Panasonic Lumix GH4 for Beginners

Learn not only the GH4, but how to become a great photographer as well.
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  • Lectures 17
  • Contents Video: 4.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 8/2014 English

Course Description

If you have recently purchased or plan to use the Panasonic Lumix GH4 as your primary camera, this is the course for you. Even if you've never used a DSLR before, this course will work to build your understanding of both the camera and general photography from the ground up.

This is a relatively short course – about four and a half hours is all it takes to become a master with this camera. Lectures are 100% easy-to-follow videos, with plenty of clear diagrams that will construct your understanding of the camera dynamically.

What are the requirements?

  • This course is best when followed along with the GH4, so it is best that you have this camera to try the techniques shown in the course.
  • You may need to know some basic photographic terms, such as "shoot," "light," and "video." If you don't, these terms are still covered in the course.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • By the end of this course, you will be able to comfortably use the Panasonic Lumix GH4.
  • By the end of this course, you will understand the basic principles of photography.

What is the target audience?

  • This course is designed for all competency levels – from complete beginners to industry professionals.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction – Learning from the Start
02:40

Welcome to the course! Here, I explain to you what you can expect from this course and how you'll learn over time. Be sure to check the course list to see the full structure of this course! (See 'Supplementary Material'.)

Section 2: Photography Basics
19:59

We'll start our curriculum by covering some basics – all the way up to focal lengths and lens perspective.

19:50

In this section, we'll finish up the basic principles of photography and move on to principles of composition.

17:48

This section covers compositional elements, or what you need to make your shots aesthetically appealing.

15:10

In this section, we'll learn about the basics of digital photography – how it works and how we use it.

Section 3: Working with the GH4
17:11

Starting with this section, we're jumping into using the GH4 specifically.

19:24

Here, we continue to explore the features and functions of the GH4.

13:37

Here, we continue to explore the features and functions of the GH4.

14:02

The GH4 is a splendid camera for general photography. In this section, we cover how to take several kinds of photographs using it.

Section 4: The Deep Menu of the GH4
18:21

The deep menu of the GH4 is quite thorough, so this section covers it in-depth.

16:34

The deep menu of the GH4 is quite thorough, so this section covers it in-depth.

19:31

The deep menu of the GH4 is quite thorough, so this section covers it in-depth.

19:51

The deep menu of the GH4 is quite thorough, so this section covers it in-depth.

12:56

The deep menu of the GH4 is quite thorough, so this section covers it in-depth.

Section 5: Video with the GH4
14:38

The GH4 is also phenomenal for videography, especially because of its ability to shoot 4K natively. Here, we begin with the history of video and how it relates to your camera.

13:22

The GH4 is also phenomenal for videography, especially because of its ability to shoot 4K natively. Here, we cover several topics, such as video workflow.

Section 6: Conclusion
03:09

Now that you've reached the end of the course, you should know your GH4 inside and out. I wish you the best of luck with your new camera!

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Instructor Biography

Michael Andrew, Photography Instructor

Michael the Maven (Michael Andrew) is an American photographer and photography instructor and specializes in photography instruction for beginners. He has a Youtube Photography Channel under the name of Michael The Mentor which has over 131,000 subscribers and 16,000,000 views. His "Epic Shootout" videos compare competing cameras abilities, informing buyers which is best for them.

Michael has been a professional portrait and wedding photographer for over 11 years, with his work appearing on multiple occasions in Alabama Weddings Magazine, including the cover. He has also won many awards for his teaching on the university level, in the field of Biology. Michael combines his expertise of instruction with his knowledge of photography to simplify the learning process for beginning and intermediate photographers.

In the last 6 years, Michael has produced over 35 instructional DVDs on a range of photography topics, including Canon, Nikon, Panasonic and soon Sony cameras, as well as advanced topics including Lighting, Flash, Advanced Techniques, and Busness Courses. Michael also developed the very first Model Release and Contract App for iPhones and Andoid devices photographers called "Photographers Contract Maker".

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