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  1. Course Introduction
  2. Month #1 - Getting to Know Your Camera

    1.1 -- How Your Camera Makes a Photograph
  3. 1.2 -- How To Hold Your Camera
  4. 1.3 -- Setting Your Diopter
  5. 1.4 -- Using RAW and/or JPEG
  6. 1.5 -- JPG Image Size/Quality
  7. 1.6 -- Basic Controls Explained - Exposure and Focus
  8. 1.7 -- Make Sure It's Sharp
  9. 1.8 -- What To Focus On
  10. 1.9 -- What's the Right Exposure?
  11. 1.10 -- Using Your Camera Monitor or Viewfinder
  12. 1.11 -- Introduction to the Exposure Triangle
  13. 1.12 -- Exposure Modes - M,A,S,P etc
  14. 1.13 -- Aperture Priority
  15. 1.14 -- Shutter Priority
  16. 1.15 -- Program
  17. 1.16 -- Scene Modes
  18. 1.17 -- Using Exposure Compensation - Increasing Exposure
  19. 1.18 -- Using Exposure Compensation - Decreasing Exposure
  20. 1.19 -- How to Avoid Using Exposure Compensation
  21. 1.20 -- Intro to Manual Mode
  22. 1.21 -- Light and How We See Differently Than Our Cameras
  23. 1.22 -- Setting The Metering Mode
  24. 1.23 -- Hard Light - High Contrast
  25. 1.24 -- Soft Light - Low Contrast
  26. 1.25 -- Low Light Limitations
  27. 1.26 -- Histogram and Blinkies
  28. 1.27 -- Depth of Field - How Your Lens and Its Settings Can Affect Sharpness
  29. 1.28 -- Movement - Subject and Camera
  30. 1.29 -- Did You Fill the Frame?
  31. 1.30 -- How Was Your Timing?
  32. 1.31 -- Reviewing Your Photos on Your Computer
  33. Module #1 Quiz
    1 Quiz
  34. Month #2 Understanding Your Camera Better
    2.1 -- Multi Point Auto-Focus
  35. 2.2 -- Single Point Auto Focus
  36. 2.3 -- Single Servo Focus
  37. 2.4 -- Continuous Servo Focus
  38. 2.5 -- Manual Focus
  39. 2.6 -- What ISO is and How It Works Part 1
  40. 2.7 -- What ISO is and How It Works Part 2
  41. 2.8 - Auto ISO
  42. 2.9 -- Understanding Photography ‘Stops’
  43. 2.10 -- An Introduction To What Shutter Speed is and How It Works
  44. 2.11 -- What Shutter Speed is and How It Works - Part 2
  45. 2.12 -- Introduction to Aperture
  46. 2.13 -- More About Aperture
  47. 2.14 -- Bracketing
  48. 2.15 -- Single or Burst mode
  49. 2.16 -- Front Light
  50. 2.17 -- Back Light
  51. 2.18 -- Side Light
  52. 2.19 -- Using Your Monitor to Review Your Photos. What to Look For
  53. 2.20 -- Understanding the Info Displays
  54. 2.21 -- Histograms
  55. 2.22 -- How the Exposure Meter Works
  56. 2.23 -- Dynamic Range
  57. 2.24 -- Distracting Bright Areas
  58. 2.25 -- DOF - What and Why
  59. 2.26 -- Managing Moving Subjects
  60. 2.27 -- White Balance
  61. 2.28 -- More About RAW Files
  62. 2.29 -- Jpg Adjustments in Camera
  63. 2.30 -- EXIF Data
  64. Module #2 Quiz
    1 Quiz
  65. Month #3 Lenses and Composition
    3.1 -- Different Focal Lengths
  66. 3.2 -- Primes and Zooms
  67. 3.3 -- Widest Aperture and What it Means
  68. 3.4 -- Zoom with Your Feet
  69. 3.5 -- Kit Lens Medium/Standard
  70. 3.6 -- The Wide Angle Lens
  71. 3.7 -- The Telephoto Lens
  72. 3.8 -- The Macro Lens
  73. 3.9 -- Fill the Frame
  74. 3.10 -- Camera Orientation - Vertical, Horizontal or Tilt
  75. 3.11 -- Find a Clear Center of Interest
  76. 3.12 -- Rule of Thirds
  77. 3.13 -- Leading lines
  78. 3.14 --Horizontal Lines
  79. 3.15 -- Composition - Vertical Lines
  80. 3.16 -- Composition - Diagonal Lines
