Photographing the beauty of birds
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Bird Photography
4.1 (16 ratings)
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125 students enrolled
Created by Prashant Gupta
Last updated 4/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 3.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • photograph birds in their natural surroundings and will be able to post process images.
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Requirements
  • For the second part of the course students will require Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop installed on their computer.
Description

This is a course about bird photography. The course covers the details of equipment required for bird photography. Aspects of exposure, camera settings and composition is explained in detail. The course gives a deep insight to the techniques required to capture good bird photos. The course also includes in depth tutorials to enhance images using Adobe Light room and Photoshop. 

The course will take about 5 hours to complete at a leisurely pace.

On completion of this course you will have learnt skills to take better bird photos. The skills learnt will also be useful for any kind of photography.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course can be taken by anybody who would like to improve their photography skills.
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 29 Lectures Collapse All 29 Lectures 03:25:32
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Introduction
1 Lecture 02:56
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Equipment
1 Lecture 14:15

In this section you will learn about suitable cameras for bird photography.

Which Camera ?
14:15
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Basics
8 Lectures 30:41

Exposure is the key to good photos, you will learn about this in this module.

About Exposure
07:25

Aperture controls exposure and depth of field. We will learn about these in this module.

About Aperture
02:32

This lesson explains the effects of shutter speed.

Shutter Speed
02:38

In this lesson you will learn what ISO is.

About ISO
01:55

In this lesson you will learn how to use histogram to improve exposure.

Using Histogram
03:10

In this lesson you will learn how to compensate for exposure.

Exposure compensation
03:12

This lesson explains how to achieve best settings for a good exposure.

Camera Settings
06:36

In this lesson you will learn how to achieve good composition.

Preview 03:13
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Techniques
3 Lectures 11:33

In this lesson students will learn how to achieve better bokeh.

Preview 03:25

In this lesson you will learn how to approach birds.

Approaching birds
02:37

In this lesson you will be informed about few techniques for achieving good images of birds.

Suggested Technique
05:31
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Photographing birds in flight
3 Lectures 08:25

This is the first part of this lesson.

Part I
02:52

This is the second part of this lesson.

Part II
02:43

This is the third part of this lesson.

Part III
02:50
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Case study
1 Lecture 06:04
Inspiration and examples
06:04
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Post Processing
11 Lectures 02:10:16

Overview of post processing.

Overview
03:35

In this lesson students will get familiarized with interface of Lightroom. 

Adobe Lightroom cc : Interface
13:10

In this lesson you will get a comprehensive look into my workflow and learn how I post process my images.

My Workflow
13:03

Working with RAW files
03:49

In this lesson you will learn to crop and recompose your image.

Cropping and recomposing
17:10

In this lesson students will learn to remove unwanted stuff from images using Photoshop.

Removing distractions
15:14

In this lesson you will learn to use the content aware move tool.

Using content aware move tool
10:12

Learn how to repair your bird photos.

Repairing images
19:17

Learn to improve noisy images.

Removing noise
10:11

In this lesson students will learn to create catch lights in the eyes.

Creating catch light in a birds eye
10:21

In this lesson we will learn about replacing the sky/

Preview 14:14
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Summary
1 Lecture 01:22

This lesson is a summary of what we have learnt in the entire course.

Summary
01:22
About the Instructor
Prashant Gupta
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Instructor at Udemy

This course is authored by Prashant Gupta. Prashant believes that Multimedia and Web is the future of education and learning. Prashant has gained expertise in Adobe and Articulate suite of software’s through self-learning. He is also proficient in using WordPress and Microsoft office. He has almost twenty years of experience in creating eLearning. Currently he uses Articulate Storyline, Adobe eLearning suite 6, Camtasia 8 and PowerPoint 2013 to create eLearning projects.

Prashant is an avid photographer and loves photographing birds.