Nearly every company needs photos in some capacity, but composing, editing, and storing the right shots can be daunting for professionals, especially those without pricy camera equipment. However, with the right knowledge set, smartphone cameras can offer a less expensive and more convenient alternative.
“Smartphone cameras continue to get better year after year, which makes it easier than ever to use them for taking professional photos, from marketing shots to headshots for your corporate directory to documenting your business processes to photos for your website and social media,” wrote TechRepublic’s Jason Hiner.
Here are 10 TechRepublic articles with tips for capturing, editing, storing, and moving professional photos.
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If you use an iPhone as your smartphone but a Chromebook as your laptop, it can be difficult to transfer photos between the two ecosystems. In this story, TechRepublic’s Conner Forrest walks through how to sync your iPhone photos to your Chromebook via Google Drive, as well as how to retrieve them.
Google Photos is an important tool for businesses. It allows you to create collections and group photos together, or back them up, print them, and share them. However, if you have thousands of photos of employees or events, you may find yourself on a constant search for one particular image. Here, TechRepublic’s Jack Wallen explains how to add a name to a face so that Photos can recognize and locate those files quickly.
Seen this message before? This iPhone cannot be backed up because there is not enough iCloud storage available. You can manage your storage in Settings. If photos and videos are taking up too much of your storage space, you can use Google Photos for iOS as a complement to iCloud. In this article, Forrest describes how to use this app to free up space on your business device.
If you’re taking business or personal photos that could use a little editing, three free apps are available for both your iPhone or Android device, and your desktop to help you clean up your shots. In this article, TechRepublic’s Ant Pruitt walks you through the benefits of Pixlr, Snapseed, and Adobe Lightroom.