Tag Archives | phone photography


Visual Storytelling

This article first appeared in Cheshire Life magazine March 2024.Visual storytelling – a picture is worth a thousand wordsThe saying “a picture is worth a thousand words” is usually attributed to an American called Fred R. Barnard, who wrote it in 1921 in relation to the power of images in advertising. It has since been […]

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how to photograph silhouettes

Unlock the hidden potential of your phone camera

Unlock the hidden potential of your phone cameraThis article originally featured in Cheshire Life magazine October 2023.Capturing life’s precious moments in stunning detail has never been easier, with the staggeringly good cameras on smartphones. However, many of us just point and click, hoping for the best, and we are often frustrated with the results. Join […]

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Travel photography tips

Travel photography tipsThe phrase ‘travel photography’ conjures up images of buddhists in temples in Thailand or riotously coloured festivals in Delhi, but actually ‘travel’ just means to go from one place to another. And photography is just capturing the experiences you have.Whether you’re travelling half way around the world or two hours to a beautiful […]

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Portrait Mode iPhone

LYL On Air – Ep 10: How to properly use Portrait Mode on an iPhoneMost people who come along to my phone photography workshops know that Portrait Mode on the iPhone blurs the background. What they often don’t know is that you can control and change the ‘depth’ effect. Watch this short video to find […]

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lenses for food photography

LYL On Air – Ep 9: Which Lenses Do You Need for Food Photography?You’ll be pleasantly surprised to hear that you can get some really lovely images with just a couple of inexpensive lenses. Watch this short video to find out which ones you need.I hope that you’ve found this video useful. Let me know […]

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Do you need a tripod for food photography

LYL On Air – Ep 8: Do You Need a Tripod for Food Photography?Do you really need a tripod for food photography?It depends what type of photography you’re doing and how you like to work. In this short video I’ll share when I use one and when you can get away without doing so. I […]

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LYL On Air – Ep 7: How to Photograph Food with a PhoneMy top tips for taking mouth-watering shots of food with your phone.You’ll be surprised about some of them, I’m sure and be using them all the time after you’ve watched this short video.I hope that you’ve found this video useful. Let me know […]

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LYL On Air – Ep 6: Do You Need a Camera or a Phone for Food PhotographySmartphone cameras are so good but are they as good as cameras for food photography? And if you do decide to get a camera what sort should you get? This video will help you to decide.I hope that you’ve […]

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snapseed editing app

LYL On Air – Ep 3: An Introduction to the Snapseed Editing App.If you’re looking for an editing app that’s quick and easy to use, then Snapseed is perfect. It’s the one I use daily and that I recommend to everyone who comes along to my workshops.Watch the video to get a quick introduction to […]

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long exposure iPhone

LYL On Air – Ep 2: How to blur moving water with an iPhoneDid you know you can create stunning long exposure photographs of moving water with an iPhone? You know, those amazing, surreal images where waterfalls have gone all silky and smooth.Watch the video to find out how you do it – it’s so […]

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LYL ON AIR Spot Colour

LYL On Air – Ep 1: How to Do Spot Colour on a Black and White ImageHave you ever wondered how you make a part of your image colour in an otherwise black and white photo? Do you need big boy software like Photoshop or Lightroom to do it?You can do this quickly and easily […]

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