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Basics of Digital Photography

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Basics of Digital Photography

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(147 reviews)

rated 5 stars

Great Class!

Great class for getting to know your camera. Easy to follow instructions. Rick is a great instructors!

rated 5 stars

So far, so great!

Hello, Rick,

I am stoked to be taking this class. I bought an Olympus E-620 6 or 7 years ago, but due to being in graduate school the past 5 years, I haven't used it much at all. I looked through the manual a bit when I bought the camera, but I have learned so much in just the first three lessons!! I can't wait to learn more. Thank you for sharing your expertise with us.

rated 5 stars

Easy to understand

As my first Craftsy class, I wasn't sure what to expect. Rick is super easy to follow, and makes some of the more arcane settings easy to understand. Where the class really shines though is in the responses to student questions. Rick has added a wealth of knowledge, some of which unique to students' camera models, to bolster the large amount of simply stated guidance in the class. My favorite section so far has been on changing the f-stop in order to have the subject in focus and the ...

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Koala Sez
rated 5 stars

Finally unraveling the mysteries!

Excellent online information with good descriptions of Aperture, ISO and F-stops. Love the examples and comparisons between shots along with setting up image structure [thirds, gridlines]. Takes the hesitation out of going manual as well as explaining what can and cannot be done with auto-settings. Love this class and highly recommend for newbie camera buffs or those who are getting back into it [like me] and who learned on old-style cameras [before digital]. Thank you!

rated 5 stars

Great Class-Great Teacher

I highly recommend this class: Rick explains everything clearly and in simple terms which was especially helpful for a beginner like me.

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