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Photography Master Class

The Best Online Professional Photography Class: Take Amazing Photos for Beginners & Advanced Photographers

By Phil Ebiner | in Online Courses

This photography course provides everything you need to learn the ins and outs of photography, even if you have little to no experience with it, to help create profitable images that help you stand out from the crowd and sell. Here, you will learn how to master this medium even if you’re starting. Whether choosing between the humble iPhone or fancy DSLR or shooting photos indoors or outside--you’ll learn all you need to turn out professional-quality photos certain to impress viewers and even attract interested customers.

4.7/5 average rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

  • Access 315 lectures & 17 hours of content 24/7
  • Take amazing photos that impress your family & friends
  • Know how the camera truly works so you can take better photos using manual settings
  • Do photograph in different scenarios like family portraits, landscapes, aerial, product & more
  • Compose images beautifully with basic photography rules
  • Light your subjects with flash & natural lighting
  • Edit your photos like a professional
  • Make money with photograph
  • Take better photos with your smartphones
Phil Ebiner | Top-Rated Instructor
4.6/5 Instructor Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

Phil Ebiner's passion is inspiring people through online courses. Since 2012, over 200,000 students have taken his online courses. He graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Film and Television Production from Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles. Over the past 5 years, he has shot and edited thousands of videos that have played everywhere from the movie screen and television to film festivals and YouTube.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Certification of completion included
  • Experience level required: beginner
  • Have questions on how digital purchases work? Learn more here

