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Approx. 16 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

5 hours to complete

Elements of Design: Building Blocks of Composition

5 hours to complete
12 videos (Total 107 min), 3 readings, 5 quizzes
12 videos
MEET THE PROFESSORS: Peter Glendinning and Mark Sullivan12m
MEET THE COURSE: an overview by Peter...2m
MEET THE COURSE: ...and an overview by Mark3m
MAKING not TAKING pictures.10m
The Process of Composition and the first element, Shape.10m
FORM: the 3-dimensional aspect7m
TEXTURE: the untouched aspect5m
TONE: aka VALUE, the whites, blacks, grays13m
LINE: the visible and the implied10m
PATTERN: recognition of relationships13m
COLOR: rainbow of meanings11m
3 readings
ZONE SYSTEM CHART OF GRAY VALUES & EVs10m
The COLOR WHEEL10m
About Peer Review10m
4 practice exercises
Design Elements 1 quiz30m
Design Elements 2 Quiz30m
Design Elements 3 quiz30m
DESIGN ELEMENTS Final QUIZ30m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Composition means putting the Elements of Design together!

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 65 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
7 videos
Composition is a "map," balance is bike riding8m
Perspective: Drawing us through space8m
Symmetry: a bike ride straight ahead8m
ASYMMETRY: turning on a bicycle13m
Peter discusses some photographs and compositions9m
Mark discusses some photographs and compositions7m
1 reading
About Peer Review10m
1 practice exercise
Composition Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

6 hours to complete

Photo Editing Fundamentals 1.0: "Workflow," from Exposure through Adobe™ Lightroom™ Classic

6 hours to complete
14 videos (Total 103 min), 1 reading, 8 quizzes
14 videos
Lightroom: Importing Files, Catalogues, Naming Files & Directories7m
LibMod: Nav,Cat,Folders,Collec,PubServ4m
LibMod: Quick Dev,Keywords, List, Meta5m
LibMod:Grid,Loupe,Compare,Rename, Find6m
LibMod: Rank,Rate; Collections; Metadata3m
DevMod-Navigator, Presets,Snapshots,History,Collection6m
DevMod-Histogram-Crop,Spot Rm,Red Eye,GradFilt,RadFilt,AdjBrush26m
DevMod-WB,TempTint,Exposure,Contrast,HiLight,Shadow,Whites, Blks;Clar,Vib,Sat8m
DevMod-ToneCurv,HSL-Color-B&W,SplitTone,Detail,LensCor,Efx,CamCalb3m
DevMod-Exporting,ImageSizing6m
Overview: Remaining Modules2m
Map, Book Modules11m
Slideshow,Web Modules7m
1 reading
Address: Free Trial Version of Adobe Lightroom (now called Adobe Lightroom Classic)10m
8 practice exercises
Lightroom: Overview, Importing, Organizing - Summative Quiz30m
Lightroom: Library Module - the Panels - Summative Quiz30m
Lightroom: View Modes, Ranking, Flags, Collections, Meta - Practice Quiz30m
Lightroom: Library Module - Summative Quiz30m
Developer Module - Summative Quiz 130m
Developer Module 2 - Summative Quiz 230m
Lightroom: the Develop Module - Overall Summative Quiz30m
Lightroom - The Remaining Modules -Summative Quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Photo Editing Fundamentals 2.0: SmartPhone Apps

2 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 17 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
2 videos
Pixlr Pro-Desktop - VSCO-Pixel - Camera+ - Pixart11m
1 reading
About Peer Review10m
1 practice exercise
SmartphoneApps - Processing - Summative Quiz30m

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