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Long Exposure Photography

A Quick Start Tutorial to Get You Shooting Beautiful Photos with Your DSLR & iPhone Cameras

By Video School Online | in Online Courses

You're a photographer and you want to learn how to shoot with the long exposure shots. But you don’t know where to start. You don’t know what equipment you need. You don’t know what settings to use. You don’t know what type of shots you should get. This course teaches you everything you need to know to shoot long exposure photos with a typical digital camera.

  • Access 12 lectures & 0.5 hours of content 24/7
  • Learn the gear, settings, & tips needed to shoot beautiful long exposure photos
  • View a live demonstration out in the field
  • Edit long exposure photos in Adobe Lightroom

Instructor

Phil Ebiner started teaching online courses in 2012, and now has over 80,000 happy students on Udemy learning all sorts of things from photography to video making. Phil worked as a photographer at a private college a few years ago doing event coverage, marketing and advertising, and social media. Sam Shimizu-Jones has been taking photos his entire life. Growing up in Santa Cruz, CA, he fell in love with photography skating around town. Since then, he's traveled the world taking photos for business and pleasure.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web streaming, mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels

Requirements

  • Internet required

Course Outline

  • Getting Started
    • Introduction - 1:36
    • Exercise: The Course Project - 1:04
  • The Long Exposure Tutorials
    • What is Long Exposure Photography - 6:09
    • Gear You Need for Long Exposure - 5:48
    • Camera Settings for Long Exposures - 7:18
    • How to Set Shutter Speed for Long Exposures - 4:39
    • How to Shoot Long Exposures with an iPhone - 0:54
  • Live Long Exposure Demonstrations
    • Live Demonstration 1 - The Lake - 3:58
    • Live Demonstration 2 - The Fountain - 2:34
  • Editing Long Exposure Photographs in Adobe Lightroom
    • Practice Editing Part 1 - 4:07
    • Practice Editing Part 2 - 4:36
  • Conclusion
    • Thank You - 1:00

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Wedding Photography

How to Make Money as a Wedding Photographer

By Video School Online | in Online Courses

People getting married want to commemorate their weddings. That much is obvious. But did you know that wedding photographers can make thousands of dollars per wedding? Now you're paying attention. Because weddings are such special occasions, photographers have to be at the absolute top of their game, and this course will help you how to use your photo-taking skills to create beautiful memories and start a very lucrative business.

  • Access 77 lectures & 4 hours of content 24/7
  • Learn how to set up a wedding photography business
  • Create a brand, website & portfolio
  • Put together wedding photography packages & price them to make sales
  • Get your first clients
  • Compile an excellent equipment kit for shooting weddings
  • Know exactly what goes on during a typical wedding day & how to navigate it
  • Shoot beautiful photos of every moment
  • Edit photos in Adobe Lightroom & Photoshop

Instructor

Phil Ebiner started teaching online courses in 2012, and now has over 80,000 happy students on Udemy learning all sorts of things from photography to video making. Phil worked as a photographer at a private college a few years ago doing event coverage, marketing and advertising, and social media. Sam Shimizu-Jones has been taking photos his entire life. Growing up in Santa Cruz, CA, he fell in love with photography skating around town. Since then, he's traveled the world taking photos for business and pleasure.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web streaming, mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels

Requirements

  • Internet required

Course Outline

  • Introduction
    • What's this course all about? - 1:26
    • Why should you become a wedding photographer? - 2:29
    • Who is the instructor (Will Carnahan)? - 1:19
    • 5 Tips for Better Wedding Photos - 3:02
    • How to Pose and Interact with a Couple (Live Session) - 13:18
    • Wedding Pose Downloadable Guide - 7 Poses, 35 Shots, Endless Possibilities
    • How will you succeed in this course? - 1:13
  • Setting Up Your Wedding Photography Business
    • Section Introduction - 1:13
    • What type of wedding photographer are you? - 2:42
    • How to build your starter camera kit. What equipment do you need? - 5:00
    • What camera brand is the best? - 1:47
    • Where should you buy camera equipment? - 0:39
    • How to pick a name for your wedding photography company - 2:49
    • Top Tips for Launching a Website - 4:33
    • Action Item: Pick a Company Name & Build Your Website - 1:03
    • Action Item Demonstration - Buy a Domain Name - 5:05
    • Pricing to make Sales & Success - 9:16
    • How to get your very first clients - 4:16
    • The importance of contracts - 2:32
    • The philosophy of a happy wedding photographer - 2:28
    • Section Recap - What did we learn in this section? - 1:56
  • Wedding Day Overview
    • Section Introduction - 1:29
    • Taking care of business on the wedding day - 2:02
    • What will you be photographing on the wedding day? - 11:53
    • Section Recap - What did we learn in this section? - 1:22
  • How to Photograph a Wedding
    • Section Intro - 2:51
    • Wedding Day Equipment Check - 4:31
    • Wedding Day Considerations - Day vs. Night, Indoor vs. Outdoor - 2:36
    • Do you need an assistant or second shooter? - 4:24
    • How much should you pay a second shooter? - 1:05
    • Scheduling the Wedding Day (First Looks, Candids, Posed Family Shots) - 1:31
    • Achieving Your Look - 1:17
    • How to Shoot: Pre-Ceremony Details - 4:54
    • How to Shoot: Bride and Bridal Party Preparation - 11:24
    • How to Shoot: Groom and Groomsmen Preparation - 8:47
    • How to Shoot: Walking Down the Aisle - 4:17
    • How to Shoot: Ceremony Coverage - 11:47
    • How to Shoot: Ceremony Readers and Officiants - 3:07
    • How to Shoot: Vows, Ring Exchange, and the Kiss - 3:17
    • How to Shoot: Walking Out of the Ceremony and Post-Ceremony Activities - 5:22
    • How to Shoot: Family, Group, and Wedding Party Photos - 8:21
    • How to Shoot: Posed Couple Shots - 13:21
    • How to Use Pinterest to Find Great Wedding Poses - 2:00
    • Action Item Demonstration: Finding Inspirational Photos on Pinterest - 2:00
    • How to Shoot: Reception Grand Entrance - 1:17
    • How to Shoot: Reception Details - 5:37
    • How to Shoot: Speeches and Toasts - 6:07
    • How to Shoot: Cake Cutting - 3:04
    • How to Shoot: The First Dances - 6:24
    • How to Shoot: Bouquet and Garter Toss - 2:34
    • How to Shoot: The Dance / Party Scene - 6:17
    • Recap - What did we learn in this section? - 0:44
  • Editing Wedding Photos - Post-Production Workflow
    • Section Intro - 0:48
    • Which Photo Editing Application Should You Use? - 2:15
    • Photo Editing Workflow in Lightroom - 9:56
    • Exporting Photos from Lightroom - 2:58
    • Photo Editing Workflow in Photoshop - 10:48
    • Creating an Online Gallery: Zenfolio Overview - 6:07
    • Using Lightroom Presets - 1:04
  • Succeeding with Wedding Photography - Taking it to the next level!
    • Section Intro - 1:19
    • Being Happy - Tips from a Wedding Photographer - 0:52
    • Making It a Business and Sticking with It - 1:42
    • Building Out Your Portfolio - 0:53
    • Getting Testimonials - Yelp, Wedding Wire, The Knot - 2:00
    • Using Social Media & Networks to Expand Your Business - 1:55
    • Dealing with Saturated Markets - 1:41
    • Competing with Family Photographers (Why is Wedding Photography so Expensive!) - 0:44
    • Working with Other Vendors for Success - 1:18
    • Section Recap - What did we learn in this section? - 0:53
  • Course Conclusion
    • Thank You and What's Next - 0:39
  • Bonus: Shooting Engagement Photos
    • Section Intro - 0:37
    • What equipment do you need for an engagement shoot? - 0:51
    • How much to charge for engagement photos - 1:03
    • Picking the perfect location for engagement photos - 1:58
    • Tips for posing and interacting with the couple - 1:13
    • Review of Engagement Photos - 6:49
    • Section Recap - What did we learn in this section? - 0:30