Requirements

  • Camera or smartphone

Course Outline

  • Your First Program
  • Introduction
    • Introduction to the Photography Masterclass - 2:50
    • How Does a Camera Work - 1:17
    • Join the Official Student Group
    • IMPORTANT: Know Your Lecture Types - 2:29
    • DOWNLOAD: Course Workbook
  • Exposure
    • What is Exposure? - 2:26
    • What is Aperture? - 7:55
    • Visual Guide: Aperture Chart
    • What is Shutter Speed? - 4:26
    • What is ISO? - 5:34
    • The Exposure Triangle - 8:54
    • Visual Guide: Exposure Triangle
    • Exposing with Your Camera's Light Meter - 3:37
    • Advanced: Metering Modes - 2:49
    • Advanced: Exposure Compensation - 3:32
    • Camera Exposure Modes: Automatic, Manual + More - 8:53
    • Advanced: Dynamic Range - 2:49
    • Advanced: HDR & Bracketing - 2:15
    • Advanced: Reading Exposure with Histogram - 2:05
    • Visual Guide: Histogram
    • Advanced: What is an Exposure Stop? - 1:08
    • Visual Guide: Stops of Light
    • Supplemental Materials
    • Intro to Activities - 1:24
    • Activity - Exposure - 0:51
  • Composition
    • What is Composition? - 0:49
    • The Rule of Thirds - 2:49
    • Visual Guide: The Rule of Thirds
    • Pro Tip: The Golden Ratio
    • Negative Space - 1:49
    • Leading Lines - 3:14
    • Symmetry and Balance - 2:24
    • Perspective and Angles - 6:43
    • Backgrounds - 2:50
    • Pro Tip: The Golden Ratio
    • Activity - Composition - 0:56
    • Pro Tip: Creating Depth with Layering
    • Pro Tip: Using Shapes in Compositions
    • Advanced - Shooting Portraits with Wide vs Telephoto Lenses - 0:57
    • Supplemental Materials
  • Focus and Depth of Field
    • What is Depth of Field? - 0:29
    • Depth of Field & Aperture - 2:45
    • Visual Guide: Depth of Field
    • Ways to Get Shallow Depth of Field - 2:28
    • Manual vs Auto Focus - 3:27
    • Auto Focus Modes - 4:54
    • Tips for Shooting Fast Objects - 3:01
    • Activity - Fast Objects - 0:34
    • Pro Tip: Focusing in Low Light
    • Advanced: Understanding Bokeh - 1:09
    • Pro Tip: Back Button Focus
    • Advanced: Viewfinder Foucs - 1:03
    • Supplemental Materials
  • Camera Anatomy & Settings
    • What is Camera Anatomy? - 1:04
    • Main Features of Most Cameras - 4:47
    • Camera Scene Modes - 2:31
    • File Types: RAW vs. JPEG - 8:39
    • Your Camera's Sensor - 6:14
    • Visual Guide: Camera Sensor Sizes
    • Photo Resolution and Quality - 3:02
    • Continuous and Burst Modes - 1:31
    • DSLR vs Mirrorless Cameras - 3:11
    • Supplemental Materials
  • White Balance and Color
    • Intro to White Balance and Color - 0:29
    • What is White Balance? - 3:16
    • The Kelvin Light Temperature Scale - 3:39
    • Visual Guide: Kelvin Light Temperature Chart
    • Automatic White Balance Modes - 2:55
    • Visual Guide: White Balance Symbol Chart
    • Advanced: Picture Profiles and In-Camera Adjustments - 2:50
    • Advanced: Light Spectrum & Colors - 2:00
    • Using Colors Creatively - 3:21
    • Shooting in Black and White - 3:48
    • Pro Tip: Black and White Techniques
    • Activity - Creative Color - 0:24
    • Advanced: Custom White Balance - 2:32
    • Supplemental Materials
  • Lighting & Flash Photography
    • What is Lighting? - 2:09
    • Shooting with Natural Light - 8:13
    • Using Natural Light from a Window - 2:51
    • Shooting in Artificial Light - 6:41
    • Shooting with Your Camera's Flash - 2:53
    • Shooting with an External Flash - 10:26
    • Visual Guide: Creative External Flash
    • Shooting with a Lighting Kit: 3-Point Lighting - 3:44
    • Visual Guide: 3-Point Lighting Setup
    • Creative Lighting - Silhouettes & The Back Light - 4:47
    • Activity - Lighting - 0:45
    • Pro Tip: Capturing Beautiful Sunset Photographs
    • Pro Tip: Artistic Flares
    • Pro Tip: Getting Rid of Glare in Glasses
    • Supplemental Materials
  • Mobile Photography
    • Why Smartphone Photography is Awesome - 1:51
    • Understanding Your Phone's Camera and Capabilities - 2:32
    • Exposing with a Smartphone - 1:28
    • Tips for Shooting with Your Mobile Camera - 4:15
    • Shooting in Low Light with a Smartphone - 7:19
    • Mobile Camera Accessories - 1:59
    • iPhone Tutorial - Portrait Mode - 2:55
    • Supplemental Materials
  • Equipment - Cameras
    • What will you learn in this section? - 1:10
    • Know Your Camera Types - 2:46
    • What is Your Budget? - 3:33
    • How and Where to Buy a Camera - 2:10
    • What is the Best Beginner Camera? - 5:42
    • Visual Guide: What's in my Camera Bag?
    • How to Build Out Your Camera Kit - 2:36
    • Photo Chat: Introduction - 0:57
    • Photo Chat: Buying a New Camera - 21:26
    • Supplemental Materials
  • Equipment - Lenses
    • What will you learn in this section? - 1:21
    • What is Focal Length? - 6:50
    • A Deeper Dive into Aperture - 5:24
    • Primes vs Zoom Lenses - 6:23
    • Advanced: Prime vs Zoom - Quality Comparison - 1:40
    • Advanced: Upgrading Your Lenses - Kit vs Pro - 1:27
    • Lens Stabilization - 2:44
    • Lens Filters - 4:20
    • Filter Demonstration - 2:51
    • Specialty and Creative Lenses - 3:58
    • Pro Tip: Chromatic Aberration
    • How to Clean Your Camera Lens - 5:40
    • Supplemental Materials
  • Equipment - Accessories
    • What will you learn in this section? - 0:54
    • Memory Cards - 3:30
    • Batteries & Chargers - 2:00
    • Stabilization - 3:49
    • Flashes and Lighting - 2:18
    • Camera Bags - 3:10
    • Sam's Favorite Camera Bags - 2:43
    • Hard Drives - 3:09
    • Supplemental Materials
  • Portrait Photography
    • Introduction to the Photography Scenario Sections - 0:34
    • Tips for Shooting Portraits - 1:38
    • Portrait Demonstration - 7:36
    • Activity - Portrait - 0:36
    • Download Our 100+ Posing Guide
    • Supplemental Materials
  • Long Exposure Photography
    • Tips for Shooting Long Exposures - 1:46
    • Daytime Long Exposure Demonstration - 19:02
    • Nighttime Long Exposure Demonstration - 9:16
    • Activity - Long Exposure - 0:29
    • Supplemental Materials
  • Landscape Photography
    • Tips for Shooting Landscape Photos - 1:51
    • Landscape Photography Demonstration - 6:49
    • Activity - Landscape - 0:14
    • Supplemental Materials
  • Product Photography
    • Tips for Shooting Product Photos - 2:38
    • Product Photo Demonstration with Natural Light - 6:40
    • Product Photography with Artificial Lights - 2:42
    • Adding a Reflection to Increase Quality - 2:17
    • Create a DIY Product Photo Light Box - 5:09
    • Activity - Product - 0:34
    • Editing Product Photos - 13:33
    • Supplemental Materials
  • Low Light Photography
    • Tips for Shooting in Low Light - 1:32
    • Low Light Photography Demonstration - 8:08
    • Activity - Low light - 0:39
    • Supplemental Materials
  • Sports & Action Photography
    • Tips for Sports and Action Photography - 1:37
    • Action and Sports Photography Demonstration - 8:03
    • Activity - Action and Sports - 0:35
    • Action Photography Demonstration II - 4:21
    • Supplemental Materials
  • Macro Photography
    • Tips for Macro Photography - 2:17
    • Macro Photography Demonstration - 4:30
    • Activity - Macro - 0:36
    • Supplemental Materials
  • Street & Architecture Photography
    • Tips for Street Photography - 1:32
    • Architecture and Street Photography Demonstration - 3:53
    • Activity - Street and Architecture - 0:34
    • Supplemental Materials
  • Event & Wedding Photography
    • Tips for Shooting Events - 2:14
    • Photo Chat: Event Photography - 4:26
    • Bring the Right Tools - 4:51
    • Be Aware of Your Surroundings - 4:40
    • Be Quick with Your Settings - 5:11
    • Capture the Details - 4:22
    • An Overview of Shooting a Wedding - 9:48
    • Activity - Event - 0:38
    • Supplemental Materials
  • Aerial & Drone Photography
    • Intro to Drone Photography - 1:14
    • Flight Disclaimer
    • Our Recommended Drone Equipment - 5:47
    • Drone Photography Tips - 5:59
    • Drone Photography Demonstration - 12:02
    • Activity - Aerial Photography - 0:57
    • Supplemental Materials
  • Wildlife Photography
    • Tips for Wildlife Photography - 2:16
    • Wildlife Photography Demonstration - 5:56
    • Photo Chat: Sam's Archipelago Trip - 5:26
    • Activity - Wildlife - 0:28
    • Supplemental Materials
  • Night Photography
    • Tips for Night Photography - 1:17
    • Night Photography Demonstration - 4:20
    • Activity - Night - 0:44
    • Supplemental Materials
  • Introduction to Editing Photos
    • Welcome to the Photo Editing Lessons - 0:25
    • Which Photo Editor Will You Learn + How We Decide What to Teach
    • Activity - Photo Editing - 1:15
  • Photo Editing in Lightroom Classic CC
    • Intro to Lightroom Classic CC - 4:32
    • Download Your Practice Photos
    • Importing and Organizing in Lightroom Classic CC - 11:25
    • Crop and Rotate in Lightroom Classic CC - 5:10
    • White Balance in Lightroom Classic CC - 7:53
    • Exposure in Lightroom Classic CC - 6:17
    • Color and Saturation in Lightroom Classic CC - 8:37
    • Sharpening and Noise Reduction in Lightroom Classic CC - 6:39
    • Vignettes, Grain and Dehaze in Lightroom Classic CC - 5:31
    • Exporting in Lightroom Classic CC - 9:37
    • Lens Corrections in Lightroom Classic CC - 4:58
    • Split Tone in Lightroom Classic CC - 5:12
    • Removing Blemishes with the Heal and Clone Tools in Lightroom Classic CC - 7:39
    • Graduated, Radial and Brush Adjustments in Lightroom Classic CC - 9:53
    • Adjustment Brush Presets in Lightroom Classic CC - 3:02
    • Range Masks in Lightroom Classic CC - 5:26
    • Full Edit - Portrait in Lightroom Classic CC - 18:35
    • Full Edit - Black and White Action in Lightroom Classic CC - 9:32
  • Photo Editing in Lightroom CC
    • Intro to Lightroom CC - 2:55
    • Download Your Practice Photos
    • Import and Organize in Lightroom CC - 9:39
    • Crop and Rotate in Lightroom CC - 3:28
    • White Balance and Saturation in Lightroom CC - 6:25
    • Light - Exposure and Tone Curve in Lightroom CC - 8:15
    • Color Mixer in Lightroom CC - 2:03
    • Effects in Lightroom CC - 4:38
    • Split Toning in Lightroom CC - 1:29
    • Details in Lightroom CC - 4:44
    • Optics in Lightroom CC - 3:06
    • Geometry in Lightroom CC - 4:04
    • Exporting and Sharing in Lightroom CC - 2:17
    • Healing and Clone Brushes in Lightroom CC - 3:34
    • Brush Adjustments in Lightroom CC - 3:57
    • Radial and Linear Gradients in Lightroom CC - 4:47
    • Advanced Options and Presets in Lightroom CC - 4:24
    • Full Edit - Night Photo in Lightroom CC - 10:38
    • Full Edit - Portrait in Lightroom CC - 13:39
    • Editing Photos in Your Web Browser with Lightroom CC - 3:04
  • Photo Editing in Photos for Mac
    • Intro to Mac Photos - 2:15
    • Download Your Practice Photos
    • Importing and Organizing in Mac Photos - 6:30
    • Cropping and Rotating in Mac Photos - 5:03
    • Exposure Adjustments in Mac Photos - 4:24
    • White Balance in Mac Photos - 5:40
    • Color, Saturation, HSL in Mac Photos - 5:51
    • Noise Reduction and Sharpening in Mac Photos - 6:49
    • Vignettes, Contrast, Black and White in Mac Photos - 6:15
    • Exporting in Mac Photos - 5:59
    • Full Edit - Portrait in Mac Photos - 10:11
    • Full Edit - Landscape in Mac Photos - 9:28
  • Photo Editing in Google Photos
    • Intro to Google Photos - 1:47
    • Download Your Practice Photos
    • Importing and Organizing in Google Photos - 3:54
    • Editing Photos in Google Photos in Google Photos - 6:35
    • Downloading and Sharing in Google Photos - 2:32
    • Full Edit - Macro in Google Photos - 5:25
    • Full Edit - Landscape in Google Photos - 6:22
  • Photo Editing in Photoshop Express (Free Mobile App)
    • Intro to Photoshop Express - 1:22
    • Download Your Practice Photos
    • Importing and Understanding the Workspace in Photoshop Express - 3:59
    • The Editing Workspace and Applying Filters in Photoshop Express - 3:08
    • Crop and Rotate in Photoshop Express - 3:13
    • Editing Photos in Photoshop Express - 7:15
    • Red Eye Removal, Text and Frames in Photoshop Express - 4:03
    • Removing Blemishes - 1:09
    • Saving and Exporting in Photoshop Express - 2:16
    • Creating Collages in Photoshop Express - 4:55
    • Full Edit - Landscape in Photoshop Express - 5:16
    • Full Edit - Product Photo in Photoshop Express - 4:59
  • Photo Editing in Snapseed (Free Mobile App)
    • Intro to Snapseed - 0:57
    • Download Your Practice Photos
    • Opening Photos and Navigating the App - 4:57
    • Making Adjustments and Editing Exposure - 4:33
    • Cropping - 1:51
    • White Balance - 2:27
    • Details and Sharpening - 1:48
    • Tone Curves - 3:29
    • Rotate, Perspective and Expand - 4:07
    • Making Edits to Selected Parts of an Image - 4:11
    • Removing Blemishes and Healing Brush - 1:09
    • Snapseed Photo Styles - 7:16
    • Text and Frames - 1:55
    • Saving and Exporting - 3:12
    • Full Portrait Edit - 6:04
  • Sharing Your Photos Online
    • What will your learn in this Section? - 1:44
    • Best Social Media Platforms for Photographers - 6:49
    • How to Win on Instagram - 6:57
    • Walkthrough of Creating a Free Portfolio with Wix - 16:47
    • Activity - Portfolio - 0:40
    • Photo Chat: Having an Online Presence - 7:05
    • Photo Chat: Getting More Followers - 5:25
    • Photo Chat: Best Web Platforms for Photographers - 5:40
    • Supplemental Materials
  • Starting a Photography Business
    • Intro to Starting a Photography Business - 1:11
    • How to Start a Photography Business - 3:50
    • Finding Your First Clients - 5:10
    • Payments and Accounting - 1:55
    • How Much Should You Charge? - 5:24
    • Contracts - 2:32
    • Income and Expense Tracking - 2:37
    • Photo Chat: Getting Our First Clients - 5:34
    • Photo Chat: Gear You Need to Start a Business - 3:05
    • Photo Chat: How Much You Should Charge - 8:47
    • Supplemental Materials
  • Selling Stock Photography
    • What is Stock Photography? - 0:43
    • Best Stock Photography Websites - 1:59
    • How to Sell Your Own Photos - 2:42
    • Understanding Licensing - 4:06
    • Supplemental Materials
  • Printing Your Photos
    • How to Print Your Photos - 2:41
    • How Big Can You Print Your Photos - 2:22
    • Framing Your Photos - 1:56
    • Supplemental Materials
  • Conclusion
    • Thank You - 3:07
  • Photo Editing in Photoshop CC
    • Download Your Practice Photos

