For some artists, a good way to get attention is to share their iPhone photos online, and show them in galleries and photo competition. Although the device is justly celebrated for its design, starting next month, Kensington and Chelsea College in London will offer students a course in using various iPhone photo applications, from Hipstamatic to Instagram. They’ll study the basic techniques of composition, color, light, as well as tricks like blur, collage and duplication. It’s a first for the popular device, and one that could lead the way to courses for phones by other manufacturers. The only catch: students have to provide their own iPhone, which can cost around $530 without a plan.
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