Street Photography for Beginners
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Street Photography for Beginners

This complete street photography course will help you capture beautiful moments from the street.
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4.5 (801 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
68,540 students enrolled
Last updated 4/2019
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This course includes
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 5 articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • You will learn how to take better photos.
  • You will be more comfortable photographing strangers in public.
  • You will capture the beauty of any place you visit.
  • You will learn how to get more creative shots.
  • You will learn how Anthony interacts with his subjects.
  • You will learn how simple editing can improve your photos.
  • You will learn how to better share your photos and grow an Instagram account.
Requirements
  • A camera that you can use, and practice along with the course
  • You should know how to use your own camera. This course is meant to help take your photography skills to the next level, but is not a beginner photography fundamentals course.
Description

You're out in your city... or traveling to a foreign land, and you want to capture the story of that place with your camera. But you hesitate taking a photo of that interesting person. Or you snap a photo of a building that doesn't come out as you imagined.

We can help you become a better photographer!

In this photography course, award winning photographer Anthony Carbajal and best selling online course creator Phil Ebiner team up to bring a once in a lifetime course.

Anthony was diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease) in his mid-twenties. At the time, he was photographing 50+ weddings a year, and was one of the most sought-after photographers in Southern California. Unfortunately due to the disease, he was unable to photograph weddings anymore. He turned his passion to the streets!

Since then, he's been capturing the stories of the streets through his beautiful street photography. 

Anthony wants to help you become a better photographer!

HOW WILL YOU LEARN?

  • Understand the basic principles of taking great photos
  • Choose great locations and times to photograph
  • Get comfortable photographing strangers
  • Know the rules when it comes to photographing people and places in public
  • Shoot more creative compositions
  • Edit your photos better to make them really stand out
  • Grow your own following online, on platforms like Instagram

Ultimately, you will learn how to take photos you absolutely love, photos that truly tell the story of your surroundings.

WHAT OTHER STUDENTS ARE SAYING:

Don't just take our word for it. Here's what other students are saying about our photography courses...

'An absolutely great photography course.' - Rick

'You will not be disappointed by take this course if you want to learn photography.' - Stephen

'Great course! This course included just about everything.' - Robert

'This was fast and very very useful.' - Sergej

OUR PROMISE TO YOU:

We promise to make this course the best photography course that we can, to make you a better photographer. If at anytime you think we can improve it, just let us know how. We'll be happy to provide one-on-one support, or add lessons to the course to answer any of your questions.

We have a 30-day 100% money-back guarantee. So there's no reason to hesitate! You can basically try the course for free, and see if you learn anything.

We can't wait to see you in the course. Even more so, we can't wait to see your future photos!

Cheers,

Phil & Anthony

Who this course is for:
  • You are a beginner photographer who wants to get more comfortable shooting out on the street.
  • You are someone who wants to take better photos that you are proud of.
Course content
Expand all 45 lectures 02:06:07
+ Getting Started
7 lectures 12:26

In this lesson of the photography course, instructor Anthony Carbajal answers the following questions:

  • Who are you, Anthony Carbajal?
  • Who is this course for?
  • What will you learn in this course?


Preview 01:48
Join the Official Student Photography Group
00:38

What is street photography? Anthony Carbajal, instructor of this course, talks about what street photography means to him.

Preview 02:54

In this lesson of the photography course, you'll learn our recommended equipment for shooting your own street photos. Don't worry, it doesn't have to be fancy!

Preview 02:04

In this lesson of the photography course, you'll learn camera settings that Anthony recommends when going out and shooting street photos. This step-by-step guide to photography settings will get your ready to go out on the streets and shoot your own photos.

Preview 04:26
Anthony's Story - Strongest I'll Ever Be
00:21

Do you need to learn the basics of photography?

Do you understand aperture, shutter speed, and ISO? 

If not, we've included a bonus section to help you out.

Section 8 will help you learn all of these basic skills that every photographer needs. 

So if you struggle to understand anything Anthony mentions in this course, go ahead and watch those lessons first.

