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The Camera You Carry: Smartphone Photography


Think you need an expensive, bulky camera to capture many of life’s great moments? Take better photos using your smartphone! Our course includes hands-on demonstrations, practical assignments, and lectures to help you better utilize your smartphone’s camera features. Learn to improve your photo quality via proper exposure, better composition elements and editing software – then store and share your images with confidence.

After this class, you will be able to:

  • Operate you smartphones with ease
  • Recognize and utilize the camera features of the smartphone
  • Improve the quality of your photos through proper exposure and better composition
  • Store and share photos with confidence
  • Enhance photos - after picture taking

Section: SMARTPHOTO (09FEB19)
Dates: Feb 9, 2019 - Feb 9, 2019 Time: 1:00 PM
Tuition: $125.00 Instructor: Billy Newman Register

Lesson 1a. Smartphone camera basics

  • Basic camera controls

Lesson 1b. Composing Your Photos and Using Natural Light for Portraits

  • Composition
  • Lighting techniques for portraits using natural light
  • How to get the photos off your phone and onto your computer

Lesson 2. Enhancing Photos After Picture-Taking

  • The built-in adjustments on your camera
  • Enhancing and adjusting photos in Snapseed
  • Accessory equipment for the smartphone

Class Schedule

Date Times Meeting Type Location
02/09/2019 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Classroom Executive Park

Additional Information

Final Enrollment: Feb 9, 2019
Clock Hours: 4.0