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Things may appear challenging when you first start off with a camera in your hand, and we will understand. We also recognize that you may wish to turn your love for taking a million photos into a legitimate company. But, before we begin thinking about business, we must first master the fundamentals of this discipline in the real world.

Mastering the art of film photography will take some time and effort. However, after you've done so, you'll be inspired to make even more. It's fine if you're fresh to this creative field and don't know everything. Nobody knows everything right away, not even the people you're supposed to learn from. Experienced and talented film photographers who will be teaching us have honed their craft over a lengthy period of time and effort.

While you can learn film photography in a typical college or in-person school, it won't be from those who have honed their craft through repeated practice - and even built a strong professional web presence for themselves throughout the world. The creators who have found success in real life - in the field of cinematography - are the ones teaching it in this digital age, with our business. As a result, you're studying directly from the masters!

Why should I take an online film photography course?

Learning film photography online differs significantly from learning it in a classroom. There are various reasons why you should take an online film photography course rather than a traditional classroom course. The first and most essential argument is that you may learn on your own time. A digital course will allow you to study composition, lightning, and all the main skills you need in your own time from anywhere in the world.

The free online film photography classes given by numerous sites are the second main benefit of any online film photography education. In addition, we provide one free segment from the bulk of the film photography courses. This will assist you in determining whether or not the course is appropriate for you before you purchase it.

You will also have unrestricted access to online courses for the rest of your life. If you don't recall something, you can utilize this unlimited access to go over the videos again at any time. Not only that, but you may choose from a wide range of lessons with online film photography programs. Some will cover the fundamentals of camera settings or lenses, while others will delve deeper into manual mode settings like as Aperture, ISO, Shutter Speed, and other exposure options.

To top it off, you can choose a certain field you want to master and enroll in a course for it. You can take a course on documentary film photography if you want to learn more about it. There is a course available if you want to learn more about landscape film photography. We also have courses that will teach you how to develop with brands and make a living doing so.

How can we learn much in film photography courses?

The learning process for all online film photography lessons will be different than the traditional ones. With the online courses, you will need to create your own schedule and commit to the learning part of the course. The first - and the most basic step - would be to stop procrastinating and get started with the course.

Once you start watching the course, you will need to practice those learnings in real life. Anything you learn from a course will need to be practiced. If you watch through the entire course without practicing it, you might as well feel the need to get back to the course to remember something.

If you don't practice film photography, you won't be able to master it. Whether you are learning film photography basics or shooting for a brand, you will need to practice everything in real-life scenarios. Also, with those practice shoots, you will make mistakes - but you will also get better because you will learn different film photography techniques.

Practice will allow you to develop your own unique style with advanced techniques. And this is the only way you will be able to move from being an aspiring creator to an inspiring film director. And soon, if you keep pushing your limits and try different things, you will also enter the field of the most advanced cinematographers - who will be able to teach others as well.

What are the different levels of online film photography courses you offer?

We know that everyone who wants to take a course will not be on the same skill level. This is why we offer courses on different levels - so that everyone can learn what they need. Let's see the different skill levels we offer for these courses in our shop.

Level 1: Beginner

Sometimes, you might need to start from as basic as understanding a new camera body and learning about digital cameras - and we understand that. This is what beginner film photography classes are meant to do. Every beginner film photography will be able to take a beginner intro film photography course - to learn the film camera and shooting film basics.

With this level of courses, you will be able to start clicking beautiful videos, documentaries, and movies by the time you complete them. It doesn't matter if you are going in documentaries, short films, or experimental - a beginner film photography class will always help you nail the basics of the field.

While some people would ignore the basics, these basics are what help you achieve unique shots. And learning more about them with in-depth information - will always help you in the future. Once you get used to the basics, you will be able to experiment more with hands-on projects as the basics will always be there at the back of your mind.

Level 2: Intermediate

Once you learn the basic camera settings, you will expand your creative side here with the intermediate level of courses. Not only will you be able to expand your artistic expression, but you will also learn more about the technical aspects of the business in this field.

Also, with this level, you can learn more about the post-processing aspect of film photography - and using Adobe Premiere to achieve stellar results. Most beginner cinematographers don't consider post-processing at all. But it is an important aspect that will help you delivered better pictures.

With these film photography lessons, you will get great tips on using natural light to benefit while also using different compositional techniques to achieve the best image possible.

Level 3: Rising

This is the highest level of online film photography courses that we offer - and we have named it Rising. The courses in this level are specifically made for the rising cinematographers who already know about compositional techniques and leading lines - alongside all the different camera settings.