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Nikon Cameras for Beginners

Improve Your Photography by Learning How to Confidently Use Your Nikon DSLR Camera

By Phil Ebiner | in Online Courses

One important element for taking good photos is your equipment, and having a Nikon DSLR is a good step for developing your photography skills. This course is great if you have zero experience with photography or if you already know a lot about photography but are new to Nikon DSLR cameras. With 32 lectures, this class will try to cover every button, dial, menu option, and feature of a typically Nikon DSLR. By the end of this course, you should be able to pick up your camera in any situation and use it to take beautiful photos.

4.6/5 average rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

  • Access 32 lectures & 2 hours of content 24/7
  • Know how to get proper exposure with settings like aperture, shutter speed & ISO
  • Pick up your camera in any situation & take beautiful photos
  • Navigate the camera menu to get to the settings you want
  • Learn all of the camera basics like focus, white balance, flash, creative filters, burst mode & more
Phil Ebiner | Top-Rated Instructor
4.6/5 Instructor Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

Phil Ebiner's passion is inspiring people through online courses. Since 2012, over 200,000 students have taken his online courses. He graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Film and Television Production from Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles. Over the past 5 years, he has shot and edited thousands of videos that have played everywhere from the movie screen and television to film festivals and YouTube.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Certification of completion included
  • Experience level required: beginner
  • Have questions on how digital purchases work? Learn more here

Requirements

  • Nikon DSLR camera

Course Outline

  • Introduction
    • Welcome to Class - 2:15
    • DOWNLOAD: Camera Button Cheat Sheets
    • Links to Your Nikon Camera Manual
    • Start Taking Great Photos Right Away - 6:06
    • Nikon Camera Overview - 8:11
  • Taking Photos & Exposure Settings
    • Intro to Exposure - 0:44
    • How to Read & Adjust Exposure with Your Camera (Shutter Speed, Aperture & ISO) - 13:50
    • The Exposure Triangle - 4:19
    • Aperture Priority Mode - 3:29
    • Shutter Priority Mode - 1:52
    • Program Mode - 2:18
    • Camera Scene Modes & Effects - 3:37
    • Bulb Mode - 1:09
    • Focusing - 6:13
    • Release Mode - Drive Mode - 3:25
    • Metering Modes - 2:04
    • White Balance - 2:07
    • Picture Control - 1:00
    • File Formats - RAW vs. JPEG - 6:12
  • The Nikon Menu
    • Navigating the Back Display Menu - 4:33
    • Navigating the Main Menu - 16:23
  • More Nikon DSLR Camera Basics
    • Introduction to More Advanced Skills - 0:18
    • Connecting to a Smart Device - 4:20
    • Flash Compensation - Power - 1:55
    • Using an External Flash - 3:13
    • Photo Review Settings & the Histogram - 2:02
  • Shooting Video with a Nikon Camera
    • Video Mode - 4:06
    • Using an External Microphone - 0:53
  • Nikon Camera Lenses and Accessories
    • Lenses - 6:30
    • Lens Cleaning Kit - 3:17
    • Lens Filters - 3:07
  • Conclusion
    • Conclusion - 1:28

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Food Photography

Take Instagrammable Photos of Food with Your Camera or Smartphone

By Phil Ebiner | in Online Courses

You see food photographed all the time— from menus and cookbooks to advertisements and Instagram, but wouldn’t you like to replicate those pristine images yourself? With this DIY Food Photography course, you’ll be uploading mouth-watering images to your blog, Instagram, or menu in just an hour. You will learn different skills like picking the best locations for photography, discovering how to prepare and style food, and a whole lot more. So make your photos as delicious as your food!

