Welcome to Course One of Photography Basics and Beyond: From Smartphone to DSLR! In these first 4 Modules you will gain the knowledge and the confidence that will help you make good choices as you consider qualities of the camera you own, and the qualities of the other types of digital cameras you might be considering. You will learn about the basic functions that most digital cameras have in common. You will also go beyond the "technical" matters and learn about how you can make exciting pictures by emphasizing the aspects of Frame and Vantage Point to interpret old subjects in new ways. Discovering accessories that photographers find useful, and the types of camera bags from mini to carry-on sized, is also in store for you. You will also make your first photographs and, if you are a subscriber to the specialization, upload pictures to the web gallery and start interacting with your fellow learners in our "Gallery." Let's get started with Module One!
This course is part of the Photography Basics and Beyond: From Smartphone to DSLR Specialization
About this Course
Skills you will gain
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
WELCOME, OVERVIEW, and FUNDAMENTALS
Camera capabilities: differences and similarities
Setting up yourself and your digital camera: Menus, Settings, and baggage!
Picture Decisions: The Vantage Point and Frame
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- 2 stars0.46%
- 1 star0.68%
TOP REVIEWS FROM CAMERAS, EXPOSURE, AND PHOTOGRAPHY
One of the nice things about this course, is that it challenges one to DO something - take photos. My trusty old point-and-shoot doesn't know what has hit it - it has never worked so hard before.
My time spent studying this material was an investment in myself. I picked up several new ideas and added a deeper understanding of composition as well as the mechanical parts of my art. Thank you.
The course was very comprehensive and easy to understand. The instructors made sure that they are giving the information in a way that won't make me confused. Thank you so much for this great course!
I ve learned so much through this course. I m able to set my camera, think about vantage points and framing of pictures now. I recommend this course to anyone who wants to take photography seriously.
About the Photography Basics and Beyond: From Smartphone to DSLR Specialization
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