How to Edit Photos Like a Pro With Your Smartphone
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How to Edit Photos Like a Pro With Your Smartphone

Create Stunning Edits on your iPhone or Similar Device using Adobe Lightroom Mobile CC
4.6 (30 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
148 students enrolled
Last updated 3/2019
English [Auto]
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This course includes
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Assignments
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • How to get your photos from your camera to your phone
  • How to edit Raw and .Jpg photos in Adobe Lightroom Mobile CC
  • How to edit different styles (dark & moody, bright & airy, etc.)
  • How to express emotion through exposure and color
  • How to get glowing and smooth skin in your portraits
  • How to find your own unique editing style
  • Common editing mistakes and how to avoid them
  • Plus plenty of tips and tricks to help you become a better editor!
  • You must have a smartphone that can run apps.

Smartphone photography is at an all time high in 2020, and editing professional looking photos on your phone is now a reality. In this course Sean covers everything you need to know about how to create stunning edits with nothing more than your iPhone or similar device.

Whether you're a professional photographer, or someone that shoots all of their photos with their phone, this course will help you create stunning edits on your phone, and will give you a strong foundation in photo editing that will be essential for your growth as a photographer.

Who this course is for:
  • Beginner photographers who want to become better at editing
  • Professional photographers who want to establish a mobile workflow
  • Anyone who wants to become better at editing photos on their smartphone
Course content
Expand all 27 lectures 02:17:28
+ Introduction
1 lecture 03:20

In this quick video I discuss what you can expect to learn from this course, as well as the overall course outline!

Preview 03:20
+ Mobile Editing Overview
3 lectures 09:24

A quick overview on the true power of mobile editing, and how it's becoming a viable workflow for professional and amateur photographers alike.

Preview 04:43

Understanding the digital anatomy of a photograph allows us to understand the aspects of an image that we can edit. In this short video, we discuss the three digital aspects of an image that are essential in the mobile editing process.

Preview 01:35

Should you shoot in RAW format, or JPEG? Let's talk about it.

Preview 03:06
+ Editing, Emotion, and Storytelling
6 lectures 35:53

Exposure has a strong connection with emotion, and it's an integral part of every edit you make. In this lesson, we discuss how you can utilize exposure to express specific emotions in your viewers.

Exposure and Emotion

Color theory is something that's often overlooked by photographers, but it's absolutely essential to what we do! In this lesson we discuss how color can affect the overall mood and emotion of your image.

Color Theory and Emotion

We've talked about emotion and its relation to color and exposure, but now it's time to talk about how your edits can effect the story of your image.

Editing and Storytelling

There are many different ways to edit an image, in this short lesson we discuss several popular styles.

Editing Styles

Is there a right or wrong way to edit?

Editing: The Right and the Wrong

Finding your own unique editing style can be a huge step forward in the development of your photographic abilities. In this lesson we discuss how you can go about finding your own editing style.

Finding Your Editing Style
In this short assignment we will take a moment to reflect on our current editing style and breakdown some of the emotions one might feel when viewing our photos.
What is your style?
4 questions
+ Mobile Applications
1 lecture 03:20

What are the best apps for mobile editing? Let's dive into it.

The Best Editing Apps
+ Lightroom Mobile CC Overview
2 lectures 11:22

The king of mobile editing apps! In this lesson we go over the basics of the app.

Lightroom Mobile CC Overview

Workflow is essential for organization and effective editing, in this lesson I walk you through an editing sequence you can follow to ensure every image is editing perfectly.

Lightroom Mobile CC Editing Workflow
+ Editing in Lightroom Mobile CC
8 lectures 43:50

It's time to dive into the editing process, starting first with importing your images! Don't overlook the importance of this step, as it can greatly affect your workflow.

Importing Photos and Organization

In this lesson we discuss some of the preliminary edits you can make to your image before jumping into some of the more dramatic edits.

Prepping the Photo

As you've already learned, exposure is essential to your image. In this lesson we discuss how you can edit exposure using the basic adjustments and the tone-curve.

Editing Exposure and Tone-Curve

There are a few ways to edit color using your phone, all of which are covered in this lesson!

Editing Color

Time to add texture! In this lesson we cover how you can add effects and texture to your image.

Effects & Details

Once you've achieved a solid edit, it's time to fine tune it.

Fine-Tuning With Selective Edits

Presets can be a powerful way to not only speed up your workflow, but give your images a consistent look. They're also great for learning how to edit certain styles!

Presets and Why You Should Use Them

In this lesson we discuss several common editing mistakes and how you can avoid making them yourself.

Common Editing Mistakes
+ Live Editing Examples
4 lectures 24:44

Time for our first editing example, a dark and moody portrait!

Example 1: Moody Portrait

Everybody loves a good landscape photo. Let's edit one!

Example 2: Epic Travel Landscape

Warm lifestyle images are full of emotion, and that's what we are trying to express in this editing example.

Example 3: Warm Lifestyle

Last but not least, a street portrait edit.

Example 4: Gritty Street Portrait
+ Tips to Remember
2 lectures 05:35

Several tips you can follow to ensure you continue to grow as an editor moving forward.

How to Become a Better Editor

Hey, you've made it to the end! Here are some final points you can take with you moving forward :)

Course Takeaways