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Shooting with the iPhone 5s

with Ben Long

Video: Introduction to shooting with the iPhone 5s

Get the most out of one of the best camera phones in the world, the iPhone 5s.
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  1. 5m 57s
    1. Introduction to shooting with the iPhone 5s
      1m 59s
    2. Understanding the differences between the iPhone 5s and SLRs
      3m 58s
  2. 33m 58s
    1. Understanding the basic 5s camera
      4m 44s
    2. Understanding dynamic range on the iPhone 5s
      4m 13s
    3. Exploring techniques for a good self-portrait
      5m 13s
    4. Using stabilization with the iPhone 5s
      5m 40s
    5. Using the built-in filters on the iPhone 5s
      3m 4s
    6. Using the flash on the iPhone 5s
      2m 46s
    7. Charging options on the iPhone 5s
      8m 18s
  3. 33m 18s
    1. Understanding exposure and focus on the iPhone 5s
      3m 34s
    2. Adding lenses to the iPhone 5s
      3m 50s
    3. Shooting with a wide-angle lens on the iPhone 5s
      3m 56s
    4. Using a polarizer attachment with the iPhone 5s
      2m 17s
    5. Shooting with a macro lens on the iPhone 5s
      8m 1s
    6. Increasing pixels with high-res shooting
      3m 43s
    7. Processing a high-res image
      4m 28s
    8. Shooting in low light with the iPhone 5s
      3m 29s
  4. 12m 7s
    1. Using the built-in panorama feature on the iPhone 5s
      5m 8s
    2. Using AutoStitch with the iPhone 5s
      4m 15s
    3. Using the panorama feature as a way to get a wide-angle shot
      2m 44s
  5. 8m 9s
    1. Understanding what HDR is
      3m 26s
    2. Using the Pro HDR app to make the most of HDR
      4m 43s
  6. 28m 31s
    1. Understanding the basic video features on the iPhone 5s
      1m 38s
    2. Introducing the subject of the video shots
      2m 39s
    3. Using the slow-motion feature to capture action shots
      6m 27s
    4. Editing and playback on the iPhone 5s
      3m 37s
    5. Exporting a slow-motion clip from the phone
      3m 37s
    6. Shooting in burst mode
      2m 11s
    7. Reviewing and selecting images from burst mode
      3m 40s
    8. Using the Zoom tool with video on the iPhone 5s
      2m 30s
    9. Extracting a still from a video
      2m 12s
  7. 20m 35s
    1. Organizing images on the iPhone 5s
      3m 23s
    2. Geotagging images and using the data
      2m 43s
    3. Editing options for iPhone images
      9m 5s
    4. Understanding how to use app stacking
      2m 7s
    5. Making perspective corrections on the iPhone
      3m 17s
  8. 22m 49s
    1. Resizing images on the iPhone
      3m 59s
    2. Printing iPhone images
      6m 43s
    3. Printing iPhone images on the road
      4m 5s
    4. Transferring images to other iOS devices
      5m 42s
    5. Integrating the iPhone 5s into your photographic workflow
      2m 20s
  9. 1m 6s
    1. Slideshow of images from the shoot
      1m 6s

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Shooting with the iPhone 5s
Video Duration: 0s2h 46m Beginner Apr 04, 2014

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The iPhone has become one of the most popular cameras in the world, and the iPhone 5s offers the best image quality of any iPhone to date. It is also filled with advanced features: two flashes, built-in high dynamic range (HDR) imaging, a burst mode, and a video mode that shoots 120 frames per second slow motion.

In this course, photographer, author, and educator Ben Long explores the iPhone 5s as a serious photographic instrument, using its built-in features as well as a hand-selected collection of accessories and apps that will extend your iPhone power. He details the basics of shooting with the iPhone, and then delves into more advanced camera capabilities such as panoramas, HDR, and video. Ben also explores workflow issues, including editing, sharing, and printing photos and transferring them to a computer.

Photography Video
iOS iPhone
Ben Long

Introduction to shooting with the iPhone 5s

Over the years I've bought a lot of cameras. Some people might say I have a problem. I say, I'm very good at rationalizing how to buy a new camera that I want. But over the last couple of years, my bevy of cameras has seen less use because of this, the iPhone. Over the last few versions of the iPhone, the camera has gotten better and better and with the 5s it has really hit its stride. In this course, we're going to take a look at how you can use your iPhone as a serious photographic instrument.

We're going to start by looking at the built-in features, which give you a very capable snapshot camera. One that delivers very nice image quality and is great in a variety of different shooting situations. From there we're going to build. We're going to add some hardware to get back some of the lens flexibility, that you might have on your regular camera. And then we're going to start adding software. To get back some of the control. That you have on your regular camera. As well as some of the image editing capability. That you have on your computer. I have chosen a suite of software that I keep on my phone that gives me just about all of the functionality that I'm used to from my regular camera and my desktop image editing system.

With all of that I have right here in this box, a camera that I pretty much have with me all the time, that gives me a full, start-to-finish, photographic process from shooting. With a fair amount of control to sophisticated image editing, retouching, tone, and color adjustments, as well as the ability to output directly from the phone. So if you just got an iPhone, or if you've been using one for a while and just curious about how to push its camera a little bit further. Stick with me through this course as we explore hardware and software options that will take you from being a snapshot shooter to a serious iPhoneographer.

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