How to take great photos with a smartphone

photosAmericans take almost 10 billion photos each month, according to one survey—and 6 billion of them are captured with a smartphone.

They don’t have to be just selfies and thoughtless snapshots. With today’s technology, you can use a smartphone to create beautiful, high-impact images.

If you’re shopping for a new phone and want to take great photos with a smartphone, be sure to check out the models in our smartphone reviews.

Some of them have the best cameras available in mobile devices. They can’t perform as well as a dedicated camera for certain tasks—notably zooming in on distant scenes—but in many conditions they do just as well as point-and-shoots.  More