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Ethereal // iPhone Photography

ETHEREAL ~ of or relating to the regions beyond earth. Celestial, heavenly, unworldly, and spiritual. I’ve been really inspired by this concept and it has manifested in my photography.

I mostly share the photos I have taken with my camera, but I like how some of my recent iPhone photos turned out and they (in my mind) fit the ethereal aesthetic. A little bit ago, I wrote a post about taking quality photos with a smart phone. Well…I somehow accidentally deleted that and it’s not even in my trash folder. So think of this as round 2. Please enjoy my photos and tips!

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The best camera you can have is the one that is most accessible, especially if you are just beginning. Smartphones can take decent photos, you just have to work a little harder. Taking photos in the early morning or a little before sunset are the best times to take nature photos with an iPhone. The light will better illuminate the objects and this is important if you want a more golden or ethereal look to your photos. If you want a moody look, taking photos when the weather is stormy/cloudy can help you achieve this. You will also achieve more clarity and this is sometimes harder with a phone.

Having your phone horizontal or using square mode are best for blog or social media photos. I didn’t do this with these photos because I wasn’t initially going to post them, but usually I shoot in square mode if I know I will post them. Having the sunlight hitting objects from an angle will create an other worldly look. I did this in most of my pictures. Using cool tones and vintage looking filters will also achieve this look. Some apps I like are: VSCO, Colour Tone, Fotor, and PhotoScape.

Thanks for reading! Hopefully these tips help you and I hope you liked the photos.

*Just so you know: all photos taken by me, if you want to use them please credit me. Thanks for visiting my blog! This post is NOT sponsored, however I am affiliated with iHerb and Amazon and I do earn a small commission if you decide to use my links. Check out my Shop page for more info. Thanks again for reading!

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beckyamybelcher
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These photos are gorgeous, and I agree I do love the photos I take on my iPhone. Sometimes you wouldn’t believe it was taken by phone. X

plutopia09
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Beautiful photos, and really good tips for me to start out with just my phone rather than a clunky DSLR. I love these types of photos and this kind of play with light. I’m a big fan of the ethereal, if not surreal, otherworldy picture too.

failingatwriting
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Ah the one with the telephone wire and the moon gave me so many feelings

With love, Caroline
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Wow!! Beautiful pictures! I love the first one 😍

David Coomber Effect Studio
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David Coomber Effect Studio

Great pics

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