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Whether you're a hobbyist, enthusiast, or an aspiring pro, discover the tools and best practices you need to take professional, high-quality photographs. This learning path teaches the basics of photography, including composition, lighting, and exposure.

  • Learn the foundations of photography, from exposure to lenses.
  • Master the elements of taking great photos.

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Hours 18
Instructors Jim Heid, Ben Long, Natalie Fobes, Joseph "PhotoJoseph" Linaschke, Taz Tally, Erin Manning
Language English
Subjects Art & Design

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An overview of related careers and their average salaries in the US. Bars indicate income percentile (33rd - 99th).

Photography Instructor/ Department Chair $33k

Adjunct Faculty in Photography $41k

Freelance Event photography, portraiture $45k

Assistant Digital Photography Instructor Manager $49k

Photography 2 $50k

Graphic Design and Photography $51k

Advertising Photography Production Specialist Manager $52k

Commercial Photography $52k

Assistant Photography Studio Technician $59k

Faculty, Photography Department $69k

Senior Photography Producer $71k

Owner President Photography $77k

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Photography: First Steps (You were viewing this course)

We are living in a golden age of photography. Photographs are used to tell stories, sell products, and capture moments to share with others. Want to join in? Take a high-altitude...

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Introduction to Photography

It takes more than a camera to be a good photographer. But with today's smart technology and training from lynda.com, it's easier than ever to learn how to take great pictures....

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The Elements of Effective Photographs

Many elements come together to make an effective photo, whether it’s a magazine cover shot or a photo of a kid’s soccer game. In this course, Pulitzer-finalist Natalie Fobes takes...

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Photography 101

Today's cameras put an amazing amount of power in your hands, but all those buttons, dials, and settings can be pretty intimidating. InContents:Introduction1. Carry and Hold A...

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Photography Foundations: Exposure (2010)

Arriving at the best exposure for a photo is part science and part art. In

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Photography Foundations: Lenses

Many of the creative options available to a photographer hinge on an in-depth understanding of lenses. InContents:1. Introduction2. What Is a Lens?3. Focal Length, Camera...

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Photography: Exploring Composition

In photography, composition isn't everything…but it's close. Effective composition can make a photo far more powerful by drawing the viewer's eye into the scene and guiding it in...

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Learning Lighting: Natural Light

In this course, photographer and educator Erin Manning shows beginning photographers how to appreciate and work with natural light. First Erin takes a look at the qualities of...

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Learning Studio Lights and Flash Lighting

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Introduction to Photography: Lightroom Classic CC and Photoshop

Your work (and play) as a photographer doesn't end when you press the shutter button. With software such as Adobe's high-powered Lightroom Classic CC and Photoshop apps, you can...

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Hours 18
Instructors Jim Heid, Ben Long, Natalie Fobes, Joseph "PhotoJoseph" Linaschke, Taz Tally, Erin Manning
Language English
Subjects Art & Design

Careers

An overview of related careers and their average salaries in the US. Bars indicate income percentile (33rd - 99th).

Photography Instructor/ Department Chair $33k

Adjunct Faculty in Photography $41k

Freelance Event photography, portraiture $45k

Assistant Digital Photography Instructor Manager $49k

Photography 2 $50k

Graphic Design and Photography $51k

Advertising Photography Production Specialist Manager $52k

Commercial Photography $52k

Assistant Photography Studio Technician $59k

Faculty, Photography Department $69k

Senior Photography Producer $71k

Owner President Photography $77k

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