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AARP members can watch this video through August 24, 2022; run time is 58 minutes. Note: this is a recording of a live interactive event; references to participation in the chat no longer apply.


Picture Perfect: Take Our Smartphone Photography Class

Find out how to take the best photos to capture memories

Learn how to improve your photos using your smartphone or digital camera. Instructor Omid Scheybani will begin by looking at the key elements that determine a photo’s quality — light, color and composition — and teach you how to use these often-overlooked attributes to improve photos.

And because smartphones capture so many important memories, we’ll discuss helpful tools and techniques specifically within smartphones that help improve image quality.

About the instructor

Omid Scheybani uses photography to tell world culture stories. He has always been interested in content creation. As a teen, he produced 100-plus short movies and documentaries. But his passion for photography really started with the advent of phone cameras. He’s been taking photos on his iPhone since the iPhone 5c was introduced.

This video is part of AARP’s Virtual Community Center, where you can find a variety of free virtual events designed for learning, self-improvement and fun.

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