Creative iPhoneography Tips & Tricks
In this online video class, you'll discover iPhone photography tips for capturing beautiful images from pro photographer Holly Higbee-Jansen of Jansen Photo Expeditions. Start by learning how to change your camera settings and improve image composition. Then, explore the best apps for shooting in low light and capturing macro images. Next, find out how to use the powerful editing apps Snapseed and Hipstamatic to make targeted adjustments, create depth of field, design multi-exposure images and customize photos with unique effects. Finish class with tips for combining apps to take complete creative control of your iPhoneography.
Holly Higbee-Jansen is a landscape and nature photographer with a combined passion for teaching, travel and photography. Holly and her husband teach in-person workshops in digital SLR and iPhone photography through their business, Jansen Photo Expeditions. When she isn't shooting alongside clients in Iceland or California, she can be found teaching online Lightroom and iPhoneography workshops.
Materials: What you Need
Lesson Plan: What you Learn
Meet your instructor, Holly Higbee-Jansen, and get started by learning to use your iPhone's native camera app to its full potential. You'll get tips for improving composition just by changing your settings, and Holly will share fun tricks for taking panoramas beyond the basics.
Take your iPhoneography to the next level with Holly's favorite apps for shooting. Learn how to shoot in low light, use macro mode and layer your edits with the essential Camera+ app. Then, discover how to capture gorgeous multi-exposure images with Pro HDR X.
Unlock the power of Photoshop-style editing techniques, right on your iPhone! Holly will share her favorite tips for using the editing app Snapseed. You'll find out how to fine-tune your images, make local adjustments, mimic depth of field, avoid over-sharpening and more.
See why Hipstamatic is the app that got Holly hooked on iPhoneography. In this lesson, she'll walk you through her favorite films and lenses, show you how to change up settings and explain how the popular app's multiple exposure kit can open up a world of new possibilities.
Have a challenging subject or setting? You'll see how to shoot it with your iPhone and the right app. Holly will help you mimic slow shutter speed to get interesting effects with moving water. Plus, you'll add realistic light effects such as rays and lens distortion, and even turn your photos into watercolors.
One of the best ways to get stunning results with your new array of apps is to combine them. Holly will help you layer apps and combine images with Diana Photo, Superimpose and Mextures to unlock new creative possibilities. You'll also learn how to easily add text and watermarks to your photos when you're ready to share them.