Go beyond "point and click" and start thinking like a photographer! Explore fundamental concepts such as composition and light as you learn to create unforgettable images.
When many of us take photographs, we simply point our cameras and click. In reality, taking great photographs means viewing the world like a photographer and using the same fundamental techniques the experts employ. Join Joel Sartore, a National Geographic photographer with more than 30 years of experience, and learn the essential skills you need to capture great photographs every day. During class, Joel will guide you through essential camera settings including focal length and shutter speed and teach you how to make the most of a variety of types of light. Then, you'll discover the steps to beautiful photo composition as you explore skills for framing, finding the perfect background, capturing the right perspective and more. Want to be ready to shoot in any setting? Joel will walk you through capturing a variety of situations, from landscapes to birds in your backyard to people at parties. Plus, you'll get great tips to help with your editing workflow after shooting!