Course description

Want to organise photos on your iPhone but don’t know where to start?

Ever started making a photo book on your Apple device and been stuck along the way?

Are you overwhelmed by the number of pictures stored on your iPhone and struggling to organise them on your Apple computer?

Are you afraid that some precious moments might get lost because you’re not sure which pictures are properly backed up? 

It's not too late and you have the power to take back control of your photos.

Over the course of 6 modules, you'll understand:

  • the different methods to transfer pictures between your iPhone and your Mac

  • the differences and similarities between iPhoto and the new Photos app

  • the difference between an archive and a backup (local & online)

Through hands-on exercises, both in the classroom and at home, you’ll learn how to:

  • organise, edit and share pictures directly from your iPhone

  • transfer pictures from your iPhone to your Mac

  • efficiently organise, edit and share pictures on your Mac

  • create cards, photo books and calendars on your Mac

  • export pictures onto a USB stick or external hard drive


  • iPhone 5 or superior running iOS 9 or iOS 10

  • Apple computer running OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) or 10.11 (El Capitan) or 10.12 (Sierra)


Session #1:Course intro and taking pictures on an iPhone

  • The different ways to take a picture
  • The Camera app interface
  • Camera app settings

Session #2: Managing pictures on an iPhone

  • Navigating through Photos on iOS
  • Organising pictures on your iPhone
  • Editing pictures on iPhone
  • Sharing pictures on iPhone

Session #3: Transferring pictures from your iPhone to your Mac

  • The different methods to transfer pictures
  • Transferring pictures via USB
  • Transferring pictures via iCloud Photo Library
  • Transferring pictures via My Photostream
  • Transferring pictures via iCloud Photo Sharing

Session #4: Organising pictures on your computer

  • Navigating through iPhoto & Photos
  • Faces, Stars, Flags & Likes, Comments & Tags
  • Organising pictures through folders, albums and smart albums

Session #5: Making use of your pictures on your computer

  • Editing pictures
  • Sharing pictures via Mail, iCloud or social media (Twitter, Facebook,...)
  • Projects (Books, Cards and Calendars)
  • iPhoto vs. Photos

Session #6: Backing up & archiving

  • Backing up vs. Archiving
  • Backup tools overview
  • Exporting pictures onto external media
  • Managing multiple libraries


Q: How much does this cost? 195€ per student

Q: When will this course start? 5 Oct 2017

Q: What are the planned dates? Oct 5, 12 & 26 + Nov 9, 23 & 30

Q: Is there a minimum number of students?  3

Q: Is there a maximum number of students?  12

Q: Will students need to work outside of the class time?  Practice makes perfect

Q: Will students need extra course material? We provide all the course materials you'll need

Q: How can I register for this course? Click the green button or visit this page

Q: At what time do the sessions take place? Thursdays 19:00 - 21:00

Q: Where does this take place? St Georges International School, 11 rue des Peupliers, L-2328 Luxembourg



This course is organised by The Second Degree, an adult education program based in Luxembourg, that offers a wide range of evening classes, all taught in english.

As a consequence, enrollment for this course will be handled through their website and payments will be made to The Second Degree.

Information about their terms & conditions is available at:

About your instructor

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For the last 25 years, Damien has enjoyed sharing his practical knowledge about computers and technology in general. Over time, he has become the go-to person in his circle for advice and help.

He fell in love with Apple products a few years before the iPhone was released and currently owns an iPhone 6, an iMac, a MacBook Air, a few iPads and iPods, an Apple TV and a bunch of other gadgets.

In his professional life, he has always taken a lot of pleasure in teaching and coaching his colleagues and considers his biggest strength as being able to explain complex topics with simple words.

In 2013 and 2014, Damien already taught two classes at The Second Degree, one entitled “Unlock you iPhone/iPad Potential” and the other “Get the most out of your MacBook”.

After the last course, participant Rita Courlander said: "I loved both courses. You have a special gift of explaining to non-techie women how to manage their expensive bits of aluminium."

Registrations FOR 2017 AUTUMN TERM closeD ON 30 SEP

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