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  • view course page for Photography 101: Shooting Macros and Close-Ups

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

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

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

    32m 36s
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  • view course page for The Practicing Photographer

    Get a weekly serving of photographic insight, instruction, and inspiration from photographer, teacher, and author Ben Long.

    6h 38m
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  • view course page for Photoshop CC for Photographers: Camera Raw 8 Fundamentals

    Learn how to master the features in Camera Raw and improve the exposure, color, and quality of your photographs.

    3h 34m
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  • view course page for Shooting a Soccer Action Photo

    Award-winning action and lifestyle photographer Kevin Steele shows how to capture the intensity of soccer on camera.

    1h 9m
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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 8s
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  • view course page for Cindy Loughridge, Lifestyle Photographer

    Learn how Cindy Loughridge, lifestyle photographer, transitioned to photography full time with the help of friends from Flickr and Instagram.

    10m 28s
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  • view course page for Photoshop CC for Photographers: Fundamentals

    Learn to leverage the photographer's toolset in Photoshop and enhance your images while retaining their natural character.

    7h 51m
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  • view course page for Managing Your Mobile Photos

    Photographer Derrick Story shows how to back up and store your mobile photos and videos easily and automatically.

    1h 38m
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  • view course page for Photoshop CC Essential Training

    Master the fundamentals of Photoshop, Bridge, and Camera Raw and make your digital images look their best.

    13h 51m
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  • view course page for Lightroom 5: 07 Making Photo Books

    Design your own photo book in Lightroom, and then have that book printed by Blurb or exported as a PDF.

    51m 6s
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  • view course page for Lightroom 5: 06 Creating Web Galleries

    Learn how to create and publish web galleries featuring your own photography with Lightroom.

    33m 59s
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  • view course page for Insights on Photography: Business and Social Media

    Photographer, journalist, and educator Derrick Story shares insights on staying current—with technology, with the changing photographic business climate, and much more.

    25m 51s
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  • view course page for Lightroom 5: 05 Printing

    Learn how to create prints worth sharing and selling with Lightroom's Print module.

    1h 6m
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  • view course page for iPhoto for iOS Essential Training

    Learn to enhance, share, and even print your iPhone photos using Apple's free iPhoto software.

    2h 3m
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  • view course page for Lightroom 5: 04 Creating Slideshows

    Learn how to create slideshows of your photographs to share with family, friends, and clients with the Slideshow module in Lightroom.

    56m 47s
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  • view course page for Basics of Using the Nik Collection

    Learn the basics of working with the Nik Collection, a group of image enhancement plugins from Google.

    1h 0m
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  • view course page for Lightroom 5: 03 Basics of Image Sharing

    Learn how to watermark and share your photos online with Lightroom 5.

    53m 36s
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  • view course page for Learning Silver Efex Pro 2

    Learn how to produce dramatic black-and-white interpretations of your photos in Silver Efex Pro 2, part of the Nik Collection from Google.

    56m 40s
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  • view course page for Lightroom 5: 02 Optimizing Your Photos

    Learn how to use the Develop module in Lightroom 5 to optimize the appearance of your photos: from general contrast and tone adjustments to retouching and creative tints.

    2h 49m
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  • view course page for Lightroom 5: 01 Organizing Your Photos

    Learn to use the Library and Map modules in Lightroom 5 to organize your digital photos.

    3h 46m
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  • view course page for Photography and the Law: Photographers' Rights and Releases

    Learn about your rights as a photographer, from what and where you can shoot and how those photos can be published, to getting releases and respecting other's copyrights and trademarks.

    36m 45s
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  • view course page for Photography and the Law: Understanding Copyright

    Learn what copyright means to photographers and the correct steps to registering and defending your copyrights in the Internet age.

    50m 58s
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Perfect Photo Suite 8

    Meet the eight powerful modules in Perfect Photo Suite, which allow you to enhance photos, add effects, swap backgrounds, retouch portraits, and convert color photos to evocative black-and-white images.

    3h 41m
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  • view course page for Lightroom Mobile First Look

    Take a tour of the brand-new mobile application that lets you manage and edit your Lightroom library from your mobile device.

