The Compelling ImageThe Compelling Image is an online school of photography offering interactive classes for photographers of all skill levels and interests - an affordable, convenient and inspiring way to learn and encourage your creativity with a camera - wherever you live.

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The iPhone Filmmaker

The iPhone Filmmaker

Tangerine, a gritty breakout indie hit from the 2015 Sundance Film Festival is full of surprises, one of which being that it was shot start-to-finish on

Outdoor Adventure Photography

Outdoor Adventure Photography

Interested in shooting dynamic photos of the great outdoors and those who play hard in it? This 4-lesson online and interactive online photography training course with professional

Street Photography - Confident and Creative

Street Photography - Confident and Creative

Designed to bring new focus to the long-practiced art of street photography, these exciting online photography classes guide photographers to make interesting and creative photographs of

Wide Angle for Dynamic and Powerful Photos

Wide Angle for Dynamic and Powerful Photos

Wide angle lenses are for getting close, not for "fitting it all in."  They're for putting you and the viewer right in the middle of the

Creative Fine Art Photography

Creative Fine Art Photography

Fine Art Photography is traditionally thought of as an image captured "masterfully." Think of the works of masters like Paul Strand, Irving Penn, and Dorothea Lange.

Photography Portfolio Review with Ami Vitale

Photography Portfolio Review with Ami Vitale

Objective evaluation of one’s own photographic or multimedia work can often be a frustrating and seemingly unattainable goal.  It takes an impartial and experienced eye to

Street Photography - Confident and Creative

Street Photography - Confident and Creative

Designed to bring new focus to the long-practiced art of street photography, these exciting online photography classes guide photographers to make interesting and creative photographs of

 Landscape Photography

Landscape Photography

Have you ever stood in a landscape so beautiful it took your breath away? As photographers, we are constantly trying to capture and save that moment forever.

Photos When Light is Low

Photos When Light is Low

Most anyone can make well-exposed photographs by daylight.  Much more challenging are good photos made at night or when light levels are at their lowest.  But

a virtual classroom / social-interactive experience... As a TCI student, you’ll receive valuable critiques and advice from your instructor, timely answers to your questions and be able to discuss all that is happening on your course with fellow classmates. Get started today - Try a sample lesson for FREE! Sign up for a no-strings-attached account, enroll on the FREE sample lesson and you're set to begin!
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