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How to take the best night photos on Halloween with your cell phone

Tips to know how to take night photos during this time of year.

Halloween is synonymous with darkness and night, the great enemies of cell phone cameras that require significant light sources to give optimal results.

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Although many high-end phones currently have very efficient night modes, it must be taken into account that not all users have this technology and the solution is to take advantage of what is at hand with some tips.

So beyond taking photos with that mode, details such as location, lights, among others, must be taken care of to have good images during the Halloween celebration and portray the costumes.

The position

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Taking a good photo at night requires the phone to do some image processing, which can take about 5 seconds. So for those who are going to take the photo, it is essential to be comfortable and do it in a space of time in which it can take those seconds.

For those who are going to appear in the photo, it is also important to be still and comfortable. In this way the cell phone can process the image, capture the greatest amount of light and not have to organize movements,

Tips to know how to take night photos during this time of year.
Tips to know how to take night photos during this time of year.

no direct lighting

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Although the light is the smoothing of the photos, it can also be an enemy if you do not know how to locate it. To take a good night photo, it is best to avoid direct light such as bulbs on top of people, cars behind them or flashlights.

This is a problem because the camera’s artificial intelligence can mistake these light sources for other objects during image processing.

look for the light

You have to work with what is there. If the place is a party at night, you should look for the available lights and make the most of them, without being direct, but rather illuminating the participants so that the phone captures the moment in the best way. In case there is nothing, you can seek support from a second cell phone that illuminates with the flash.

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Tips to know how to take night photos during this time of year.
Tips to know how to take night photos during this time of year.

Don’t use your own flash

Night modes, like Samsung’s Nightography, phones are adapted to work without flash and it is best not to use it because the result will not be the best, especially in selfies. This resource must be left for other spaces or seek help with a second mobile, as mentioned above.

the right lens

The main camera of every phone is always the one that allows the most light, therefore, the one that takes the best photos at night. So it is best not to opt for photos with the ultra-wide or macro lens because they are designed for other types of images. Also, the most successful thing is to take the photo in 1x, so that the greatest amount of light enters.

Tips to know how to take night photos during this time of year.
Tips to know how to take night photos during this time of year.

So you can share photos in maximum quality on WhatsApp

WhatsApp It is a useful tool to send photo files in maximum quality as long as the maximum weight of the files is not exceeded 16 MB on all platforms according to what is indicated on its official website.

When a photograph is sent using the photos option, it reaches the contact in its compressed version, which implies a loss of image quality and, in the case of files to be edited, it is not convenient.

The option to send files, which can be accessed both in the web version of WhatsApp as well as in the mobile application, allows you to send photos without compressing them and, therefore, preserving the highest possible quality.

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