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Night Photography

Go Behind the Scenes to Learn How to Capture Stunning Night Photos

By Video School Online | in Online Courses

With this night photography course, you'll learn the ins and outs from the recommended gear, to the best settings, to the ultimate composition tips, to the elite photo editing processes that generate award-winning night photos. Taking place in Joshua Tree National Park, this course combines entertainment and education in a behind the scenes look at how the instructors have captured incredible images.

  • Access 21 lectures & 1 hour of content 24/7
  • Know what you need for great night photography
  • Understand basic camera settings such as shutter speed, aperture, & ISO
  • Learn how to compose beautiful night photos
  • Use a shutter release remote to shoot long exposures
  • Discover how to shoot light trail photos
  • Compose creative night photos of the stars & moon

Instructor

Phil Ebiner started teaching online courses in 2012, and now has over 80,000 happy students on Udemy learning all sorts of things from photography to video making. Phil worked as a photographer at a private college a few years ago doing event coverage, marketing and advertising, and social media. Sam Shimizu-Jones has been taking photos his entire life. Growing up in Santa Cruz, CA, he fell in love with photography skating around town. Since then, he's traveled the world taking photos for business and pleasure.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web streaming, mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels

Requirements

  • Internet required

Course Outline

  • Intro to Night Photography
    • Welcome to the Course - 1:16
    • Our 10 Landscape Photography Commandments
    • Our Recommended Gear for Landscape Photography - 4:22
    • Planning Your Trip with Will - 1:58
    • Our Gear - What's in Our Bag - 5:04
    • Camera Setting Refresher with Phil - 8:09
  • Landscape Photography Demonstrations
    • Shooting at Sunrise - 9:21
    • Landscape Basics & Composition - 6:08
    • Phil & Sam Go Over the Basics - 9:10
    • How to Shoot Panoramas - 5:04
    • Wide vs. Telephoto Photographs - 4:11
    • Using a Polarizer Filter - 2:54
    • Sunset Photography - 5:04
  • Editing Night Photos
    • Intro to Editing - 2:03
    • Adobe Lightroom Crash Course - 13:37
    • Our Basic Landscape Editing Process - 11:11
    • Quickly Straighten Horizons - 0:55
    • Remove Unwanted Objects in Lightroom - 2:14
    • Using Graduated Filters - 5:33
    • Phil Edits a Landscape Photo
    • Sam's Editing Workflow - 11:00
    • Willl's Editing Process - 18:32
    • All Three Edit the Same Photo - 22:34
    • Sam Edits a Sunrise Photo - 8:46
    • How to Create an HDR Photo in Lightroom - 2:22
    • Stitch Together a Panorama in Lightroom - 5:50
    • Stitch Together a Panorama in Photoshop - 3:21
    • Exporting a Photo for Web or Print - 9:40
  • Course Conclusion
    • Conclusion - 0:21

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Landscape Photography

Go Behind the Scenes to Learn How to Capture Stunning Landscape Photos

By Video School Online | in Online Courses

With this landscape photography course, you'll learn the ins and outs from the recommended gear, to the best settings, to the ultimate composition tips, to the elite photo editing processes that generate award-winning landscape photos. Taking place in Joshua Tree National Park, this course combines entertainment and education in a behind the scenes look at how the instructors have captured incredible images.

  • Access 29 lectures & 3 hours of content 24/7
  • Learn what gear you need for landscape photography
  • Prepare for your photography trip
  • Understand basic camera settings such as shutter speed, aperture, & ISO
  • Compose beautiful landscape photos
  • Use a polarizing filter to improve your photos
  • Shoot a panorama w/ any camera

Instructor

Phil Ebiner started teaching online courses in 2012, and now has over 80,000 happy students on Udemy learning all sorts of things from photography to video making. Phil worked as a photographer at a private college a few years ago doing event coverage, marketing and advertising, and social media. Sam Shimizu-Jones has been taking photos his entire life. Growing up in Santa Cruz, CA, he fell in love with photography skating around town. Since then, he's traveled the world taking photos for business and pleasure.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web streaming, mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels

Requirements

  • Internet required

Course Outline

  • Intro to Night Photography
    • Welcome to the Course - 1:16
    • Our 10 Landscape Photography Commandments
    • Our Recommended Gear for Landscape Photography - 4:22
    • Planning Your Trip with Will - 1:58
    • Our Gear - What's in Our Bag - 5:04
    • Camera Setting Refresher with Phil - 8:09
  • Landscape Photography Demonstrations
    • Shooting at Sunrise - 9:21
    • Landscape Basics & Composition - 6:08
    • Phil & Sam Go Over the Basics - 9:10
    • How to Shoot Panoramas - 5:04
    • Wide vs. Telephoto Photographs - 4:11
    • Using a Polarizer Filter - 2:54
    • Sunset Photography - 5:04
  • Editing Night Photos
    • Intro to Editing - 2:03
    • Adobe Lightroom Crash Course - 13:37
    • Our Basic Landscape Editing Process - 11:11
    • Quickly Straighten Horizons - 0:55
    • Remove Unwanted Objects in Lightroom - 2:14
    • Using Graduated Filters - 5:33
    • Phil Edits a Landscape Photo
    • Sam's Editing Workflow - 11:00
    • Willl's Editing Process - 18:32
    • All Three Edit the Same Photo - 22:34
    • Sam Edits a Sunrise Photo - 8:46
    • How to Create an HDR Photo in Lightroom - 2:22
    • Stitch Together a Panorama in Lightroom - 5:50
    • Stitch Together a Panorama in Photoshop - 3:21
    • Exporting a Photo for Web or Print - 9:40
  • Course Conclusion
    • Conclusion - 0:21

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Adobe Lightroom Classic CC Course

Learn How to Edit Photos Like the Pros!

