Capturing Life Through (Better) Photography

A Fun & Informative Alternative To The Digital Camera Manual: What You Need To Know To Take Better Photographs
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  • Lectures 17
  • Contents Video: 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 8/2012 English

Course Description

What happens when you merge high-end professional photography and over thirty years of cinematography expertise? A fun, upbeat and downright captivating guide to capturing life's moments as they unfold naturally, through (better) photography! Tamara shares her unique approach to photography in this comprehensive guide to techniques for taking better photos at home or on-the-go, in peaceful settings or during life's chaotic, action-packed moments.

What are the requirements?

  • Have any form of camera!
  • Willingness to have fun while learning how to take amazing pictures!

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Better understand the basic principles of exposure in a fun and easy-to-learn way.
  • More quickly assess interaction, lighting, composition, and background considerations before you ever snap the shutter
  • See how new techniques, or simply adding new equipment and/or accessories, can ease those common photo-taking frustrations

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
Introduction
Preview
04:06
Tamara's 5 Tips
Preview
18:29
Did You Read Your Manual?
02:00
Section 2: Documenting LIfe
Documenting Life
13:00
Documenting Personalities
04:34
Everyday Documentation
02:42
Life-Tography
04:05
Section 3: Near & Far
Landscapes
01:40
Macro: Extreme Close Up
00:32
Framing
08:13
Section 4: Parties, Special Events & Outings
Parties + Special Event
04:12
A Night Out and About
03:01
Section 5: Fast-Moving Subjects
Pets + Animals
11:00
Video
02:58
Sports + Action
06:06
Section 6: Closing Thoughts
The Whole Picture
00:49
Credits
03:56

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Instructor Biography

Tamara Lackey, Photographer and Studio Owner

Tamara Lackey is a portrait photographer whose work has been described as "expressive, soulful, funny, beautiful" and has appeared in a multitude of publications, from O Magazine to Men's Journal and Parenting Magazine.  Her imagery has also been showcased on ABC's The Martha Stewart Show, ABC's Extreme Makeover:  Home Edition, CNN's Anderson, and NBC's The Today Show.  When not shooting, Tamara is writing about and teaching photography, business and work/life balance at workshops and conferences around the world.  She is also the host of reDefine Show, a biweekly web series about the many paths to creative success.

The author of "The Art of Children's Photography" and the producer and host of "Inside Contemporary Children's Photography", Tamara latest products include the Booklist Editors' award-winning "Capturing Life Through (Better) Photography" media series and her most recent publication, "Envisioning Family", a photography book about the heart, soul and documentation of families (New Riders Press: Voices That Matter).  She and her associated-based studio are located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

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