Our friends at The Imaging Alliance have put together four helpful guides for imaging enthusiasts. We’ll be sharing one a week this August. You’ll find any additional editorial comments inside brackets. Enjoy! – Blog Master
Sports Action Photos
With a smartphone, you can’t get up close to the action. The versatility of lens choice in a DSLR will allow you to get close to the peak action for any sport.
Everyone wants to look their best in family portraits and a phone has a limited focal length. A DSLR camera gives you the power to blur out the background and compress faces for a more pleasing look.
Low Light Scenes
Don’t miss another birthday celebration or indoor show with your smartphone. A DSLR can handle these low light situations and deliver beautiful photos. [Don’t forget that a sturdy tripod is critical for high-quality low-light work.—DS]
Sometimes the beautiful scenes you shoot with your phone can start to all look the same. For variety in your photos, use a DSLR for close-up pictures.
Getting your camera out at night can deliver interesting photos from memorable events. A DSLR will deliver on exposure, and provide a strong flash to light your subject. [Click here to read our in-depth guide to night photography.—DS]