By Video School Online | in Online Courses

Maybe you're an amateur photographer who has done a little bit of photo editing, or maybe you have quite a bit of photo editing experience. Either way, this course is here to help you make images that matter. You'll learn how to make your photos look better with insight on fixing basic things, making localized adjustments, sharpening and removing noise, and much more.

  • Access 56 lectures & 7 hours of content 24/7
  • Navigate the Adobe Lightroom Classic CC application
  • Import & organize photos
  • Fix white balance, crop, & exposure
  • Cover hue, saturation & luminance adjustments
  • Discuss sharpening & noise reduction
  • Use & create presets
  • Perform lens corrections
  • Remove blemishes
  • Learn gradual, radial & brush adjustments
Note: Software not included.

Instructor

Phil Ebiner started teaching online courses in 2012, and now has over 80,000 happy students on Udemy learning all sorts of things from photography to video making. Phil worked as a photographer at a private college a few years ago doing event coverage, marketing and advertising, and social media. Sam Shimizu-Jones has been taking photos his entire life. Growing up in Santa Cruz, CA, he fell in love with photography skating around town. Since then, he's traveled the world taking photos for business and pleasure.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web streaming, mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels

Requirements

  • Internet required
  • Adobe Lightroom free trial required

Course Outline

  • Introduction
    • Course Introduction - 2:55
    • Download Your Practice Photo Files
  • Importing, Organizing and Filtering
    • Importing Your Photos - 8:04
    • Organizing with Collections - 6:52
    • Rating, Flagging, and Filtering - 7:24
    • Face Tagging - 2:33
  • Editing Your Photos - The Develop Module
    • Crop and Rotate - 5:10
    • White Balance - 7:53
    • Exposure - 6:17
    • Color and Saturation - 8:37
    • Sharpening and Noise Reduction - 6:39
    • Vignettes, Grain and Dehaze - 5:31
    • Exporting - 9:37
    • Lens Corrections - 4:58
    • Split Tone - 5:12
    • Heal and Clone Tools - 7:39
    • Graduated, Radial and Brush Adjustments - 9:53
    • Adjustment Brush Presets - 3:02
    • Range Masks - 5:26
  • Editing Your Photos - Advanced Tips & Techniques
    • Using, Creating, and Importing Presets - 5:24
    • Color Profiles - 4:14
    • Speed Up Your Editing Workflow - 4:04
    • Stitching Together a Panorama - 3:33
    • Combine Photos into an HDR / Bracketed Photo - 2:43
    • Automatically Fix Exposure & White Balance - 1:40
  • Advanced Portrait Editing Techniques
    • Enhance Eyes and Change Eye Color - 8:20
    • Whitening Teeth - 2:47
    • Smoothing Skin - 2:16
    • Removing Wrinkles - 4:52
    • Enhancing Lips & Changing Lipstick Color - 3:05
    • Enhancing Cheeks & Face Contouring - 7:42
    • Full Portrait Edit - 6:58
  • Full Photo Editing Sessions
    • Portrait of a Woman - 19:37
    • Night Photo - 14:36
    • Long Exposure - 14:04
    • Product Photo - 11:56
    • Action Photo - 8:06
    • Nature Photo - 9:01
    • Landscape Photo - 12:11
    • Travel Photo - 12:33
    • Couples Portrait - 17:37
    • Architecture Photo - 18:12
    • Aerial Photo - 9:04
    • Street Photo - 14:04
    • Macro Photo - 9:54
    • Pet Photo - 9:45
    • Maternity Couple Photo - 12:27
    • Interior Nursery - 13:07
    • Portrait of a Man - 18:35
    • Sports Photo - 9:32
  • Map, Book, Slideshow, Print & Web Modules
    • The Map Module - 4:19
    • The Book Module - 9:45
    • The Slideshow Module - 10:21
    • The Print Module - 8:14
    • The Web Module - 5:56
  • Conclusion
    • Thank You - 2:25

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Adobe Lightroom CC Course

Start Editing Beautiful Photos in Adobe Lightroom CC

By Video School Online | in Online Courses

Do you want to learn the world’s most powerful and efficient editing application used by professional photographers? If so, you’re in the right place. You can start editing photos in Adobe Lightroom CC today! Maybe you're an amateur photographer who has done a little bit of photo editing, or maybe you have quite a bit of photo editing experience. Either way, we've this course will help you make your images even better.

  • Access 35 lectures & 3 hours of content 24/7
  • Navigate the Adobe Lightroom CC desktop & web-based applications
  • Import & organize photos
  • Fix white balance, crop, & exposure
  • Sharpen photos & reduce noise
  • Discuss split toning, geometry corrections, lens corrections, & more
  • Remove blemishes
  • Learn gradual, radial & brush adjustments
Note: Software not included.

Instructor

Phil Ebiner started teaching online courses in 2012, and now has over 80,000 happy students on Udemy learning all sorts of things from photography to video making. Phil worked as a photographer at a private college a few years ago doing event coverage, marketing and advertising, and social media. Sam Shimizu-Jones has been taking photos his entire life. Growing up in Santa Cruz, CA, he fell in love with photography skating around town. Since then, he's traveled the world taking photos for business and pleasure.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web streaming, mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels

