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Getting Started in Photography is a course designed to give beginners a solid background in photography as a career and help them do everything from buying their first camera to finding their first clients.
Here is what you will learn in the course.
You will learn about different career opportunities in photography.
You will learn how to buy your first camera.
You will learn how to find your first client.
You will learn about how to price your work and manage clients.
This is NOT a course designed to teach you the technical aspects of photography, but rather teach you the business and career aspects of becoming a photographer.
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|Section 1: Introduction|
|This is the introduction for the course.
|Section 2: Career Opportunities in Photography|
|This lecture discusses what your life will be like working as a photographer.
|This is a lecture that discusses some of the specialties in photography.
|This a lecture that discusses some of the opportunities and professions related to photography.
|This is an assignment that encourages you do some research on the photography industry.
|Section 3: Buying Your Gear|
Digital vs Film
The Bare EssentialsPreview
Where to Buy Your Photography Gear
Homework Assignment 1: Buying Your First Camera
|Section 4: How to Learn Photography|
|This lecture discusses the advantages and disadvantages of college and university photography programs.
|This is a list of college and university photography programs.
|This lecture discusses online photography courses.
|Lecture 15||1 page|
|This provides links to the online photography tutorials and videos discussed in the previous lecture.
|This is a lecture designed to help you learn basic photography terms and principles.
|This lecture explains how to work as a photographer's assistant.
|This lecture provides some helpful online resources to help you become a photographer's assistant.
|This lecture explains how you can build your photography portfolio even if you do not have any assignments.
|This lecture explains the value of personal projects.
|This assignment is designed to help you get started building your portfolio.
|Section 5: The Business Side of Photography|
|This lecture explains how to get your first client.
|This lecture explains how to manage your photography clients.
|This assignment is designed to help you find your first client.
|This lecture talks about how to brand yourself.
|This lecture goes into even more detail about how to brand yourself as a photographer.
|This lecture explains how to promote yourself as a photographer.
|This is a homework assignment designed to help you market your work.
|This lecture explains how to price your work.
|This assignment is designed to help you price your work appropriately.
|This is a list of business resources and information for photographers.
|Section 6: Photography Grant Information|
|This lecture explains why you should apply for photography grants and how to find them.
|Lecture 33||1 page|
|This is a list of photography grant resources.
|This is a homework assignment designed to help you find photography grants.
|Section 7: Conclusion|
|This is the conclusion of the course.
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