Michigan State University
Photography Basics and Beyond: From Smartphone to DSLR Specialization
Michigan State University

Photography Basics and Beyond: From Smartphone to DSLR Specialization

Create photographs you will be proud to share.. Build a solid foundation in digital photography, growing in knowledge from camera to composition!

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Peter Glendinning
Mark Valentine Sullivan

Instructors: Peter Glendinning

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Beginner level
No prior experience required
2 months at 10 hours a week
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Specialization - 5 course series

Cameras, Exposure, and Photography

Course 119 hours4.8 (5,086 ratings)

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Category: Confidence
Category: History
Category: Creativity
Category: Photography

Camera Control

Course 213 hours4.8 (1,795 ratings)

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Photography Techniques: Light, Content, and Sharing

Course 423 hours4.8 (1,091 ratings)

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Category: Art
Category: Project
Category: Photography
Category: Writing

Photography Capstone Project

Course 520 hours4.8 (539 ratings)

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Peter Glendinning
Michigan State University
5 Courses317,360 learners
Mark Valentine Sullivan
Michigan State University
5 Courses317,360 learners

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