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Coursera Photography Course

Coursera is an online education-focused company founded by two Stanford University professors offering web-based courses on a variety of subjects (including photography). Coursera collaborates with top universities like; Stanford, Duke University, Princeton University, the London School of Economics.

Photography Basics and Beyond:
From Smartphone to DSLR Specialization

The  Photography Basics and Beyond: From Smartphone to DSLR Specialization course from Coursera will help you build a solid foundation in digital photography. In this course you’ll learn to control exposure and will gain an understanding of the fundamentals of composition. You will also explore documentary and creative concepts.

The Photography Basics and Beyond course consists of 4 Modules and a Capstone Project;

  1. Cameras, Exposure, and Photography
  2. Camera Control
  3. Principles of Photo Composition and Digital Image Post-Production
  4. Photography Techniques: Light, Content, and Sharing
  5. Photography Capstone Project

Michigan State University

The Photography Basics and Beyond: From Smartphone to DSLR Specialization course was created by Michigan State University. The Michigan State University College of Arts and Letters educates actors, artists, designers, filmmakers, writers and more. The College employs some of the most talented faculty and scholars in the country and is considered one of the top research universities in the world.


Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the course you will receive a Certificate of Specialization from Michigan State University.

Other Photography Courses Offered by Coursera

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Program Cost and Session Schedule

The cost and start dates for each course vary. For to obtain pricing you need to create an account by clicking on either “enroll” or “signup” (don’t worry, you won’t be charged for creating an account).

Build a solid foundation in Digital Photography in 5 online courses from Michigan State University.

Enroll today!

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  1. You have to create an account and log in to view pricing (don’t worry, they won’t charge you for creating an account). It’s a monthly subscription price and they offer a money back guarantee within the first week.


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