Online Class

Fundamentals of Photography II

by The Great Courses
$69.99$234.99

Take a deeper dive into the secrets of powerful photography.

Skill Level

Intermediate

What You Get

  • 24 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable class resources, including a 129-page course guidebook
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers from fellow classmates in our virtual classroom

How it works

  • Once you purchase, find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.

PRODUCT DETAILS

Follow award-winning National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore into the field. You'll enjoy a comprehensive guide to identifying picture-perfect moments and capturing jaw-dropping images, all while expertly handling the challenges of shooting on location.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Find the Picture
31:45
Meet Joel Sartore and begin class by learning how to find perfect shots in the midst of crowded "problem areas," from a historic mansion to an abandoned farmhouse and even shots you may not have known you wanted.
2. Understanding Light
30:24
3. Working With Light in a Landscape
31:29
4. Taking Photos Under & Around Water
34:32
5. Photographing Reflections & Reflectivity
30:39
6. Photographing Shadows & Backlighting
32:35
7. Big Results From Little Lights
31:33
8. Taking Studio Lights Outdoors
29:24
9. Human Portrait Photography
33:15
10. Animal Photography
33:41
11. Night Photography
29:51
12. Art Photography: Perspective & Illusions
27:38
13. Art Photography: Having Fun
26:07
14. Art Photography: Still Life
31:23
15. Black & White Photography
30:08
16. Elevating Your Perspective: Photos From Above
27:35
17. Smartphone Photography
25:59
18. The Decisive Moment in Photography
30:06
19. Live Event Photography: Farmers Market
34:14
20. Live Event Photography: Tee-Ball
28:57
21. Live Event Photography: House Party
30:25
22. Live Event Photography: A Day at the Ranch
30:11
23. Live Event Photography: Family Fishing Night
31:18
24. Editing, Culling & Critiquing Your Photos
31:40

Taught by

Joel Sartore
Joel Sartore
Joel Sartore is a professional photographer and a regular contributor to National Geographic magazine. His assignments have taken him to some of the world's most beautiful and challenging environments. Recently, Joel was named a National Geographic Fellow for his work on The Photo Ark, a multi-year project documenting the world's biodiversity. In addition to his work for National Geographic, he has contributed to a variety of widely read publications, including Time, Life, Newsweek and Sports Illustrated. A noted author and worldwide lecturer on photography, Joel has written several books that highlight his craft and work, including RARE: Portraits of America's Endangered Species.

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