What You'll Learn
A comprehensive, interactive guide for beginners to the world of photography.
1 segment. Meet your instructor, John Greengo, and find out everything that will be covered in this course.
Camera Types & Camera Systems
5 segments. John teaches the different camera types you might encounter and the systems within each.
4 segments. Shutter speed is one of the basic three elements of manual photography. John teaches you how to use it effectively.
3 segments. You'll learn what camera settings are best for each scenario based on light, movement, and subject.
4 segments. Learn what a sensor is, how the size impacts your photos and ISO, and how to care for it.
4 segments. Focal length is an important factor in the look your lens with produce. Before you start shooting, ask yourself what ...
Types of Lenses
4 segments. John goes over the different types of lenses, and the benefits or each.
4 segments. John teaches you how to adjust your aperture, and how the wideness of your lens will affect your photo.
9 segments. All about light. Learn how to balance exposures to create beautiful, vibrant, and well-lit photos.
7 segments. Nothing's worse than a blurry photo. John shows you the ropes of manual and auto focus modes.
Depth of Field
3 segments. Are you taking a portrait or a sweeping landscape? You'll learn how to change the depth of field for the desired look...
2 segments. Capturing movement in your photos may sound counter-intuitive, but this can actually be a phenomenal tool to take you...
Advanced Focus Techniques
5 segments. Learn how to calibrate your autofocus and perform advanced techniques like focus stacking. This section contains a qu...
7 segments. Calling all gear-heads: John goes over the best tripods, lighting setups, and lens accessories.
Being a Photographer
1 segment. John talks about what being a photographer means to him.
9 segments. Learn how to direct and work with natural light -- both indirect and direct -- and lighting at all times of the day, ...
Flash & Additional Lights
6 segments. John talks about artificial lighting in studio settings as well as using flash to illuminate your subject.
9 segments. This is where the magic happens. Learn how to enhance and correct your photos' colors, remove distractions, and keep ...
8 segments. John talks about the most powerful composition guidelines and how they can make your photos compelling and complex. L...
2 segments. Deep dive into some more advanced shooting techniques like pixel shift, time lapse, selective cloning, and noise redu...
4 segments. How does the camera's view compare to the human eye? In this section, you'll learn about visual balance.
3 segments. John teaches some elements of design not yet covered -- how to use texture and negative space to your advantage, and ...
The Photographic Process
2 segments. Time to put the process all put together. John goes over the flow of thinking that goes into working a shot.
1 segment. John wraps the course with some final notes.