Take Pics Like A Pro — With Your Phone

When it comes to the on-the-fly selfie, the best camera is the one you have with you. While there are certainly a few people who haul around their DSLR all day, for most us, that camera is a phone.
And, that's just fine. Assuming you've got a smartphone from within the last half-decade, it's a pretty awesome camera and photo-editing machine capable of producing some professional-quality stuff. Whether you’re trying for a great nature photo or the ultimate portrait, capturing the perfect shot requires a delicate balance of skill, luck, and, of course, the right apps.
Ahead, the tips and apps that'll make your phone-ography deliver the Like-bait you deserve.
The Techtress is R29's column for smart, personal tech support — whether you're gadget-savvy or not. Emily Price is a tech reporter who has contributed everywhere from Mashable to Reuters to USA Today.