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with Dan Bailey
Online Class

Outdoor Photography Essentials

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Are you inspired by the dynamic beauty of our world? Then conquer this set of fundamental outdoor photography techniques, and shoot it all in compelling fashion! Join professional photographer and long-time instructor Dan Bailey and begin class by learning the digital settings you need for success and how to best handle your camera in the field. When you move on, Dan will share steps to anticipate scenes before they unfold, as well as how to adjust for the right approach in changing light conditions. Want to go beyond just the landscape and capture the magic of the whole scene? You'll also discover the best ways to shoot people in action, so you can capture the power of adventuring in nature. Plus, Dan will lay out compositional strategies that will help you frame your subject and secondary elements in the most impactful way.


  • intermediate
  • 7 episodes
  • 1h23m

Included in this Class

1. Exposure in Action

1. Exposure in Action

Meet professional photographer Dan Bailey as he highlights the essential techniques you'll learn to capture compelling outdoor imagery. Before you start shooting, gain confidence quickly by adjusting important camera settings. Plus, learn how to anticipate potential scenes before they unfold so you're ready for any shot!

2. Modern Digital Photography

2. Modern Digital Photography

Handle your camera with ease in the field. Dan shows you how to capture handheld shots from varying perspectives, keeping your camera stable and secure in the process. Then, get expert tips on properly exposing for scenes with high dynamic range, and find out whether a DSLR or mirrorless camera is the best fit for you.

3. Challenging Light

3. Challenging Light

Whether you're shooting in bright sun, full shade or under dappled light, Dan shows you how to get the shot you want in tricky lighting conditions. Along the way, you'll learn how to make creative decisions based on the light, including simple ways to recompose a shot to achieve the best results.