment with lamps, candles and other sources, and try lighting subjects from the side – you’ll find the images generally turn out far more interesting.

Image credit: Scott Fitzgerald

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