Beginning Photography Tips - ImprovePhotography

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I have taught the basics of photography to millions of photographers around the world through Improve Photography, so I know just exactly how difficult it can seem to learn the basics of photography.

My goal is to make this Photography Basics series the absolute simplest way to learn the basics of photography.

I hope you'll love this series because of what you learn here, and I hope you'll join the Improve Photography community after you get your feet wet with the photo basics. Let's get going.



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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...

$20 monthly
Paid add-ons

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...

$16

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...

$20 monthly
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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...

$19

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...

$20 monthly
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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
Paid add-ons

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...

Free

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...

Free

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.

$150
Paid add-ons

Photography


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...

Free
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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...

Free

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,...

$70

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...

$7

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...

$16

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...

$30

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...

$21

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...

$2

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...

$20 monthly
Paid add-ons

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
Paid add-ons

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...


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