When you already know everything about film photography techniques and camera settings, you need to learn about the styling of a video. By creating a unique style of video, you are making that particular style resonate with your identity. Clicking better images is ultimately the result of having a unique style in the field of film photography.

Frequently Asked Questions

We understand that with so many digital film photography lessons to choose from, it might be difficult to decide which one to take. We've compiled a list of some of the most often asked questions about the lessons to avoid any misunderstanding. So go ahead and look through them to see if we have an answer to your question.

Would I be able to learn anything from a course without having any film photography skills?

Yes, you will be able to learn practically everything without having any prior filming experience. That is, after all, the major goal of our film photography Lessons. We want to teach people who haven't started yet - but want to - everything we know. That is also why we have a 24.5-hour Fundamentals of Cinematography, Composition, and Lighting course. We strongly advise you to do so, especially if you are a novice in film photography.

Would I get the course completion certificate on taking a digital film photography course?

Yes, we can give you a certificate of completion for taking a digital film photography course. Please keep in mind that the courses offered in our store are not the same as a diploma or certificate programs. However, they are still worthwhile because you gained new talents as a result of them. Please contact us at hello@shopmoment.com whenever you require the certificate, and we will complete it for you.

Do you have different film photography courses for different types of genres?

Yes, we do. When you scroll through the film photography courses on our website, you will notice several different courses based on what type of shoot you would like to do. We have a courses on the topics of The Film Photography Workshop, Documentary Photography: Shooting Environmental Portraiture with Vuhlandes, Photographic Storytelling with Joe Greer, Landscape Photography on Film with Corey Wolfenbarger, and many more. You can easily find the one you want to learn from the wide variety of options.

I know quite a bit about the film camera settings – but I want to learn more about lights. Do you have a course for that?

Yes, we do have a course for that. You can go ahead and check out the course - The Film Photography Workshop - which features 4 mini-lessons for beginner creatives looking to level up. Learn from the most esteemed modern-day film photographers across various visions and techniques: light metering, finding and composing great frames, creating emotion, monochromatic styling, and much more.

We completely recognize that knowing camera gear isn't always enough, as light is also an important aspect of filming. As a result, we make every effort to cover the majority of the key aspects of shooting film, including light.

I’m just starting as a freelancer and would like to be a professional film photography one day. Which course should I go for?

If you are starting as a freelancer, we highly recommend watching this lesson - Your Journey into Film Photography with Willem Verbeeck - which covers how to shoot, develop, and edit film photos like a pro. You'll also have access to pre-recorded Q&A sessions with each of the seven professionals, which will eventually help you become a pro film photography.

When you're initially starting out in film photography, getting your first job is critical. After that, you can build on it, which is why we recommend starting with this course.

Do you offer any free online film photography classes for your courses?

Yes, practically every course in our shop includes a free online class section.

Before you pay for a course, we believe you should know what you're getting yourself into. As a result, we always provide you a free chunk from that session to check out. This way, you can make sure the photography course is perfect for you before deciding to buy it.

Why should I get a course from your shop?

Oh, please! We would rather ask - why shouldn't you get one from our shop?

We provide courses from some of the most renowned film photography who has developed a reputation in the industry by working for years. These artists have honed their craft in a specialized discipline, which they teach through our film photography workshops. You'd appreciate a lesson from the creators you're familiar with!

Are online film photography courses worth it?

OF COURSE! You shouldn't even question that. As creators, we know how learning about composition, lighting, tools, and other topics can enhance our work level and our creative flow. Earning new abilities that online film photography courses can provide in our great workshops is well worth the investment. Unlike traditional degree programs, these digital film photography courses have a low entry hurdle, allowing students to learn from some of the top specialists in the field. Moment Online film photography Courses are a steal for the knowledge provided by them!

Not sure of what would be the best Lessons for your needs?

From the variety of beautiful analog cameras to the gorgeous aesthetic of different types of film, and even the process of shooting film itself, to shoot film has an inherent romantic quality. It forces you to work within its constraints, simplifying photography in the process.

Creators, whether you're an entry-level creator or a professional who's not sure which online lessons would fit best for you and your projects, or if you need recommendations for lenses or accessories brands that will help you achieve the image results you need, please contact our Gear Guides Team hello@shopmoment.com. We'll pair you with a guide based on your background and needs, and we'll find the right Online Film Photography Classes for you.

We hope that all the information provided here would help you choose a film photography lesson in our shop. However, if you need any more help in selecting a course, please feel free to reach out to one of our Gear Guides. They will be right at your service and would readily help you out.