Photography for Beginners: Improve Your Photo Compositions
What you'll learn
- Compose images to make them stand out from the crowd
- Frame each photograph dynamically to get more attention
- Make your photos POP and give your images the "Wow!' factor
- Understand basic composition techniques
- Become a more confident photographer
- Take photos that get more likes & engagement on social media
- No photography experience is required, this course is for beginners
- You should have a camera to practice (digital, film, or a phone camera)
Do you love photography but wish your pictures looked better, like the ones you see from other photographers on social media?
Are you looking for a fast and easy way to improve your photography skills?
Look no further. This photography composition class is a must for any beginner photographer, no matter what camera you use.
This course focuses on all the aspects of photography composition that will take your pictures from basic to extraordinary!
From specific techniques like: leading lines and the rule of thirds, to the basics of how to frame, use negative space, and creatively crop your photos, you'll learn very simple methods that will immediately improve your skills as a photographer.
This course is appropriate for all cameras! Whether you're using a Digital SLR, 35mm film, or the camera on your phone, this class will help you improve the way you take pictures!
What photography composition techniques will you learn?
Rule of Thirds
Point of View
Black & White
By understanding these techniques, you'll capture better photos than ever before.
What do you get when you enroll?
Two hours of easy-to-watch video lessons
Practice activities to help you learn
Downloadable cheat sheets and guides to help you out
Premium support from instructors who care
Access to our Photography & Friends community
Lifetime updates to this course
By the end of this course you will be confident taking photos in any situation using professional composition techniques!
Who are the instructors?
Phil Ebiner, JP Pullos and Lydia Billings are professional photographers and teachers who have taught over one million students on Udemy how to improve their skills. With top-rated courses and a true passion for helping others, your instructors will do anything they can to make this an amazing learning experience.
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Who this course is for:
- Beginner photographers
- Anyone who wants to improve their pictures
JP Teaches Photo, run by JP Pullos, Lydia Billings, and their team of teachers, has taught over 40,000 people how to use their cameras since 2009.
Their "How Do I Use My Camera?" class was chosen by NY Magazine as one of the top ten things to do over Memorial Day weekend, and their courses have been highlighted as some of THE best in NYC overall.
JP has been a professional photographer for six years. In that time, his images have been published by The New York Times, GQ, New York Magazine, Women’s Wear Daily, The New York Observer, The Village Voice and Time Out New York.
Lydia Billings, the company's lead teacher, has been a photographer since age ten. She received a BFA in Fine Art Photography in 2013 and has been teaching since then! She is a professional wedding, portrait, and lifestyle photographer.
Our classes exist because we’re committed to unleashing creativity, self-expression, and pure UNBRIDLED joy on the planet!
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My professional background is in video production and editing. I graduated from Loyola Marymount University's School of Film and Television in 2011. Since then, I've worked on thousands of projects that have appeared in movie theaters, film festivals, television and online.
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