Smartphone Photography (12 month access)
Module 1- Smartphone Photography
Lesson 1: The World of Smartphone Photography
We all use our smartphone for photographing different things. In this lesson we are going to talk about some popular styles of photography so we can think about what photographs you like to capture, this will help you develop and enhance your own style. We will explore the features on your smartphone and learn how to set it up to get the best possible images at the highest quality.
Lesson 2: Lenses and Accessories
Smartphone cameras, like all cameras give us a view of the world which is very different to how we see with our eyes. In this lesson, we are going to look at how we can gain control of that view. We will talk about the difference between digital and optical zooming, and different lens attachments. We will also discuss how light forms the images that we capture with our smartphones.
Lesson 3: Composition
In this lesson we will develop the creative side of our smartphone photography by exploring composition. We will expand our creative potential by mastering compositional techniques, such as rule of thirds, leading lines and angle of view. Developing strong compositional skills will increase the impact of your photographs and draw the viewer into the picture.
Lesson 4: Motion & Depth
Motion and Depth are essential to expanding the creative potential of your photography. Controlling and manipulating motion and depth in your images will allow you to add drama and sophistication to your images. Whether you want to freeze an athlete in action or blur the flow of a waterfall, controlling motion will expand your capabilities and allow you to explore new subjects.
Lesson 5: Landscape Photography
Learn how to improve your landscape photography by using different metering modes and ND filters, and the best times to get out there and shoot!
Lesson 6: Portrait Photography
Portraits make for great photos but are challenging at the best of times. Even more difficult is taking good photos of ourselves! Find out how to get your best side every time and take stunning portraits of your friends and family in this lesson.
Lesson 7: Lowlight and Night time
After dark the world lights up! But our phones can struggle to capture photos. However you would be surprised at what your phone is capable of at night! Learn how to capture light trails, light painting and even star trails with your phone in this lesson.
Lesson 8: Apps and Editing basics
Today there is nearly as much interest in editing and enhancing pictures as there is in taking photos. In this lesson we are going to explore creative enhancements with some mobile photo editing apps. Mastering these skills will transform your images and give them an impressive edge.
Module 2- Smartphone Photography
Lesson 1: Instagram
It is no understatement that Instagram has had a huge impact on photography. It can be a terrific way to get your photos seen and engage with like minded people, when it is used correctly. Find out all in this lesson.
Lesson 2: Black and White
Seeing in black and white is completely different to seeing in colour. Black and white is timeless. Get the most from your black and white shots in this lesson.
Lesson 3: Nature and Wildlife
We are drawn to nature and we love animals. But nature is changing so it is more important then ever to capture it and to use your photography to highlight important issues.
Lesson 4: City and Travel
Travelling is one of the joys in life, and we spend so much time when we are away photographing. Make every shot count after this lesson.
Lesson 5: Studio Part One
You are not limited by your phone, and more professionals are turning to their phones as a way to photograph clients. Find out all about the studio here.
Lesson 6: Studio Part Two
Continuing with the studio, learn different lighting techniques and poses for your models.
Lesson 7: Lightroom and Photoshop Apps
There are 1000s of editing apps out there but Lightroom is the industry leading app for photography. Learn how to edit your photos professionally.
Lesson 8: Starting a Business
Finally you may see new possibilities for your photography, and certainly it is possible to make an income when you take the right steps. Learn how in this final lesson.
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Learn how to take high-quality, amazing shots using iPhones or Android devices, and take your smartphone photography skills to a new level.
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