  81. 3.17 -- Composition - Converging Lines
  82. 3.18 -- Composition - Curved Lines
  83. 3.19 -- Composition Squares, Rectangles, and Triangles
  84. 3.20 -- Composition Circles and Ovals
  85. 3.21 -- Symmetry
  86. 3.22 -- Patterns
  87. 3.23 -- Eye Central
  88. 3.24 -- Isolate Your Subject
  89. 3.26 -- Isolate Your Subject Using DOF
  90. 3.25 -- Isolate Your Subject Using Light Known as Figure to Ground
  91. 3.27 -- Control Your Depth of Field
  92. 3.28 -- Isolate Your Subject Using POV
  93. 3.29 -- Shape and Form
  94. 3.30 -- Negative Space
  95. Module #3 Quiz
    1 Quiz
  96. Month #4 Lenses and Composition #2
    4.1 -- What Lens to Choose
  97. 4.2 -- Composition with Wider Lens
  98. 4.3 -- Composition with a Medium Lens
  99. 4.4 -- Composition With a Long Lens
  100. 4.5 -- Don't Only Take the First Angle you Think Of, Or the Second
  101. 4.6 -- Reflections and Shadows in Compositions
  102. 4.7 -- Reflections, Good and Bad
  103. 4.8 -- Point of View Middle
  104. 4.9 -- Point of View - Low
  105. 4.10 -- Point of View - High
  106. 4.11 -- Crop Hard
  107. 4.12 -- Crop Loose
  108. 4.13 -- Use Frames
  109. 4.14 -- Foreground Interest
  110. 4.15 -- Be Aware of the Background
  111. 4.16 -- Think Square
  112. 4.17 -- Making 2D photos
  113. 4.18 -- Balance the Elements in Your Frame
  114. 4.19 -- Making Photos with Depth
  115. 4.20 -- Juxtaposition
  116. 4.21 -- POV Control your Lines
  117. 4.22 -- Leading the Eye
  118. 4.23 -- DOF Distance Ratios
  119. 4.24 -- Creating Photos with a Deep DOF
  120. 4.25 -- Creating Photos with a Shallow DOF
  121. 4.26 -- DOF Wide Lens
  122. 4.27 -- DOF Medium Lens
  123. 4.28 -- DOF Tele Lens
  124. 4.29 -- Bokeh
  125. 4.30 -- Filters - UV, Polarize, ND
  126. Module #4 Quiz
    1 Quiz
  127. Month #5 Introducing Manual Mode Photography
    Module 5 Introduction
  128. 5.1 Monitor Review to Determine Exposure
  129. 5.2 Metering
  130. 5.3 read the light from middle grey
  131. 5.4 Looking at Your Camera's Exposure Meter. Manual Exposure Setting Part 01
  132. 5.5 Manual Exposure in Soft Light - Manual Exposure Setting Part 02
  133. 5.6 Manual Exposure in Hard Light - Manual Exposure Setting Part 03
  134. 5.7 Manual Exposure Night
  135. 5.8 Dynamic Range - Manual Exposure Setting Part 04
  136. 5.9 -- Manual Exposure. Averaged Metering
  137. 5.10 -- Manual Metering Spot Meter
  138. 5.11 -- Manual Metering Center Weighted Meter
  139. 5.12 -- Learning to Choose the Best Metering Mode
  140. 5.13 -- Using a Combination of Averaged and Spot Metering
  141. 5.14 -- Managing Your Exposure Flexibly
  142. 5.15 -- Exposure Bracketing
  143. 5.16 -- Using the Highlights Indicator (the Blinkies)
  144. 5.17 -- The Histogram and Manual Exposure
  145. 5.18 -- An Introduction to the Zone System
  146. 5.19 -- Understanding the Exposure Triangle
  147. 5.20 -- When to Adjust Your ISO Setting
  148. 5.21 -- When to Adjust Your Aperture Setting
  149. 5.22 -- When to Adjust Your Shutter Speed Setting
  150. 5.23 -- Understanding Stops
  151. 5.24 -- When Manual Mode is Essential - Back Light, High Contrast etc
  152. 5.25 -- Exposure for Color
  153. 5.26 -- What's Most Important in Your Composition?
  154. 5.27 -- Making More Creative Exposures
  155. 5.28 -- What is a Correct Exposure?
