The Art of Mobile Photography

Discover your own creativity today!
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  • Lectures 36
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
    30 day money back guarantee!
    Available on iOS and Android
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About This Course

Published 11/2013 English

Course Description

This course is like nothing that has ever been offered before! Mobile photography IS photography. In this course you will learn basic principles of photography and creative techniques that you can apply to your mobile device, point & shoot or new DSLR camera. Although I teach the course on a phone, everything you learn will benefit you throughout your entire photographic adventure! Here are a few reasons to join....

  • Street Cred - Taught by Justin Balog, a National Geographic award winning photographer and Mobile Photography pioneer.
  • Bonus Videos - Go behind the image and learn new techniques with free monthly bonus videos.
  • Interactive - Join the conversation, ask questions and I will get them answered.
  • Beyond HOW-TO - This course takes you beyond simple 'click here' and 'do that'. This course is all about learning creative principles that will serve you in every situation.

Here's what others are saying....

"Although I consider myself a “seasoned” photographer, I’m always open to learning new things. Your Workshop was well worth the price of admission. Thanks for a great workshop!" -- Robert C.

"I had a hunch my phone might become a fun creative tool but hadn’t taken the time to explore the possibilities...taking this workshop opened up a whole new universe of creative possibilities. Thank you!" --Bob K.

"Wow! I can’t recommend your class highly enough. I learned so much and I urge anyone wondering about the class to sign up TODAY. Thanks for everything!" --Susan S.

"I recently took up mobile photography….I can honestly say my photography skills have grown tremendously and now I am constantly looking to shoot something on my phone." --Jessi B.

What are the requirements?

  • A desire to express your creativity!

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Make Awesome Photos
  • Discover Your Own Creativity
  • Share Beautiful Moments Of Your Life

Who is the target audience?

  • Creative People
  • Beginning Photographers
  • Intermediate Photographers
  • Life Long Learners
  • Travelers and Explorers
  • Dog Lovers
  • Cat Lovers

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Getting Started

You will discover a life long creative passion.

Section 2: The Camera

How the heck does this thing work?

It all starts with exposure. Let's learn what it is. 

A quick overview of lenses and what the whole 'focal length' thing is about.

Section 3: Get To Know Your iPhone
What's In My Bag?
Recommended Gear & Apps

Basic exposure control for your iPhone.


Advanced exposure control using Camera+.


Controlling Shutter Speed.


Enabling HDR


Basic Panoramas


Advanced Panoramas

Section 4: Creative Composition

Lean the basics of composition to acceleromete your own creativity.


Use the Rule of Thirds to help break out of 'center-itis'.

Draw your viewer into your image with Leading Lines. 

Make your viewer's eye to dance with dynamic compositions.


Learn more about creative composition as we walk through a few images together.

Section 5: The Creative Lens

Learn creative ways to apply lens focal lengths to your compositions.

Section 6: Panoramas - The Big Picture

Learn the top tips and tricks for making BIG pictures!

Section 7: Creativity In Motion

Capturing Motion


Creating Motion


Extend your creativity with ideas and tips

Section 8: The Sharper Image

Make the sharpest image possible!


Open up a new photographic world.

Section 9: Creative Exposure - Silhouette

Learn how to create dramatic silhouettes


Extend silhouettes with new ideas and tips.

Section 10: Creative Exposure - High Key

Learn how to create High Key effects for both portraits and landscapes.


Learn how to create High Key effects for both portraits and landscapes.

Section 11: Creative Exposure - HDR

Learn about High Dynamic Range photography.


Extend your understanding of HDR with a few ideas and tips.

Section 12: Quick Tips
A few quick tips to get the most out of your next vacation! 
A few quick tips to get the most out of your next National Park visit. 
A few quick tips to get the most out of your next concert. 
Section 13: Closing & Continued Learning

Thank you, and I hope you discovered a life long passion.


Ways to connect and join the community!


As a student, you'll receive an exclusive discount to my Snapseed course.

Section 14: Field Notes and Updates

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Instructor Biography

Justin Balog, Your Guide To the Creative Frontier

Justin Balog gets fired up helping others discover the creativity inside themselves. As an award winning photographer, filmmaker, storyteller, educator and author he believes encouraging creativity makes the world a better place.

Justin has photographed everything from professional cycling and bull riding to landscapes and people around the world. Since its inception Justin has embraced the awe inspiring creative power of the iPhone and has become a leading pioneer in the world of iPhone photography.

Justin is a pioneering co-founder of The Photo Frontier where he shares creative wisdom and information. You can also socialize with him on Instagram (@JustinBalog).

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