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How do I take a landscape picture with a mobile phone in a frame? Example in attached Image

This is a composite picture. They've taken two pictures: The sunset photo The hand holding the mobile phone - inside in a controlled lighting environment; there's no way the hand would have that kind ...
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How do I take a landscape picture with a mobile phone in a frame? Example in attached Image

If you want to do something like this, you need two phones. Take a landscape shot with the first one and display it on the screen. Use the second phone to take the shot you see. One challenge that ...
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Can I get bright detail and dark background photos using a phone camera and basic editing?

Can I get bright detail and dark background photos using a phone camera and basic editing? Answering the question literally, no. The key element of this type of photography is not particular to any ...
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Step-by-step description of the preparations, gear, apps, settings, ... needed to take image of a plane before the moon

What the author did was wait a few miles down an airport runway. How far down? Well, you go to a site like FlightRadar24 (there is also a mobile app), and look at planes taking off (if possible the ...
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How do I take a landscape picture with a mobile phone in a frame? Example in attached Image

If you're trying to create the effect as close to straight-out-of-camera (SOOC) as possible, probably the most limiting factor will be the brightness of the phone's screen. That will determine the ...
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Where can I find photos with EXIF data online for learning purposes?

One site that I've found particularly helpful in understanding what settings to use is PixelPeeper.com, in particular its advanced search page. On the search page you can put in various search ...
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How do I give someone a critique of their photograph?

When I critique a photograph or a work or art of any kind, I start with praise of something I like in the work. If I see something that I feel needs adjusting or worked on, I will mention what I think ...
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What are good resources for a beginning photographer?

One good resource that's often recommended on online photography boards (so take it for what it's worth) is a book: Bryan Peterson's Understanding Exposure. I'd also throw on that pile, Peterson's ...
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