  156. 5.29 -- Expose for Mood, Not Information
  157. 5.30 -- Your Choice – Know What You Want
  158. Module 5 Bonus Video
  159. Module #5 Quiz
    1 Quiz
  160. Month #6 Understanding Light, tone and contrast
    6.1 -- Light and Tone
  161. 6.2 -- Zone System
  162. 6.3 -- Considering Composition in Relation to Tone Range
  163. 6.4 -- Shadows
  164. 6.5 -- Highlights
  165. 6.6 -- Contrast
  166. 6.7 -- High Key, Low Key
  167. 6.8 -- Low Key
  168. 6.9 -- High Key
  169. 6.10 -- Lens Flare
  170. 6.11 -- Lens Flare Use
  171. 6.12 -- Silhouette
  172. 6.13 -- Translucent Subjects
  173. 6.14 -- Light/Time of Day and Tone Range
  174. 6.15 -- Hard Light/High Contrast
  175. 6.16 -- Soft Light/Smooth Tones
  176. 6.17 -- Squint Your Eyes to See Bright Areas
  177. 6.18 -- How Our Eyes and Camera See Differently
  178. 6.19 -- Dynamic Range
  179. 6.20 -- High Dynamic Range (HDR)
  180. 6.21 -- More About Metering Modes
  181. 6.22 -- Expose for Black and White
  182. 6.23 -- Backlighting
  183. 6.24 -- Exposure Reading for Backlighting
  184. 6.25 -- Exposing for Light (White) Scenes
  185. 6.26 -- Exposing for Dark (Black) Scenes
  186. 6.27 -- Color Contrast
  187. 6.28 -- How Light Affects Color Saturation
  188. 6.29 -- Using Light and Tone to Create Feeling
  189. 6.30 -- Using Tone and Contrast as Graphic Elements
  190. Month #7 Using Flash, constant lights and reflectors
    7.1 -- On camera flash
  191. 7.2 -- Off Camera Flash
  192. 7.3 -- Bounce Flash
  193. 7.4 -- Unfiltered Flash
  194. 7.5 -- Diffused Flash
  195. 7.6 -- Snoot Flash
  196. 7.7 -- Flash and Ambient Light
  197. 7.8 -- TTL or Manual Flash?
  198. 7.9 -- Controlling Flash Quality and Quantity
  199. 7.10 -- Red Eye Reduction
  200. 7.11 -- Surface Appearance
  201. 7.12 -- Angle of Light
  202. 7.13 -- Distance of light from subject
  203. 7.14 -- Revealing Texture
  204. 7.15 -- Making the Most of Direct Reflection
  205. 7.16 -- Understanding Color Temperature
  206. 7.17 -- Hard and Soft Light Revisited
  207. 7.18 -- Light vs Lighting
  208. 7.19 -- When to Use a Flash
  209. 7.20 -- When to Use a Continuous Light
  210. 7.21 -- When to Use a Reflector
  211. 7.22 -- DIY Reflectors
  212. 7.23 -- Which surface of a reflector is best?
  213. 7.24 -- Limitations of LEDs compared to flash
  214. 7.25 -- Strengths of LED over flash
  215. 7.26 -- Flash and Reflector Together
  216. 7.27 -- Direction of Added light
  217. 7.28 -- How Much Light Do You Want to Add?
  218. 7.29 --Shutter Speed and Flash
  219. 7.30 -- Front and Rear Curtain Flash Sync
  220. 7.31 -- Using More than One Artificial Light
  221. Month #8 Low Light Photography & Slow Shutter Speed Photography
    8.1 -- When to Change Your ISO
  222. 8.2 -- How High to Set Your ISO
  223. 8.3 -- Why Not to Use Auto ISO
  224. 8.4 -- Noise Reduction on Your Camera
  225. 8.5 -- Choice - ISO or Slower Shutter Speed?
