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Mobile Photography & iPhone Photography: A Complete Course

  • Language: English
  • Certificate: of completion
  • Subtitles: English, Spanish, French, Japanese, Italian, Portuguese (Machine translation)
  • Duration: 2 Hours 37 Mins

Take amazing and professional photos on your iPhone or mobile phone with our mobile and iPhone photography course.

Category Course format Language Duration Level
Imagery, Social Media Online English with Subt. 2 Hours 37 Mins Beginners, Intermediate & Professional


You want to take amazing photos with your iPhone or other mobile phone, right?This is the perfect course to learn all of the steps to improving your photography using your smartphone.

There's no need to haul around a DSLR or mirrorless camera to take photos that impress your family and friends, that are 'professional', that can be beautifully framed and printed on your wall. This course will teach you to capture amazing moments with any smartphone, iPhone, Android, or other mobile device.

What will you learn in this course?

You'll learn camera basics that will help you easily and fully understand the capabilities of your iPhone camera. These include topics like the exposure triangle, focal length, depth of field, lighting, contrast and dynamic range, flash, and photo resolution.

You'll learn professional photography techniques that can be applied to mobile & iPhone photography. These three skills (composition, lighting, and storytelling) will dramatically improve your photography no matter what camera you use.

You'll learn all of the key features of most smartphones including timer mode, panoramic mode, portrait mode, selfie mode, and timelapse mode.

We'll take you out in the field to demonstrate how to take stunning photos with your smartphone. You'll learn how we use composition, lighting, longe exposures, panoramas, and portraits to take amazing photos with our iPhone or other mobile phone.

You'll learn how to edit photos on your phones with several of the best photo editing apps available, including Lightroom, Snapseed, and VSCO. Snapseed and VSCO are completely free to use!

Lastly, you'll learn how to improve your photography presence with social media best practices and tips for printing your photos.

We believe this is the only course you'll need to dramatically improve your mobile & iPhone photography!

You will learn

  • Mobile Photography / iPhone Photography
  • Photography Composition Tips
  • Understanding How a Smartphone Camera Works
  • Creative Keys to a Great Photo
  • Advanced Mobile & iPhone Photography Features
  • Editing Photos on Your Mobile Device / iPhone
  • Sharing Your Photos on Social Media
  • and so much more!

The course includes

  • Hours of easy-to-watch lessons taught by real world professional photographers
  • Premium support if you ever get stuck
  • Lifetime updates to the course content

Discover more about
this course


What you will learn
in this course.

  • Lessons
  • Lesson 1
    Introduction to Class
    • Welcome to Our Mobile Photography Course
    • Why Mobile Phones Make Great Cameras
    • Course Challenge: Capture Your Day in 5 Photos
  • Lesson 2
    Camera Basics for Mobile & Smartphone Photography
    • Intro to Camera Basics
    • What is the Exposure Triangle?
    • What is Focal Length?
    • What is Depth of Field?
    • What are Lighting, Contrast and Dynamic Range?
    • What is the Flash?
    • What is Image Resolution?
    • What is HDR Mode (High Dynamic Range)?
  • Lesson 3
    Mobile & iPhone Photography Basics - 3 Creative Keys to a Great Photo
    • Intro to Photography Basics
    • Composition: Improve Your iPhone Photography with Composition
    • Lighting: Improve Your iPhone Photography with Lighting
    • Story: Improve Your iPhone Photography by Sharing a Story
  • Lesson 4
    Let's Practice Mobile Photography! Real World Photography Lessons
    • Intro to Our Photo Demonstrations
    • Choosing the Right Lens | Mobile & iPhone Photography
    • Composition Preview
    • Long Exposure Photography | Mobile & iPhone Photography Practice
    • Lighting | Mobile & iPhone Photography Practice
    • Panoramas | Mobile & iPhone Photography Practice
    • Portrait Photography | Mobile & iPhone Photography Practice
    • Composing One Subject Multiple Ways
    • Getting a Blurrier Background without Portrait Mode | Mobile & iPhone Photograph
  • Lesson 5
    Key Advanced Mobile & iPhone Photography Features
    • Intro to Advanced Smartphone Features
    • Panoramic Mode | Mobile Photography Feature
    • Portrait Mode | Mobile Photography Feature
    • Selfie Mode | Mobile Photography Feature
    • Timelapse Mode | Mobile Photography Feature
    • Timer Mode | Mobile Photography Feature
  • Lesson 6
    Editing and Apps for Mobile & iPhone Photography
    • Intro to Editing and Apps
    • Storing Your Photos
    • Our Favorite Mobile Photography Apps
    • Editing Photos with Smartphone
    • Editing Photos with Lightroom App
    • Editing Photos with Snapseed App
    • Editing Photos with VSCO App
  • Lesson 7
    Sharing Your Photos
    • Intro to Sharing Your Photos
    • Social Media for Photographers
    • Printing Your Photos
  • Lesson 8
    Course Conclusion
    • Thank You

Meet the teacher

Will Carnahan Phil Ebiner Sam Shimizu-Jones

Photographer / Cinematographer Founder & Instructor at Photographer / Cinematographer

Will Carnahan grew up in Southern California. Will directs and produces video content for companies like Ghirardelli Chocolate, Diesel films and Nike, Whitney Eve Clothing, PredPol, and many others. Will continues to freelance as a cinematographer and photographer, shooting and directing mostly commercial content and weddings. Phil Ebiner is a video creator, photographer and entrepreneur. His passion is inspiring people to learn new skills through online courses. Since graduating from the School of Film & Television at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, he has made thousands of videos that appear on every screen from the ones in your pocket to movie theaters. He looks forward to helping you on your creative journey. Sam is a photographer, filmmaker and mentor, based in California with a focus on documentary and landscape photography. With a focus on cinematic beauty and human connection, Sam specializes in capturing peoples’ cultures and lifestyles. His affinity for traveling has led him to work on productions of all types and sizes across the United States, Western Europe, Eastern Asia, Central and South America. His travels abroad have taught him invaluable lessons in what it takes to capture stories while on the road.


Course Content

Take amazing and professional photos on your iPhone or mobile phone with our mobile and iPhone photography course.


  • English
  • English, Spanish, French, Japanese, Italian, Portuguese (Machine translation)
  • Beginners, Intermediate & Professional
  • Access on mobile and Desktop
  • Full time access
  • Certificate of completion

If you have any questions about this course, please contact us

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