  • Access 14 lectures & 1 hour of content 24/7
  • Learn how to pick the best locations to photograph food
  • Discover how to prepare & style your food & setting
  • Light your food with inexpensive tools like a white sheet & poster board
  • Understand how to choose the best camera & settings
  • Compose 4 types of shots to get all the best angles
Phil Ebiner | Top-Rated Instructor
4.6/5 Instructor Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

Phil Ebiner's passion is inspiring people through online courses. Since 2012, over 200,000 students have taken his online courses. He graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Film and Television Production from Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles. Over the past 5 years, he has shot and edited thousands of videos that have played everywhere from the movie screen and television to film festivals and YouTube.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Certification of completion included
  • Experience level required: beginner
  • Have questions on how digital purchases work? Learn more here

Requirements

  • DSLR camera or smartphone

Course Outline

  • Dive into Food Photography
    • Intro to Course - 1:21
    • Choosing a Location - 3:15
    • Prepping Food and Setting - 5:38
    • Lighting Your Food - 6:06
    • Choosing Your Camera - 2:44
    • Camera Settings - 3:58
    • Composing Your Shot - 5:25
    • Editing Photos - 11:10
  • Food Photography Demonstrations
    • Practice - Cereal - 3:47
    • Practice - Morning Coffee - 5:10
    • Practice - Key Lime Tart - 4:03
    • Practice - Tomato Soup - 2:11
    • Practice - Beer - 2:12
  • Conclusion
    • Thank You - 0:27

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Long Exposure Photography

Understand What Long Exposure Is & How to Use It for Shooting Beautiful Photos with DSLR or iPhone Camera

By Phil Ebiner | in Online Courses

If you're a photographer and want to learn how to shoot with long exposure shots. But you don’t know where to start. This course teaches you how to shoot long exposure photos with a typical digital camera. You’ll learn the gear, settings, and tips needed to shoot beautiful long-exposure photographs. This tutorial uses a DSLR for most of this course; it will also teach you about an app that allows you to shoot long exposure photos with an iPhone.

4.4/5 average rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

  • Access 12 lectures & 1 hour of content 24/7
  • Shoot amazing long exposure photographs
  • Know the right gear necessary for long exposure photography
  • Understand the right settings for long exposure photography in different camera modes including aperture priority, manual, & bulb
  • Quickly set the shutter speed using modern-day techniques & apps for long exposures
  • Edit beautiful long exposure photos in Adobe Lightroom
  • Show off some of their best work as photographers with these new skills
NOTE: Software NOT included.
Phil Ebiner | Top-Rated Instructor
4.6/5 Instructor Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

Phil Ebiner's passion is inspiring people through online courses. Since 2012, over 200,000 students have taken his online courses. He graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Film and Television Production from Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles. Over the past 5 years, he has shot and edited thousands of videos that have played everywhere from the movie screen and television to film festivals and YouTube.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Certification of completion included
  • Experience level required: beginner
  • Have questions on how digital purchases work? Learn more here

Requirements

  • DSLR, mirrorless, or mobile device camera
  • Adobe Lightroom

Course Outline

  • Getting Started
    • Introduction - 1:36
    • Exercise: The Course Project - 1:04
  • The Long Exposure Tutorials
    • What is Long Exposure Photography - 6:09
    • Gear You Need for Long Exposure - 5:48
    • Camera Settings for Long Exposures - 7:18
    • How to Set Shutter Speed for Long Exposures - 4:39
    • How to Shoot Long Exposures with an iPhone - 0:54
  • Live Long Exposure Demonstrations
    • Live Demonstration 1 - The Lake - 3:58
    • Live Demonstration 2 - The Fountain - 2:34
  • Editing Long Exposure Photographs in Adobe Lightroom
    • Practice Editing Part 1 - 4:07
    • Practice Editing Part 2 - 4:36
  • Conclusion
    • Thank You - 1:00

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Street Photography for Beginners

Capture All the Beautiful Candid Moments Around You

By Phil Ebiner | in Online Courses

You're out in your city or traveling in a foreign land, and you want to capture the story of that place with your camera. But you miss that interesting person, or that photo of that building doesn't come out as you imagined; you just need a little help. In this course, you'll learn how to compose beautiful photographs using the subjects around you.

4.7/5 average rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

  • Access 28 lectures & 1 hour of content 24/7
  • Understand the basic principles of taking great photos
  • Choose great locations & times to photograph
  • Get comfortable photographing strangers
  • Know the rules when it comes to photographing people & places in public
  • Shoot more creative compositions
  • Edit your photos better to make them really stand out
  • Grow your own following online, on platforms like Instagram
Phil Ebiner | Top-Rated Instructor
4.6/5 Instructor Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

Phil Ebiner's passion is inspiring people through online courses. Since 2012, over 200,000 students have taken his online courses. He graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Film and Television Production from Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles. Over the past 5 years, he has shot and edited thousands of videos that have played everywhere from the movie screen and television to film festivals and YouTube.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Certification of completion included
  • Experience level required: beginner
  • Have questions on how digital purchases work? Learn more here

Requirements

  • Camera

Course Outline

  • Getting Started
    • Welcome to the Course - 1:48
    • What is Street Photography? - 2:53
    • Equipment Recommendations - 2:04
    • Recommended Settings - 4:26
    • Anthony's Story - Strongest I'll Ever Be - 15:04
  • Photography Basics
    • How to Find Amazing Street Photography Locations - 4:28
    • Tips for Shooting Photographs of Strangers - 14:12
    • Composing a Great Street Photograph - 9:21
  • Photography Examples - Portraits
    • Portrait - Face in the Shadows - 2:27
    • Portrait - Capturing Raw Emotions - 5:19
    • Portrait - When Life Gives You Lemons - 2:03
    • Portrait - Get Up Close and Personal - 1:20
    • Portrait - When You Can't Take a Portrait - 2:31
    • Portrait - Can I Take Your Photograph While We're Talking? - 1:50
    • Portrait - Ease Your Way Into the Shot - 1:28
    • Portrait - Wait for the Right Moment - 2:26
  • Photography Examples - Creative Lighting
    • Lighting - Silhouettes and the Power of RAW - 2:23
    • Lighting - Back Lighting and Shadows - 2:17
    • Lighting -Drama and Lens Flares - 1:44
    • Lighting - Taking Photos at High Noon - 1:56
    • Lighting - Photographing the Sun - 1:12
    • Lighting - Walking Away - 0:41
  • Photography Examples - Bonus
    • Seeing the Beauty in the Small Things - 0:45
    • Be Ready for Any Moment - 1:02
    • Find Your Frame and Be Patient - 1:01
    • When Your Subject Walks on By - 0:48
    • Where Preparation and Luck Meet - 1:21
  • Course Conclusion
    • Thank You - 1:31

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Night Photography

Shoot Amazing Night Photos that Impress Your Family & Friends

By Phil Ebiner | in Online Courses

With this complete night photography course, you'll learn the ins and outs from the gear professionals recommended, the settings they used, the composition tips they have, and the photo editing process they use to end up with award-winning night photos. Here, you will understand basic photography concepts such as aperture, shutter speed, and ISO. This is also a great follow-up to the Photography Masterclass course, which will get you up to speed to dive right into this lesson.

