Learn Multimedia Online
The Compelling Image provides you with the ability to learn multimedia online and interactively - covering a range of topics that combine audio and still photographs, video clips and stills and combinations thereof, to produce powerful and compelling multimedia stories and productions.
As more photographers are discovering, shooting RAW is the best way to achieve professional quality imagery with a digital camera. Even some point-and shoot-cameras offer RAW capabilities these days. However, going from a RAW file to a high-quality finished photograph requires a few extra steps, and can mean navigating your shot through imaging software that can sometimes seem overwhelming.
Fine Art Photography is traditionally thought of as an image captured masterfully. Think of the works of Paul Strand, Irving Penn, and Dorothea Lange. They have all made images that are rightfully placed in museums and photography history books. This online photography course is designed to stretch the genre, along with your own talent as a photographer. The result just might be an expressively creative fine art masterpiece of your own.
While black and white photographs were among the very first photographs taken, they are now frontier in digital photography. Digital cameras record light differently than film cameras and differently than the human eye. This black and white online photography course is the first in a series of three courses designed to help digital photographers see, think and express in light and shadow, black and white. It will cover how the human eye and the camera record light and how to begin to express yourself in the scale of white, gray and black tones.
The last rolls of legendary Kodachrome have disappeared from the shelves of camera shops. Bins of assorted film cameras and accessories lay it bins, waiting to be rummaged through and sold at rock-bottom prices. The digital age of cameras is upon us. In actuality, it's been around for a number of years now and new camera models come on the scene regularly, sporting ever more features and pixel counts. Yet despite the sometimes daunting array of "bells and whistles" out there, photography is still photography. The basics still apply - and in many ways, in an ever more exciting way.
"Walking in the shoes" of those from another culture is one thing, communicating through pictures just what that culture is "about," is another challenge still. In this online photography course you'll learn how its best done - by a professional storyteller living just such a dream!