Requirements

  • Internet required
  • Adobe Lightroom free trial required

Course Outline

  • Welcome to the Course
    • Intro to the Course - 2:58
    • Download the Practice Files
  • Basic Editing Techniques
    • Import and Organize - 9:39
    • Crop and Rotate - 3:28
    • White Balance and Saturation - 6:25
    • Light - Exposure and Tone Curve - 8:15
    • Color Mixer - 2:03
    • Effects - 4:38
    • Split Toning - 1:29
    • Details - 4:44
    • Optics - 3:06
    • Geometry - 4:04
  • Export and Save
    • Exporting and Sharing - 2:17
  • Local Adjustments and Advanced Tips
    • Healing and Clone Brushes - 3:34
    • Brush Adjustments - 3:57
    • Radial and Linear Gradients - 4:47
    • Advanced Options and Presets - 4:24
    • Editing Photos in Your Web Browser - 3:04
  • Portrait Editing Techniques
    • Enhancing Eyes - 6:01
    • Whitening Teeth - 3:07
    • Smoothing Skin - 2:16
    • Removing Wrinkles - 7:24
    • Enhancing Lips & Changing Lip Color - 3:44
    • Cheek Enhancements and Face Contouring - 5:18
    • Full Portrait with Pro Editing Techniques - 11:26
  • Full Photo Editing Sessions
    • Full Edit - Portrait - 13:39
    • Full Edit - Car - 15:06
    • Full Edit - Starry Sky - 10:01
    • Full Edit - Woman and Dog - 15:26
    • Full Edit - Roses are Red - 11:20
    • Full Edit - Snowy Landscape - 10:53
    • Full Edit - Wildlife Bird - 14:48
    • Full Edit - Surfs Up - 9:29
    • Full Edit - Icy River - 12:27
    • Full Edit - Night Photo - 10:38

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Photography Masterclass: Your Complete Guide to Photography

Delve into the A to Zs of Photography: Choose the Right Camera, Edit Images & More

By Video School Online | in Online Courses

This encyclopedic course provides everything you need to learn the ins and outs of photography, and to master this medium even if you’re just starting out. Whether choosing between the humble iPhone or fancy DSLR, or shooting photos indoors or outside--you’ll learn all you need to turn out professional-quality photos certain to impress viewers and even attract interested customers.

  • Access 206 lectures & 9 hours of content 24/7
  • Understand how different kinds of cameras work: DSLRs, smartphones, etc.
  • Create well-composed shots by correctly positioning subjects, manipulating depth of field, etc.
  • Master situational photography to take strong photos no matter your setting or subject
  • Obtain the equipment you need to capture great photos
  • Illuminate your photos to capture your subjects in their best light
  • Edit images in post-production to ensure they truly pop
  • Monetize your work by knowing where to sell it, how to license it & more

Instructor

Phil Ebiner started teaching online courses in 2012, and now has over 80,000 happy students on Udemy learning all sorts of things from photography to video making. Phil worked as a photographer at a private college a few years ago doing event coverage, marketing and advertising, and social media. Sam Shimizu-Jones has been taking photos his entire life. Growing up in Santa Cruz, CA, he fell in love with photography skating around town. Since then, he's traveled the world taking photos for business and pleasure.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web streaming, mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels

Requirements

  • Internet required

Course Outline

  • Introduction to the Course
    • What will you learn in this course & who is it for? - 2:04
    • From iPhone to fancy DSLR: the basic photographers toolbox - 2:00
    • Success! How will you succeed in this course? - 0:51
    • Map to Success - What are you interested in learning?
    • How does camera exposure work in under 3 minutes! - 2:44
    • Course Requirements - what do you need to take this course? - 1:44
    • Who are we - the instructors? - 2:57
  • Understanding the Camera
    • Introduction to the Understanding the Camera section - 0:44
    • Types of cameras - 1:20
    • Camera Type: DSLR - 2:55
    • Camera Type: Smart Phone - 1:51
    • Camera Type: Point & Shoot - 1:43
    • Camera Type: EVIL - not in the spooky way! - 1:52
    • How does a camera work? - 4:35
    • Shutters & Sensors - 2:49
    • Sensor Size Chart
    • File Formats - RAW vs. JPEG - 2:38
    • The Power of Shooting in RAW Revealed - 3:35
    • Conclusion - what did we learn in this section? - 0:30
  • Drop Auto - Learn to Shoot Manually
    • Introduction to the Drop Auto section - 1:08
    • What is exposure? - 1:40
    • What is aperture (aka. f-stop or iris)? - 3:18
    • Aperture Charts
    • What is shutter speed? - 3:15
    • Dive deeper into shutter speed & watch a slow motion shutter
    • What is ISO? - 4:14
    • What is the exposure triangle, and how does it work? - 2:48
    • Exposure Triangle - Diagram & Examples
    • Using your camera's light meter - 3:38
    • How to use the camera's Histogram - 8:53
    • Practice - Set your exposure for 3 scenarios! - 0:49
    • What is focus - depth of field explained - 2:28
    • Depth of Field - Visualized
    • Getting in focus using the auto-focus mode - 3:34
    • Getting in focus using the manual mode - 2:32
    • Shooting fast objects - 1:57
    • Practice - Taking pictures of cars! - 0:31
    • Shooting in low light - 2:22
    • Shooting at night - 3:21
    • Practice - Taking pictures inside! - 0:47
    • Conclusion - what did we learn in this section? - 0:42
  • Composition - What is in your frame?
    • Introduction to the Composition section - 0:59
    • What is composition? - 1:50
    • The rule of thirds - 7:39
    • When to throw out the rule of thirds - 1:25
    • Rule of Thirds: Visualized
    • Perspective: changing your angle - 3:17
    • Perspective: Visualized
    • What's the Mood of your photo? - 5:58
    • Wide Angle vs Telephoto & Zoom - 3:36
    • Wide vs. Telephoto Lenses: Visualized
    • Choosing a background - 2:38
    • Panoramic compositions - 2:45
    • How to position your subject - 5:24
    • Focus on the details - 1:48
    • Using depth of field creatively - 2:23
    • Colors - think about how colors affect your photos - 3:09
    • Black & White photos - adding emotion by subtracting color - 2:59
    • Practice - Go on a photo adventure! - 0:55
    • Phil's Photo Walk - Let's look at his photos! - 7:12
    • Conclusion - what did we learn in this section? - 0:33
  • Situational Photography - Taking better photos wherever you are
    • Introduction to the Situational Photography section - 1:06
    • 5 Tips for Better Landscape Photos - 2:34
    • 5 Tips for Better Nature Photos - 2:55
    • Practice - Get outside and take some pictures! - 0:40
    • 5 Tips for Better Portraits - 3:07
    • 5 Tips for Better Portrait Lighting - 3:51
    • 5 Tips for Better Photos of Kids (or Pets) - 2:24
    • Practice - Take pictures of your kid (or pet)! - 0:47
    • Conclusion - what did we learn in this section? - 0:44
  • Purchasing a Camera & Additional Equipment
    • Introduction to the Purchasing a Camera section - 0:35
    • How to purchase a camera - what's your goal? - 1:55
    • How to build your complete camera kit - 2:37
    • Where should you buy a camera? - 2:18
    • What's in our camera bag? - 5:36
    • Memory Cards - 2:13
    • Lenses & Filters - 3:03
    • Batteries & Chargers - 1:39
    • Stabilization - Tripods, Monopods, Gorillapods - 2:11
    • Flashes & Lighting - 2:57
    • Camera Cases & Bags - 2:36
    • Practice: Put together your camera kit! - 2:00
    • Conclusion - what did we learn in this section? - 0:39
  • Canon Camera Overview & Settings
    • Introduction to the Camera Anatomy & Settings section - 0:56
    • Detailed look at a Canon DSLR - 10:38
    • Practice: Play with your buttons! - 0:44
    • The Camera Menu - Let's go through it together - Canon - 2:07
    • Changing Image Quality - Canon - 3:19
    • Picture Styles on a Canon - 1:34
    • Image Review on a Canon - 2:06
    • Formatting a memory card - Canon - 1:01
    • Practice - Choose your settings! - 0:42
    • White Balance Symbol Chart
    • Understanding Burst Mode
    • Scene Modes Chart
    • Conclusion - what did we learn in this section? - 0:47
  • Nikon Camera Overview & Settings
    • Detailed look at a Nikon DSLR - 13:57
    • The Nikon Info Button - 2:29
    • The Camera Menu - Let's go through it together - Nikon - 2:07
    • Changing Image Quality on a Nikon - 1:38
    • Image Review on a Nikon - 1:53
    • Formatting Your Camera on a Nikon - 1:40
  • Smartphone & Mirrorless Camera Overview & Settings
    • Detailed look at a smart phone & our favorite apps - 2:36
    • Fuji X-T1 Overview - 7:56
  • Using Stabilization - Tripods, Monopods, more?
    • Introduction to the Stabilization section - 0:43
    • Tripod Tips - 2:34
    • Monopod Tips - 1:19
    • Other types of stabilization - 1:32
    • Tips for better handheld photography - 3:21
    • How do you get non-blurry photos!
    • Conclusion - what did we learn in this section? - 1:37
  • Lighting - How to light your photos
    • Introduction to the Lighting section - 0:53
    • What is light? - 1:20
    • What types of light sources do we have? - 1:14
    • Understanding light temperatures - 1:37
    • Light Temperature Chart
    • Setting your white balance properly - 2:12
    • What is three-point light? - 1:28
    • Complete guide to three-point lighting
    • Using ambient light - 3:08
    • Using Natural Light Creatively
    • Using the flash - 2:55
    • Better Flash Photography with a Lightscoop Pop-up Flash Bouncer - 6:43
    • Practice - use your flash! - 0:47
    • Shooting slhouettes - 1:31
    • How to take a silhouette photo - diagram
    • Practice: Take a silhouette photo! - 0:27
    • Conclusion - what did we learn in this section? - 0:47
  • Lenses - Diving deep into lens types and styles
    • Introduction to the Lens section - 0:46
    • What is focal length? - 2:05
    • What standard lenses should you have? - 2:14
    • Depth of Field - Revisited - 4:11
    • What are our favorite lenses? - 5:19
    • Fisheye lenses - 1:19
    • Tilt shift (aka swing shift) lenses - 1:35
    • Tilt-Shift Video Example
    • Polarizing, ND, and UV filters - 3:19
    • Polarizing Filter: Visualized
    • Conclusion - what did we learn in this section? - 0:43
  • Smartphone Photography - Take better photos, the selfie way!
    • Introduction to the Modern Photography section - 0:38
    • Using our favorite iPhone app - 3:30
    • How to take better pictures with your smartphone - 5:54
    • Tips for composing better square images & Instagram success! - 6:17
    • Practice - Take your best smart phone photo! - 0:54
    • Making money with your smartphone images
    • Conclusion - what did we learn in this section? - 0:43
  • Photo Editing - Make your images pop with the best photo editing applications
    • Introduction to the Photo Editing section - 1:02
    • What is photo editing, and why do we do it? - 2:38
    • What programs do we like for editing? - 4:46
    • How to get a free trial of Adobe Lightroom & Photoshop - 1:17
    • Importing and Organization in Lightroom - 3:54
    • Rating photographs - what is our process? - 5:39
    • Practice - Import & rate your photos! - 0:49
    • Adjusting exposure - 9:22
    • Adjusting color temperature (white balance) - 3:37
    • Cropping - 6:35
    • Sharpening - 7:02
    • Adjusting Saturation & Vibrance in Lightroom - 3:45
    • Brightness & contrast - 4:35
    • Vignettes & blurs - 3:17
    • Exporting & saving - 9:56
    • Practice - Improve your photos in Lightroom! - 1:12
    • Getting Rid of Blemishes in Lightroom - 2:31
    • Hue, Saturation, Luminance controls in Lightroom - 5:07
  • Photo Editing in Photoshop
    • Editing a RAW Photo in Photoshop - 4:35
    • Editing a JPEG Photo in Photoshop - 6:35
    • Stitching together a panorama in Photoshop - 4:47
    • Get Rid of Blemishes in Photoshop - No more zits! - 2:24
    • How to Composite Images in Photoshop - 13:35
  • Editing Photos in iPhoto
    • Importing & Organization in iPhoto - 3:17
    • Quick Fixes in iPhoto - How to quickly make your photos look amazing! - 2:47
    • Using the Effects Tab in iPhoto - 2:56
    • Advanced Photo Adjustments in iPhoto - 5:32
    • Exporting/Saving Photos from iPhoto - 3:08
    • Conclusion - what did we learn in this section? - 1:13
  • Make Money with Photography
    • Introduction to the Making Money with Photography section - 1:03
    • What jobs can you do with photography? - 2:48
    • Branding yourself - 3:51
    • Tips for branding yourself - 3:58
    • Tell everyone, everywhere - 2:49
    • Sharing your photographs - our favorite sites - 5:58
    • Creating a website/portfolio - 5:44
    • What you need to put in a website - 6:50
    • What should you charge as a photographer? - 6:44
    • Finding freelance photography work - 8:10
    • Unique ways to dive into photography - 4:06
    • Landing a full-time photography job - 3:32
    • Conclusion - what did we learn in this section? - 1:16
  • Selling your Photographs - Where to sell, licensing tips, and more!
    • Introduction to the Sell Your Photographs section - 1:22
    • Best stock photo sites for making money online - 4:21
    • How one guy made $15,000 in one day on Instagram - 2:52
    • Selling your own photography - 3:46
    • Understanding licensing - 3:06
    • How to license your photos - 3:46
    • Fair Use photographs - 3:34
    • Conclusion - what did we learn in this section? - 0:54
  • Wedding Photography
    • Who is the instructor (Will Carnahan)? - 1:19
    • Why should you become a wedding photographer? - 2:29
    • 5 Tips for Being a Better Wedding photographer - 3:02
    • Overview of what to shoot at a wedding - 11:53
  • Conclusion
    • Thank you & please leave a review! - 1:03
  • BONUS SECTION: Photography history & where we are today
    • Introduction to the Photography Basics section - 1:02
    • A brief history of photography - 5:40
    • The longer version of the history of photography
    • Modern photography - where are we today? - 2:37
    • Conclusion - what did we learn in this section? - 0:45

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Photography Master Class

Better Photos Start with This Beginner-Friendly Course

By Video School Online | in Online Courses

Anyone can activate the shutter on a camera, but understanding the precise settings and composition required to get that perfect photo takes skill. Whether you're looking to start a side-hustle or just take better pictures on your next brunch date, this course will guide you through the ins and outs of photography, so you can start taking stunning images that are worth sharing with the world.

