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Camera Control

Photography Basics and Beyond: From Smartphone to DSLR,

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 setting up Menus and Functions to gain control in your photography, and the difference between Auto and Program exposure modes, you are ready to move into even greater Camera Control! In these 4 Modules we will concentrate on gaining the knowledge necessary to make use of Exposure Modes, Light Metering, Effects of various ISO settings, Lens options, using Shutter Speeds to convey aspects of Time in both documentary and creative ways, and exploring the controlled focus effects that Depth of Field Principles make possible. You will also continue to make new photographs and, if you are a subscriber to the specialization, continue interacting with your fellow learners as you share photographs for Peer Review. You will also confirm your knowledge through completion of quizzes and written responses. Let's get started with Module One!

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Rating 4.7 based on 219 ratings
Length 5 weeks
Effort 4 weeks of study, 1-3 hours/week
Starts Dec 7 (8 weeks ago)
Cost $79
From Michigan State University via Coursera
Instructors Peter Glendinning, Mark Valentine Sullivan
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Language English
Subjects Art & Design Humanities
Tags Arts And Humanities Music And Art Personal Development

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my camera

I'm not an expert yet and may never be - but I'm far more comfortable now with my camera's controls and my photography is improving.Thank you!

I am a hobbist and this course gave me an amazing material for controling my camera and taking the best of it.

Some information was not applicable to my camera, but the knowledge was good to know.

Help me understand a lot of my camera and my capabilities of expressing my emotion thought photos.

After this course I'm able to explore my camera and make photos that I'm proud off.

I learned a lot about how my camera works in this course!

Really helped me get control of my camera and understand how to create the images I wanted.

I see my camera in a different way after this course.

I feel that I learning a lot and am learning how to use my camera more efficiently.

I'm a novice in photography, I know how to deal with my camera, but I'm not confident with it.

I take my camera with me wherever I go now, and I am starting to get an eye for a photo; that tutorial on framing was a big help.These courses are very thorough, with lots of photos to view as examples.I am really looking forward to the rest of the course.

I am learning a lot about my camera!

I have learnt a lot more about my camera control than I had in the past.

a very good course great concept Excellent lectures and activities that made me feel I was getting actual control over my camera.

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so much

GREAT COURSE muy bueno pero tendria que ser menos teoria y mas practica excelente Another course complete and so much learnt from some of the great photographers and instructors out there.

I have learned so much.

Thanks teachers so much.

I am learning so much from here and it makes me eager to know much more and to investigate on different sites for further details and lessons.

Great, been learning so much through this course.

I learned so much in this course, I would recommend this and the previous courses being offered in the specialization Photography Basics and Beyond from Smartphone to DSLR.

It's not the same thing, of course, but it's a visual art.This course and "Cameras, Exposure, and Photography" teached me a lot and brought so much joy into my life.I'm not planning to make money as a photographer, but I'm happy to have an opportunity to create better and better photographs.

I learned something very important on this course, something that I was doing wrong that effected the quality of my photographs; thanks so much!Bruce Edgar Learned a lot and enjoyed reviewing classmates' photos.

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very good

This MOOC is trully well done, professors explain with a very good didatics and you progress smothly in your rithym.

Having the possibility of reviewing your peers is also a very good way to learn, evaluate and progress.

This is a very good follow up to the intro, for beginners to the world of photography.

Excelent course with very good sugestions for meking yourself a good photographer.

very good coarse...would like a copy for reference.... what can we do about that?

It is a very good course, both professsors using simple , clear but detail explantion to teach us !

Good gr8 course for photography enthusiasts well explained thanks you Mr Peter and Mr. Sullivan very good indeed.

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Rating 4.7 based on 219 ratings
Length 5 weeks
Effort 4 weeks of study, 1-3 hours/week
Starts Dec 7 (8 weeks ago)
Cost $79
From Michigan State University via Coursera
Instructors Peter Glendinning, Mark Valentine Sullivan
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Art & Design Humanities
Tags Arts And Humanities Music And Art Personal Development

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