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How to take better images with your smartphone

Learn how to take portraits, lifestyle and food images with your smartphone.

$39.00

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Description

About this course

This course is in English.

In this course, photographer and smartphone expert Austin Mann teaches you the useful ways to take better images with your smartphone. This course is packed with tips and tricks for taking portraits, lifestyle and food images with your smartphone. You’ll get a better understanding of when, why and how to use lights to help you stand out from the crowd and create a look of your own.

Suitable for all levels of knowledge.

Duration: 49 min  

What you get in this course

What you'll learn

Discover how to:

  • Get the most out of your smartphone as a camera in low-light situations
  • Take better selfies and amazing portraits
  • Create a lifestyle image
  • Capture a stunning food image
  • Use bouncing techniques with an off-camera light
  • Assess available light
  • Handle the most common challenging conditions
  • Choose the type and direction of light with your flash
  • Shape light easily with an off-camera flash

What you may need

Recommended gear

To do the exercises you need at least one light for off-camera use.

Useful knowledge

Lighting skill level: Beginner
Camera skill level: None

Meet the teacher
Austin Mann
The one word that defines Austin Mann’s style of photography is “nimble”. Always on his way to yet another corner of the globe, the need of packing light is crucial. Since 2012, the iPhone has been his staple; it’s always there and it does a beautiful job capturing the world around him for his clients. Austin teaches Profoto Academy’s smartphone classes and we are proud to show you how you can take better and more creative images with your smartphone too.
Meet the teacher

Austin Mann

The one word that defines Austin Mann’s style of photography is “nimble”. Always on his way to yet another corner of the globe, the need of packing light is crucial. Since 2012, the iPhone has been his staple; it’s always there and it does a beautiful job capturing the world around him for his clients. Austin teaches Profoto Academy’s smartphone classes and we are proud to show you how you can take better and more creative images with your smartphone too.

Frequently Asked Questions

What’s the difference between a series and a course?

A series consists of two or more courses from the same photographer. If you buy a series, you will benefit from a bundled offer for the entire package. Also, when you complete a series, you’ll receive personal feedback from one of our instructors and become a Certified Light Shaper.

Do I have to own Profoto products in order to take your courses?

No. All our courses are designed to improve your photography, regardless of what equipment you’re using.

How do I access the courses I buy?

As soon as we’ve received payment, you can view or take all your courses online - simply by logging on to the Profoto Academy website. You’ll find your courses at the Profoto Academy start page.

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Profoto products in action

You don’t need to own Profoto products to learn from this series. But just in case you’re interested, here are the ones we used:

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Profoto C1

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Profoto C1 Plus