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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Camera Control by Michigan State University

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327 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 13, 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 02, 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 pritish b

Jul 06, 2017

Very informative and interesting course.

By Christiena K

Feb 25, 2018

very satisfied with content and result!

By frank k

Aug 24, 2020

Loved this course and very empowering.


Jun 18, 2020

Such a good course, easy to understand

By Jayrome N

Apr 12, 2017

I have learned a lot from this course!

By Miguel C

Aug 21, 2018

I have learned a lot in this session!

By Raquel M G

Dec 27, 2016

Excellent course, I've learned a lot!

By Gustavo P

Sep 26, 2016

Excellent course and specialization.

By Priyanka F P

Apr 14, 2019

Excellent technical information!

By Lucie G

Aug 25, 2020

As wonderful as the first one!!

By #Rikkyphotography

Aug 13, 2020

it is very useful thank you sir

By Carla I

Jul 15, 2020

Very good! Enjoying it a lot!!!

By Monica P

Jul 05, 2016

Me encantó todo lo que aprendí!

By Kaushal C

Aug 15, 2020

It was really good Experience

By joy o

Feb 19, 2019

very informative and fun too

By Ahmed H A M

Mar 15, 2018

Very handy and informsative

By Samuel S

Apr 17, 2020

The course is sensational.

By Lorena R

Oct 28, 2016

Excellent, I learned a lot


Apr 28, 2020

Excellent way of teaching

By Frédéric V

Dec 12, 2017

Great class very complete

By sonam

Nov 03, 2016

Awesome, Loved the course

By Eshaq A N

Jan 06, 2018

I love you dear teachers

By prateeksingh

Feb 05, 2017

really loved the course.

By Mahesh G

Feb 28, 2019

Its really very helpful

By Jonathan D M T

Apr 22, 2020

Excellent! I love it!