SFW Online

Take Better Photos with Your iPhone

with Jennifer Spelman

June 6 – 23, 2022

Mondays and Thursdays; 9:30 - 11:00 am (Mountain Time)

  • Tuition $550.00

Online registration for this program has closed. To check availability or if you would like further information, please call 505-983-1400 ext. 111.

Course Description

The future is here. The remarkable photographic features of the iPhone you’re holding in your hand now rivals a professional camera in its ability to create images and share stories. It’s a tool that is always accessible, lightweight, and easy to use once you learn its varied features. Billions of iPhone images are snapped each day as we grab the phone to document our most special moments. The key to turning these snapshots into memorable photographs is a mixture of understanding the technology and combining it with a visual sensitivity for light, moment, and composition.

Each of our six group sessions are an exciting blend of exploring both the technical possibilities within the iPhone and the creative elements inherent to all compelling images. Jennifer shares easy to understand, step-by-step techniques for using the camera’s many features including focus and exposure controls, lens and format decisions, night photography, and how to maximize the potential of Live Photos. The workshop explores basic additional apps for capturing and editing, as well as strategies for safely archiving iPhone images. Fun photo homework assignments and in-class image reviews reinforce the lessons and encourage new habits leading to more striking and creative photos.

We all get to be photographers every day now, mainly because of the amazing cameras in our mobile devices, and Apple’s iPhone leads the world in innovative ways to do this. Jennifer helps you develop the fundamental skills and the creative mindset to use your iPhone to create better images of your life and the things that matter to you. Join her for a fun workshop experience.

Additional Information

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
Amateurs
What You Should Know:

Proficient in digital workflow. Participants need to have an Apple iPhone to take this workshop—model 6S and above.

Special Notes:

Class will meet 9:30 – 11:00 am (Mountain Time) on Mondays and Thursdays starting June 6 and ending June 23 (six online group sessions). Enrollment is limited to 12 participants.

Zoom Video Conferencing software (available for no charge from Zoom.com) will be used to facilitate the class sessions. Further details will be emailed to registrants.

Santa Fe Workshops always aims to produce a high-quality experience for our online attendees. That said, variables including regional and local internet provider speeds, traffic on Zoom's servers, and your own computing hardware can contribute to a less than ideal streaming event. While we do our best to minimize the impact of these variables, they are outside the control of Santa Fe Workshops.

Policies:

View Withdrawal and Transfer Policies for online programs.

For the convenience of participants, recordings of each class session are posted privately for two weeks after the end of each session. Santa Fe Workshops takes the recordings down after two weeks to protect the intellectual property of our instructors.

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about
Jennifer Spelman

Jennifer Spelman is documentary photographer and member of the Jibaro Photos Collective. She is co-publisher of CubaSeen, a quarterly magazine showcasing photography and writing about Cuba.

Jennifer received her photographic training as an assistant with The Workshops, working with some of today’s most preeminent photographers: Jay Maisel, Norman Mauskopf and Joe McNally.

A sensitive photographer of people, Jennifer strives to create portraits with energy and insight. She is most at home on the streets of Havana and has worked with The Workshops across Cuba since 2011. Jennifer is a patient educator who has co- instructed with National Geographic Expeditions and taught workshops in Romania, India, Mexico and Japan, in addition to Cuba.

A popular workshop instructor, Jennifer is also part of our Mentorship Program »

Instagram: @jennifer_spelman

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