Whether you’re an experienced selfie-taker or you barely know how to open the camera on your cell phone, you can probably learn a thing or two about taking pictures with that fancy cell phone of yours.
Here’s a link to a Hubspot article (which I highly recommend you subscribe to) where they discuss 17 tips to taking good pictures with your phone. Whether you’re taking a nice picture of your technician for an email or a quick snapshot of a spill, these tips can help capture the right things.
Now that you know how to take good pictures, let’s talk about editing them. There are TONS of mobile apps that will “filter” your photos (a filter is a preset adjustment on a photo that slightly alters lighting and coloring), but filters can be overdone.
Instead, try some tools like these:
Available on both Apple and Android platforms, PicStitch is the most popular photo collage app out there, and for good reason. It’s easy to use, has LOTS of options for sizing and arranging pictures, and allows you to export directly to your social media outlets. And, best of all, it’s FREE (though you may have to see an ad every now and then).!
For a quick tool to add your company’s watermark to your pictures (i.e. your company name/logo), look no further than eZy Watermark. This free app (does have ads) lets you use images like the Chem-Dry badge logo to watermark your pictures so you get credit for them – no matter where they’re shared. Just make sure they’re actually YOUR images. Download it from the Apple or Google app stores.
- Take before/after pictures on the job.
- Practice taking pictures and playing with your phone.
- Don’t be afraid to share pictures that aren’t of carpet. Show some personality for your business as well.