Master Light in Photography | Create Better Photos

Light is the key ingredient to awesome photography. Learn to master light, in photography, from a pro photographer.
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You'll learn how to see light like you've never done before
You'll learn what is light & where does it come from
You'll learn how your eyes see things and how they have color
You'll learn how your eyes see light vs. your camera
You'll learn the 3 behaviors of light and use for better composition
You'll learn the 4 types of contrast
You'll learn and better understand the 4 characteristics of light for awesome photos


  • Must be passionate about photography and improving your skills
  • Any camera will do


Understanding light and how it can affect your images is the key ingredient to better photos.  It doesn't matter what kind of camera you're using (or even a smartphone).  Master light and your images will have that wow factor!

Hello, my name is Chris Parker and I've been a pro photographer for 30 years.  I've personally photographed over 500 weddings, thousands of portrait sessions, am an award-winning photojournalist, blah, blah, blah!!  What's in it for you?  Better photos.  Plain and simple.  After this course, you'll have a better understanding of all of the following...

  • What is light & where does it come from

  • Do you really know what light is?

  • Visible light spectrum

  • How your eyes see things and how they have color

  • How your eyes see light vs. your camera

  • The 3 behaviors of light

  • Tones & dynamic ranges

  • HDR photography basics

  • Learn About the Intensity of Light & How To Use in Photography

  • Understand the 4 types of contrast

  • Learn the 4 characteristics of light

  • Learn About the Intensity of Light & How To Use in Photography

Once you have a better appreciation fo the behaviors of lights and it's 4 characteristics you'll be well on your way to create fantastic photos.

Then, you'll learn how to capture "light" to create awesome, creative photos based on your vision...

  • You'll learn the 3 camera settings that will help you fulfill your creative vision

  • How to use the Photography Exposure Triangle to ditch auto

  • How to use the Aperture for creative depth-of-field

  • How to use the Shutter Speed to blur the action or capture fast-moving objects - all depending on your creative vision

  • How to use the ISO for best results

  • Understanding exposure for awesome photos

  • 2 photography exposure analogies included to help you better understand how the 3 camera settings work together.

  • Learn a semi-secret tool, within your camera, to help you nail your exposure in camera

  • and much more...

Plus, several projects are included to help you master what you learn.

If you're ready to take your photography to the next level, then this Photography Light Mastery course will help you get there.  I'm looking forward to sharing with you my 30 years of knowledge and answering your questions.

Thanks for stopping by and have an awesome day!


Who this course is for:

  • Photography Beginners

Course content

4 sections30 lectures1h 36m total length
  • 140 Photography Terms You Should Know
  • More Free Photography Content
  • Watch This First
  • Elevate Your Photography Skills


Photography | Photoshop | Lightroom | GIMP | Taught by a Pro
Chris Parker
  • 4.5 Instructor Rating
  • 11,387 Reviews
  • 202,355 Students
  • 37 Courses

30 years experience as a pro photographer.  Teaching photography, Photoshop, Lightroom, and GIMP.  

I've photographed thousands of portrait sessions and 500+ weddings in the last 30 years.  I'm also a graphic designer and a lifelong user of Photoshop (since 1991) and Lightroom (since 2007).

Helping photographers achieve their creative vision since 2010.