  • Access 314 lectures & 17 hours of content 24/7
  • Learn the basics behind taking photos w/ DLSR, mirrorless & smartphone cameras
  • Discover how to take better photos w/ your camera's manual setting
  • Explore different photography styles, like family portraits, landscapes, product & wildlife
  • Use natural lighting to enhance your images

Instructor

Phil Ebiner started teaching online courses in 2012, and now has over 80,000 happy students on Udemy learning all sorts of things from photography to video making. Phil worked as a photographer at a private college a few years ago doing event coverage, marketing and advertising, and social media. Sam Shimizu-Jones has been taking photos his entire life. Growing up in Santa Cruz, CA, he fell in love with photography skating around town. Since then, he's traveled the world taking photos for business and pleasure.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web streaming, mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels

Requirements

  • Internet required

Course Outline

  • Introduction
    • Introduction to the Photography Masterclass - 2:50
    • How Does a Camera Work - 1:17
    • Join the Official Student Group
    • IMPORTANT: Know Your Lecture Types - 2:29
  • Exposure
    • What is Exposure? - 2:26
    • What is Aperture? - 7:55
    • Visual Guide: Aperture Chart
    • What is Shutter Speed? - 4:26
    • What is ISO? - 5:34
    • The Exposure Triangle - 8:54
    • Visual Guide: Exposure Triangle
    • Exposing with Your Camera's Light Meter - 3:37
    • Advanced: Metering Modes - 2:49
    • Advanced: Exposure Compensation - 3:32
    • Camera Exposure Modes: Automatic, Manual + More - 8:53
    • Advanced: Dynamic Range - 2:49
    • Advanced: HDR & Bracketing - 2:15
    • Advanced: Reading Exposure with Histogram - 2:05
    • Visual Guide: Histogram
    • Advanced: What is an Exposure Stop? - 1:08
    • Visual Guide: Stops of Light
    • Supplemental Materials
    • Intro to Activities - 1:24
    • Activity - Exposure - 0:51
  • Composition
    • What is Composition? - 0:49
    • The Rule of Thirds - 2:49
    • Visual Guide: The Rule of Thirds
    • Pro Tip: The Golden Ratio
    • Negative Space - 1:49
    • Leading Lines - 3:14
    • Symmetry and Balance - 2:24
    • Perspective and Angles - 6:43
    • Backgrounds - 2:50
    • Pro Tip: The Golden Ratio
    • Activity - Composition - 0:56
    • Pro Tip: Creating Depth with Layering
    • Pro Tip: Using Shapes in Compositions
    • Advanced - Shooting Portraits with Wide vs Telephoto Lenses - 0:57
    • Supplemental Materials
  • Focus and Depth of Field
    • What is Depth of Field? - 0:29
    • Depth of Field & Aperture - 2:45
    • Visual Guide: Depth of Field
    • Ways to Get Shallow Depth of Field - 2:28
    • Manual vs Auto Focus - 3:27
    • Auto Focus Modes - 4:54
    • Tips for Shooting Fast Objects - 3:01
    • Activity - Fast Objects - 0:34
    • Pro Tip: Focusing in Low Light
    • Advanced: Understanding Bokeh - 1:09
    • Pro Tip: Back Button Focus
    • Advanced: Viewfinder Foucs - 1:03
    • Supplemental Materials
  • Camera Anatomy & Settings
    • What is Camera Anatomy? - 1:04
    • Main Features of Most Cameras - 4:47
    • Camera Scene Modes - 2:31
    • File Types: RAW vs. JPEG - 8:39
    • Your Camera's Sensor - 6:14
    • Visual Guide: Camera Sensor Sizes
    • Photo Resolution and Quality - 3:02
    • Continuous and Burst Modes - 1:31
    • DSLR vs Mirrorless Cameras - 3:11
    • Supplemental Materials
  • White Balance and Color
    • Intro to White Balance and Color - 0:29
    • What is White Balance? - 3:16
    • The Kelvin Light Temperature Scale - 3:39
    • Visual Guide: Kelvin Light Temperature Chart
    • Automatic White Balance Modes - 2:55
    • Visual Guide: White Balance Symbol Chart
    • Advanced: Picture Profiles and In-Camera Adjustments - 2:50
    • Advanced: Light Spectrum & Colors - 2:00
    • Using Colors Creatively - 3:21
    • Shooting in Black and White - 3:48
    • Pro Tip: Black and White Techniques
    • Activity - Creative Color - 0:24
    • Advanced: Custom White Balance - 2:32
    • Supplemental Materials
  • Lighting & Flash Photography
    • What is Lighting? - 2:09
    • Shooting with Natural Light - 8:13
    • Using Natural Light from a Window - 2:51
    • Shooting in Artificial Light - 6:41
    • Shooting with Your Camera's Flash - 2:53
    • Shooting with an External Flash - 10:26
    • Visual Guide: Creative External Flash
    • Shooting with a Lighting Kit: 3-Point Lighting - 3:44
    • Visual Guide: 3-Point Lighting Setup
    • Creative Lighting - Silhouettes & The Back Light - 4:47
    • Activity - Lighting - 0:45
    • Pro Tip: Capturing Beautiful Sunset Photographs
    • Pro Tip: Artistic Flares
    • Pro Tip: Getting Rid of Glare in Glasses
    • Supplemental Materials
  • Mobile Photography
    • Why Smartphone Photography is Awesome - 1:51
    • Understanding Your Phone's Camera and Capabilities - 2:32
    • Exposing with a Smartphone - 1:28
    • Tips for Shooting with Your Mobile Camera - 4:15
    • Shooting in Low Light with a Smartphone - 7:19
    • Mobile Camera Accessories - 1:59
    • iPhone Tutorial - Portrait Mode - 2:55
    • Supplemental Materials
  • Equipment - Cameras
    • What will you learn in this section? - 1:10
    • Know Your Camera Types - 2:46
    • What is Your Budget? - 3:33
    • How and Where to Buy a Camera - 2:10
    • What is the Best Beginner Camera? - 5:42
    • Visual Guide: What's in my Camera Bag?
    • How to Build Out Your Camera Kit - 2:36
    • Photo Chat: Introduction - 0:57
    • Photo Chat: Buying a New Camera - 21:26
    • Supplemental Materials
  • Equipment - Lenses
    • What will you learn in this section? - 1:21
    • What is Focal Length? - 6:50
    • A Deeper Dive into Aperture - 5:24
    • Primes vs Zoom Lenses - 6:23
    • Advanced: Prime vs Zoom - Quality Comparison - 1:40
    • Advanced: Upgrading Your Lenses - Kit vs Pro - 1:27
    • Lens Stabilization - 2:44
    • Lens Filters - 4:20
    • Filter Demonstration - 2:51
    • Specialty and Creative Lenses - 3:58
    • Pro Tip: Chromatic Aberration
    • How to Clean Your Camera Lens - 5:40
    • Supplemental Materials
  • Equipment - Accessories
    • What will you learn in this section? - 0:54
    • Memory Cards - 3:30
    • Batteries & Chargers - 2:00
    • Stabilization - 3:49
    • Flashes and Lighting - 2:18
    • Camera Bags - 3:10
    • Sam's Favorite Camera Bags - 2:43
    • Hard Drives - 3:09
    • Supplemental Materials
  • Portrait Photography
    • Introduction to the Photography Scenario Sections - 0:34
    • Tips for Shooting Portraits - 1:38
    • Portrait Demonstration - 7:36
    • Activity - Portrait - 0:36
    • Download Our 100+ Posing Guide
    • Supplemental Materials
  • Long Exposure Photography
    • Tips for Shooting Long Exposures - 1:46
    • Daytime Long Exposure Demonstration - 19:02
    • Nighttime Long Exposure Demonstration - 9:16
    • Activity - Long Exposure - 0:29
    • Supplemental Materials
  • Landscape Photography
    • Tips for Shooting Landscape Photos - 1:51
    • Landscape Photography Demonstration - 6:49
    • Activity - Landscape - 0:14
    • Supplemental Materials
  • Product Photography
    • Tips for Shooting Product Photos - 2:38
    • Product Photo Demonstration with Natural Light - 6:40
    • Product Photography with Artificial Lights - 2:42
    • Adding a Reflection to Increase Quality - 2:17
    • Create a DIY Product Photo Light Box - 5:09
    • Activity - Product - 0:34
    • Editing Product Photos - 13:33
    • Supplemental Materials
  • Low Light Photography
    • Tips for Shooting in Low Light - 1:32
    • Low Light Photography Demonstration - 8:08
    • Activity - Low light - 0:39
