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  1.1 Introduction to your Snapseed Photo Editing Course

Welcome to your mobile photo editing course


Hello..... and welcome.


Firstly, thank you for trusting me to help you improve your smartphone photography. You take lots of photos – on your phone and have developed a love of photography. 


Now, let’s take them to the next level. We have all said the image doesn’t do it justice. This course is going to make all your images look as amazing as they deserve to be.


In just six weeks, you will be able to….

  • Feel confident in editing any image – getting the most out of your smartphone
  • Make your photos tell a story and jump off the screen
  • Elevate your images using a quick six-step photo editing process
  • Navigate photo editing apps with confidence and discover your creative side 
  • Enthusiastically share the best version instantly and really so much more


You will avoid….

  • Overwhelming subscription desktop photo editing programs
  • The learning curve of experimenting with different features and what they do
  • Over-editing images to the point that they look edited
  • Downloading countless gimmicky apps that actually destroy the image quality
  • Wasting time. You should be taking photos and enjoying loved ones


Structure of the course


This course leads you from beginner to more advanced techniques. It is broken down into 6 modules. Each is jam-packed, with five lessons totalling 30 lessons throughout the course! 


Most lessons include a video, walking you through the why and when of the technique or tool before demonstrating how to use it. On average, these are under 8 minutes in length.


Feel free though, to jump around between modules and subjects to those that interest you. My suggestion is to work through from the start. A refresher on content that you are already familiar is also quite valuable. 


Each week, the next module will be unlocked for you to study at your own pace. released and available to read and watch. If you clicked/tapped in the box at signup, allowing me to send you emails, you will be notified by email. Alternatively, just log in at any time to see where you are up to. 


How much time do I need to allocate to each module?

How much time do I need to allocate to each module?

  • Module one: is predominantly text-based, totally a 30-minute read
  • Module two: 39 minutes of video and an approximately 30-minute reading
  • Module three: 49 minutes of video and an approximately 27-minute reading
  • Module four: 66 minutes of video and an approximately 39-minute reading
  • Module five: 23 minutes of video and an approximately 24-minute reading
  • Module six: 66 minutes of video and an approximately 21-minute reading

Total of just over four hours of video and two hours and 50 minutes of reading! The reading time is calculated on word count and based on an average to fast reader pace.


Download video and audio

Download video and audio

Video can be viewed at a faster speed by clicking/tapping on the setting in the bottom right corner of the video. The audio can also be downloaded separately to be listened to on your walk or commute. After all the modules have been released, you can download all the video and printable PDF. If you would like to access these prior, please contact Mike.

 

We all have different learning styles. Passively watching a video is great for some. You may prefer to be hands-on and be following along with my practical demonstrations on your phone. Bit harder, if you are watching the video on your smartphone!


You may even prefer to learn by skim reading through text – hence, why this text is here for you...


Weekly activities

At the end of each week, there is a task to get you involved and practising what you have learned. We all learn differently. Me, I get excited with new knowledge and like to be hands-on and get out there practising.


You will too and can share your results (photos and comments), right here, inside the course in the comments below.

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