Interested in using your phone camera to make more compelling photographs? Learn how to utilize mobile phone features that are designed to improve your photographic possibilities. Instructor, Richard Beland will begin with techniques to obtain the best results from focus and exposure settings.
Next, he’ll examine best light practices for making the most pleasing photos. Lastly, he will discuss fundamental compositional strategies for creative control of your subject/scene.
Richard will leave you with a photography assignment: Composition, and one week later, return for a fun, positive critique of each submitted photograph.
• Discuss mobile phone photography basics
• Apply exposure and focus techniques
• Compose a photograph showing creative control
Participants will have the chance to submit photos for critique.
Richard Beland is a music photographer based in Sarnia/Toronto, Canada.
His extensive body of work, which dates back to 1986 and includes live performance photographs as well as studio portraits, celebrates popular music’s depth and eclectic breadth. From photographs of Coldplay to those of The Tragically Hip, Richard Beland’s images of international stars and Canadian icons reveal his passion for his craft, his keen sense of composition, and his steadfast commitment to detail. In addition to his world renown music images, Richard is also the Program Coordinator and Professor in the Photography programs for Lambton College.