Shoot more with your phone. Why? Some ideas:
1. The more you shoot, the happier you will be!
To me, we are the happiest when we are creating. When you make photos, you’re creating pictures.
Thus, shoot more with your phone to create more pictures!
2. No friction
What holds us back from making photos? Friction. The friction of carrying a heavy camera, or the friction of leaving the house (with a heavy or burdensome camera).
For most of us, our phone is always with us. Thus our camera is always with us.
A fun idea:
Don’t call it a phone; call it a camera that can make phone calls.
Cindy gave me an idea, the next time you upgrade or buy a new phone, just think of it like you’re buying a new camera with calling functions.
Therefore when you buy a new mobile device, first optimize for the camera; phone second.
3. Discover more beauty around you
I’m currently staying with my mom in the boring suburbs of San Jose. Yet even walking around the block with a phone, you can see lots of beautiful things!
By shooting more with your phone, you will see more beauty around you, even beauty in the “ugly”:
4. Walk more
A simple idea: to be happier in life, walk more. Go on more walks around the block with your phone and shoot photos of whatever puts a smile on your face.
5. Get out of your house
Photography is a good excuse to get out of your house. Leave the house more often.
Shoot more, be happier. Easy as that!
Never stop shooting,