Capturing Better Smartphone Photos

Capturing Better Smartphone Photos is designed for busy clergy, lay leaders, and ministry volunteers who want to take their smartphone photography to the next level. You will learn how to maximize your smartphone's capabilities to create photos for your church’s digital media messages.

 Begin this course by clicking on the links below. When you have finished a lesson, simply close the window and return to this page to select a new topic to explore.

  • Taking Smartphone Photos. Maximize your smartphone's capabilities and learn how to make up for some of the limitations presented by smartphone cameras.
  • Optimize Your Photos. Learn how to improve your smartphone photos by using a great camera app. Additionally, learn how to edit your photos using some simple tools.
  • Using Photos on Social Media. What kinds of photos get the most attention from your members and newcomers? This lesson will help you explore everything you need to know about using photos on social media platforms.

What will I learn?

  • Take and edit better photos using your smartphone
  • Learn what photo permissions are needed for pictures of your church members and visitors
  • Create social media graphics using your photos
  • Learn what kinds of photos work best for your Facebook and Instagram accounts