COMPOSITION : learn the artistic side of photography
What you'll learn
- Compose your photographs with clear intent
- Improve your photos will cleverly-crafted composition
- Understand why your photos 'work' (or don't work)
- Plan a photo shoot that will succeed
- Know related terminology & basics of colour theory
- You need a camera - point-and-shoots & DSLRs are all suitable
Would you like to...
Feel empowered & get more confident with your camera?
Fulfill your potential as the photographer you know you could be?
Impress your family & friends with stunning images?
Say goodbye to disappointing, amateurish snapshots?
Learn the fun stuff first!
Understand what makes a 'good photo' (or bad photo)
Learn to compose your photos with clear intent, not randomly
Know how to critique your own work
Feel good about your photography!
Learn the artistic side of photography, and once you've got this mastered, then learn all that left-brained stuff.
Most photography courses try to teach you how a camera works. Technical stuff such as the Exposure Triangle, which is quite difficult to understand. Here, we get into the aesthetic and the artistic - things anyone with a camera can comprehend.
The rules of composition apply mostly in the landscape genre, but many are applicable in portraiture and in other genres too.
What you need
Camera - any model will do; smartphone, compact or DSLR
A tripod to stabilise the camera (optional)
A friend to pose for you
About four hours to practice what you've learned
Suitable for beginner & intermediate photography enthusiasts
Recommended for advanced photographers who never studied this topic
12 short, sharp lessons you can put into practice today
35 minutes of video training
1 quick quiz - to test your memory recall
4 exercises - put these principles into practice
4 downloadable PDF exercise sheets
Who this course is for:
- Beginner or Intermediate-level photographers
- Advanced photographers who have not studied the artistic side of their craft
A keen landscape photographer for over 40 years, Ray has also inspired thousands of students as a qualified teacher. His bachelor degree in Graphic Design included two year's training in photography, and he now sells images to calendars, stock libraries and magazines.
Ray is passionate about sharing his success secrets with those of you who are not satisfied with your photos.