Mobile Phone Photography Masterclass for Iphone and Android
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Mobile Phone Photography Masterclass for Iphone and Android

The best smartphone photography class: Iphone and Android photography and editing with Snapseed and Lightroom free apps
4.4 (261 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.
1,437 students enrolled
Last updated 7/2020
English [Auto]
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This course includes
  • 5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 article
  • 12 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Assignments
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Smartphone Photography
  • Iphone Photography
  • Android Photography
  • Instagram growth
  • Adobe Lightroom for Mobile
  • Snapseed
  • Lens Distortions
  • Street Photography
  • Selfies with a mobile phone
  • Photographing Landscapes with a mobile phone
  • Photographing Pets with a mobile phone
  • Photographing People with a mobile phone
  • Mobile Night Photography
  • Owning a Smartphone
  • Access to the Apple or Android app store
  • Desire to take better photos with your phone

This Mobile Photography for Instagram Masterclass will teach you how to take amazing images and take your instagram account to the next level. You will also learn the intricacies on Instagram's algorithm so you can multiply your followers and engagement score of your photos.

This photography course is designed for people of all levels of photography, whether you are just starting out or you have an eye for photography and just want to brush up your skills.

The way this course is designed will allow you to jump through the lessons that most interest you and get the benefits of the course regardless of your level of expertise.

Master photography and retouching  techniques to create extraordinary images that will stand out!

This course is not reduced to one style of photography, with the skills learned in this course you'll be able to develop your own style and create extraordinary images that you can even sell or get sponsorships on Instagram. Brands look for influencers that create engaging and impressive content that will capture the attention of masses and this is exactly what this course will teach you.

Whether you prefer taking photos of landscapes, city landmarks, or people, as a great photographer  you will learn how to compose a shot, use the light available to your benefit, and edit it using free apps. By honing these skills, you can sell your photos so you can turn your passion into a career. This course will show you how.

By the end of this Mobile Photography Masterclass, you'll be more confident when taking photos. You'll have a thorough understanding how the camera in your phone works and use its fullest potential to take memorable photos and  if you want to, start a profitable photography career.

Get professional feedback

We are creating a community of passionate photographers where students will be able to ask for feedback on their efforts from both the instructors and peers.

Who is this course for?

  • Anyone who wants to improve their photography skills using their Iphone or Android Phone

  • Anyone that wants to create stunning images for their Instagram account

  • Amateur photographers that want to improve their skills

  • Anyone who wants to learn how to retouch photos using their phone and producing stunning results

We've also created the Instagram account @Bestmobileshots to showcase our students best efforts

Who are the Instructors?

Jose Truchado and Neil Mitchell both with a passion for mentoring and developing people and years of experience doing it, have taken one of their passions and turned it into this Mobile Photography masterclass for Instagram. With Instagram accounts that accumulate 1000s of active and engaged followers now they want to pass on their successful learnings onto the students of this course.

We believe so much on this course...

That  we have a 30-day 100% money back guarantee, so if you aren't happy with your purchase, we will refund your course - no questions asked!

We can't wait to see the amazing photos you will take

Enroll now, and we'll help you take better photos than ever before!

Jose & Neil

Who this course is for:
  • People that want to improve their mobile photography skills
  • Instagram photographers of all levels that want to improve their skills
  • People that want to improve their Instagram engagement and grow their accounts
Course content
Expand all 52 lectures 05:00:35
+ Introduction
2 lectures 04:49

Welcome to our Mobile Photography Masterclass course for instagram, in this intro you will have a sneak peak to what the course will look like and what you will learn throughout the lessons.

Preview 02:21

With a clear objective to improve your photography for Instagram, this course goes beyond that and will teach you the ins and outs of mobile photography retouching, using the most useful and practical apps for both Iphone and Android phones

What can you expect from this course
+ Phone Photography
11 lectures 46:34

In this short overview, you'll get an introduction to mobile photography, including the value of using a free camera app rather than your phone's own camera. 

Taking photos with your phone

A tip that all the best mobile photographers know is not to use your phone's default camera app.  In this lecture, we'll give you a tutorial on a free app you can use to take pictures which capture much more data than your default camera.  Why is it essential you know this?  The more data in the image file you capture, the more flexibility you have to edit it and create maximum visual impact. 

