Online Class: ABCs of Photography
with CEU Certificate*
Are you tired of the pictures that have been coming out of your camera? Maybe everyone's eyes are half closed or perhaps there is always a shadow that makes everyone in the picture look like they have a beard. Maybe you want to take better pictures but just can't seem to click at the right time, in the right place to get what you want.
You are not alone. So many people want to take good, memorable pictures to capture their experiences but so few feel comfortable enough with their cameras to actually make it happen on a consistent basis.
What's great about Photography Basics is that its full of the stuff you've always wanted to know and there's nothing that you don't need to know. What that means is that you can have the assurance that you can go into this course with little or no knowledge of how your camera works and you'll come away with two things:
- Some knowledge on the actual function of your camera
- A lot of skills in the area of creating great photographs
So if you want technical jargon thats difficult to understand, this is not the course for you. If you want quality content that shows you step by step how you can make great pictures again and again and again, this is the course you want to take.
After all, why do you own your camera? Is it so you can say that you own a good camera? Or is it because you want to take great pictures? If you are ready to start clicking your way to unforgettable pictures, click here to begin!
Universal Class, Inc. has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this approval, Universal Class, Inc. has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is widely recognized as the Standard of good practice internationally. As a result of their Accredited Provider status, Universal Class, Inc. is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for its courses that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.
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Camera Basics: Lesson 1In this first lesson, we will go over how all cameras work and the parts of the camera that you need to be aware of.
Operating a Camera: Lesson 2This lesson will show that more than just pointing and clicking is required in order to take great pictures.
Types of Film: Lesson 3This lesson will not only examine the different film types and the type you should use, but it also will explain the differences between digital cameras and film cameras and reveal which one is actually better.
Lesson 4: ExposureWhat exposure is and how it will play a role in creating a great picture is discussed.
Lesson 5: LightingThe importance of lighting for great picture taking is discussed.
Choosing Lenses- Lesson 6Types of lenses and their impact on pictures, whether digital of regular, are explained.
Lesson 7: Enhancing PhotographsThis lesson will reveal when and how to enhance your picture in some easy ways.
Lesson 8: Organizing the PictureHow to arrange your picture so that the picture in your mind will turn out to be the photograph that comes out of your camera.
Additional Course Information
- Document Your Lifelong Learning Achievements
- Earn an Official Certificate Documenting Course Hours and CEUs
- Verify Your Certificate with a Unique Serial Number Online
Course Title: ABCs of PhotographyCourse Number: 30276Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countriesCourse Type: How ToCEU Value: 0.6 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earnedAssessment Method: Lesson assignments and review examsSyllabus: View SyllabusDuration: Continuous: Enroll anytime!Requirements: View Technical RequirementsCourse Fee: $30.00 (no CEU Certification) || with CEU Certification: $55.00
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- Display Your Certificate on Your Resume and Promote Your Achievements Using Social Media
Learning OutcomesBy successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
- Define basic camera terminology and functions.
- Summarize basic operations of a camera.
- Describe types of film.
- Describe exposure settings and demonstrate their uses.
- Describe lighting and photography and demonstrate different lighting techniques.
- Summarize methods for choosing lenses.
- Describe methods for enhancing photographs.
- Describe methods for organizing a picture, and
- Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
Introductory Questions Assignment 25 Quiz on Camera Basics Exam 40 Practice Taking a Picture that tells a story Assignment 25 Quiz on Operating a Camera Exam 45 Testing Types of Film Assignment 25 Quiz on Types of Film Exam 60 Testing Exposure Settings Assignment 25 Quiz on Exposure Exam 45 Testing Lighting Assignment 25 Quiz on Lighting Exam 60 Testing Different Lens Shots Assignment 25 Enhance Your Own Photo's Now Assignment 25 Quiz on Enhancing Photographs Exam 55 Final Assignment: Show Us a Good Picture Now! Assignment 25 Quiz on Organizing a Picture Exam 50 Total Points: 555
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