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  • Access 21 lectures & 1 hour of content 24/7
  • Take beautiful night photographs like a pro
  • Shoot light trail photos with your camera
  • Use bulb mode & shutter release remote to shoot long exposures
  • Know what equipment you need to shoot great night photos
  • Understand how to set your camera's ISO, shutter speed & aperture while shooting night photographs
  • Edit night photos to make them look even better
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Phil Ebiner's passion is inspiring people through online courses. Since 2012, over 200,000 students have taken his online courses. He graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Film and Television Production from Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles. Over the past 5 years, he has shot and edited thousands of videos that have played everywhere from the movie screen and television to film festivals and YouTube.

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  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Certification of completion included
  • Experience level required: beginner
  • Have questions on how digital purchases work? Learn more here

Requirements

  • Canon, Nikon, Leica, Fujifilm DSLR & Mirrorless cameras
  • Smartphone like iPhone

Course Outline

  • Intro to Night Photography
    • Introduction to Night Photography - 1:04
    • 10 Commandments of Night Photography
    • Equipment for Night Photography - 0:52
    • Night Photography Checklist
  • Night Photography Demonstrations
    • Basics of Long Exposures for Shooting the Stars - 6:58
    • Creative Camera Movements - 2:53
    • How to Shoot Light Trail Photos - 7:39
    • Shooting Foreground Elements with a Trigger - 1:56
    • Photographing the Moon - 2:38
  • Editing Night Photos
    • Intro to Editing - 2:01
    • Adobe Lightroom Crash Course - 13:37
    • Make Stars Pop - 5:38
    • Make Night Skies Stunning with Graduated and Radial Filters - 8:05
    • Remove Unwanted Airplane Streaks from Night Photos - 3:44
    • Use the HSL Panel to Improve Night Skies and Landscapes - 3:10
    • Reduce Digital Noise from Night Photos - 2:03
    • Phil's Complete Night Photo Edit - 6:54
    • Sam Edits a Night Photo with Light Trails - 6:52
    • Will Edits His Photo in Photoshop - 13:09
    • Wil Edits a Light Trail Photo - 10:03
  • Course Conclusion
    • Night Photography Conclusion - 2:09

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Wedding Photography

Become a Wedding Photographer & Start a Photo Business of Your Own

By Phil Ebiner | in Online Courses

You're a photographer, and you want to make money from your hobby and passion. Does this sound like you? If it does, have you ever thought about doing wedding photography? This wedding photography course will teach you how to shoot better wedding photos and become a successful wedding photographer. You will learn how to edit photos in Lightroom and Photoshop, built the perfect equipment kit of cameras, lenses, lights, and extras, pose and interact with couples and big groups, and more. Start a wedding photography business, build a brand, and be a happy photographer.

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  • Access 77 lectures & 4 hours of content 24/7
  • Edit photos in Lightroom & Photoshop to make them look better
  • Build the perfect equipment kit with cameras, lenses, lights, & extras
  • Shoot amazing wedding photos from pre-ceremony getting ready to the last dance
  • Price & create photography packages that sell
  • Start a wedding photography business & build a brand
  • Create a wedding photography website & portfolio
  • Become a successful wedding photographer
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Phil Ebiner's passion is inspiring people through online courses. Since 2012, over 200,000 students have taken his online courses. He graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Film and Television Production from Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles. Over the past 5 years, he has shot and edited thousands of videos that have played everywhere from the movie screen and television to film festivals and YouTube.

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  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Certification of completion included
  • Experience level required: beginner
  • Have questions on how digital purchases work? Learn more here

Requirements

  • Professional camera
  • Basic knowledge of photography

Course Outline

  • Introduction
    • What's this course all about? - 1:26
    • Why should you become a wedding photographer? - 2:29
    • Who is the instructor (Will Carnahan)? - 1:19
    • 5 Tips for Better Wedding Photos - 3:02
    • How to Pose and Interact with a Couple (Live Session) - 13:18
    • Wedding Pose Downloadable Guide - 7 Poses, 35 Shots, Endless Possibilities
    • How will you succeed in this course? - 1:13
  • Setting Up Your Wedding Photography Business
    • Section Introduction - 1:13
    • What type of wedding photographer are you? - 2:42
    • How to build your starter camera kit. What equipment do you need? - 5:00
    • What camera brand is the best? - 1:47
    • Where should you buy camera equipment? - 0:39
    • How to pick a name for your wedding photography company - 2:49
    • Top Tips for Launching a Website - 4:33
    • Action Item: Pick a Company Name & Build Your Website - 1:03
    • Action Item Demonstration - Buy a Domain Name - 5:05
    • Pricing to make Sales & Success - 9:16
    • How to get your very first clients - 4:16
    • The importance of contracts - 2:32
    • The philosophy of a happy wedding photographer - 2:28
    • Section Recap - What did we learn in this section? - 1:56
  • Wedding Day Overview
    • Section Introduction - 1:29
    • Taking care of business on the wedding day - 2:02
    • What will you be photographing on the wedding day? - 11:53
    • Section Recap - What did we learn in this section? - 1:22
  • How to Photograph a Wedding
    • Section Intro - 2:51
    • Wedding Day Equipment Check - 4:31
    • Wedding Day Considerations - Day vs. Night, Indoor vs. Outdoor - 2:36
    • Do you need an assistant or second shooter? - 4:24
    • How much should you pay a second shooter? - 1:05
    • Scheduling the Wedding Day (First Looks, Candids, Posed Family Shots) - 1:31
    • Achieving Your Look - 1:17
    • How to Shoot: Pre-Ceremony Details - 4:54
    • How to Shoot: Bride and Bridal Party Preparation - 11:24
    • How to Shoot: Groom and Groomsmen Preparation - 8:47
    • How to Shoot: Walking Down the Aisle - 4:17
    • How to Shoot: Ceremony Coverage - 11:47
    • How to Shoot: Ceremony Readers and Officiants - 3:07
    • How to Shoot: Vows, Ring Exchange, and the Kiss - 3:17
    • How to Shoot: Walking Out of the Ceremony and Post-Ceremony Activities - 5:22
    • How to Shoot: Family, Group, and Wedding Party Photos - 8:21
    • How to Shoot: Posed Couple Shots - 13:21
    • How to Use Pinterest to Find Great Wedding Poses - 2:00
    • Action Item Demonstration: Finding Inspirational Photos on Pinterest - 2:00
    • How to Shoot: Reception Grand Entrance - 1:17
    • How to Shoot: Reception Details - 5:37
    • How to Shoot: Speeches and Toasts - 6:07
    • How to Shoot: Cake Cutting - 3:04
    • How to Shoot: The First Dances - 6:24
    • How to Shoot: Bouquet and Garter Toss - 2:34
    • How to Shoot: The Dance / Party Scene - 6:17
    • Recap - What did we learn in this section? - 0:44
  • Editing Wedding Photos - Post-Production Workflow
    • Section Intro - 0:48
    • Which Photo Editing Application Should You Use? - 2:15
    • Photo Editing Workflow in Lightroom - 9:56
    • Exporting Photos from Lightroom - 2:58
    • Photo Editing Workflow in Photoshop - 10:48
    • Creating an Online Gallery: Zenfolio Overview - 6:07
    • Using Lightroom Presets - 1:04
  • Succeeding with Wedding Photography - Taking it to the next level!
    • Section Intro - 1:19
    • Being Happy - Tips from a Wedding Photographer - 0:52
    • Making It a Business and Sticking with It - 1:42
    • Building Out Your Portfolio - 0:53
    • Getting Testimonials - Yelp, Wedding Wire, The Knot - 2:00
    • Using Social Media & Networks to Expand Your Business - 1:55
    • Dealing with Saturated Markets - 1:41
    • Competing with Family Photographers (Why is Wedding Photography so Expensive!) - 0:44
    • Working with Other Vendors for Success - 1:18
    • Section Recap - What did we learn in this section? - 0:53
  • Course Conclusion
    • Thank You and What's Next - 0:39
  • Bonus: Shooting Engagement Photos
    • Section Intro - 0:37
    • What equipment do you need for an engagement shoot? - 0:51
    • How much to charge for engagement photos - 1:03
    • Picking the perfect location for engagement photos - 1:58
    • Tips for posing and interacting with the couple - 1:13
    • Review of Engagement Photos - 6:49
    • Section Recap - What did we learn in this section? - 0:30

