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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Camera Control by Michigan State University

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430 reviews

About the Course

Welcome to Course Two of Photography Basics and Beyond: From Smartphone to DSLR! Now that you have a broad understanding of the various types of cameras, the importance of setting up Menus and Functions to gain control in your photography, and the difference between Auto and Program exposure modes, you are ready to move into even greater Camera Control! In these 4 Modules we will concentrate on gaining the knowledge necessary to make use of Exposure Modes, Light Metering, Effects of various ISO settings, Lens options, using Shutter Speeds to convey aspects of Time in both documentary and creative ways, and exploring the controlled focus effects that Depth of Field Principles make possible. You will also continue to make new photographs and, if you are a subscriber to the specialization, continue interacting with your fellow learners as you share photographs for Peer Review. You will also confirm your knowledge through completion of quizzes and written responses. Let's get started with Module One!...

Top reviews

Feb 12, 2018

The instructors are incredibly knowledgeable. The projects are instructional and test you to learn, try, etc. It made me think of new ways to capture images and inspired me to photograph every day!

Dec 1, 2017

Great course structure. Great Professors and Mentors. This course has really help me grow a lot as a photographer. I'm so thankful to Coursera & MSU for putting such a great course for learners.

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By Ravi G

Aug 10, 2016

learnt heaps again, very beneficial. Thanks!!


Jun 28, 2016

Estoy muy emocionado de estar aquí! gracias!!

By Clark R S

Oct 3, 2021

a little hard but was an outstanding course

By Andrea C

May 25, 2017

great course, nice peer graded assignments.


Apr 9, 2020

Very Good to learn about control of camera

By José M C

Sep 17, 2019

Excelente curso!! ampliamente recomendable

By Leon V

May 18, 2017

Excellent course. I really improve myself

By Ibrahim Y

Mar 3, 2017

very enlightening and interesting course.


Jul 6, 2017

Very informative and interesting course.

By Mahbuba A S

Mar 30, 2021

Amazing course for learning photography

By Pui M

Oct 30, 2020

Good course, I learnt a lot. Thank you.

By Christiena K

Feb 25, 2018

very satisfied with content and result!


Aug 24, 2020

Loved this course and very empowering.


Jun 17, 2020

Such a good course, easy to understand

By Jay N

Apr 12, 2017

I have learned a lot from this course!

By Ernesta �

Nov 20, 2020

Very interesting and useful courses !

By Mariia R

Oct 25, 2020

Wonderful course!

I learn a lot in it!

By Miguel C

Aug 21, 2018

I have learned a lot in this session!

By Raquel M G

Dec 26, 2016

Excellent course, I've learned a lot!

By Gustavo P

Sep 26, 2016

Excellent course and specialization.

By michael l

Oct 17, 2020

Excelente iniciativas como esta...


Oct 18, 2020

Explicit training on dssr camera

By Priyanka F P

Apr 14, 2019

Excellent technical information!

By Lucie G

Aug 24, 2020

As wonderful as the first one!!

By #Rikkyphotography

Aug 13, 2020

it is very useful thank you sir