iPhone Photography 101: Live Photos

Go to any public place and you’ll see tons of people taking pictures with their phones. From selfies to dog pictures to artistic landscape shots, the smartphone revolution has given everyone the tools they need to be a photographer.

As someone who’s taken a lot of pictures, both with my iPhone and my DSLR, I’ve picked up a bit of knowledge about photography. This post is the first in an ongoing series where I’ll share some ideas to help you improve your iPhone photography skills. A lot of what I’ll talk about is specific to the iPhone, because that’s what I have and what I’m familiar with. But if you’re an Android user you’ll probably be able to pick up some useful tips as well that you can apply to the features on the Android camera.

Today’s topic is going to be Live Photos, which I think is one of the most under-appreciated features on the iPhone camera.

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