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  • view course page for Shooting a Photo Essay in 60 Minutes

    See how a world-class photojournalist approaches the challenge of telling a photographic story with less than hour's shooting time.

    38m 11s
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  • view course page for Rendering Exteriors in 3ds Max

    Learn how to light and render the exterior of a building with 3ds Max, and composite the final scene in Nuke and After Effects.

    3h 43m
    Intermediate
     
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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 Rendering Exteriors in Maya

    Learn how to render the exterior of a building with both day and night lighting rigs using Maya, and composite the final scene in Nuke and After Effects.

    4h 5m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Photographing High School Senior Portraits

    Learn how to take great contemporary senior portraits both indoors and out—and how to make some money at it.

    1h 56m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Shooting a Photo Essay: Telling a Family Story

    Follow photojournalist Paul Taggart as he explores the unique challenges behind shooting photo stories about family members.

    1h 1m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Rendering Interiors in Maya

    Learn how to replicate three unique lighting setups for a fully detailed modern office lobby in Maya, starting with direct daylight.

    3h 21m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Dan Roarty's Realistic 3D Portraits: Start to Finish

    Learn how character artist Dan Roarty creates his hyperrealistic 3D portraits with tools like Maya, Mudbox, Knald, and Photoshop.

    35m 8s
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  • view course page for Product Photography for Clothes and Textiles

    Explores the creative and technical decisions involved in photographing textiles.

    2h 5m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Photoshop for Photographers: Lighting Effects

    Learn to create amazing lighting effects in post-production with Photoshop.

    3h 35m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Modeling a Female Android in ZBrush

    Learn how to model a female android that bridges the divide between man (or woman) and machine with ZBrush's powerful modeling and sculpting tools.

    4h 10m
    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
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  • view course page for Materials and Lighting in Unity

    Learn how to craft materials like wood, metal, and glass and light your scene inside the Unity 3D game engine.

    2h 21m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for GMUNK's 3D-Rendered Geometric Art Series: Start to Finish

    Bradley G Munkowitz, aka GMUNK, explains how he makes his op-art-inspired geometric prints by using 3D tools in entirely new ways.

    12m 58s
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  • view course page for CINEMA 4D R15 New Features

    Reviews the most exciting new features in C4D R15, including rendering improvements, kerning controls, beveling, and changes to the sculpting engine.

    1h 41m
    Intermediate
     
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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 Product Photography for Jewelry

    Learn how to style, light, and photograph jewelry, from rings to watches and more.

    1h 31m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Studio Lighting in CINEMA 4D

    Learn to light diffuse, reflective, and transparent objects in CINEMA 4D.

    1h 37m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Architectural Photography: Exteriors

    Follow along with photographer Richard Klein as he demonstrates the best shooting and lighting techniques for photographing buildings.

    28m 58s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Architectural Photography: Interiors

    Follow along with photographer Richard Klein as he shows techniques for lighting and composing photos that make interior spaces look their best.

    58m 24s
    Intermediate
     
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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 Insights on Building a Photography Business

    David Hobby talks about his experiences running a photography business that's rooted in photojournalism and the community where he lives.

    50m 38s
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  • view course page for Light and Texture for Product Visualization in MODO

    Build the skills you need to create stunning product visualizations in MODO.

    4h 7m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Level Design Basics in Unity

    Learn basic level design techniques using the Unity3D game engine, and create environments that are fun to navigate, modular and easy to reuse, and highly interactive.

    3h 9m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Lighting with Flash: Portrait of a Beekeeper and His Bees

    Photographer David Hobby uses compact strobes to shoot an environmental portrait of a beekeeper and his bees.

    29m 12s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Lighting with Flash: Sports, from Action to Portraits

    Photographer David Hobby employs multiple strobes to capture young soccer players in action and in portraits.

    1h 31m
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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 Lighting with Flash: Capturing a Dancer in Motion

    Photographer David Hobby captures the strength and grace of a dancer in motion, lighting her against a blow-away white background.

    1h 38m
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  • view course page for Lighting with Flash: On Location, from Close Up to Portrait

    Photographer David Hobby visits a conservation center and lights close-ups and portraits using a variety of strobes and light modifiers.

    1h 20m
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  • view course page for Lighting with Flash: Basics

    In a photo shoot with a model, photographer and Strobist blog publisher David Hobby demonstrates the basics of lighting with compact flash units.

    1h 50m
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  • view course page for Douglas Kirkland on Photography: Storytelling through Photography

    Renowned photographer Douglas Kirkland explores the process of shooting a series of photos that connect to tell a story.

    55m 36s
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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 Lighting for Photographers: Flash Exposure Fundamentals

    Expand your lighting options and get the most out of your flash by learning the concepts and theory behind flash exposure.

    1h 27m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Production Rendering Techniques in CINEMA 4D

    Introduces advanced features of the CINEMA 4D rendering and lighting toolsets.

    2h 21m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Rendering Using Cycles in Blender

    Learn about shading and lighting realistic 3D renders with Cycles.

    1h 28m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Green Screen Techniques for Video and Photography

    Learn how to shoot and edit green screen footage and images.

    3h 16m
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  • view course page for The Creative Spark: Lauren Lemon, Creative Portrait Photographer

    Follow Lauren Lemon, the online persona for Lauren Randolph, a photographer based in Los Angeles, as she plans and choreographs a photo shoot and talks about the importance of social networks and personal projects in establishing a photography career.

    17m 24s
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  • view course page for Douglas Kirkland on Photography: Photographing Kids and Families

    Renowned photographer Douglas Kirkland discusses the art of photographing kids ranging from toddlers to preteens, both alone and together with parents and siblings.

    37m 10s
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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 Food and Drink Photography

    Demonstrates the art and science behind shooting food and drink photographs.

    1h 58m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Shooting with Wireless Flash: Outdoors at Twilight

    Award-winning photographer Jim Sugar shows how to shoot outdoors during twilight, balancing strobe output with natural light.

    45m 15s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Shooting with Wireless Flash: Product Shots

    Demonstrates the use of off-camera wireless strobes to light a product shot, and provides tips that apply to product shots of all kinds.

    39m 34s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Douglas Kirkland on Photography: Studio Portraiture

    Well-known photographer Douglas Kirkland demonstrates studio portraiture techniques, from lighting to working with a model.

    31m 4s
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  • view course page for Douglas Kirkland on Photography: Natural Light Portraiture

    Well-known photographer Douglas Kirkland explains how he works with natural lighting and how to best take advantage of it for portraiture.

    34m 46s
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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
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  • view course page for Lighting and Rendering with mental ray in Maya

    Shows how to master practical mental ray techniques for rendering models created in Maya.

    4h 56m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Photo Assignment: Off-Camera Flash

    Shows how to get dramatic lighting results by using just one or two detached strobes that are triggered remotely by a digital SLR.

    49m 48s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Photo Assignment: Fill Flash Portraits

    Shows photographers how to use fill flash to take great shots in any kind of lighting.

    16m 39s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Texturing and Lighting in Discreet 3ds max 6

    George Maestri covers everything needed to texture, light, and render realistic scenes in 3ds max.

    6h 25m
    Intermediate
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