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Smartphone Photography Workshop #1

  • Vinton Public Library 510 2nd Avenue Vinton, IA, 52349 United States (map)

Workshop #1:  Are you ready to take your photos from ho-hum to WOWZERS!?

This hands-on workshop will focus (pun intended) on how to capture better pictures with your smartphone, composition tips & tricks, and an introduction to editing using the free app, Snapseed. This is a hands-on workshop so you need to download Snapseed for your Android or iPhone device (tablets, too!)

Jim Mayhew is your Workshop tour guide.

Jim Mayhew is your Workshop tour guide.

My name is Jim Mayhew and I've rediscovered my love for photography through my smartphone and the freedom it gives me to make incredible pictures. If you're like me, your phone is always with you, so let's learn how to maximize it's abilities! I'll show you how you can take advantage of photo opportunities like never before AND how to go back and edit your older photos from ho-hum to WOWZERS!

This is a 2-part workshop with each class lasting approximately 90 minutes. 

In WORKSHOP #2 on 10/24 you're going to get your hands dirty with advanced editing techniques using Snapseed. I highly encourage you to attend Workshop #1 so you don't feel so far behind the curve, but you're welcome to join anyway.

I loved how easy Jim made the Snapseed App. I was overwhelmed when I first downloaded it but he really explained it so it was user friendly.
— Previous Attendee
Attendees from the first Workshop in August 2016

Attendees from the first Workshop in August 2016

Both Workshops are FREE to attend and OPEN to the public. Invite a friend to join you! There might even be a few prizes, a few treats and some coupons. ;) Class size is limited to a maximum of 30 people per session, but we'll do our best to accommodate a larger group if necessary.

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I went away with an empowered feeling-I can actually do this and it looks good! I don’t feel like I have to dump “less than perfect” photos anymore.
— Previous Attendee

Required Materials:

Check out some of my favorite Before & After photos below:

Space is limited to 30 participants. 

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