Kate Wesson
I’m the Editor of iPhone Photography School and I’m passionate about shooting with the iPhone. I live in the beautiful countryside of Mid Wales UK where I also teach digital photography and image editing. I’ve used a DSLR for many years, but now my default camera is the iPhone and I use it every single day.
In 2014 I started a Photo 365 project which taught me to notice the beauty in everything around me and how to capture that in a unique way through photography. Through this, I discovered that you can take amazing photos of just about anything with the iPhone!

Live Photos: How To Use This Exciting iPhone Camera Feature

Live Photos is an exciting iPhone camera setting that brings your photos to life by creating a moving image. Rather than freezing a moment in time with a still photo, you can now capture the moments just before and after you take the picture, complete with movement and sound. Live Photos also lets you apply loop or bounce video effects, and convert your Live Photos into stunning long exposure images. In this tutorial you’ll learn how to use the Live Photos camera feature to create unforgettable living memories with your iPhone.

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The 100 Best iPhone Photos Of 2016

If you’re in need of inspiration for your iPhone photography, there’s nothing more inspiring than looking at other people’s beautiful images. When iPhone photographers from around the world submit their best work to our weekly photo contest, we’re always amazed by their wonderful creativity and we learn so much from their techniques. To celebrate the fantastic talent of our readers, we’ve compiled 100 of our favorite weekly contest submissions to create this gallery featuring some of the best iPhone photos of 2016. Enjoy these stunning images!

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iCloud Photos: How To Sync Your iPhone Photos Across Devices

Apple’s iCloud Photos feature allows you to seamlessly sync and store your photos and videos across all of your devices. With iCloud Photos you’ll always have access to your entire and most recent iCloud Photo Library collection, no matter where you are or which device you’re using. iCloud Photos works with iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, and even Windows computers. In this tutorial you’ll learn how to set up and use iCloud Photos, so that you’ll have access to all of your photos on all of your devices.

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VSCO Tutorial: How To Shoot & Edit Incredible iPhone Photos

The free VSCO app (previously known as VSCO Cam) is a powerful all-in one camera, editing and photo sharing app. It’s easy to use and offers high quality results. The camera includes advanced manual controls, and the photo editor has a wide selection of elegant film-like filters and essential adjustment tools. In this tutorial you’ll discover everything you need to know about using VSCO to shoot, edit and share amazing iPhone photos.

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How To Use iPhone Photo Albums To Organize Your Photos

Are you struggling to organize photos on your iPhone? If you’re frustrated with scrolling through your entire photo collection to find a certain image, it’s time to organize your pictures into albums. In this tutorial you’ll learn how use iPhone photo albums to manage photos on your phone, so that you can quickly and easily find the images you need.

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Afterlight App: How To Create Unique iPhone Photo Edits

Afterlight offers a quick and easy way to create beautiful and unique iPhone photo edits. This app has a great set of image adjustment tools, a beautiful collection of filters, customizable textures and light leaks, a blending tool for creating double-exposure photos, as well as a unique set of frames and borders. In this tutorial you’ll discover how to use the Afterlight app to perform basic and creative edits on your iPhone photos.

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7 Tips For Using Framing In Your iPhone Photo Composition

If you want to make your iPhone photos more interesting and meaningful, you should definitely try using “frames” within your composition. By framing the subject with another object in the scene, you can create striking compositions that really draw the viewer into your image. In this tutorial you’ll discover how to use framing composition techniques to create more compelling photos with your iPhone.

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How To Use The Vignette Tool To Create Dramatic iPhone Photos

The most dramatic, exciting iPhone photos have dark or bright edges that grab your attention and interest. You can create this look by using the vignette tool that’s included in many iPhone photo editing apps. In this tutorial you’ll discover how to enhance your iPhone photos with both subtle and dramatic vignette effects.

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Instagram Photo Editing: Create Stunning iPhone Images To Share

The secret to a successful Instagram account is posting beautiful, high-quality photos that really catch the viewer’s eye. While it’s vital that you shoot good pictures to start with, creating stunning edits will give your images that extra wow factor! In this tutorial you’ll learn how to make full use of Instagram photo editing tools and filters, so that your iPhone photos always look amazing when you share them.

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10 iPhone Camera Settings Every Photographer Should Use

The iPhone’s camera app is loaded with useful features. But when should you use each setting and how will they affect your images? In this tutorial you’ll learn how to use 10 essential iPhone camera settings so that you can take control of the camera and shoot incredible photos every time you press the shutter.

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