Do you need to know the basics?
00:15
+ Photography Basics
3 lectures 28:02

In this lesson of the street photography course, you'll learn:

  • How do you find spots to photograph?
  • What should you be looking for?
  • Should you go at a particular time of day?
How to Find Amazing Street Photography Locations
04:29

In this lesson of the street photography course, you'll learn:

  • Tips for photographing people
  • Advice  for approaching strangers
  • How to figure out who to photograph or not


Tips for Shooting Photographs of Strangers
14:12

In this lesson of the street photography course, you'll learn:

  • Advice for what to put in your frame
  • How to compose more creative shots


Composing a Great Street Photograph
09:21

Test your knowledge of the basic rules and equipment that Anthony suggests using.

Do you know your basics?
3 questions
+ Photography Examples - Portraits
8 lectures 19:24

In this lesson of the street photography course, you'll learn how to shoot better portraits. Anthony will talk through how he took this photo, interacted with the subject, composed and edit it. 

Portraits - A Face in the Shadows
02:27

In this lesson of the street photography course, you'll learn how to shoot better portraits. Anthony will talk through how he took this photo, interacted with the subject, composed and edit it. In this photo, you'll learn how to capture pure emotions with your photography.

Portrait - Capturing Raw Emotions
05:19

In this lesson of the street photography course, you'll learn how to shoot better portraits. Anthony will talk through how he took this photo, interacted with the subject, composed and edit it. This photo is of a lady who gave Anthony a bag of lemons, and the key point is to prepare yourself for 'the moment.'

Portrait - When Life Gives You Lemons
02:03

In this lesson of the street photography course, you'll learn how to shoot better portraits. Anthony will talk through how he took this photo, interacted with the subject, composed and edit it. For this example, Anthony talks about how to improve your photos by getting closer to the subjects.

Portrait - Get Up Close and Personal
01:20

In this lesson of the street photography course, you'll learn how to shoot better portraits. Anthony will talk through how he took this photo, interacted with the subject, composed and edit it. Here is an example of taking a 'portrait' without a person's face.

Portrait - When You Can't Take a Portrait
02:31

In this lesson of the street photography course, you'll learn how to shoot better portraits. Anthony will talk through how he took this photo, interacted with the subject, composed and edit it. This is an example of why talking with your subject can get you amazing photos.

Portrait - Can I Take Your Photo While We Talk?
01:50

In this lesson of the street photography course, you'll learn how to shoot better portraits. Anthony will talk through how he took this photo, interacted with the subject, composed and edit it. In this example, Anthony talks about easing into the perfect shot.

Portrait - Ease Your Way Into the Shot
01:28

In this lesson of the street photography course, you'll learn how to shoot better portraits. Anthony will talk through how he took this photo, interacted with the subject, composed and edit it. In this example, Anthony shares a photo where he needed to wait for the right moment.

Portrait - Wait for the Right Moment
02:26
+ Photography Examples - Creative Lighting
6 lectures 10:14

In this lesson of the street photography course, you'll learn how to shoot better photos with creative lighting. Anthony will talk through how he took this photo, interacted with the subject, composed and edit it. In this example, Anthony shows you how to shoot silhouette photos, and also visually shows the power of shooting in RAW mode.

Lighting - Silhouette Portraits and the Power of RAW
02:23

In this lesson of the street photography course, you'll learn how to shoot better photos with creative lighting. Anthony will talk through how he took this photo, interacted with the subject, composed and edit it. In this example, Anthony shares a beautiful portrait using back-lighting from the sun.

Lighting - Back Lighting and Shadows
02:17

In this lesson of the street photography course, you'll learn how to shoot better photos with creative lighting. Anthony will talk through how he took this photo, interacted with the subject, composed and edit it. In this example, you'll see a photo with more dramatic lighting.

Lighting - Drama and Lens Flares
01:44

In this lesson of the street photography course, you'll learn how to shoot better photos with creative lighting. Anthony will talk through how he took this photo, interacted with the subject, composed and edit it. In this example, Anthony shows how you can still take amazing photos in the middle of the day, when the sun is right overhead.

Lighting - Taking Photos at High Noon
01:57

In this lesson of the street photography course, you'll learn how to shoot better photos with creative lighting. Anthony will talk through how he took this photo, interacted with the subject, composed and edit it. In this example, you'll see a creative photo of the sun.

