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.
Advancing from snapshots to making photographs is a quantum step for photographers keen on self-expression. It requires competency with light, colour, composition and capturing that definitive sense of moment. But this is just the start! This online photography course helps you discover your personal style of photography.
In this course you will be guided through the basics of photography and styling from the point of view of a food photographer and/or stylist. We will cover how to use natural light to highlight your images, find and select props for your set-up, compose the perfect shot, the rules of placement and angles and use of color and texture to creatively enhance the set-up. You will be equipped with all the elements you need to hone your skills in food photography and learn how to find your way through the jungle of food styling to create the perfect set-up.
Best way to learn about something is first-hand and hands-on. That's what this abbreviated sample lesson is all about. Is it representative of the types of online photography 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.
A photograph is powerful for not just WHAT subject is depicted, but HOW that subject is depicted. Not at all new, this idea is rooted in centuries of artistic thinking. For many just starting out in photography, the topic of composition can be a confusing one.
Ask a dozen people what Lifestyle is and you'll probably get just as many answers. Yet as elusive as the term may be for some, in photography it spells style and mood. It depicts how people live and more specifically, shows consumers an ideal of how they want to live. This interactive online photography course will lead you to the "language" of creative and dynamic lifestyle imagery. You'll be captivated by the results!
Making pictures with a macro lens allows you to discover the beauty, complexity, and design in things overlooked and taken for granted in our everyday lives. This online photography course will open your eyes to the almost endless ways to explore with your camera, those objects in nature and technology that surround you and show you just how to enhance their intricacies and nuances to produce works of art - in a photograph.