Simple guide to be a photographer
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Simple guide to be a photographer

Simple guide to be a photographer For hobbyists that will take you to the next level
3.5 (25 ratings)
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Created by AMR Eldihemy
Last updated 4/2016
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 7 Articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand DSLR Camera's Modes
  • Set the correct exposure manually
  • Shoot a great photo
  • Edit photo using a free Editing software
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Requirements
  • All you need is install GIMP which is a free software for photo editing
Description

A simple guide to be a photographer is an entry course for you to start shooting a great photo as well as editing photos like a professionals


A simple guide to be a photographer Cover the following topics

1 – A simple guide about how to use DSLR Camera

2 – Which lens you should buy?

3 – What is the Basic and Creative mode of the DSLR camera

4 – How to set the right Exposure

5 – What is Rule of third ?

6 – Editing Photos using GIMP ( a free software )


A simple guide to be a photographer is about 30 Min course that will take you to the next level of photography


In a simple guide to be a photographer you will understand the Following Keywords :

1 – Lens type ( UltraWide lens – Wide lens – Standard lens – Macro lens – etc )

2 – Exposure ( Shutter speed – Aperture – ISO )

3 – Basic mode ( fully automated – Portrait – Night – Sport – etc )

4 – Creative mode ( Manual – AV – TV – etc )

5 – Editing Photos ( Contrast – Saturation – Brightness – sharpness )


The material of the course contain : Video lectures and Articles


This course is for Photography hobbyists that will take you to a next level of Photography all you need to do is installing GIMP which is a free software under Linux, Windows or MAC operating system and take the course

you can ask me about anything in the course anytime


A special thanks for incompetech for providing Dream Culture Music which I use in the promotional video and some lectures


Who is the target audience?
  • This course is meant for photography hobbyists
  • This course is not for Photography professionals
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Curriculum For This Course
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Getting started with DSLR Camera
3 Lectures 08:48

This guide will give you a brief introduction about using DSLR Camera

the camera used in the video is Canon 600D

Simple guide of using DSLR camera
03:01

This lecture will give you a demonstration about the main parameters of Lens and let you know which lens you should buy next

Preview 03:08
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Basic and Creative zone of DSLR Camera
6 Lectures 11:08

In the Basic mode all you do is point and shoot !

let's see how can we take photos using a basic mode

Basic mode of DSLR Camera
03:20

Overview about the ambience setting 

Shoot by Ambience Selection
01:05

Shoot by Lighting or Scene Type
00:59

In the Creative mode you set everything manually

let's see how can we take photos using a Creative mode

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A special thanks for incompetech for providing Dream Culture Music which I use in the promotional video and some lectures

Creative mode of DSLR Camera
02:50

Focus
01:21

you will learn about metering Mode
Metering Mode
01:33
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Set Exposure manually
3 Lectures 12:11

Exposure is the amount of light a digital camera's sensor captures when a photo is taken

let's see some details about exposure

Introduction to Exposure
01:54

let set the correct exposure manually ( Shutter speed - aperture - ISO )

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A special thanks for incompetech for providing Dream Culture Music which I use in the promotional video and some lectures

Set the Correct Exposure
06:13

In this tutorial i'll show you how to blur the background and focus only on the object

also i'll show you how to get every thing in focus from near to far

Aperture Control (Blur Background)
04:04
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Getting started editing your photo
3 Lectures 13:02

let's edit photo using a free software under linux, Mac or Windows operating system


introduction to photo editing using GIMP
02:44

let's add a vivid look for photos

Edit the contrast and saturation of Photos
02:03

In this tutorial i'll show you how to add a special color effect using Curves and levels

Preview 08:15
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Photography Techniques
3 Lectures 18:27

The rule of thirds is an essential photography technique. It can be applied to any subject to improve the composition and balance of your images.

Rule Of Thirds
01:10

we will create HDR photography using the following methods

1 – one image and one program which is GIMP

2 – a better vivid looking HDR photography using GIMP and RAW therapee and RAW file image

3 – using Luminance HDR, GIMP and RAW file image


HDR photography
16:51

Bonus Lecture: Your next step is Video production
00:26
About the Instructor
AMR Eldihemy
4.5 Average rating
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6,030 Students
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Electrical and Computer Engineer

i worked as a lab coordinator for a technology incubator then i worked as R&D Engineer for Embedded systems company and now i am working as Electronics instructor and Prototyping Engineer

I've a long with experience with entrepreneurship, startups and how to get fund for your startup

Also i've a Solid experience with electronics ,power electronics , embedded systems , programming languages , renewable energy , 3D printer , video production and graphics