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Become a Photographer

Whether you're a hobbyist, enthusiast, or an aspiring pro, discover the tools and best practices you need to take professional, high-quality photographs. This learning path teaches the basics of photography, including composition, lighting, and exposure.
Learn the foundations of photography, from exposure to lenses.
Master the elements of taking great photos.
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18 Hours of expert-created video tutorials
Practice to reinforce what you learned
Certify your achievement
Advance your career
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