    • Supplemental Materials
  • Sports & Action Photography
    • Tips for Sports and Action Photography - 1:37
    • Action and Sports Photography Demonstration - 8:03
    • Activity - Action and Sports - 0:35
    • Action Photography Demonstration II - 4:21
    • Supplemental Materials
  • Macro Photography
    • Tips for Macro Photography - 2:17
    • Macro Photography Demonstration - 4:30
    • Activity - Macro - 0:36
    • Supplemental Materials
  • Street & Architecture Photography
    • Tips for Street Photography - 1:32
    • Architecture and Street Photography Demonstration - 3:53
    • Activity - Street and Architecture - 0:34
    • Supplemental Materials
  • Event & Wedding Photography
    • Tips for Shooting Events - 2:14
    • Photo Chat: Event Photography - 4:26
    • Bring the Right Tools - 4:51
    • Be Aware of Your Surroundings - 4:40
    • Be Quick with Your Settings - 5:11
    • Capture the Details - 4:22
    • An Overview of Shooting a Wedding - 9:48
    • Activity - Event - 0:38
    • Supplemental Materials
  • Aerial & Drone Photography
    • Intro to Drone Photography - 1:14
    • Flight Disclaimer
    • Our Recommended Drone Equipment - 5:47
    • Drone Photography Tips - 5:59
    • Drone Photography Demonstration - 12:02
    • Activity - Aerial Photography - 0:57
    • Supplemental Materials
  • Wildlife Photography
    • Tips for Wildlife Photography - 2:16
    • Wildlife Photography Demonstration - 5:56
    • Photo Chat: Sam's Archipelago Trip - 5:26
    • Activity - Wildlife - 0:28
    • Supplemental Materials
  • Night Photography
    • Tips for Night Photography - 1:17
    • Night Photography Demonstration - 4:20
    • Activity - Night - 0:44
    • Supplemental Materials
  • Introduction to Editing Photos
    • Welcome to the Photo Editing Lessons - 0:25
    • Which Photo Editor Will You Learn + How We Decide What to Teach
    • Activity - Photo Editing - 1:15
  • Photo Editing in Lightroom Classic CC
    • Intro to Lightroom Classic CC - 4:32
    • Download Your Practice Photos
    • Importing and Organizing in Lightroom Classic CC - 11:25
    • Crop and Rotate in Lightroom Classic CC - 5:10
    • White Balance in Lightroom Classic CC - 7:53
    • Exposure in Lightroom Classic CC - 6:17
    • Color and Saturation in Lightroom Classic CC - 8:37
    • Sharpening and Noise Reduction in Lightroom Classic CC - 6:39
    • Vignettes, Grain and Dehaze in Lightroom Classic CC - 5:31
    • Exporting in Lightroom Classic CC - 9:37
    • Lens Corrections in Lightroom Classic CC - 4:58
    • Split Tone in Lightroom Classic CC - 5:12
    • Removing Blemishes with the Heal and Clone Tools in Lightroom Classic CC - 7:39
    • Graduated, Radial and Brush Adjustments in Lightroom Classic CC - 9:53
    • Adjustment Brush Presets in Lightroom Classic CC - 3:02
    • Range Masks in Lightroom Classic CC - 5:26
    • Full Edit - Portrait in Lightroom Classic CC - 18:35
    • Full Edit - Black and White Action in Lightroom Classic CC - 9:32
  • Photo Editing in Lightroom CC
    • Intro to Lightroom CC - 2:55
    • Download Your Practice Photos
    • Import and Organize in Lightroom CC - 9:39
    • Crop and Rotate in Lightroom CC - 3:28
    • White Balance and Saturation in Lightroom CC - 6:25
    • Light - Exposure and Tone Curve in Lightroom CC - 8:15
    • Color Mixer in Lightroom CC - 2:03
    • Effects in Lightroom CC - 4:38
    • Split Toning in Lightroom CC - 1:29
    • Details in Lightroom CC - 4:44
    • Optics in Lightroom CC - 3:06
    • Geometry in Lightroom CC - 4:04
    • Exporting and Sharing in Lightroom CC - 2:17
    • Healing and Clone Brushes in Lightroom CC - 3:34
    • Brush Adjustments in Lightroom CC - 3:57
    • Radial and Linear Gradients in Lightroom CC - 4:47
    • Advanced Options and Presets in Lightroom CC - 4:24
    • Full Edit - Night Photo in Lightroom CC - 10:38
    • Full Edit - Portrait in Lightroom CC - 13:39
    • Editing Photos in Your Web Browser with Lightroom CC - 3:04
  • Photo Editing in Photos for Mac
    • Intro to Mac Photos - 2:15
    • Download Your Practice Photos
    • Importing and Organizing in Mac Photos - 6:30
    • Cropping and Rotating in Mac Photos - 5:03
    • Exposure Adjustments in Mac Photos - 4:24
    • White Balance in Mac Photos - 5:40
    • Color, Saturation, HSL in Mac Photos - 5:51
    • Noise Reduction and Sharpening in Mac Photos - 6:49
    • Vignettes, Contrast, Black and White in Mac Photos - 6:15
    • Exporting in Mac Photos - 5:59
    • Full Edit - Portrait in Mac Photos - 10:11
    • Full Edit - Landscape in Mac Photos - 9:28
  • Photo Editing in Google Photos
    • Intro to Google Photos - 1:47
    • Download Your Practice Photos
    • Importing and Organizing in Google Photos - 3:54
    • Editing Photos in Google Photos in Google Photos - 6:35
    • Downloading and Sharing in Google Photos - 2:32
    • Full Edit - Macro in Google Photos - 5:25
    • Full Edit - Landscape in Google Photos - 6:22
  • Photo Editing in Photoshop Express (Free Mobile App)
    • Intro to Photoshop Express - 1:22
    • Download Your Practice Photos
    • Importing and Understanding the Workspace in Photoshop Express - 3:59
    • The Editing Workspace and Applying Filters in Photoshop Express - 3:08
    • Crop and Rotate in Photoshop Express - 3:13
    • Editing Photos in Photoshop Express - 7:15
    • Red Eye Removal, Text and Frames in Photoshop Express - 4:03
    • Removing Blemishes - 1:09
    • Saving and Exporting in Photoshop Express - 2:16
    • Creating Collages in Photoshop Express - 4:55
    • Full Edit - Landscape in Photoshop Express - 5:16
    • Full Edit - Product Photo in Photoshop Express - 4:59
  • Photo Editing in Snapseed (Free Mobile App)
    • Intro to Snapseed - 0:57
    • Download Your Practice Photos
    • Opening Photos and Navigating the App - 4:57
    • Making Adjustments and Editing Exposure - 4:33
    • Cropping - 1:51
    • White Balance - 2:27
    • Details and Sharpening - 1:48
    • Tone Curves - 3:29
    • Rotate, Perspective and Expand - 4:07
    • Making Edits to Selected Parts of an Image - 4:11
    • Removing Blemishes and Healing Brush - 1:09
    • Snapseed Photo Styles - 7:16
    • Text and Frames - 1:55
    • Saving and Exporting - 3:12
    • Full Portrait Edit - 6:04
  • Sharing Your Photos Online
    • What will your learn in this Section? - 1:44
    • Best Social Media Platforms for Photographers - 6:49
    • How to Win on Instagram - 6:57
    • Walkthrough of Creating a Free Portfolio with Wix - 16:47
    • Activity - Portfolio - 0:40
    • Photo Chat: Having an Online Presence - 7:05
    • Photo Chat: Getting More Followers - 5:25
    • Photo Chat: Best Web Platforms for Photographers - 5:40
    • Supplemental Materials
  • Starting a Photography Business
    • Intro to Starting a Photography Business - 1:11
    • How to Start a Photography Business - 3:50
    • Finding Your First Clients - 5:10
    • Payments and Accounting - 1:55
    • How Much Should You Charge? - 5:24
    • Contracts - 2:32
    • Income and Expense Tracking - 2:37
    • Photo Chat: Getting Our First Clients - 5:34
    • Photo Chat: Gear You Need to Start a Business - 3:05
    • Photo Chat: How Much You Should Charge - 8:47
    • Supplemental Materials
  • Selling Stock Photography
    • What is Stock Photography? - 0:43
    • Best Stock Photography Websites - 1:59
    • How to Sell Your Own Photos - 2:42
    • Understanding Licensing - 4:06
    • Supplemental Materials
  • Printing Your Photos
    • How to Print Your Photos - 2:41
    • How Big Can You Print Your Photos - 2:22
    • Framing Your Photos - 1:56
    • Supplemental Materials
  • Conclusion
    • Thank You - 3:07
  • Photo Editing in Photoshop CC
    • Download Your Practice Photos

