IPH201-Discovering iPhone Photography


Discovering iPhone Photography

Three 3-hr sessions

Prerequisite: You MUST have an iPhone 11Pro or newer, and at least a few months of experience with your iPhone to attend this class!

Would you like to take better pictures with your iPhone, beyond just snaps of the grandkids or your pet? This is the class for anyone who really wants to get more out of their iPhone’s camera. It’s a basic introduction to iPhone photography, with an emphasis on using the Camera and Photos apps that come on every iPhone. You’ll learn all about the different modes available, how to compose better shots, and how to edit, store and find those great shots.  This course has three in-class sessions, alternating with two short, optional, field trips, so it’s a full week of mastering your iPhone’s Camera and Photos appsPlease don’t sign up if you can’t attend ALL in-class sessions.


Camera Settings
You will be able to:

  • Identify all the icons and settings on the iPhone camera
  • Set up your camera in Settings
  • Open the Camera app and make exposure and focus adjustments 
  • Switch Camera modes and identify the kind of image each mode produces
  • Take a Live Photo and change the display.

Camera Modes
You will be able to:

  • Describe the importance of light in the photographic process
  • Take Portrait mode photos
  • Take Night mode photos
  • Take Panoramic photos
  • Take Selfie photos
  • Describe at least three composition guidelines

Photos App & Editing, Part 3
You will be able to:

  • Describe how the Photos app stores and manages images
  • Identify what each of the four parts of the Photos App does
  • Edit images using the Photos app
  • Create albums and add photos to them

Capacity: 12