I gave our young son my old smartphone a couple of months ago. He is on our account that has unlimited phone minutes and text messages. I thought he would be going nuts about the ability to play games, but he is actually using the camera to become a better photographer. Some of the best experience I have ever received when I started into photography was using equipment not quite up to the job to get the shot. When I saw some of the photos he was capturing with that older smartphone, I bought him a blue Selfie Stick to extend his capabilities.
The Selfie Stick is great for getting the camera into places and positions to grab some nice shots. We got the one with the Bluetooth shutter remote so he did not have to use voice activation or the self timer option. Continue reading