General Course Description

Our digital photography course comes with engaging photography lessons that will make your learning experience fun and productive. This course is ideal for aspiring photographers who want to improve their knowledge of digital cameras, basic camera settings, lighting techniques, and a broad range of topics.

PhotographyCourse.net’s beginner photography course will introduce you to the fundamentals of photography. As a student, you’ll get access to in-depth articles, fun videos, and other resources that will help you improve your photography techniques consistently.

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Who Is This Course For?

This digital photography course is ideal for photographers who want to learn the fundamentals of photography, photographers who haven't picked up their cameras in a while, and artists who want to build an impressive portfolio of work.

Beginner Photographers

If you feel lost when you hear terms like “manual mode” and “leading lines”, you’ll love taking this introductory course. We won’t just make you memorise different terms. We’ll show you how to understand them.

On-and-Off Camera Users

If you haven’t picked up your camera in a while, why not start now? Photographers who are familiar with some photography terms but need a boost of inspiration will benefit from taking this course.

Photographers Who Want To Build A Strong Portfolio

This course will introduce you to a variety of lighting, posing, and compositional techniques. Our lessons will give you all the knowledge that you need to build a strong photography portfolio.

How This Course Will Help You Succeed

Course Overview

54 Lessons

Zero to Hero in Photography

Lesson 1: Getting Started in Photography – 17 Things to Consider

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Lesson 2: Basic Camera Settings

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Lesson 3: 10 Common Beginner Photography Mistakes and How to Fix Them

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Lesson 4: How to Hold a Camera Steady to Take Sharper Photos: 6 Pro Tips

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Lesson 5: RAW vs. JPEG – Which Image File Format is Better?

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Lesson 6: Understanding Digital Camera Modes

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Lesson 7: Exposure Compensation: How to Use it Correctly

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Lesson 8: Understanding the Exposure Triangle

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Lesson 9: Introduction to Aperture

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Lesson 10: What is Shutter Speed?

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Lesson 11: Understanding ISO and How it Works

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Lesson 12: Depth of Field (How What, & When)

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Lesson 13: 8 Reasons Why Your Photos Are Blurry

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Lesson 14: How to Shoot in Manual Mode

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Lesson 15: Camera Metering Modes: What You Need to Know About

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Lesson 16: How Do You Know if You Have a Correct Exposure?

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Lesson 17: Choosing a Camera - 9 Important Questions to Ask

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Lesson 18: Different Types of Camera Lenses Explained

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Lesson 19: 5 Basic Compositional Rules in Photography

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Lesson 20: Using Leading Lines in Photography Composition

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Lesson 21: Using Strong Lines in Photography Composition

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Lesson 22: Introduction to the Rule of Thirds

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Lesson 23: Fill the Frame

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Lesson 24: Portrait vs. Landscape - The 11 Biggest Differences

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Lesson 25: How To Use Negative Space to Make Your Photos More Powerful

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Lesson 26: Frame Within a Frame Photography: What it is and How to Use it?

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Lesson 27: How to Use the Zone System to Make Your Best Digital Photos

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Lesson 28: Circle of Confusion

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Lesson 29: Understanding White Balance in Photography

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Lesson 30: Understanding Color in Photography

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Lesson 31: Contrast in Photography – How to Make the Best Use of It

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Lesson 32: How to Select the Best Camera Settings for Portraits

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Lesson 33: How to Take Stronger Portraits by Isolating Your Subject

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Lesson 34: Creative Portrait Photography Lighting Techniques

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Lesson 35: How to Effectively Take Great Photos Using Low Key Lighting

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Lesson 36: Practical Tips to Help You Improve Your Natural Light Portraits

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Lesson 37: All You Need To Know About Fill Flash

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Lesson 38: How to Avoid Making Bad Lighting Mistakes

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Lesson 39: Night Portrait Photography: A Complete Guide

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Lesson 40: How to Take Black and White Photos

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Lesson 41: What Makes Good Black and White Portraits?

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Lesson 42: 13 Types of Landscape Photography

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Lesson 43: 5 Steps to Amazing Landscape Photography

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Lesson 44: The Ultimate Guide to DIY Product Photography Lighting

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Lesson 45: 9 Best Camera Settings For Product Photography

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Lesson 46: 33 Street Photography Tips and Techniques for Success

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Lesson 47: How the Experts Handle Night Street Photography

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Lesson 48: Street Portraits: How to Master Taking Photos of Strangers

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Lesson 49: Black and White Street Photography: 13 Key Tips

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Lesson 50: How to Analyze a Photograph

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Lesson 51: Personal Photography Projects: 13 of the Best Ideas

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Lesson 52: 365 Photography Project – How it Will Improve Your Photos

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Lesson 53: A Glossary of 251 Most Essential Photography Terms

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Lesson 54: How to Start a Photography Business with No Experience

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Frequently Asked Questions

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There are 54 lessons in this course. Each new lesson includes an educational video, an in-depth article, and a challenge that will encourage you to try something new in photography.

This depends on the complexity of each lesson and on your availability. This course will continually get more challenging as you progress. Some concepts, like The Circle Of Confusion, might take a little more time to master. Others, like the Depth of Field, might take significantly less time to understand. Keep in mind that it all depends on your schedule. Take your time to go through the lessons. There's no rush! All we want is for you to practice as much as you can. :)

There will be a dedicated forum where you'll have the option to post your photographs. This forum is perfect for sharing ideas, requesting feedback, and letting others know what your shooting experience was like. You'll also have the opportunity to interact with fellow students and ask them questions. Doing the practice exercises is a good idea, but sharing your work publicly is optional.

This course is broken down into 54 lessons, which you can view on our student platform. Every lesson features an educational article, an accompanying video, and a practice exercise. You'll also be able to share your progress with other students in the community forum.

The best way to follow this course is to learn everything in chronological order. This will ensure that you strengthen the right skills at the right time. As the course progresses, we'll move on to more challenging topics. If you follow the course in chronological order, you'll be able to tackle these concepts easily.

Yes, as you'll have lifetime access to this course, you'll be able to watch the same lessons as much as you like.

As long as you have an entry-level DSLR or something more advanced, you'll be able to comfortably understand every concept in this class. You'll learn about exposure settings, white balance, aperture, shutter speed, and more. You need to have these settings in your camera to have a successful learning experience. If you're planning to upgrade your equipment soon, you'll benefit from some of our very first lessons. We'll recommend various cameras and camera lenses that will help you take beautiful photographs of anything.

Yes. This course will guide you as an absolute beginner in photography. However, if you have some photography knowledge, you'll be able to enjoy this course, too.

The course begins as soon as you join! There's no start date or deadline.

Yes, you'll always have access to this course and all the materials that come with it.

Absolutely! When you join this course, you'll also get access to an online community of passionate photographers. You'll be able to meet new people, join photo contests, and learn something new every day.

This course doesn't come with a personal instructor. However, you're free to ask questions and request constructive criticism in our online community. There, we have a supportive group of professional photographers who will be happy to help you.

By the end of this course, you'll be able to define complicated photography terms, intuitively adjust your camera settings, and take photos with confidence.

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