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Learn the secrets of lighting for photography, video, and animation in our expert-taught video tutorials. In these photo lighting courses, you'll explore studio lighting, lighting for 3D virtual environments, outdoor shooting, and how to use a reflector, strobe, softbox, and other gear that can help you take well-lit shots.

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6 Lighting courses · 243 video tutorials
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  • view course page for Exploring Photography: Backlighting

    Explore the creative options and challenges presented by backlighting in photography.

    42m 8s
    Appropriate for all
     
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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 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: Night and Low Light

    Describes the tools, creative options, and special considerations involved in shooting with a DSLR camera at night or in low-light conditions, such as sunset or candlelight.

    4h 0m
    Intermediate
     
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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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