5-Week Course

Smartphone Photography

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Course Description

This 5-week course explores the basics of using your smartphone’s digital camera. It will meet twice per week over Zoom, and you will access course materials on Senior Planet U, our online learning platform. You will learn how to take pictures, where they are stored on your device, and how to delete them. You will also go over tips for taking selfies, recording videos, and sharing your photos! This course also introduces some fundamental photography principles about composition and lighting. 

Please note: This course will focus only on the smartphone’s camera and will not cover other uses for your smartphone. 

Course Prerequisites

In order to use Senior Planet U, you must have an email address. In order to participate in the class, you must use a smartphone running iOS 10 or later (for iPhones) or OS 6 or later (for Androids).