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Food Photography

If You're Going to Instagram Your Food, You Might as Well Do It Right

By Video School Online | in Online Courses

You see food photographed all the time--from menus and cookbooks to advertisements and Instagram--but wouldn't you like to replicate those pristine images yourself? With this DIY Food Photography course, you'll be uploading mouth-watering images to your blog, Instagram, or menu in just an hour. Make your photos as delicious as your food!

  • Access 14 lectures & 0.5 hours of content
  • Learn how to pick the best locations to photograph food
  • Discover how to prepare & style your food and setting
  • Light your food w/ inexpensive tools like a white sheet & poster board
  • Understand how to choose the best camera & settings
  • Compose 4 types of shots to get all the best angles

Instructor

Phil Ebiner started teaching online courses in 2012, and now has over 80,000 happy students on Udemy learning all sorts of things from photography to video making. Phil worked as a photographer at a private college a few years ago doing event coverage, marketing and advertising, and social media. Sam Shimizu-Jones has been taking photos his entire life. Growing up in Santa Cruz, CA, he fell in love with photography skating around town. Since then, he's traveled the world taking photos for business and pleasure.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web streaming, mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels

Requirements

  • Internet required

Course Outline

  • Dive into Food Photography
    • Intro to Course - 1:21
    • Choosing a Location - 3:15
    • Prepping Food and Setting - 5:38
    • Lighting Your Food - 6:06
    • Choosing Your Camera - 2:44
    • Camera Settings - 3:58
    • Composing Your Shot - 5:25
    • Editing Photos - 11:10
  • Food Photography Demonstrations
    • Practice - Cereal - 3:47
    • Practice - Morning Coffee - 5:10
    • Practice - Key Lime Tart - 4:03
    • Practice - Tomato Soup - 2:11
    • Practice - Beer - 2:12
  • Conclusion
    • Thank You - 0:27

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