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.
A 50mm lens once came "standard" with every SLR camera purchase. Then this inconspicuous, low-light performer fell from "vogue," replaced by medium-telephoto, medium-aperture others. Lost was the flexibility and control this simple and effective optical design had to offer. These online photography classes will have you taking a second and further look at just what this compact powerhouse of a lens has to offer.
Self-assignments are an excellent way to build your portfolio, gain hands-on experience and show prospective employers that - you can do it! If you've always wanted to try a self-commissioned project - or have attempted them in the past without success, this online photography course will bring you stunningly through it and set you up for more.
The face of news-gathering and reporting is changing. Organizations that report the news are slimming down their teams in the field and welcoming a more mobile, flexible and responsive brand of journalism. Enter the Backpack Journalist - videographer, writer, producer, editor and reporter who is fleet-afoot and able to produce it all. Designed and taught by former Chicago Tribune multimedia producer and video-journalist, Christopher Booker, this extensive online videography class and interactive introduction to Backpack Journalism will get you started and point you to the growing number of internet venues where your work can be shown to the world.
Whether your goal is to capture the sports heroes of your family, show support for your local club or team in pictures, or aim for a part- to full-time career as a sports photojournalist, this solid and exciting introductory online photography classes will equip you with all the essentials you need.
Sports Photography has followed a "single image" trajectory for decades. In fact, coverage of sports has whittled down to an almost -like formula process - photographer attends event, photographer captures two or three good action shots; photographer tops off the day with a pic of jubilation - or dejection - and the job is done! This cutting-edge online photography course, taught by an award-winning visual storyteller of sports, shows you how to change all that in your approach to sports - to think and work "outside the box" and to tell the story of sports and their personalities in a richer and more dynamic way.
Designed to bring new focus to the long-practiced art of street photography, these exciting online photography classes guide participants to produce unified and thematic bodies of work that can serve either as powerful portfolio additions or dramatic stand-alone photo essays.