Tips from a professional for smartphone photography at the holidays

Photographers at The Denver Post are often asked about cameras. There isn’t a week that goes by that one of us doesn’t hear, “What’s the best camera to buy?” People see our professional gear and want to know, “What camera will help me get photos of my kids playing sports that aren’t blurry?” or, “What camera takes great landscapes, but is light so I can carry it while hiking?”

In photojournalism, there’s an age-old saying: the best camera is the one you have with you. So, we often respond that their phone camera is all they need. People are usually