Lighting - Photographing the Sun
01:12

In this lesson of the street photography course, you'll learn how to shoot better photos with creative lighting. Anthony will talk through how he took this photo, interacted with the subject, composed and edit it. In this example, you'll see another silhouette.

Lighting - Walking Away Silhouette
00:41
+ Photography Examples - Bonus
5 lectures 04:58

In this lesson of the street photography course, you'll learn how to shoot better photos. Anthony will talk through how he took this photo, interacted with the subject, composed and edit it. In this example, Anthony walks through a photo he shot of something that most people will fail to see.

Seeing the Beauty in the Small Things
00:45

In this lesson of the street photography course, you'll learn how to shoot better photos. Anthony will talk through how he took this photo, interacted with the subject, composed and edit it. In this example, Anthony shares a photo where he found his frame and waited for the subject to walk into frame.

Find Your Frame and Be Patient
01:02

In this lesson of the street photography course, you'll learn how to shoot better photos. Anthony will talk through how he took this photo, interacted with the subject, composed and edit it. In this example, Anthony talks about the importance of being ready for any moment you could capture.

Be Ready for Any Moment
01:02

In this lesson of the street photography course, you'll learn how to shoot better photos. Anthony will talk through how he took this photo, interacted with the subject, composed and edit it. In this example, Anthony shares another photo where he set up his shot and waited for a subject to walk by.

When Your Subject Walks on By
00:48

In this lesson of the street photography course, you'll learn how to shoot better photos. Anthony will talk through how he took this photo, interacted with the subject, composed and edit it. In this example, Anthony shares one of his favorite photos - taken where luck and preparation meet.

Where Preparation and Luck Meet
01:21
+ Share Your Street Photos
1 lecture 05:41

In this lesson of the street photography course, Anthony Carbajal answers the following questions:

  • Why do you share your photos on Instagram?
  • What advice do you have for choosing photos to post?
  • What tips do you have for getting more followers?
Instagram for Street Photographers
05:41
+ Course Conclusion
1 lecture 01:31

Thank You so much for taking this course! We are so excited to have had you as a student of our course! We hope you enjoyed it!

Thank You and Wrap Up
01:31
+ Bonus Section - Photography Fundamentals
13 lectures 43:43

Need help understanding the basics of photography? In this section of the course, learn the basic settings that every photographer should know!

Learn the Basic Fundamentals of Photography
00:12

Welcome to this course on the fundamentals of photography. In this course, you'll learn all the basic rules and settings that photographers should know, no matter what camera you're using.

Introduction to Photography Fundamentals
01:21

First things first, let's understand what the camera is and how it actually works. Have you ever though about what your camera is actually doing?

How does a camera work?
02:18

Welcome to the world of camera settings. In this lesson of the photography fundamentals course, you'll learn about aperture - what it is, how it affects exposure, and how you can use it creatively.

Aperture
06:30

In this lesson of the photography fundamentals course, you'll learn about shutter speed - what it is, how it affects exposure, and how you can use it creatively.

Shutter Speed
05:31

In this lesson of the photography fundamentals course, you'll learn about ISO - what it is, how it affects exposure, and what to be aware of.

ISO
03:58

Putting it all together, you'll learn how to balance the settings we've learned (aperture, shutter speed, ISO) to actually shoot a well-exposed image.

Exposure Triangle
04:55

There are a couple more tools for adjusting your exposure - lights and filters! Let's learn about those in this lesson of the photography fundamentals course.

Lights & Filters
03:01

At it's core, our camera's are capturing light. Light comes in different temperatures, and that's what white balance is all about. 

White Balance
02:44

Your camera might shoot different file types. Learn about compressed and uncompressed file types in this lesson.

File Types: JPEG vs. RAW
03:18

In this lesson, you'll learn about what makes up photo resolution, and why more pixels doesn't necessarily make a better photo.

Photo Resolution & Quality
03:18

Up until now, you've learned about all the basic settings of your camera. Now, you'll learn the basic rules of composing better images.

Composition
06:00

Thank you so much for checking out this basic Photography Fundamentals course!

Photography Fundamentals Conclusion
00:37
+ Bonuses
1 lecture 00:07
Bonus Lecture: Get Any of Phil's Course for Up to 90% Off
00:07