With excellent image quality, portability, and easy image sharing, the smartphone has become the camera of choice for many. And while you can get good images with the native camera app, to unlock the full potential of the camera, third-party apps excel at bringing out the most that your camera can offer. In addition to exploring apps, you’ll learn the techniques and settings to get consistently sharp images and optimize them with tone and color adjustments. After we get comfortable with using our phone cameras and making image adjustments, we will concentrate on the most important aspect of photography, composition. You’ll learn why good composition is more important than almost anything else in photography, and how it entices viewers to spend more time exploring your images. And finally, we’ll explore how you can easily get your images off your phone and backed up on your computer. Whether you are an avid shutterbug, or merely want to take more interesting photos, this class offers something to everyone that wants to take their smartphone photography to the next level.