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Learn to make the most of your digital camera: how to select the right photo gear, operate a DSLR, use filters, choose a camera lens, and more. Watch our in-depth tutorials for tips on DSLR cameras, composition, and lighting for studio photography and on the road.

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  • view course page for Travel Photography: Mountains and Snow Landscapes

    Capture the beauty of winter scenes and learn how to conquer the challenges of shooting in cold climates.

    2h 27m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Shooting with the iPhone 5s

    Get the most out of one of the best camera phones in the world, the iPhone 5s.

    2h 46m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Travel Photography: The Family Cabin

    Capture the surroundings, the personality, and the traditions of a favorite family getaway spot.

    56m 50s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Travel Photography: Geologging and Journaling on the Road

    Keep track of your travel memories and your travel photos with this guide to geotagging and journaling apps, tools, and techniques for the traveling photographer.

    1h 40m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Foundations of Photography: Flash

    Learn the concepts, tools, and techniques for lighting with flash—from improving built-in flash results to shooting with wireless off-camera flash.

    3h 9m
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Travel Photography: Desert Road Trip

    Travel to the desert wilderness of Death Valley National Park with author, teacher, and landscape photographer Ben Long to learn the unique considerations involved in shooting a desert environment.

    1h 55m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Lens-Reversal Macro Photography

    Experiment with a low-cost technique for macro and close-up photography.

    32m 36s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Foundations of Photography: Macro and Close-Up

    Explore the world of the small with this guide to macro and close-up photography gear, lighting, and technique.

    4h 14m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Foundations of Photography: Specialty Lenses

    From ultra-wide angle to ultra-telephoto to macro, tilt-shift and more, discover the creative options that specialized lenses and attachments provide.

    3h 50m
    Intermediate
     
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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 23m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Shooting with the Nikon D800

    Learn how to use your Nikon D800 digital SLR—and improve your photography in the process—with this guide to the camera's features, controls, and exposure options.

    5h 4m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Inkjet Printing for Photographers

    Learn the art and craft of creating inkjet prints that do justice to your photos and get the most out of your printer.

    5h 53m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Shooting on the Road, from Gear to Workflow

    Photographer, author, teacher, and frequent traveler Ben Long details the hardware, software, and workflow issues that photographers need to consider when shooting on the road, whether on vacation or on assignment.

    3h 8m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Shooting with the Canon Rebel T3i (600D and Kiss X5)

    Details the features, controls, and options in the Canon Rebel T3i.

    3h 16m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Shooting with the Nikon D5100

    Details the features, controls, and options in the Nikon D5100.

    3h 2m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Shooting with the Canon 60D

    Details the features, controls, and options in the Canon EOS D60.

    3h 29m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Shooting with the Nikon D7000

    Photographer and author Ben Long details the features, controls, and options in Nikon's popular D7000.

    3h 33m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Foundations of Photography: Lenses

    Shows how to understand, choose, and properly use lenses.

    2h 32m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Foundations of Photography: Exposure

    Understand how shutter speed, aperture, and ISO settings relate to one another, and how these settings expand your artistic options with any photograph.

    3h 24m
    Appropriate for all
     
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