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Landscape Photo Editing Course

Turn Your Landscape Photos Into Beautiful Works of Art with This Easy-to-Follow Lightroom Editing Course

By Phil Ebiner | in Online Courses

Perhaps you come home from a photoshoot or your latest travel, and the photos you shot aren't as magical as the ones you see other photographers posting. The key is editing! This course will take you to the basic process of editing any landscape photography and then build on that with more advanced edits like graduated filters, brushes, split toning, and more! Since it's best to learn by doing, you'll be following along with downloadable practice files for every lesson.

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  • Access 15 lectures & 2 hours of content 24/7
  • Understand the basic process for editing any type of landscape photo
  • Build more advanced edits like graduated filters, brushes, split toning & more
  • Remove unwanted spots w/ the healing brush
  • Learn a complete A to Z process for editing landscape photos
  • Learn how to properly edit exposure & color
NOTE: Software NOT included.
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Phil Ebiner's passion is inspiring people through online courses. Since 2012, over 200,000 students have taken his online courses. He graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Film and Television Production from Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles. Over the past 5 years, he has shot and edited thousands of videos that have played everywhere from the movie screen and television to film festivals and YouTube.

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  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Certification of completion included
  • Experience level required: beginner
  • Have questions on how digital purchases work? Learn more here

Requirements

  • Lightroom Classic CC

Course Outline

  • Introduction
    • Welcome - 2:51
    • Download the Practice Files
    • Join the Official Student Group
    • My Basic Landscape Editing Process - 22:58
  • Full Photo Editing Sessions
    • Golden Hour Lake - 22:12
    • Sunset Skyline - 18:51
    • Snowy Lake Scene - 12:29
    • Sunrise Magic - 10:47
    • Desert Footprints - 13:44
    • Boats on the Water - 17:58
    • Long Exposure Beach Sunrise - 12:09
    • Milky Way - 13:10
    • Ocean Sunset - 14:33
  • Conclusion
    • Exporting Your Photos - 9:34
    • Thank You - 0:44

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Landscape Photography

This Behind-the-Scenes Course Walks You Through to the Actual of Taking Beautiful Landscape Photos

By Phil Ebiner | in Online Courses

With this complete landscape photography course, you’ll learn the ins and outs from the recommended gear, settings, composition tips, and the photo editing process to end up with award-winning landscape photos. This course combines entertainment + education. Your instructors are not just sitting behind our computer desk, showing you slides. They’re out in the field, showing you exactly what we do to shoot our own landscape photos.

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  • Access 29 lectures & 3 hours of content 24/7
  • Know what gear you need for landscape photography
  • Prepare for your photography trip
  • Learn basic camera settings such as shutter speed, aperture, & ISO
  • Compose beautiful landscape photos
  • Use a polarizing filter to improve your photos
  • Shoot a panorama with any camera
  • Edit landscape photos to make them look even better
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Phil Ebiner's passion is inspiring people through online courses. Since 2012, over 200,000 students have taken his online courses. He graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Film and Television Production from Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles. Over the past 5 years, he has shot and edited thousands of videos that have played everywhere from the movie screen and television to film festivals and YouTube.

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  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Certification of completion included
  • Experience level required: beginner
  • Have questions on how digital purchases work? Learn more here

Requirements

  • Any DSLR or Mirrorless camera will do

Course Outline

  • Intro to Night Photography
    • Welcome to the Course - 1:16
    • Our 10 Landscape Photography Commandments
    • Our Recommended Gear for Landscape Photography - 4:22
    • Planning Your Trip with Will - 1:58
    • Our Gear - What's in Our Bag - 5:04
    • Camera Setting Refresher with Phil - 8:09
  • Landscape Photography Demonstrations
    • Shooting at Sunrise - 9:21
    • Landscape Basics & Composition - 6:08
    • Phil & Sam Go Over the Basics - 9:10
    • How to Shoot Panoramas - 5:04
    • Wide vs. Telephoto Photographs - 4:11
    • Using a Polarizer Filter - 2:54
    • Sunset Photography - 5:04
  • Editing Night Photos
    • Intro to Editing - 2:03
    • Adobe Lightroom Crash Course - 13:37
    • Our Basic Landscape Editing Process - 11:11
    • Quickly Straighten Horizons - 0:55
    • Remove Unwanted Objects in Lightroom - 2:14
    • Using Graduated Filters - 5:33
    • Phil Edits a Landscape Photo
    • Sam's Editing Workflow - 11:00
    • Willl's Editing Process - 18:32
    • All Three Edit the Same Photo - 22:34
    • Sam Edits a Sunrise Photo - 8:46
    • How to Create an HDR Photo in Lightroom - 2:22
    • Stitch Together a Panorama in Lightroom - 5:50
    • Stitch Together a Panorama in Photoshop - 3:21
    • Exporting a Photo for Web or Print - 9:40
  • Course Conclusion
    • Conclusion - 0:21

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Travel Photography

Come Home with Photos that Truly Capture the Magic of Your Experiences

By Phil Ebiner | in Online Courses

Have you ever wondered how they take those perfect landmark photos for postcards? Take this course and take better photos on your next adventure. You'll learn everything you need to know to take better photos with any camera — DSLR, mirrorless, smartphone, or point-and-shoot. With 29 lectures, this course will teach you the skills that would help you shoot travel photos like a pro. Learn the best tips from preparation to final editing.

