Photography for Beginners Masterclass

A to Z guide to becoming a professional photographer - know how to properly use a camera and apply composition concepts.
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  • Lectures 27
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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    Available on iOS and Android
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About This Course

Published 5/2015 English

Course Description

Have you always had a passion for taking pictures and thought about getting the proper photography training?

Photography is much more than simply taking a photo with your camera. There is a lot of technique and knowledge you need to know to perfectly capture moments.

This beginner course on photography will walk you through step by step every aspect you need to know to start improving your photography skills and potentially have your own photography business.

Ingred Shine has been a professional photographer and photography teacher for over 22 years. She'll serve as your guide through improving your photography skills.

Here's what will be covered in this course:

  • Basics of Cameras
  • Basics of Photography
  • Point and Shoot Cameras
  • Retouring Pictures on the Camera
  • Image Size and Resolution
  • DSLR Cameras
  • How to Properly Take a Picture
  • White Balance and Noise
  • Camera Menu and Settings
  • Retouring, Exposure and More
  • iPhone Cameras
  • Focus, Brightness, Flash and Filters
  • The Exposure Triangle – Aperature, Shutter and ISO
  • Manual Shooting
  • Shooting Techniques and Lenses
  • Framing and Posing
  • Objects of Interest and Perspective
  • Rule of Thirds
  • Depth of Field
  • Lighting and Time of Day

Our Promise to You
By the end of this course, you'll have the knowledge to start taking high quality photographs and understand the techniques behind professional photography.

30 Day Money Back Guarantee. If you are unsatisfied for any reason, simply contact us and we'll give you a full refund. No questions asked.

Get started today and develop the skill of photography!

What are the requirements?

  • Students will require no software to take the course.
  • Having a phone camera, a point & shoot camera, or a DSLR camera will aid in learning the shooting techniques, but it is not necessarily required for the course. If you do decide to buy a new camera, the cameras used in the course lectures are fairly priced and we recommend using them for ease of learning.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Choose the right equipment for your photography needs
  • Understand composition techniques for taking pictures

Who is the target audience?

  • These lectures are perfect for anyone are interested in photography but hasn't tried it out yet. You will be able to see the difference between a point & shoot and a DSLR camera. This will help you gauge what level of photography you are comfortable starting at before purchasing any equipment.
  • As a whole, this course is great for people who enjoy taking pictures but want to take it to the next level. If you're an avid Instagram user, or you have a point & shoot camera, this is just what you've been looking for.
  • This course is NOT intended for photography professionals or photographers who are actively seeking side work. This course is a general introduction with excellent demonstrations of the camera and how to photograph people and objects. Most photographers who are already to making money from their craft will already know the majority of information presented in this course.

What you get with this course?

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

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Getting Started
Ingred Shine & What You'll Learn
Basics Of Cameras
Basics Of Photography
Section 2: Point & Shoot
Introduction & Demonstration
Using A Point & Shoot Camera
Sample Picture
Retouching Pictures On The Camera
Image Size & Resolution
Closing Thoughts On Point & Shoot Cameras
Section 3: DSLR
Introduction & What DSLR Means
How To Take A Picture
Raw Image Format & Compression
White Balance & Noise
Features & Memory Storage
Camera Menu
Retouch, Exposure, & Info
Section 4: Phone Camera
Focus, Brightness, Flash, & Filters
Section 5: Manual Mode
Aperture, Shutter, & ISO
Manual Shooting, Point & Shoot, & DSLR
Transferring Pictures To A Computer
Shooting Techniques & Lenses
Section 6: Photographing People
Framing & Posing
Objects Of Interest & Perspective
The Rule Of Thirds
Depth Of Field
Lighting & Time Of Day
Section 7: Congratulations, You Finished!
The End

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Instructor Biography

Andy Norris, Mechanical Engineer

My name is Andy Norris and I've been an engineer for 5 years. I graduated from SDSU with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering, and I am EIT certified in California. I currently work as a salary design engineer for a multinational diversified engineering and manufacturing corporation.

I have a passion for teaching and I hope my courses help you succeed in your professional life, as well as your personal life.

Instructor Biography

Hello! I'm Ingred and I have a passion for all things photography. I have been a professional photographer for many years, working freelance jobs whenever they come up. I am also photography teacher at a high school in Southern California.

Photography is my passion and I love to talk about it!

Instructor Biography

Michael Shen, Entrepreneur

I'm an entrepreneur focused on the online education industry. Aside from teaching several courses myself, I also partner with top instructors to help them with their marketing and sales.

My passion is helping students develop skills that can enrich their quality of life and helping instructors monetize their passions.

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