May 4, 2021: Programs: Artistic Expression through Smartphone Photography with Michael Koren

Presentation Description:

This presentation will help you express your artistic vision through smartphone photography.  Learning to better use the camera that’s always with you, you’ll be exposed to techniques which go beyond taking simple snapshots and allow you to start creating photographs which artistically express your unique vision.

You will learn the powerful features of the smart phone’s camera and the settings for optimal image capture including professional tips and techniques of adjusting exposure and focus which will help you produce the best results.

There are an overwhelming number of editing apps available. This presentation will demonstrate two “best of breed” editing apps used by smartphone photographers worldwide to help you achieve your own personal artistic vision.

  • What you will learn:  Proper techniques for smart phone image capture.  Apps to edit towards your artistic expression.
  • Who is this for:  All smartphone photographers
  • What will you need: Smartphone with camera


Michael Koren is a free-lance sports and event photographer in the Baltimore Washington metro area specializing in youth sports game-time action and team portraits.

Michael’s shares his passion for photography through his skill as a photography educator.  Michael teaches several classes at Capital Photography Center including Smartphone, Street and Composition.  He also teaches at Montgomery College in Maryland on a variety of photographic topics from mobile photography to street photography.  Michael has led numerous seminars and workshops for local camera clubs with topics ranging from beginner photography to hands on advanced level workshops and classes.  Additionally, he has served as President, Director and Education Chair of the Silver Spring Camera Club in Maryland and is currently Vice President of the Maryland Photography Alliance.

Michael Koren offers personal instruction and teaches several classes at Capital Photography Center including Smartphone, Street and Composition. Visit Michael’s website to learn more.

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