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Next Steps in Digital Photography: Capture Your Vision

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Learn the techniques you need to take your digital photography to the next level and capture great shots in the field.

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What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Neil Losin
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

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.

Class Overview

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!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Composition in the Field
Meet your instructor, professional photographer Neil Losin, and explore some of Neil's methods for creating great shots in the field. Learn how to capture special moments as you get more familiar with focal length, lenses, composition and more.
2. Focusing Techniques
3. Embracing Available Light
4. Adding & Modifying Light
5. Understanding Exposure
6. Portraying Motion
7. Post-Processing Basics

Recommended with this class

  • DSLR camera
  • Variety of lenses and lens accessories, such as teleconverter (optional)
  • On-camera and/or external flash

Taught by

Neil Losin
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.

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