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Getting The Most Out Of Your Smartphone for Photography

Do you have a smartphone and want to understand how to make the most of its camera for photography? Are you using the different functions of the camera on your device fully? No longer is it so necessary to have a camera and a smartphone. On this course, get to grips with the functions of your smartphone camera as well as the help you need with composing, editing, saving and sharing photographs.
  • Who is it for?

    This course is for anyone who would like to learn about their smartphone camera and is wondering whether it can take the place of their digital camera. You will be interested in learning the photography functions of your smartphone and improving your photography at the same time.

  • What does it cover?

    The difference between Apple and Android.
    The types of lenses on a smartphone camera and what they do
    How to focus the camera and get creative with selective and soft focus
    How to take control of the exposure level and make more atmospheric photographs
    How to use the ?live? function for creative long exposure images
    Learn different ways to make panoramic photos
    Understand the HDR setting and when it is best used
    Understand the use of filters, editing and what all the different editing terms mean
    Learn about pixels and the best resolution to share photos
    Understand how much data is used when storing photos to the device or cloud
    Learn about using Apps for editing and sharing such as Apple or Google photos

  • What will it be like?

    During this course you can expect to be taking a lot of photographs and learn new techniques as you get to know the functions of your smartphone camera. The tutor will give presentations and demonstrations and there will be practical photography sessions with time to review and discuss photographs and ask questions.

  • What else do I need to buy or do?

    Bring your smartphone along.

  • What could it lead to?

    Understand how to take better composed photographs with your smartphone camera and know what settings to use in different situations
    Understand how to edit your photos as well as save and organise your images to the device or cloud.
    Create a portfolio of creatively composed photographs that you can review in class and share with others.
    Finish the course with more confidence to explore and enjoy the creative potential of photography using the one camera you always have with you, the smartphone.

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Getting The Most Out Of Your Smartphone for Photography

Do you have a smartphone and want to understand how to make the most of its camera for photography? Are you using the different functions of the camera on your device fully? No longer is it so necessary to have a camera and a smartphone. On this course, get to grips with the functions of your smartphone camera as well as the help you need with composing, editing, saving and sharing photographs.

24 January 2024 – 13 March 2024
Wednesday, 18:00 to 21:00
Course Code:2008D
£129 / £48
8 Meetings
High Street, Stratford
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