Smartphone Medical Photography – Quick Reference Guide

  • Use a plain, colourless background, and remove any clothing within the image.
  • Turn the camera flash on or take the picture using as much daylight as possible.
  • Ensure your smartphone is perpendicular to the subject and the subject is in the centre of the frame.
  • Ensure your smartphone is more than 10 cm from the subject.
  • Use your smartphone’s rear camera and not the front facing camera.
  • Take a minimum of two photographs; an overview demonstrating the lesion location and a close view.

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