4.8/5 average rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

  • Access 29 lectures & 3 hours of content 24/7
  • Take amazing photos on your next trip.
  • Travel smarter with the right equipment.
  • Be confident taking photos in any situation.
  • Edit photos to make them look even better.
  • Share your photos and grow a following on social media
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Phil Ebiner's passion is inspiring people through online courses. Since 2012, over 200,000 students have taken his online courses. He graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Film and Television Production from Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles. Over the past 5 years, he has shot and edited thousands of videos that have played everywhere from the movie screen and television to film festivals and YouTube.

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  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Certification of completion included
  • Experience level required: beginner
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Requirements

  • Basic understanding of photography & how to use a camera
  • DSLR camera or smartphone

Course Outline

  • Introduction
    • Welcome to Class - 1:35
    • DOWNLOAD: Travel Photography Checklist
    • Join the Official Student Photography Group
    • Introduction to our Photo Chats - 1:04
  • Travel Photography Preparation
    • Overview of this Section - 1:23
    • Researching Your Upcoming Trip - 12:08
    • Recommended Cameras for Travel Photography - 6:06
    • Recommended Lenses for Travel Photography - 7:57
    • Recommended Accessories for Travel Photography - 10:37
    • Case Study - Sam Prepares for an Upcoming Travel Shoot - 33:48
    • Photo Chat - Preparing for Your Upcoming Travel Photography Adventure - 5:24
  • Take Better Travel Photos
    • Overview of this Section - 1:42
    • Portrait Photography Tips - 8:19
    • Landscape Photography Tips - 6:35
    • Street Photography Tips - 8:58
    • Telling Stories with Your Photos - 3:54
    • Case Study - Sam Travels to Downtown Los Angeles - 4:53
    • Photo Chat - Take Better Photos - 19:15
  • Editing Photos While Traveling
    • Storing and Protecting Your Photos while Traveling - 5:09
    • Recommended Applications for Editing on the Road - 4:57
    • Case Study: Sam's Entire Photo Editing Workflow - 17:17
    • Photo Chat - Editing Photos while Traveling - 26:34
  • Sharing Your Travel Photos
    • An Overview of Sharing Your Photos - 3:00
    • Building Your Travel Photography Brand - 11:03
    • Case Study: Sam Posts to Social Media - 10:43
    • Photo Chat - Instagram, Sharing, Branding - 16:15
    • New Lecture
    • Case Study - Phil's Instagram Strategy - 6:59
  • Course Conclusion
    • Thank You and What's Next? - 0:28

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Start Your Photography Business

A Step-by-Step Guide to Launching Your Own Successful Photography Business

By Phil Ebiner | in Online Courses

This is the complete blueprint for every aspect of running a successful photography business. From the business side of things like registration, licenses, and taxes to the marketing side of things like getting your first clients, creating a website, and setting prices, you'll learn it all with this course. This is the perfect course to help you launch your own photography business, and by the end of this course, you'll have your business up and running in no time.

4.8/5 average rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

  • Access 76 lectures & 4 hours of content 24/7
  • Learn everything you need to start a successful photography business
  • Know the best practices for each step of a photography gig - from booking the client to final delivery
  • Understand business basics such as registering a business name, getting a business license & tax ID, and choosing a structure
  • Learn how to set prices, what equipment you need & how to find your first clients
  • Create a website & portfolio that gets you more clients
  • Expand your online presence with Instagram, Facebook, Google, Yelp & more
  • Set up a proper business with accounting, insurance & tax tips
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Phil Ebiner's passion is inspiring people through online courses. Since 2012, over 200,000 students have taken his online courses. He graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Film and Television Production from Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles. Over the past 5 years, he has shot and edited thousands of videos that have played everywhere from the movie screen and television to film festivals and YouTube.

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  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Certification of completion included
  • Experience level required: beginner
  • Have questions on how digital purchases work? Learn more here

Requirements

  • Basic understanding of photography
  • DSLR camera or smartphone

Course Outline

  • Welcome
    • Welcome to Class - 3:00
    • DOWNLOAD: Course Workbook
    • DOWNLOAD: Activity Workbook
    • Why Do You Want to Start a Photography Business? - 4:36
    • Join the Official Student Photography Group
    • What Kind of Photography Business Do You Want to Start? - 5:38
    • Important Personal Note from Instructor Will - 2:25
  • Basics of Starting a Photography Business
    • Intro to Business Basics - 0:52
    • Choose Your Business Name - 5:28
    • Choose Your Business Structure - 6:12
    • Register Your Business Name - 1:47
    • Get Your Federal and State Tax ID - 1:39
    • Get Your Business Licenses - 1:16
    • Get Your Business Bank Accounts - 2:16
    • Get Your Online Accounts - 2:17
    • Branding Your Business - 2:18
    • Set Your Prices - 12:56
    • Example of a Price List
    • Photography Gear You Need to Start a Business - 3:42
    • Case Study - Business Basics - 24:42
    • Case Study - Equipment - 10:05
  • Get Your First Paying Clients
    • Intro to Getting Your First Paying Clients - 0:44
    • You Need to Prove Yourself with Photo Samples - 1:30
    • Where to Find Your First Clients - 2:36
    • What to Charge for Your First Clients - 2:44
    • Intro to the 'ON SET' Lectures
    • ON SET - Partnering with Other Creatives - 1:57
    • ON SET - Staying Competitive - 2:38
    • Use Your First Shoot Wisely - 1:19
    • Case Study - Getting Your First Clients - 7:55
  • Create Your Photography Business Website
    • Intro to Photography Business Websites - 1:05
    • Why You Need a Website and Platform Options - 4:30
    • What Needs to Be On Your Website? - 7:40
    • Design the Perfect Portfolio - 3:17
    • Case Study - Websites - 12:56
  • Expanding Your Online Presence
    • Intro to Expanding Your Online Presence - 0:55
    • Using Instagram to Grow Your Business - 2:29
    • Using Facebook to Grow Your Business - 1:21
    • Get Listed on Google - 3:53
    • Get Listed on Yelp - 3:20
    • Get Listed on Review Sites - 4:06
    • Using Freelance Websites to Get Work - 2:26
    • Using Craigslist to Get Work - 3:01
    • Case Study - Expanding Your Online Presence - 13:16
  • The Photography Business Workflow
    • Intro to the Business Workflow Section - 0:54
    • Step 1 - Meeting Your Client - 3:32
    • Step 2 - Booking Your Client - 5:53
    • Example of a Contract
    • Example of an Invoice
    • Step 3 - The Shoot - 2:28
    • Step 4 - Editing Your Photos - 6:34
    • Step 5 - Delivering Your Photos - 1:05
    • ON SET - The Shoot - 2:50
    • Example of Will's Email Directions
    • ON SET - Backdrop Placement - 1:13
    • ON SET - Paper Backdrop Rolls - 2:01
    • ON SET - Interacting with Clients - 4:58
    • ON SET - The Back Light - 0:46
    • Case Study - Business Workflow - 15:53
  • Scaling Your Business with Better Infrastructure
    • Intro to Business Infrastructure and Continued Growth - 0:46
    • Productivity Tools to Make Your More Efficient - 6:21
    • Get Business Insurance - 3:55
    • Accounting Tools & Tips - 4:20
    • Business Tax Tips - 3:38
    • Scaling Your Prices Up - 2:56
    • Use Conventions and Meet Ups to Grow Your Business - 4:01
    • Case Study - Business Growth - 11:04
  • Selling Your Prints
    • Intro to the Selling Prints Section - 0:56
    • Why Should You Sell Prints? - 2:18
    • Choose a Printer - 2:59
    • How Much to Sell Prints For - 5:33
    • Selling Your Prints Online - 8:06
    • Selling Prints in Person - 2:38
    • Conclusion to Selling Prints - 1:26
  • Conclusion
    • Tips for Personal and Creative Well Being - 4:38
    • Conclusion - 1:57

