This mobile photography masterclass might win you $10,000

This mobile photography masterclass might win you $10,000
(Image credit: Mike Kus / Huawei)

Professional photographer Mike Kus has shared his smartphone shooting secrets in a mobile photography masterclass, created in conjunction with the Huawei Next Image 2020 competition. 

The prize pool features $10,000 top prize and a number of Huawei P40 Pro handsets, one of the best camera phones out there – which is why Kus used it to shoot his photos. While the Next Image 2020 competition is only open to users taking shots with a Huawei, these tips can be used to take great images on almost any phone.

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James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.