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. You’ll learn how to take pictures, where they’re stored on your device, and how to delete them. You’ll 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

You will need to bring your own smartphone for this course, so you should be somewhat comfortable using it. You must bring an iPhone running iOS 10 or later or an Android running OS 6 or later to participate.