The Compelling Image provide you with the ability to learn photography online - covering a wide range of topics including portraits, landscapes, black & white, digital slr and more. Our professional photography teachers guide you through every step of the learning process and ensure you get everything you need to present amazing stories through imagery.
Choose from our range of photography courses:
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.
For models looking to advance their careers or just get that all-important "foot in the door," a stunningly photographed portfolio or "Book," is paramount. Such placed on an art director's desk can make or break chances with agencies, fashion magazines and advertisers. The same holds true for the photographer who produced it. Photographers who can create exciting photos of their model clients - images ("Tests," as they''re known in the industry) that showcase poise, beauty and talent - stand to advance their own careers, too. This online photography course shows you the way.