Learn how to take great pictures with your iPhone, that photographic tool that is always in your pocket.
This phone is both a camera and a dark room all in one and has an amazing array of image capture and processing tools available to you at your fingertips.
Shoot – Edit – Share with Your iPhone!
Your instructor, Holly Higbee-Jansen has a vast knowledge of the iPhone and it’s applications that can either introduce you to the world of photography or be a fun and creative side line to your already advanced photography knowledge.
In this 4 week class, Holly will open your eyes to the world of smart phone photography.
- We will introduce you to several camera and processing applications
- Learn how to crop, change saturation, brightness and affect the overall look of a picture with grunge filters and other techniques.
- Learn about simple blending and masking techniques
- Learn how to stitch multiple images together at various resolutions
- Discover how to create an artistic vision of your photograph
- Have fun, go crazy and experiment!
- Recommended websites to visit and accessories to buy.
This is an online class. You will receive weekly PDF lessons, videos, and assignments that will be completed before the next class. Most of all, you will love the fun and photographs you get from your iPhone!
– Paul C.
The assignments for this course will revolve around the reading and videos sent to you each week. You will working with the apps and editing programs discussed and you will apply those tools to the photographic subjects around you. The main thing is to get you motivated creatively to get out, shoot and have fun!
Week 1: Introduction to the iphone Camera and Apps In the first week you will learn how to use the native iPhone camera and set up the various processing apps to learn the basics of iPhone Photography. We will talk about editing apps to crop, rotate, frame and even grunge your images. We will discuss the various capabilities of the apps and when to use them.
Week 2: Vintage apps and Editing apps This week we will be introducing you to some fun vintage apps that have a variety of “lenses” and “films”. We will show you a few ‘just for fun’ techniques to mix things up and show you the essential editing techniques to make your pictures pop. Then, we will show you how to add frames of varying sizes and colors to your images.
Week 3: Advanced Texture and Layering Techniques We will be playing with several apps that allow you to blend pictures together for some fun and surprising effects. We will also experiment with different textures and multiple exposure apps.
Week 4: Bringing it All Together On our final week we will talk about blending modes and watercolor apps, the more advanced techniques in iPhoneography. We will also spend time this week playing with some fun video apps and social sharing. We will also be talking about websites that will continue to inspire your creativity with the iPhone and the importance of watermarking your images online.
•iPhone (4, 5, or 6) or iPad
•Ability and willingness to purchase required apps priced between $1-$3
•Desire to learn and have fun!
Your instructor, Holly Higbee-Jansen, is available throughout the course to answer questions and help you through difficult areas. This course is meant to be an interactive community between students, instructor and other class participants.