  226. 8.6 -- Freeze and Blur a Moving Subject
  227. 8.7 -- Using a Tripod
  228. 8.8 -- Slow Shutter + Hand Holding Technique
  229. 8.9 -- More Techniques for Slow Shutter Speed Hand Holding
  230. 8.10 -- Creatively Use Movement Blur
  231. 8.11 -- Self Timer/Cable/App Release for Extra Stability
  232. 8.12 -- Using the BULB Setting
  233. 8.13 -- Photographing Moving Vehicles - Light Trails
  234. 8.14 -- Panning
  235. 8.15 -- Getting a Feel for Motion Blur and Shutter Speed
  236. 8.16 -- Check Your Histogram
  237. 8.17 -- Focusing at Night and in Low Light
  238. 8.18 -- Motion Blur in the Daytime
  239. 8.19 -- Freezing Action in Low Light
  240. 8.20 -- Intentional Camera Movement
  241. 8.21 -- Composing in Low Light
  242. 8.22 -- Be Aware of Super Bright Highlights
  243. 8.23 -- Manage Your White Balance
  244. 8.24 -- Tripod Tips
  245. 8.25 -- Reflections at Night
  246. 8.26 -- Use Fast Lenses
  247. 8.27 -- Light Painting
  248. 8.28 -- Photographing Fire
  249. 8.29 -- The Blue 'Hour' Technique
  250. 8.30 -- Make the Same Picture in the Day and in the Night
  251. Month #9 Color and Black and White
    9.1 -- Importance of color
  252. 9.2 -- Relationships Between Colors
  253. 9.3 -- Experimenting with Colors
  254. 9.4 -- Know When to Convert to Black and White
  255. 9.5 -- ‘Seeing’ In Black and White
  256. 9.6 -- How Colors Render in Black and White
  257. 9.7 -- Complimentary Colors
  258. 9.8 -- Monotone Color
  259. 9.9 -- Warm Colors
  260. 9.10 -- Cool Colors
  261. 9.11 -- Saturated Colors
  262. 9.12 -- De-Saturated Colors
  263. 9.13 -- How Color Can Affect Emotional Focus
  264. 9.14 -- How Light Affects Color
  265. 9.15 -- The Art of Black and White
  266. 9.16 -- Black and White Composition - Shape
  267. 9.17 -- Black and White Composition - Structure
  268. 9.18 -- High Contrast Black and White
  269. 9.19 -- Low Contrast Black and White
  270. 9.20 -- Black and White for Enhanced Emotional Focus
  271. 9.21 -- The Power of Light or Dark Backgrounds
  272. 9.22 -- Shadows in Black and White
  273. 9.23 -- Black and White Portraits
  274. 9.24 -- Black and White Street Photography
  275. 9.25 -- Black and White Landscape Photography
  276. 9.26 -- Using Flash in Black and White Photography
  277. 9.27 -- Isolating a Single Color
  278. 9.28 -- Maximize Your Palette
  279. 9.29 -- Limit Your Color Palette
  280. 9.30 -- Make a Color Series
  281. Month #10 Look - Think - Click
    10.1 -- Learn To See Better Pictures
  282. 10.2 -- Anticipating the Photo You Want
  283. 10.3 -- Explore the Subject
  284. 10.4 -- Know Your Camera Well
  285. 10.5 -- Be Patient
  286. 10.6 -- Consider the Light
  287. 10.7 -- Seeing Reflected Light
  288. 10.8 -- Adding Light
  289. 10.9 -- Shutter Modes - Burst and Single
  290. 10.10 -- Distances from Camera to Subject and Background
  291. 10.11 -- Choosing a Background
  292. 10.12 -- Isolate Your Subject with Contrast - Dark Background
  293. 10.13 -- Isolate Your Subject with Contrast - Light Background
  294. 10.14 -- Isolate Your Subject with Controlled DoF
  295. 10.15 -- Isolate Through Composition Choice
  296. 10.16 -- Point of View
  297. 10.17 -- Manipulate the Scene
  298. 10.18 -- Stay with the Situation
  299. 10.19 -- Composition - Fill the Frame
  300. 10.20 -- Timing
  301. 10.21 -- Exposure/Light
  302. 10.22 -- Color/Tone
  303. 10.23 -- Relationship
  304. 10.24 -- Take Lots of Photos
  305. 10.25 -- Photograph with Both Eyes Open
  306. 10.26 -- Step Outside Your Comfort Zone
  307. 10.27 -- Observe, Get a Feel for the Location
  308. 10.28 -- Frame it and Wait
  309. 10.29 -- Incorporate Photography into Your Schedule
  310. 10.30 -- Revisit Locations and Subjects
  311. Month #11 Developing Your Photographic Style
    11.1 -- Know What You Love and Photograph It