Adobe Lightroom - Camera App

Light - one of the main ingredients of successful photography.  We'll show you how to use light to create drama or evoke differnt moods in your pictures.  Different times of the day will provide you with different light and this lesson is about experimenting with this to create amazing results. 

Lighting: How to use light to take great photos

This lesson is getting creative and getting beyond that fear of shooting pictures through objects.  By playing arou with this, sometimes you'll get some great results; sometimes it'll look a bit strange.  Either way, you'll really be developing as a photographer. 

Shooting through objects

Ask most people to take a photograph and they'll point the camera at the person or object and "click".  As an expert photographer, you'll need to change the angles and point of view.  We'll give you some practical techniques to change the impression or mood of a picture by playing around with different angles.  This can transform the visual impact.     

Preview 03:19

In this lesson we'll help you get creative with your photography.  The best photographers can see simple objects or common scenes and create their own interpreation of this.  All photograhpers play around, sometimes with interesting results, good and bad.  We'll encourage you to play, try different ideas and come up with that killer original picture that your audience will love!

Thinking outside the box

We'll help you grab and hold your audience's attention on your pictures.  This is done through composition such as the focal points, balance, bokeh, leading lines etc. 


The eye is naturally drawn to balance.  This lesson will cover some composition structures you can use to help give your pictures balance.  This will be more attractive to your audience meaning greater engagement and a positive reaction to your photographs. 

Composition Grids

In this lesson, you'll hear about what negative space is and how you can use it to draw your audience's eye to the main subject of your picture.  This will help you compose your picture to tell your own unique story through your pictures.  And it's your unique story that your followers and audience really want to hear. 

Negative Space

Say no to using the zoom on your camera!  We'll explain this and how you can play around with "depth of field" to improve your photography of close up objects.  In this, we'll show you how you can change the ordinary into the extraordinary, simply by getting up close and personal to it.

Up, close & Personal

A prop can be any item that can help you share the story you want to tell through your photography.  We'll give you some ideas and examples to help trigger your creativity to start playing around with props in your pictures.   


Let's test your acquired knowledge about taking photos with your phone

Taking Photos with your Phone
4 questions
+ Instagram basics
6 lectures 20:55

If you've reached this course you will probably be an instagram user already, and will know how to use some of the basic tools that Instagram offers, but in this course you'll see that simpler doesn't necessarily mean better and using the tools that instagram offers is not the best approach when it comes to growing your instagram account.

Taking photos with instagram

Growing your Instagram is all about growing the engagement that your pictures have, you can be the best photographer but if your photos are not engaging then your instagram won't grow. In this lesson you will learn which is the best size to post on Instagram and why.

Preview 01:45

This is a short and simple lesson about using Instagram filters.

Instagram filters

What are Instagram Stories and how they can benefit your Instagram account? that and other questions regarding Instagram stories will be answered in this module

Instagram Stories

SO you thought you know how the Instagram algorithm works? This lesson will reveal the secrets for hacking the Instagram algorithm to grow your  Instagram account

Instagram's Algorithm Revealed

Review your the knowledge about the Instagram algorithm that you acquired in the lessons of this section

Instagram Quiz
3 questions
How to Grow your Instagram
+ Adobe Lightroom
6 lectures 35:47

The Adobe Lightroom App is one of the most powerful photo retouching apps that you can find and it will help you elevate your photos to look more professional and engaging, in this lesson you will learn the basics of this app.

Adobe Lightroom - First Steps

In our lesson for Instagram sizes we learnt the best size to post on Instagram, in this section of the tool we can crop our photos to that particular size or modify the tilt, angle and framing of our photos

Adobe Lightroom - Crop Tools

Photos are all about light, how you capture and how it flows throughout the photo, here you will learn how to use the section of Adobe Lightroom to make light behave in the way you want to.

