Hold the Phone: the Fundamentals of Smartphone Photography

Course Code: 22WCEDP038

Dates: January 19 - February 16, 2022

Meets: W from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM ET

Location: ICP (84 Ludlow Street)

Winter Tuition: $500

American painter Richard Prince calls his iPhone his “paintbrush.” Everyone with a smartphone is an artist with the capability to make fine-art photos. Over this 5 week course, students will explore the possibilities of shooting on a smartphone and hone their creative and technical skills. Topics include: the fundamentals of composition, lighting and photo-editing apps. The course will also feature lectures on contemporary artists using smartphone cameras, critique sessions and a guest speaker.

Course Level / Prerequisite: Open to all skill levels. Students ranging from beginner to experienced will be successful in classes that are Open to All Skill Levels.

In accordance with ICP’s COVID-19 Safety Guidelines and Policies, all Continuing Education students are required to be fully vaccinated in order to attend in-person courses. This includes courses taking place at the ICP School location (79 Essex Street) as well as offsite locations. Students will be required to provide proof of their vaccination status during the registration process, unless an exemption has been granted. ICP strongly recommends that masks are worn while in class, and requires masks to be worn while in other public areas of ICP, to protect the health and safety of all employees, students, and visitors. For your safety, hand sanitizer is available throughout the school.

Courses are subject to minimum enrollment. In order to comply with ICP’s COVID-19 Safety Guidelines and Policies, registration for this course will close two days prior to the start date of the course.

Students attending in-person courses will be required to complete ICP’s online Daily Health Screening prior to entering the ICP school.

Image: Hannah La Follette Ryan, Untitled, Subwayhands series, 2021
Image: Hannah La Follette Ryan, Untitled, Subwayhands series, 2021
Fee: $500.00
Hours:15.00

Fee Breakdown

CategoryDescriptionAmount
Course Fee (Basic)Winter Tuition$ 480.00
Mandatory FeeMaterial Fee$ 20.00

ICP (84 Ludlow Street)

Hannah La Follette Ryan

Faculty Bio
Date Day Time Location
01/19/2022Wednesday10 AM to 1 PM ICP (84 Ludlow Street)
01/26/2022Wednesday10 AM to 1 PM ICP (84 Ludlow Street)
02/02/2022Wednesday10 AM to 1 PM ICP (84 Ludlow Street)
02/09/2022Wednesday10 AM to 1 PM ICP (84 Ludlow Street)
02/16/2022Wednesday10 AM to 1 PM ICP (84 Ludlow Street)

Students should come to class with a charged phone and a self portrait from their camera roll to share.

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