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.
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.
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.
Two-, three-, four-hundred-millimeter and beyond - there are sound reasons why telephoto lenses are coveted by professional photographers. Used correctly, their optical formulas offer shooters a unique vision and 'voice'. This online photography course is designed to prepare you for getting the most from 'long glass' - practically and creatively.
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.