Photographer Shares A Simple Photography Hack And The Results Are Amazing


In the world of Instagram filters, everybody thinks they're a bit of a photographer. The reality is, however, that photographer is a great skill that takes years to master. 

There are a few tips and tricks that can help an inexperienced photographer a great deal. For example, wedding photographer Mathias Fast recently shared a zero-budget hack on how to improve your portraits by adding reflections, and it will take every beginner’s shots to a whole new level.

Want to know how? The secret is simple. A phone screen. Using it as a reflective surface, you can easily get rid of undesired elements entering the frame or add intrigue to a simple composition. Scroll down to check out how photographer Mathias Fast showed us how it's done…

  1. 1 Here are some examples of the finished product:


  2. 2 Oh yeah, it doesn't require Photoshop either...


  3. 3 All you need is your phone!


  4. 4 “Start by holding your phone on a horizontal plane to the bottom edge of your lens”


  5. 5 “As you look through the viewfinder you’ll see part of the scene reflecting onto the lower part of the image”


  6. 6 “Simply adjust the phone slightly (while still holding it close the edge of the lens) until you see a reflection that you like:”


  7. 7 and... Here’s the result!


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  12. 12 And what did other photographers think about the hack?





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