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  • view course page for Landscape Photography with Wide-Angle Lenses

    Explore the creative options that wide-angle lenses provide in landscape photography.

    53m 52s
    Advanced
     
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  • view course page for The DIY Photographer

    The DIY Photographer with Joseph "PhotoJoseph" Linaschke

    Every other week, learn how to build an accessory that will improve your photography.

    1h 48m
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Shooting with the Canon 5D Mark III

    Learn how to use your Canon 5D Mark III digital SLR—and improve your photography in the process—with this guide to the camera features, controls, and exposure options.

    5h 30m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Photography with a Tilt-Shift Lens

    Learn how a tilt-shift lens gives you more creative control for photo subjects ranging from architecture to landscapes.

    1h 9m
    Advanced
     
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  • view course page for Architectural Photography in Chicago: A Fine Art Approach

    Join photographer and educator Justin Reznick as he photographs some examples of Chicago's spectacular architecture, sharing creative and technical insights along the way.

    2h 23m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Travel Photography: The Maine Coast

    Explore a variety of photo destinations along the coast of Maine with photographer, author, and educator Tim Grey.

    1h 32m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Travel Photography: Venice

    Get tips for photographing the world-famous floating city, Venice, Italy, with photographer, author, and educator Tim Grey.

    34m 51s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Travel Photography: Rome

    Explore the sites and hidden treasures of Rome with photographer, author, and educator Tim Grey.

    43m 24s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Drones versus Planes: A Conversation on Aerial Photography

    Photographer Justin Reznick and content producer Matt Fishbach discuss the changing face of aerial photography in the quadcopter era.

    24m 4s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with the Sony Alpha a7 Series

    Get up to speed with the features and capabilities of the Sony a7 series of mirrorless cameras.

    3h 58m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Performance Tuning the Nikon D800 and D810

    Go beyond the factory settings and make shooting with your Nikon D800 or Nikon D810 camera faster and more responsive with this collection of customization tips.

    1h 27m
    Advanced
     
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  • view course page for Performance Tuning the Nikon D5500

    Go beyond the factory settings and make your Nikon D5500 camera faster and more responsive with this collection of settings and customization tips.

    1h 21m
    Advanced
     
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  • view course page for Photographing Wildlife at a Preserve

    See the benefits of learning to photograph wildlife in a controlled environment, and learn how to evoke emotion and personality in the animals you photograph.

    1h 19m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Performance Tuning Your Canon Digital SLR

    Go beyond the factory settings and make shooting with your Canon digital SLR faster and more responsive with this collection of settings and customizing tips.

    1h 7m
    Advanced
     
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  • view course page for Getting Started in Photography

    A tour of the core concepts of photography and the courses that will help you learn them.

    39m 52s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Introduction to Photography

    Get a solid grounding in the skills and tools you'll need to explore the world of digital photography.

    1h 52m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Shooting a Photo Essay: Coney Island

    Join photographer and educator Steve Simon as he shows the best ways to capture the spirit and personality of Coney Island.

    1h 24m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Using Wacom Tablets with Lightroom

    Optimize your Wacom tablet for use with Adobe Lightroom and get more control over lighting and tonal adjustments, retouching, and compositing.

    32m 16s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Using Wacom Tablets with Photoshop

    Optimize your Wacom tablet for use with Adobe Photoshop and get finer control when drawing and painting.

    45m 38s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Shooting a Nighttime Time-Lapse Video

    Learn what to bring and what do (in field and in post) to get great-looking nighttime time lapses.

    2h 48m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Travel Photography: A Photographer in Cuba

    Travel to Cuba with photographer and educator Derrick Story to sample its people, places, and culture.

    1h 34m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Exploring Photography: Exposure and Dynamic Range

    Explore exposure and dynamic range to understand how digital cameras capture images—and how to deal with tricky lighting scenarios.

    1h 40m
    Advanced
     
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  • view course page for Using and Creating Lens Profiles in Adobe CC Applications

    Learn how lens profiles can fix unwanted distortion and other problems in your photos and videos—and how to create new lens profiles of your own.

    3h 7m
    Advanced
     
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  • view course page for Travel Photography: Costa Rica

    Travel Photography: Costa Rica with Richard Harrington

    Join Rich Harrington and family on a trip to Costa Rica and see a variety of ways to capture the beauty and diversity of a tropic destination.

    3h 54m
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Shooting with the GoPro HERO: Fundamentals

    Learn how to set up your GoPro HERO or HERO4 to start capturing stills, video, or even time-lapse photography.

    4h 21m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for The Traveling Photographer: New York

    Take a trip to New York City with traveling photographer David Hobby, as he explains how to take iconic photos of the Big Apple.

