Photography Classes by National Geographic Photographers

National Geographic Photography Classes

National Geographic photographers are in an elite class and are widely considered the greatest photographers in the world. National Geographic is the official magazine of the National Geographic Society that has been published since 1888. National Geo has articles about history, geography, science, and world culture. But the magazine is best known for the highest-quality photojournalism in the world. National Geographic sets the highest standard for photographers and makes extensive use of dramatic photographs.

Several outstanding National Geo photographers are now offering photography classes on Craftsy.

The Great Courses

Craftsy has teamed up with The Great Courses to bring you these National Geographic photography classes. The Great Courses (TGC) is a series of college-level audio and video courses produced and distributed by The Teaching Company, an American company based in Chantilly, Virginia. They are sometimes referred to as the Netflix of learning.

Production and instruction quality on photography classes from The Great Courses is a cut above courses offered on other platforms. Two fans of Great Courses include Microsoft founder Bill Gates and Star Wars creator George Lucas.

1. Fundamentals of Photography

Fundamentals of Photography by The Great Courses

Fundamentals of Photography by National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore is a comprehensive photography class that goes beyond point and click. There are 24 individual lessons. Topics include: Camera Equipment, Lenses & Focal Length, Shutter Speeds, Aperture & Depth of Field, Ambient Light, Color, Composition, Background & Perspective, Composition and much more.

The class includes a 167-page course guidebook and 24 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access. Joel Sartore is a National Geographic photographer with more than 30 years of experience. In addition to National Geographic, Joel’s images have appeared in Time, Life, Newsweek and Sports Illustrated.

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Fundamentals of Photography II

Fundamentals of Photography II

Fundamentals of Photography II is the second photography class offered by National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore. In this photography class, the instructor will take a deeper dive into the secrets of powerful photography. You’ll learn how to find the perfect shot in the midst of crowded problem areas. The class includes a 129-page course guidebook and 24 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access.

Topics include; Understanding Light, Working With Light in a Landscape, Taking Photos Under & Around Water, Photographing Reflections & Reflectivity, Photographing Shadows & Backlighting, Human Portrait Photography, Animal Photography, and much more.

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National Geographic Masters of Photography

National Geographic Masters of Photography

National Geographic Masters of Photography is taught by 12 award-winning National Geographic photographers. In this masters of photography class you’ll discover foolproof methods for better photography and will develop skills for landscapes, wildlife, portraits and beyond. The course includes 24 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access, class materials (including a complete course guide).

Topics include; silhouettes, leading lines, panning, wildlife photography, sidelight, backlight, storytelling, and much more.

Learn from 12 top National Geographic photographers!

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