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Photography Foundations

From the basics of digital photography to the nuances of shutter speed, aperture, lenses, camera modes, and focal lengths, our expert-taught photography tutorials will help you master the fundamentals of photography, and how to take pictures with confidence.
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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 Foundations of Photography: Composition

    A detailed exploration of the concepts of composition, from basics such as the rule of thirds and leading lines to more advanced topics such as entry and exit points.

    5h 29m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Foundations of Photography: Black and White

    Ben Long shares strategies for capturing the best black and white images and techniques for converting to black and white in Photoshop.

    3h 4m
    Intermediate
     
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