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Received a press release today from a public relations company called Six Degrees on behalf of their client Serif.It was offering photography tips for kids. Started off a bit desperately (money is tight this summer/families can’t afford to take kids to theme parks/why not give them cheap digital cameras instead and it was sent with less than a week of the school summer holidays remaining. Still the tips (below) reminded me of the workshop I did a few months back teaching journalists at Trinity Mirror in Birmingham how to take decent images on their camera phones for their newspaper. Here are the tips from Six degrees’ press release: “Top tips for little fingers: 1. Hold the camera still. It sounds obvious, but it’s a mistake
NOTE: After some exhaustive research I came to the conclusion that the consistently best-rated mobile phone for taking photos with was a Sony Ericsson Cyber-shot (mine’s the K810i, there are several in the Cyber-shot range).