Into the Sun

My phone takes perfectly decent photographs for general use – I mean, I know my camera takes technically ‘better’ pictures, bigger sensor, bigger lens, better light intake, more pixels. So usually for ‘proper’ photographs I prefer to use my ‘proper’ camera.

But sometimes, to my surprise, I actually prefer the less than perfect images produced by my phone, especially when looking into the sun. The limited light coming in to the limited sensor can create a much darker, moody image than the more visually balanced ‘correct’ version made by my camera, and I really like the way the increased highlights and low-lights give an altogether more dramatic effect that captures far more accurately how I’m feeling at the time.

So sometimes, from a creative perspective, I find that art trumps science and photographically less really is more… šŸ™‚

Stream of Consciousness Saturday: Starts with My

5 thoughts on “Into the Sun

  1. Beautiful photo! I only have the option of photos with my cell phone. It takes nice pictures, although I don’t understand the advanced features. It actually makes me want to buy an actual camera and take some lessons. I think it would be fun to learn better photography and have those two choices.

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