  312. 11.2 -- Plan a Series
  313. 11.3 -- Concentrate on Subject
  314. 11.4 -- Mood Over Information
  315. 11.5 -- Information Over Mood
  316. 11.6 -- Let Intuition Shape Your Style
  317. 11.7 -- Choice About Exposure
  318. 11.8 -- Choice About Composition
  319. 11.9 -- Choice About Light
  320. 11.10 -- Choice About Contrast
  321. 11.11 -- Choice About Color
  322. 11.12 -- Choice About Color Saturation
  323. 11.13 -- Choice About Black and White
  324. 11.14 -- Choice About Depth of Field
  325. 11.15 -- Analyze - What You Did Yesterday or Last Week
  326. 11.16 -- Decide How You Want to Portray Your Subject
  327. 11.17 -- Study the Styles of Others Who Have a Strong Style
  328. 11.18 -- Make Lists of Techniques to Try
  329. 11.19 -- Taking a Photo-journalistic Approach
  330. 11.20 -- Minimalist Composition
  331. 11.21 -- Focus on Feeling
  332. 11.22 -- Finding your Favorite Focal Length
  333. 11.23 -- Using a 100mm Focal Length (or longer)
  334. 11.24 -- Using a 50mm Focal Length
  335. 11.25 -- Using a 35mm Focal Length
  336. 11.26 -- Using a 24mm Focal Length (and wider)
  337. 11.27 -- Flash Use
  338. 11.28 -- Experiment More with Subjects and Techniques
  339. 11.29 -- Post Processing for Style
  340. 11.30 -- Find Inspiration in Other Art Forms
  341. 11.31 -- Photograph One Thing
  342. Month #12 Photography Project - Making a Narrative Photograph and Edit
    12.1 — Don’t Let Everything Be Your Subject
  343. 12.2 — Who's your target audience?
  344. 12.3 — Plan But Remain Flexible
  345. 12.4 -- Telling Your Story
  346. 12.5 -- Deadline - how long will it take
  347. 12.6 -- Use What You've Learnt
  348. 12.7 -- What’s Your Intent?
  349. 12.8 -- Beginning Your Story
  350. 12.9 -- The Middle of Your Story
  351. 12.10 -- The End of Your Story
  352. 12.11 -- Wide Compositions
  353. 12.12 -- Medium Compositions
  354. 12.13 -- Close Up Compositions
  355. 12.14 -- Soft Light
  356. 12.15 -- Hard Light
  357. 12.16 -- Black and White
  358. 12.17 -- Color
  359. 12.18 -- Culling and Looking Forward
  360. 12.19 -- Hero Photos
  361. 12.20 -- Mood/Atmosphere/Feeling
  362. 12.21 -- Relating To Your Subject
  363. 12.22 -- Be More Curious
  364. 12.23 -- Composition Continuity
  365. 12.24 -- Style Continuity
  366. 12.25 -- What Catches Your Attention?
  367. 12.26 -- Find Patterns and Repetitions
  368. 12.27 -- Emulate Your Favorite Photographer
  369. 12.28 -- Sharing Your Project
  370. 12.29 -- Express Your Experience
  371. 12.30 -- Add Captions - Make It Even More Personal
  372. 12.31 -- Start Your Photography Journey
  373. Bonus Module #13 - Portraits (In Natural Light)
    13.1 -- Connecting with Your Subject
  374. 13.2 -- Take Your Time
  375. 13.3 -- Choose the Most Receptive People
  376. 13.4 -- Practice with Someone You Know
  377. 13.5 -- Don't Worry About What Others May Think
  378. 13.6 -- Be Confident with Your Camera
  379. 13.7 -- Preparing for A Planned Portrait Session
  380. 13.8 -- Light and Lighting
  381. 13.9 -- Front Light
  382. 13.10 -- Side Light
  383. 13.11 -- Back Light
  384. 13.12 -- Light for Mood
  385. 13.13 -- Exposure Readings
  386. 13.14 -- Fill Flash
  387. 13.15 -- Fill the Frame
  388. 13.16 -- Landscape or Portrait
  389. 13.17 -- Pay Attention to the Background
  390. 13.18 -- Head and Shoulders Portraits
  391. 13.19 -- Environmental Portraits
  392. 13.20 -- Posing
  393. 13.21 -- Attention to Detail
  394. 13.22 -- Using Props
  395. 13.23 -- Focal Length Choice
  396. 13.24 -- Shutter Speed Options
  397. 13.25 -- Depth of Field - Shallow
  398. 13.26 -- Depth of Field - Deep
  399. 13.27 -- Street Portraits
  400. 13.28 -- Travel Portraits
  401. 13.29 -- Candid Portraits
  402. 13.30 -- Dark Background Portraits
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