    49m 13s
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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
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Photomatix Pro

    Learn to develop HDR photos with Photomatix.

    3h 32m
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  • view course page for Introducing Photoshop: Photography

    Learn how to use Photoshop for everyday, frequently needed photo-editing tasks with no prior experience needed.

    4h 51m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Shooting with the GoPro HERO: Fundamentals

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

    2h 35m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Tethered Shooting Fundamentals

    Connect your DSLR camera to a computer, an external monitor, and even an iPad or mobile device, and open up a brand-new world of image-making opportunities.

    2h 16m
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  • view course page for Enhancing iPhone Photos with Lightroom and Photoshop

    Learn how to shoot better iPhone photos and make them look their best with Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom.

    1h 7m
    Beginner
     
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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
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  • view course page for Introducing Photoshop: Design

    Quickly learn how to use Photoshop for everyday design tasks—combining text and artwork, replacing backgrounds, and more.

    4h 35m
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  • view course page for Photoshop Color Correction: Target-Based Corrections

    Adjust the color of a complexly color-casted image, using a 10-step grayscale target and the tools in Photoshop.

    16m 20s
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Studio Strobes

    Gives beginning photographers a brisk but thorough look at using strobe lights in a studio setting.

    3h 37m
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  • view course page for Enhancing a Portrait of a Young Woman in Lightroom

    Learn to retouch and enhance a portrait of a young woman using subtle image adjustments in Photoshop Lightroom.

    1h 25m
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  • view course page for Photoshop Color Correction: Extreme Color Cast

    Learn how to use Photoshop to color correct and enhance the brightness and contrast of an image and migrate the changes to similar photos.

    14m 32s
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  • view course page for Photoshop Elements 12 Essential Training

    Get familiar with the photo organizing, editing, and sharing features of Adobe Photoshop Elements 12, the less expensive version of Photoshop that is ideal for casual photographers who want to achieve professional results.

    6h 43m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Lighting: Studio Lights and Flash

    Learn the essential techniques of flash and studio lighting that will deliver more pleasing, more flattering photos.

    51m 57s
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  • view course page for Douglas Kirkland on Photography: A Life in Pictures

    This documentary follows legendary photographer Douglas Kirkland as he assembles his first career retrospective, A Life in Pictures, and recalls pivotal moments in his career.

    51m 36s
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  • view course page for Photoshop Color Correction: Dark Color Cast

    Find out how to use Photoshop to remove color cast and enhance the brightness and contrast of a dark image.

    18m 33s
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  • view course page for Photoshop Color Correction: Low Contrast

    Learn to evaluate a low-contrast image and correct its color issues in Photoshop and Camera Raw.

    10m 36s
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  • view course page for Photoshop Color Correction: Fundamentals

    Learn how color works inside digital images, and get the basic skills you need to evaluate histograms, correct color, make creative image adjustments, and prepare images for output.

    4h 9m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Enhancing a Black-and-White Wedding Photo with Lightroom

    Learn how to use Lightroom to convert a photo from a wedding or any other event into a black-and-white image worthy of framing.

    53m 50s
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  • view course page for Insights on Product Photography

    Learn what makes effective product photography, from styling to lighting to gear, with insights from an industry professional.

    34m 32s
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  • view course page for Color Management Fundamentals

    Learn the basics of color management for photography, design, and the web, from calibrating your monitor to choosing the best printer and paper for your artwork.

    1h 58m
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Photoshop Elements 12

    Get a friendly, approachable introduction to Photoshop Elements' organizing, editing, and sharing features.

    2h 5m
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  • view course page for Insights on Architectural Photography

    Photographer Richard Klein discusses the art and science of photographing architecture, from interiors to exteriors and from small houses to skyscrapers.

    45m 13s
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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.

    2h 31m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Creating Time-Lapse Video

    Creating Time-Lapse Video Richard Harrington

    Get on-location tips and post-production techniques to speed up time and create compelling visual effects with time-lapse photography.

    3h 27m
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