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Photography Basics and Beyond: From Smartphone to DSLR

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Create photographs you will be proud to share.

Whether your camera is a Smartphone or DSLR, a Compact or Mirrorless model, you will learn to gain control of exposure and understand fundamentals of composition, while exploring documentary and creative concepts to make the kinds of photographs you have always wanted. This Specialization covers a broad range of fundamental principles in photography, from camera control to principles of composition and creativity, providing you with a foundation for growth in making photographs you’ll be proud to share. In the Capstone you will develop a final project of photographs related to your individual needs, whether practical or purely expressive, and share ongoing feedback with fellow learners. In addition to the awarding of a Certificate of Specialization from Michigan State University, each Learner who subscribes to and completes the entire Specialization, including Capstone, will receive substantial discounts on equipment, accessories, and membership benefits through Industry Partners from among the premier manufacturers of photography equipment: Fracture, Gary Fong, Gyst, Lensbaby, LensPen, Lume Cube, Photo District News, PhotoVideoEdu.com, Pixsy, and Think Tank.

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From Michigan State University via Coursera
Hours 114
Instructors Peter Glendinning, Mark Valentine Sullivan
Language English
Subjects Art & Design Humanities

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Oct
12

Cameras, Exposure, and Photography (You were viewing this course)

Welcome to Course One of Photography Basics and Beyond: From Smartphone to DSLR! In these first 4 Modules you will gain the knowledge and the confidence that will help you make...

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Oct
12

Camera Control

Welcome to Course Two of Photography Basics and Beyond: From Smartphone to DSLR! Now that you have a broad understanding of the various types of cameras, the importance of...

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Oct
5

Principles of Photo Composition and Digital Image Post-Production

Welcome to Course THREE! In the first two Modules you will gain a more professional-level understanding of the Design Elements that artists have used throughout history to create...

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Oct
12

Photography Techniques: Light, Content, and Sharing

Welcome to Course FOUR! In Modules 1-4 you will cover the final elements of the Specialization necessary to round out this introduction to the fundamentals of Photography, and...

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Photography Capstone Project

The Capstone Project is your opportunity to take advantage of the knowledge you have gained through our journey in learning about photography, to develop a meaningful project of...

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From Michigan State University via Coursera
Hours 114
Instructors Peter Glendinning, Mark Valentine Sullivan
Language English
Subjects Art & Design Humanities

Careers

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Actress, Dancer, Print Model $33k

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Talent/Model Booker $43k

Spokes Model Manager $50k

Model Maker/Machinist $64k

Assistant Regional Model Manager $70k

Model Validation Derivative Pricing Validator $72k

Analyst, Model Validation $82k

Model Maker - Tool & Die Maker $84k

Model Maker 4 $94k

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