iPhone Photography Course - Sydney Short Courses

iPhone Photography Course

What you'll learn

Learn to take breathtaking photos on your smartphone with our photography short courses in Sydney!

iPhone's have revolutionised consumer photography. We have the ability to create professional-looking photos using a device that fits in the palm of our hands. We can then instantly share those images with family, friends and the world. Setting yourself apart from the casual iPhone photographer and the millions of photos we see can seem hard. In this iPhone photography course, we want to show you it's as easy as gaining some knowledge in composition, camera settings and editing. It's not magic it's knowledge!

In this iPhone photography course, we teach you how to begin to use your phone as a professional camera. Learn how to utilise your iPhone in manual mode, how to choose your subject matter and frame up your shot, how to get the most out of available light make use of the editing software that brings out the best in your work!

Everyone knows that person who seems to just nail it every time they snap a pic, with a little focused attention and some creative flair that person could be you! If you're looking for a fun and practical crash course in getting the most out of your iPhone photos then this iPhone photography course is for you!

Learning outcomes

By the end of this iPhone photography course, you should be able to:

  • understand the different exposure settings that can be used on your iPhone
  • have a better understanding of composition and make appropriate choices about subject matter
  • utilise available light to expose your images correctly
  • understand the use of in-phone editing software to enhance your photos

What will be covered in this iPhone photography course?

Phone Settings

  • Setting up your phone for photography
  • Understanding file types and resolutions
  • Manual and auto modes of shooting
  • Basic accessories available to improve your shooting

Image & Composition

  • How to use angles and perspective to add interest and impact to your photos
  • How to focus your photos properly both automatically and manually
  • Making your images sharp and clear
  • Understanding exposure settings
  • High dynamic range
  • When and when not to use flash
  • Framing up your shot
  • Choosing subject matter and how to capture it


  • Using portrait mode properly
  • Understanding digital and optical zoom
  • Using the wide-angle lens
  • When to use the Telephoto lens


  • The editing functions (exposure, brightness)
  • Understanding saturation, temperature, exposure, contrast
  • Using inbuilt filters
  • Using and saving custom filters
  • Exporting for social media
  • iPhone camera operations – focus, exposure, HDR, flash and filters
  • Editing functions – cropping, exposure adjustments, brightness, black and white, etc.
  • Social media access and upload

Who is this iPhone photography course for?

This iPhone photography course is designed for the absolute beginner, you do not need experience in photography to join you just need to know the basic functions of your phone. This course is specifically designed for the iPhone and doesn't apply to Android users. This iPhone photography course is best utilised for the iPhone 7 onwards but it's designed to apply to any iPhone. Enrol in this course if the following apply to you:

  • You want to take better photos of family & friends, travel or anything at all
  • You're interested in using your phone for high-quality photography but don't want to invest in expensive camera equipment
  • You want to take better photos for your businesses social media account without paying for a photographer

What to bring to class

  • iPhone (fully charged)
  • Any accessories you have, such as extra lenses, tripods, selfie sticks, etc. (optional)

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Course tutors

Richard is an exhibited photographer in Fine Arts and Street photography, and one of the colleges' most passionate tutors. He has taught thousands of students over the past 10 years, and has been...

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