Adobe Lightroom - Light Tools

Perhaps the most difficult section of Adobe Lightroom to master but also the one that will make your photos look great and consistent, this is one of the most important lessons in this course

Adobe Lightroom - Color Tools

Make the details of your photos stand out more with this tool in Adobe Lightroom, here you will learn when to use Clarity, Texture, Dehaze and other tools that will help your photos look sharp and crisp

Adobe Lightroom - Effects Tools

If the previous lesson was about bringing out the details in your photos or creating a dreamy look, this lesson is about using the sharpening tools to reduce noise, enhance details and make your photos look more professional

Adobe Lightroom - Detail Tools

Test your knowledge about Adobe Lightroom

Adobe Lightroom Quiz
4 questions
+ Assignments
0 lectures 00:00
Use the learned Adobe Lightroom Techniques to achieve the final look of this Sunset on a Fairground photo
3 questions
+ People & Animals
5 lectures 21:30

Taking photos of people and make them look great is not only about asking them to smile, in this lesson you will learn how to get the best results when photographing people

Taking Photos of People

With children the rules of photographing people change slightly, in this lesson you will learn how to engage with children so you can get the best and most natural photos

Taking Photos of Children

Making a pet pose for a photo is almost impossible. In this lesson you will learn the techniques that will allow you to take the best and cutest photos of your pet.


Taking photos of a wild animal with a phone is no easy task, and you are limited with your options. In this lesson you will learn how to be ready for those rare occasions when you can snap a photo of wild animals

Wild Animals

Forget beauty face, eye enhancer and other preset effects on your phone and learn how to take great selfies that will make you look great and impress your followers without the fakeness of those camera enhancement tools

Taking Great Selfies
+ Assignments
0 lectures 00:00
Use the learned techniques to retouch this photo to achieve the final look of this photo of a dog
Retouching a Pet
2 questions
+ Snapseed
11 lectures 32:47

Snapseed is also a very powerful retouching tool, in this lesson we learn how to get started with this tool

Snapseed - First Steps

Being able to control how selected areas of your photo look is one of the biggest selling points of Snapseed, in this lesson you will learn how to master this. This is perhaps the most important lesson in the Snapseed module

Snapseed - Selective Tool

General retouching on steroids, here you will learn how to fine tune your photo and complement the retouching already done in Lightroom

Snapseed - Tune Image

So you've learn how to take great selfies without filters already. In this lesson you will learn how to correct things like skin tone and eye clarity within Snapseed and make your selfies look amazing without compromising on naturalness.

Sanpseed - Face Retouching (beauty face)

Tonal contrast can be a great way of enhancing details of different areas at once, this lesson will teach you the hows and whens of this tool

Snapseed - Tonal Contrast

So you are envious of the Bokeh effect that DLSR lenses can achieve, learn how to fake that effect in this lesson using this useful tool in Snapseed.

Snapseed - Lens Blur

Your photos need a point of focus to grab the attention of the viewer and it's not always possible to achieve this with clarity when taking a photo, in this lesson you will learn how to play with the vignette of the photo to achieve this within Snapseed

Snapseed - Vignette

You didn't realise you were tilting your phone when taking a photo? The angle of your photo si slightly crooked? You would like to appear taller? learn how to correct all these things in the lesson using the Perspective tool in Snapseed.

Snapseed - Perspective

Do you want your photo to have a dreamy effect, make your landscapes look like out of a fairy tale or your portrait to have a 70s vintage dreamy effect. In this lesson you will learn how to use this tool in Snapseed to achieve that and more.

Snapseed - Glamour Glow

You think you overdid it with some of the effects (let's face it, we all do) go back and udo some of the retouching you've done to your entire photo or only selected areas of your photo.

Snapseed - Undo Menu

In this lesson you will learn how to use healing to remove spots, or things you don't want in your photo like wires or small insect, then crop your photo and export it to get your photo ready to impress your Instagram followers.

Snapseed - Crop, Healing and Export

Here we are going to test your knowledge on Snapseed

Test your Snapseed Knowledge
4 questions
+ Landscapes
1 lecture 04:19

Being one of the most popular types of photography on Instagram we could not miss talking about it. Achieve beautiful landscape photos by following this lesson's tips and techniques.

Landscape Photography
+ Night Photography
2 lectures 07:20

Taking photos at night with the phone can be quite challenging, in this lesson you will learn the camera settings and techniques to achieve the most professional looking night photos

Principles of night photography

Night photography allows you to play with light in a way that no other photography can, in this lesson you'll learn how to use the different sources of light at night to your own benefit.

Light at night