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Become a Photographer

College | Online class Whether you’re a hobbyist, enthusiast, or an aspiring pro, discover the tools and best practices you need to take professional, high-quality photographs. This learning path teaches the basics of...
$20 monthly

Become a Photojournalist

College | Online class A photojournalist is a visual storyteller that communicates events in a way that no other media can. Whether you’re a journalist, blogger, marketer, or photo enthusiast, discover how to document...
$20 monthly

Become a Photo Restoration Specialist

College | Online class Learn how to bring new life to old photos—and open up a new source of income as a photo restoration specialist. These courses show how to fix ripped and torn photos, remove texture from scanned...
$20 monthly

Become a Photo Retoucher

College | Online class Use high-end retouching techniques to transform images and make portraits shine. In this path, you’ll learn to do (and not overdo) retouching with a variety of techniques in Photoshop and...
$20 monthly

Become a Portrait Photographer

College | Online class Learn the essential lighting and posing techniques for portrait photographers. Whether you are shooting business portraits, sport stars, or family photographs, this path will provide you with...
$20 monthly

Become a Product Photographer

College | Online class Whether you’re shooting for an advertisement, a catalog, an e-commerce site, or an online auction, learn the lighting, compositional, and post-processing techniques that make products look their...
$20 monthly

Beginning Photography Tips - ImprovePhotography

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Camera Control

College | Online class 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 seeing up Menus and...

Cameras, Exposure, and Photography

College | Online class 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...

Closeup Shooting: A Guide to Closeup, Tabletop and Macro Photography

High School - College | Book, ebook/Kindle Close-up photography is one of the most fascinating areas in photography. This illustrated guide will take the reader on a journey into the wonderful world of small, smaller, and smallest objects...

Composition Photo Workshop

High School - College | Book, ebook/Kindle The hands-on instruction that digital photographers need to compose great shots Introducing readers to the basic elements of design, this full-color guide shows photographers step by step how to...

Create photographs you will be proud to share.

College | Online class Whether your camera is a Smartphone or DSLR, a Compact or Mirrorless model, you will learn to gain control of exposure and understand fundamentals of composition, while exploring documentary and...

Digital Wedding Photography Photo Workshop (9781118014110): Kenny Kim: Books

High School - College | Book Learn to capture stunning and memorable wedding photographs You only get one chance to photograph a couple?s dream wedding, and this complete resource is an essential addition to any aspiring or...

DIY Food Photography: Capturing Food in Your Kitchen

College | Online class With DIY Food Photography, you’ll be taking better photos of your food in just an hour. Every lesson is hands on, and shows you how to use resources right in your home to create delicious,...

Early photography

College | Online class The early photography of Niépce, Daguerre, Cameron posed questions about art, aesthetics, and technology we still try to answer today.

Free Photography Videos with Mike Browne

9th - College | Online resource Entertaining and easy to understand photography videos – tutorials, camera reviews & more. Over 300 FREE Photography Training Videos Learn and improve your photography with our clear, concise,...

HDR Photography Photo Workshop

High School - College | Book Expand your artistic vision with HDR photography By artfully blending multiple exposures, you can create images with incredible detail, photos that mimic fine paintings, surrealistic imagery — once...

Macro Photography Photo Workshop

High School - College | Book, ebook/Kindle Macro, or close-up, photography is gaining popularity, and this book covers all of the challenges associated with taking great close-ups: depth of field, focus, and exposure. Copublished with...

Nature Photography Photo Workshop

High School - College | Book A how-to guide for capturing stunning photographs in nature Photographing nature poses unique challenges and demands that you have special skills and a working knowledge of how to work in—and...

Night and Low-Light Photography Photo Workshop

High School - College | Book, ebook/Kindle Finally! A resource that sheds light on the unique challenges of night and low-light photography With their unique sets of challenges, night and low-light photography are often touted as some of...

Photographing Children Photo Workshop

High School - College | Book Capture the essence of childhood through digital photography with this helpful resource Family photography continues to be a major field of professional digital photography, while amateur moms are...


High School | Book, Online class Photography introduces students to both the technical and artistic aspects of taking photographs. On the technical side students learn about such things as operating a camera, selecting film and...

Photography Capstone

College | Online class The Capstone Project is your opportunity to take advantage of the knowledge you have gained through our journey in learning about photography, to develop a meaningful project of 8-10 well formed...

Photography Masterclass: Your Complete Guide to Photography

High School - College | Online class This online photography course will teach you how to take amazing images and sell them, whether you use a smartphone or a DSLR camera. This course is designed to teach you the ins and outs of...

Photos That Inspire

High School - College | Book This unique book is packed with more than 200 magnificent photos, each expressing the photographer’s unique take on a scene or subject. With each image, the artist shares a description of the...

Portrait and Candid Photography Photo Workshop

High School - College | Book The latest tips and tricks for capturing high-quality photos Taking great “people pictures” isn’t a matter of luck. The secret is in observing your subjects and connecting with them, and then using...

Seeing Through Photographs

7th - College | Online class Although taking, sharing, and viewing photographs has become second nature for many of us, our regular engagement with images does not necessarily make us visually literate. This course aims to...

Understanding Exposure, 3rd Edition: How to Shoot Great Photographs with Any Camera

4th - College | Book, ebook/Kindle Author Bryan Peterson explains the relationship between aperture and shutter speed, including how to achieve successful exposures in seemingly difficult situations. You’ll learn: • Which aperture...

Way Beyond Monochrome 2e: Advanced Techniques for Traditional Black & White Photography including digital negatives and hybrid printing

High School - College | Book, ebook/Kindle Photo Techniques Magazine stated: “All our readers need to know about this very useful book.” Indeed, there is no other compendium that is as in-depth as this for the beauty and magic of fine-art...

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