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Learn to take incredible photos with your iPhone, with new and improved 4K courses from our friends at the iPhone Photography School

The iPhone is by far the most popular camera in the world, and each year Apple makes significant improvements to its capabilities.

Despite this, it’s hard to shake the idea that it’s not a “proper” camera. Truly amazing shots are always taken by professionals with high-end DSLRs, right? Wrong.

This shot is a great example of Portrait Mode and Portrait Lighting done right

Introducing iPhone Photography School, a full-fledged photography course aimed specifically at teaching its readers to take better photos with an iPhone.

Academy founder Emil Pakarklis explains: “one of the common iPhone photography misconceptions is that the iPhone can’t be used for serious photography. While DSLR cameras are technically superior, the quality of a photo mostly depends on the photographer’s intent and creative vision.”

Photography is about more than just hardware or technical prowess; as they say, the best camera is the one you always have with you.

Modern iPhones have amazing macro capabilities if you know how to use them

That said, finding the perfect subject is only half the battle: you also need the know-how to turn what you see into a stunning finished image. As evidenced by the photos sprinkled through this post, all of which were taken with an iPhone by the guys from the photo school.

Tips & Tricks has you covered for the camera and editing basics, of course. See the Camera and Photos chapters of our app or check out this list of our favorite 7 photography tips. But to take it up a level and become a successful iPhone photographer, there’s no better resource than iPhone Photography School.

The course portal, freshly designed to best showcase the latest 4K photography courses

The course starts off with the iOS camera essentials, before moving through important principles of composition and lighting, and finally showcasing more advanced technical photography skills. It’ll show you the best combination of apps to make complex editing work quick and easy. There’s a lot to work through here – just see the course outline if you don’t believe us.

1. The Essentials of iPhone Camera (8 lessons, 105  minutes)
2. Additional iPhone Camera Features (8 lessons, 113 minutes)
3. The Principles Of Great Photography (8 lessons, approx. 130m)
4. Creative iPhone Photography Techniques (8 lessons, approx. 114m)
5. Common iPhone Photography Scenarios (11 lessons, approx. 159m)
6. Bonus: How to Preserve The Quality Of Your Photos (5 lessons, approx. 55m)
7. Bonus: Secrets for Managing a Huge Photo Library (5 lessons, approx. 70m)
8. Photo Analysis (7 video analysis lessons, approx. 8 hours)

Toying with the focus and exposure settings before shooting helps capture moody landscapes

You’ll have to pay to enroll onto the full course, naturally, but if you follow our link you’ll be eligible for a huge discount. It makes a great gift and the website also offers some really helpful guides completely free if you don’t feel like joining up.

Disclosure: as a Photo Academy partner, we may earn a commission if you sign up via our link – at no extra cost to you. In fact, you’ll get the best deal currently available!

You can capture a crazy level of light and detail with the right techniques

iPhone Photography School is worth a follow on Instagram for more inspiration. For discounted access to the full course (or to read the free guides) tap the link below.

iPhone Photo School

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