According to a Feb. 12 report in All App News, enrollment is now open for you to learn iPhone photography basics for free at university. Are you excited? I am. A chance like this doesn't come along every day!
If you're ready to jump at this chance, the course is Phoneography 101 from Photojojo University. This course will teach you to take better photos on your iPhone, the camera of choice for many people today.
There are eight lessons over two weeks (making it a four week course). Each bite-sized lesson is emailed to you and finishes with a fun and easy challenge to help you practice your new skills. You'll learn camera basics, composition, lighting, creative effects, editing, sharing and more, What's more, each lesson takes just minutes. At the end of this course you get a $5.00 gift card which pays for the $5.00 course enrollment fee, making this course free. But like most things this offer won't last forever so grab it while you can.
Also new to the App Store today, according to App Store announcements, is Photoptic, a top photo editor. With more than 70 different live filters and effects designed specifically for the iPhone, this app rocks. Features include: Blending, Masking, Brightness, Contrast, Shadows, Highlights, Bloom, Gloom, Vibrance and more.You can even have more then 15 live filters set at the same time. While this app is optimized for the iPhone 5 screen, it works on iPhone 3GS+. This app is free for today.
Fresh to the App Store today also is Insta Kids Frame. You can use the 30 unique frames in this app to decorate photos of your kids. Plus, there are 30 different color effects and textures. Color effects range from Vintage and Sunny Day to Greengray and Old Photo. Textures include Bokeh, Space Light, Love Lights, Color Hearts, Butterfly, Jeans and lots more. This app is free for today.
All these apps are universal, they work on the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. Have fun and we'll be back next time with more exciting apps.