Smartphone photography

Course summary

Finally, here is your chance to learn how to take better photos with your phone and become an expert! The phone is the tool but you are the artist!

This Smartphone Photography workshop is designed for beginners who have little experience and would like to learn how to take better photos with their phone. From the basic principles of image composition and technique to photo editing apps, this workshop will show you everything you need to know to capture and edit stunning photos.

Ivano will demonstrate on an iPhone but most of the principles carry over to all other devices.

There will be plenty of tips and tricks which are easily applied.

What you will learn

  • basics of image composition and techniques
  • practical examples of composition technique
  • smartphone camera settings
  • creative ideas to shoot interesting photos on your phone
  • format and size for social media posts
  • how to edit your photos using apps

What you will get

  • cheat sheets and information material
  • creative ideas to shoot photos
  • tips, suggestions and support from the tutor

What you need to bring

  • a smartphone
  • your Apple ID user name and password for i Phone or equivalent for android devices

About the tutor

Ivano Abram is a lover of arts and creativity. After a diploma in Sound Engineering, Ivano graduated in 2006 with a bachelor degree in Multimedia and Audio/visual communication.

Ivano has an extensive experience in the entertainment and music industry as a musician, music producer, event coordinator and video production.

Currently Ivano is working in the not-for-profit sector as well as producing and releasing music as independent artist. Website:

Course cost

COST: $55.00

Class availability: 11 PLACES REMAINING

Course dates

Thursday 11 May
6.30pm – 8.30pm (1 session)

Book this course

To enrol in this course, fill out the form below. Remember to add the details of any other students who are part of your booking.

Please note: This class requires a minimum number of students to go ahead. For this reason, we encourage students to book at least 5 days prior to the course/workshop. In the unlikely event that we don't get enough enrolments, we may need to postpone to a later date or cancel the course/workshop. You will be advised via email or text prior to the class commencing.


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