Multi-Class Sets

Fundamentals of Digital Photography 4-Class Set

$134.99

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Description

Do more than point and shoot. You’ll get better photos when you learn how to create photographs from experts in the field. Master your camera’s features then take your digital photography, family photography and mobile photography to the next level. Discover how to capture your vision and never miss a moment. Tips on post-processing enable you to make the most of every photo, every time.

For a more detailed summary of each class included in this set, see the “Classes Included” tab below.

NOTE: After purchase, all individual classes within this set will be made available in your Craftsy account. You will be able to enjoy your purchased classes within your library anytime without losing access.

Classes Included

Basics of Digital Photography (2h 09m)
Move beyond auto mode and gain control of your photographs with step-by-step guidance from Santa Fe Photographic Workshops instructor Rick Allred. Master your camera’s features and join Rick in the field as he reveals how to find flattering light and shoot successfully in shade, harsh sunlight, and challenging low light. Learn to use shutter speed and depth of field to maximize detail, minimize distractions, and create the best photos possible. Discover the limitless potential of zoom, wide-angle, and telephoto lenses and find out how to use a polarizer to make bright colors pop. Discover inspiring ideas for compelling compositions and start taking photographs you’re proud to share.

Family Photography: Candid Moments & Storytelling (2h 44m)
Gain the confidence and skills you need to turn spontaneous moments into unforgettable photos! Learn expert strategies for indoor and outdoor family shoots guided by professional photographer Kirk Tuck, and discover how to think like a storyteller for compelling photos that capture your subject’s personality. Explore the key settings behind blur-free action shots, and unlock the secret for shooting successfully in harsh sunlight. Use bounce flash for flattering indoor portraits, and dive into Adobe Lightroom with essential presets and advanced techniques for professional images that will bring out the best in everyone. Plus, learn how to size, format, and export photos for personalized greeting cards that showcase your family and your photography skills!

Mobile Photography: Perfect Photos in Your Pocket (2h 48m)
Most photo opportunities don’t wait for you to grab your camera — so reach in your pocket and get great results regardless! Join award-winning photographer and Photoshop® guru Jack Davis and learn mobile photography techniques for amazing photos you won’t believe came from your phone. During class, you’ll discover how to take beautiful high-resolution images by going beyond basic settings and using new features. Jack will also show you how innovative accessories can expand your phone’s capabilities and improve your results. Want to add captivating effects or just clean up some small blemishes? You’ll see how to embellish and finish your work in exciting mobile apps such as Lightroom®. Plus, get great tips that will help you sync, save and share your work with ease!

Next Steps in Digital Photography: Capture Your Vision (2h 31m)
Start making incredible photographs instead of just taking them! Learn essential DSLR techniques with expert guidance from professional photographer Neil Losin. First, find out how to train your eye and your camera to bring aspects of your composition to life. Then, discover how to make the most of natural light, get tips for modifying light with your camera’s settings and artistically convey movement through your photos. Plus, bring out the best in your images with Neil’s professional post-processing techniques, from assessing raw files for potential to cropping images for dynamic composition and beyond. Get more from your camera than just what’s in the manual!

Your Instructors

Rick Allred
Rick Allred studied photojournalism at New Mexico State University, and in 1996 he helped to launch the digital program at Santa Fe Photographic Workshops in New Mexico. Rick spent five years as the head of the photography department at the Hui No’eau Visual Arts Center on the island of Maui, Hawaii, before returning to Santa Fe to continue teaching. Today, he serves as head of the digital lab at Santa Fe Photographic Workshops, teaching Adobe Lightroom®, Adobe Photoshop® and digital photography classes, and now, here on Craftsy!

Kirk Tuck
Commercial photographer Kirk Tuck has photographed many extraordinary people, from President Bill Clinton to Academy Award winner Renée Zellweger. He’s also authored several books, including Photographic Lighting Equipment: A Comprehensive Guide for Digital Photographers, Minimalist Lighting: Professional Techniques for Location Photography, and Commercial Photography Handbook: Business Techniques for Professional Digital Photographers. A frequent lecturer and workshop instructor, Tuck resides in Austin, TX.

Jack Davis
Jack Davis is an award-winning photographer, one of the world’s leading experts on Photoshop® and a renowned instructor. For more than 20 years, he’s pursued his passion for photography, building his career in the world of digital imagery. Today, he routinely teaches at conferences and workshops around the world, including a spot on the “Dream Team” at the Photoshop World Conferences. A popular author, Jack co-penned the must-have guide, The Photoshop Wow! Book, which has now sold more than 1 million copies. His incredible contributions also earned him a spot as one of the first inductees to the Photoshop Hall of Fame.

Neil Losin
Neil Losin has been fascinated by nature since he was eight years old, and has spent 20 years studying wildlife. He received his Ph.D. from UCLA in ecology and evolutionary biology, and has been photographing birds for more than a decade. Neil’s images have been published internationally and have won numerous awards.

Bonus Materials

Each class in this set comes with a helpful downloadable PDF that will add to the fun and success of each class. In total, you will gain access to 4 PDFs containing 10 pages of content, which you can view online anytime or print out to reference.


Basics of Digital Photography, Class Materials

Bonus materials available after purchase


Family Photography - Supplies and Resources

Bonus materials available after purchase


Mobile Photography: Perfect Photos - Equipment & Resources

Bonus materials available after purchase


Next Steps in Digital Photography: Capture Your Vision - Equipment List

Bonus materials available after purchase

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