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Find Your Photography Style

A Practical Photography Guide: Stand Out From the Crowd with Your Unique Photography Style

By Phil Ebiner | in Online Courses

What separates beginner photographers from advanced 'professional' photographers is developing a unique style. While some of this happens naturally as you practice your photography, you can dramatically improve your photography with the step-by-step process laid out in this course. First, you'll learn exactly what creates a photography style - analyzing how subject matter, composition, lighting & color, and editing all play a role in creating a unique style. Then, you'll implement a 3-step strategy to improve your own style. Again, this is a conscious process that you'll practice and see implemented right in this course.

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  • Access 16 lectures & 1 hour of content 24/7
  • Improve your photography by developing a style you can call your own
  • Understand the different elements that create a 'photography style'
  • See how subject matter, composition techniques, lighting & color, and photo editing can create a unique photography style
  • Curate your own photos to instantly improve your photography style
  • Use photo editing to improve your photography style
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Phil Ebiner's passion is inspiring people through online courses. Since 2012, over 200,000 students have taken his online courses. He graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Film and Television Production from Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles. Over the past 5 years, he has shot and edited thousands of videos that have played everywhere from the movie screen and television to film festivals and YouTube.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Certification of completion included
  • Experience level required: beginner
  • Have questions on how digital purchases work? Learn more here

Requirements

  • Basic understanding of photography
  • DSLR camera or smartphone

Course Outline

  • Introduction
    • Welcome to Class - 8:24
    • Download the Practice Files
    • What is Photography Style & Why is it Important? - 4:44
    • Join the Photography & Friends Student Group
  • Understanding Photography Style
    • Style Analysis: Subject Matter - 15:21
    • Style Analysis: Composition+ - 22:41
    • Style Analysis: Lighting and Color - 15:36
    • Style Analysis: Photo Editing - 15:18
  • Photography Style Activity
    • Activity Instructions - 0:51
    • Where to Share Your Activity Solutions
    • Activity Demonstration - 4:04
    • Activity Recap - 2:51
  • Create Your Unique Photography Style
    • Step 1: Choose Your Style - 8:45
    • Step 2: Curate Your Photos - 8:50
    • Step 3: Improve with Editing - 11:05
  • Conclusion
    • Thank You - 1:25

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Canon DSLR Photography

The Only Canon Camera Course You Need to Learn How to Use Your Camera to Take Amazing Photos

By Phil Ebiner | in Online Courses

Whether you have zero experience with photography or already know a good deal but are new to Canon DSLR cameras, this is a great course for you! With this course, you'll have access to a technical guide to using your Canon DSLR camera like a pro (note: it's not a complete photography course that will teach you the artistic and creative side of photography). The course is taught using one of the latest Canon DSLRs in the Rebel series (the most popular camera for beginner photographers). Still, you do not need a Canon Rebel camera for this course to be beneficial to you.

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  • Access 41 lectures & 3 hours of content 24/7
  • Use your Canon DSLR camera comfortably & confidently
  • Know how get proper exposure w/ settings like aperture, shutter speed & ISO
  • Use both automatic & manual settings to take great photos
  • Learn all of the camera basics like focus, white balance, flash, creative filters, burst mode & more
  • Navigate the camera menu to get to the settings you want
  • Pick up your camera in any situation and take beautiful photos
Phil Ebiner | Top-Rated Instructor
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Phil Ebiner's passion is inspiring people through online courses. Since 2012, over 200,000 students have taken his online courses. He graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Film and Television Production from Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles. Over the past 5 years, he has shot and edited thousands of videos that have played everywhere from the movie screen and television to film festivals and YouTube.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Certification of completion included
  • Experience level required: beginner
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Requirements

  • Canon DSLR camera

Course Outline

  • Introduction
    • Welcome to the Course - 2:26
    • DOWNLOAD: Camera Button Cheat Sheets
    • Links to Canon Camera Manuals
    • Camera Overview - 11:25
    • Start Taking Great Photos Right Away - 9:53
  • Taking Photos & Exposure Settings
    • Intro to Exposure Settings - 1:31
    • How to Read Exposure and Adjust Shutter Speed - 9:21
    • Adjusting the Aperture - 7:03
    • Adjusting the ISO - 4:19
    • The Exposure Triangle - 3:28
    • Focusing with Your Camera - Both Auto and Manual - 3:15
    • Aperture Priority Mode - 4:44
    • Shutter Priority Mode - 2:27
    • Program Mode and Exposure Compensation 05:11 - 5:11
    • Additional Scene and Shooting Modes - 7:49
    • Bulb Modes - 2:52
    • Focusing Modes - 4:19
    • Autofocus Points - 5:41
    • Picture Styles - 4:01
    • Drive Settings - 3:05
    • White Balance - 3:26
    • Metering Modes - 2:59
    • Photo Formats: RAW vs JPEG - 5:38
  • The Canon Menu
    • Navigating the Menu - 3:01
    • The Shooting Menu - 10:30
    • The Play Menu - 4:27
    • The Setup Menu - 5:01
    • Creating a Custom Menu - 2:38
  • More Canon DSLR Camera Basics
    • Intro to this Section - 0:26
    • Wifi Settings - 5:43
    • The Diopter - 1:51
    • Using the Camera Flash - 4:30
    • Reading Exposure with the Histogram - 4:56
  • Shooting Video with a Canon DSLR
    • Camera Video Modes - 5:01
    • Audio Levels - 3:06
    • External Microphone - 5:57
  • Canon Lenses and Accessories
    • Lens Choices - 15:08
    • External Flash - 9:32
    • ND Filters - 3:03
    • Memory Cards (SD Cards) - 2:34
  • Conclusion
    • Thank You - 2:03

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