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.
Have you ever heard yourself saying ‘it looked better in person than in this picture’ when sharing photographs of your journeys with friends and colleagues? The pictures we make while traveling are our visual memories of the places we visit, and we want those images to have impact and tells a story of our journey in a way that holds the interest of the viewer. With this online photography course you'll learn just it's done
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.
Viewing the world through photojournalistic eyes means more than taking the occasional snapshot. It involves a deeper look to uncover the facts and then present them in an informative, storytelling and creative way. These interactive and online photography classes are designed to give you what you need - hands-on - to get started.
We all have stories to tell. Whether it’s about your own life, that of your grandmother's experiences growing up or highlighting an example of corporate greed over the common good, a story worth telling, is worth telling well. Some of us are natural storytellers. Others feel they have something to say, but don’t know how to say it. In this course you will be taken step-by-step through the entire process of producing a short, easily-achievable, 5-minute documentary film on a topic of your choice. Upon completion, you will have a professional-looking documentary video that you can show to family and friends and/or upload to to the internet for all the world to see.