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ONLINE DIGITAL PHOTO CLASSES

Take your photography to the next level with an online photography class. Learn from experienced teachers who will take the time to go over each of your classes and have one-on-one access for any questions you have during the course. Watch your skills and techniques improve the further you get into each class. You'll gain knowledge and learn new techniques as well as learning to get the most out of the equipment you currently have.

Choose from any of the six-part self-paced classes which have no set start or end dates. All classes are $160 and include feedback and critiques for each lesson. Sign up and get started today.

Classes primarily are designed for photographers with a DSLR but those with a point and shoot camera may take any class but be aware there may be some settings discussed in the lessons your camera might not be able to perform. The Digital Basics class is one that would be of benefit for those with any type of camera.

COURSE DIRECTORY

Digital Photography Basics -
A Beginner's Guide

Skill Level - Beginner / Refresher

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Course Description

New to learning photography or in need to understand digital photography basics? Just got a new camera? Maybe you just want to brush up on your theory. Then you have come to the right place. This course will take you through the language of digital photography as well as learning how to use and get the most from your camera, no matter what kind you have.

People take photographs for many different reasons. Whether you want to do landscape and nature photography, family gatherings or your kids' sporting events, this course will get you off on the right foot and on your way to taking great pictures.

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Macro Photography -
Delving into the World of Close-Ups

Skill Level - Intermediate and Above

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Course Description

No matter the season of the year, macro photography opens up an entirely different world of photography. This course will show all the different ways to delve into the small world that exists out there and bring out the beauty of color, design and softness of even the smallest of subjects. We will go beyond the straight view of close-up work to create some very interesting abstracts as well as learning how to get a flower just inches in front of you in focus as well as the mountains at infinity.

After this course, you will not look at things on the ground the same. Some other objects you see every day will take on a whole new meaning.

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Working with Natural Light -
Seeing and Using Available Light

Skill Level - All levels

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Course Description

Photography broken down to its basic level means painting with light. You don't have to have much light in order to take a picture, but you have to have some. Learning to read and use light to its best is one of the toughest parts of photography. Gain the knowledge of being able to read and use natural light to its fullest as you go through a series of lessons to get you acquainted with the world of light.

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Wildlife Basics and Beyond -
Capturing Great Wildlife Behavior

Skill Level - Intermediate and Above

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Course Description

Wildlife Basics and Beyond shows that catching the peak of action translates from one photographic style to another. While wildlife portrait shots can be quite interesting, going beyond the basics to capture behavior and action is where the most interesting images are found. The class will include tips on capturing great birds in flight photos, anticipating action, controlling the background, looking for special lighting opportunities, and understanding exposures, f-stops, and shutter speeds. Learning these fundamentals is essential for the best results when photographing wildlife.

This class is designed for both those wanting to step into the world of wildlife photography or for those wanting to learn techniques and ideas for taking a step up with their skills.

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Design Elements in Nature and Travel -
A Study in Compositional Styles

Skill Level - All levels

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Course Description

A strong compositional eye is something some photographers are born with. For others, creating a great composition takes some work. By using and combining a series of design elements, the steps to creating a great composition are made easier. Learning these different design elements and how to use them will provide an understanding of why a particular composition works and provide the steps to create dramatic images. All of the elements covered in this lesson can be found in most every photography. Learning when and how to use them is the aim of the class.

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All classes are Prepaid using PayPal. Please contact by e-mail to indicate which class you are signing up for. Each lesson will be available as a PDF file and you will email your lesson images for review and critique.

 

Online Photo Course - $160