    1h 7m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Editing GoPro HERO Photos and Videos with Lightroom and Photoshop

    Learn to get the most out of your photos and videos from the GoPro HERO with these Photoshop and Lightroom enhancement techniques. Improve color and contrast, adjust exposure, remove artifacts, make time-lapse videos, and more.

    2h 44m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Landscape Photography: Washington's Olympic National Park

    Explore the challenges of shooting landscape photos of lush rain forests and moody beaches in Washington's Olympic National Park.

    2h 18m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Micro Four-Thirds Cameras

    An introduction to the micro four-thirds format, from strengths and drawbacks to shooting tips.

    3h 38m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Landscape Photography: Washington's Palouse Region

    Explore the beautifully stark Palouse region of Washington State, with landscape photographer Justin Reznick.

    1h 50m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for The Traveling Photographer: London

    Strobist.com founder David Hobby offers a city-specific vignette that makes a trip to London much more accessible, productive, and enjoyable to the first-time photo traveler.

    53m 46s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Street Photography: Candid Portraiture

    Follow along with photographer and educator Steve Simon to learn the art of candid street photography, from gear choices to shooting techniques.

    1h 45m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with the Canon Rebel SL1 (100D and Kiss X7)

    Get up to speed quickly with the essential features and controls of the Canon EOS 100D (know as the Rebel SL1 or Kiss X7), a DSLR camera that packs a great sensor and fast processing speed in a tiny package.

    1h 23m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for The Traveling Photographer: Paris

    Explore the best of what Paris has to offer, from Montparnasse to the Eiffel Tower, and make sure your trip is full of great photographs and even better memories.

    1h 11m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with the Nikon D600 and D610

    Get up to speed quickly with the essential features and controls of the Nikon D600 and D610.

    1h 45m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with the Canon Rebel T4i and T5i (EOS 650D and 700D)

    Get up to speed quickly with the essential features and controls of two great Canon cameras: the Rebel T4i and T5i (EOS 650D and 750D).

    1h 30m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Shooting Aerial Panoramas with a Quadcopter

    Learn to shoot and post-process aerial photos and videos shot using a DJI Phantom Vision 2 quadcopter.

    36m 11s
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with the Nikon D5200 and D5300

    Get up to speed quickly with the essential features and controls of the Nikon D5200 and D5300 DSLR cameras.

    1h 43m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Photography 101: Shooting in Low Light

    Photography 101: Shooting in Low Light with Joseph "PhotoJoseph" Linaschke

    An introduction to the creative options and challenges involved in low-light shooting: indoors, outdoors, and under the stars.

    56m 11s
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Finding the Perfect Portrait Lens

    Learn how your lens choice and different shooting techniques can improve the quality of your portraits. Plus, get a review of popular prime and zoom lenses.

    1h 21m
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Shooting and Processing Black-and-White Film

    Expand your photographic horizons and discover how to achieve the unique look of black-and-white film, by shooting and processing it yourself.

    2h 12m
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with the Canon 6D

    Up and Running with the Canon 6D with Richard Harrington

    Learn the key features and controls of your Canon 6D digital SLR, from exposure adjustments to shooting video.

    1h 32m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Advanced Color Workflows for Photographers

    Ensure accurate color from camera to monitor and make sure your color photos display and print beautifully.

    1h 28m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for The Traveling Photographer: Dubai

    Photographer and Strobist publisher David Hobby explores what to see, eat, and shoot in Dubai, the ultramodern crown jewel of the United Arab Emirates.

    1h 9m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creative GoPro Photography and Video Techniques

    A creative cookbook of ways to use a GoPro HERO to capture stills, video, and time-lapse movies.

    1h 21m
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Photography 101: Shooting Macros and Close-Ups

    Photography 101: Shooting Macros and Close-Ups with Joseph "PhotoJoseph" Linaschke

    Discover the world of close-up and macro shooting with this concise, approachable introduction.

    1h 14m
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Photographing a Waterfall

    Photographing a Waterfall with Justin Reznick

    An introduction to the exposure and composition tricks of waterfall photography.

    32m 36s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Recovering Photos from Memory Cards

    A practical guide to recovering photos that were accidentally deleted from a camera's memory card or restoring photos from a damaged memory card, with tips on avoiding problems in the future.

    39m 7s
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Shooting a Time-Lapse Movie with the Camera in Motion

    Take your time-lapse projects to the next level by moving the camera as you shoot.

    2h 59m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Shooting with the GoPro HERO: Car and Motorcycle Mounts

    Capture the open road! Grab dramatic video and photos with your GoPro HERO camera by mounting it to a car or motorcycle.

    1h 28m
    Intermediate
     
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