Smartphones, how to take pictures of landscapes

Until a few years ago, we couldn’t have imagined that we could take spectacular photographs simply by using our smartphone . The cameras of the telephones were limited to framing and shooting, and the result was not in the least comparable to that of a professional machine. Today, the situation has completely changed: most devices have photographic lenses comparable to those of cameras and the Camera app integrates functions suitable for professional photographers.

Not to mention that the latest models even provide the RAW format that allows you to work files with photo editing software, further improving the final result. Thanks to all this series of factors you can take beautiful photographs of panoramas and landscapes , people or other subjects. And with some tricks you can even get shots comparable to those of an SLR. Here are some tricks for taking pictures of landscapes with your smartphone .

Your phone is capable of taking beautiful pictures of the landscape , but think what you could get by equipping it with the right equipment. Fortunately, it is not necessary to invest high sums : there are solutions and technologies suitable for every budget.

The products are to make excellent outdoor photos. The first one we recommend is the clip-on lens , an accessory that allows you to direct the light towards the sensor and better control various parameters, including exposure. Clip-on lenses are very easy to use because they attach to the phone with a clothespin. Some solutions also allow you to take photos with the wide angle. Among the best lenses for smartphones stand out those proposed by Moment , available for iPhone, Galaxy, Huawei and OnePlus.

The second smartphone holder is the lens adapter which allows you to change the photo filter quickly. In many cases, the filter is magnetic so you can rest it on the lens to change the shades and filters of the image.

Neutral density graduated filters are of particular importance , which allow different shades to be applied to the whole image or only laterally. These solutions can be used to improve the photos of the landscape when the sky is too bright: the upper sides are darker and prevent the image from having a homogeneous and too monotonous color.

The third item that cannot be missing from your purse is a power bank . If you love taking pictures in the open air, surely you will have to stay many hours away from home: a backup battery will prevent the phone from turning off just when you are about to take the best image of your life.

A call to improve the environment and landscape and increase tourism

The Gal Delta 2000, after successfully promoting a competition of ideas that led to the creation of a catalog of proposals and suggestions for interventions to improve the landscape of the Po Delta, funded 12 projects of private subjects ranging from the renovation, demolition and reconstruction of structures for the qualification of the landscape and also with the insertion in the territory of artifacts made with typical materials, such as the marsh reed.

The opportunity to carry out landscape improvement works is now addressed to public bodies, through the call “Investments aimed at improving attractiveness and reducing environmental and landscape detractors” which opened on 16 December with deadline for submitting applications contribution to April 28, 2020.

The aim is to support interventions aimed at enhancing and improving the landscape especially near naturalistic sites used for environmental tourism and for observation in nature (flora, fauna, birdwatching). The call for public bodies in the Leader area of ​​the Gal Delta 2000 will be presented on Thursday 20 February at 10 am in the Council Chamber of the Province of Ravenna, in Piazza dei Caduti 2.

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