Learn Multimedia Online
The Compelling Image provides you with the ability to learn multimedia online and interactively - covering a wide range of topics that combine audio and stillotographs, video clips and still photographs and various mixes, thereof to produce powerful and compelling multimedia stories and productions.
"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!
We live in a time of total image saturation – there are pictures everywhere: on your phone, on the internet, in the newspaper. But which ones resonate with you? And why take pictures anyway? This course is for photographers and students ready to explore the visual world around them and cultivate their own artistic “voice” and perspective.
For decades photographers have had tremendous but unrealized creative power already in their camera bags: the battery powered speedlight. These little beasts have been relegated to essentially being on camera lights but when they are taken off camera and treated as tiny studio strobes their strength comes out. These online photography classes will have you using small on-camera speedlights - combined with some simple and affordable accessories - to createi dynamic portraits - anywhere, at any time.
Best way to learn about something is first-hand and hands-on. That's what this abreviated sample lesson is all about. Is it representative of the types of online photograpy lessons and assignments you'll receive as an enrolled TCI student? Yes. Does it reflect the skill level TCI courses call for? Answer to this is that our courses, whether photography, video or multimedia, range from introductory to advanced / aspiring professional levels of skill. That said, no course can be strictly categorized, there is always overlap. For you the student, this means if you need extra help with a specific course, our instructors will always be there for you - to bring you "up to speed," with whatever you need and do it in a non-stressful and supportive way.
Trying to decide which new digital camera to buy - dslr or mirrorless compact? Confused by pixel controversies and all camera adjustments? Maybe you're new to photography altogether and need some basic 'first-steps' to get you started. Designed for absolute newcomers to photograhy in the digital age, this interactive and online photography course will take you behind the menus and buttons to reveal what photography has always been about - while leading you confidently to the fun and efficiency that digital photography offers today.
A relative newcomer to the visual arts scene, iPhoneography, is fast gaining momentum. And the most successful iPhotographers - exhibitors of work, winners of international competitions - aren't photography professionals. They're people like you - iPhone enthusiasts, inspired by the world around them and poised to present their vision in stunning and infinitely creative ways.