Holding Sunglasses Up To A Smartphone Is An Epic Trick You Probably Didn’t Know About

Now that every phone comes with a camera, it seems like everyone is a photographer. But a phone’s not a real camera, and you can’t take impressive shots with it…right?

Wrong! Luckily for the aspiring and beginning photographers out there, using your phone is actually a great way to take amazing photos — if you know what you’re doing. The video below, produced by the Cooperative of Photography, shows some neat and relatively easy tricks to get the most out of your phone’s camera.

A balloon, some fishing line, and a remote shutter can give you some amazing aerial shots.


Use sunglasses to even out bright and dark areas.


Go old-school and take pinhole photos.


Check out these tips and start taking better pictures today.