Make your garden images stand out by learning basic digital photographic techniques in clear, easily applied terms. This five-week interactive online course engages students with hands-on projects and rich open discussions in a fully online environment. Complete weekly assignments in garden photography by shooting anywhere in the world. Assignments guide you from basic composition to editing techniques. Benefit from sharing and critiquing one another’s work on a weekly basis in discussion boards and review from the instructor.
Beginning basic equipment selections and camera care, manual settings on a digital camera (ISO, shutter speed, and f/ stop) will start the class. Class materials and assignments will be devoted to seeing and composing through the lens (zooming, focus), exposure and metering, direction and quality of light. The final assignments will challenge you to use color to capture a mood. This class also covers basic editing techniques (level, color correction, black and white, and file sizes).
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