What you'll learn

Photography is part technical, part creative. Using simple language and plenty of illustrative examples, we cover a wonderful variety of topics which will help you get better pictures of your family. Camera settings and "how-to" guides are included for the different scenarios you will practice. The year long course covers:

Rule of thirds

Reflective Lighting

Aperture 

Shutter Speed

ISO

Perfecting Focus 

Details

Symmetry

Pattern

White Balance

Faces

Contrasting subject matter

Manual Mode

Candids

Horizons

Low light

Low depth of field

Foreground framing

Epic Longshots

Point of view

Texture

Wide Angle

Vibrant Color

Negative Space

Contrasting Color

Unusual crops

Using architecture

Day in the Life

Shadows

Multiple Exposure

Panning

Back lighting

Balanced composition

Golden Hour

Silhouettes

Family Self Portraits

Pastels

Leading Lines

 

 

Long Exposure

Breaking rules 

Picture Stories

Rembrandt lighting 

Posing Your Kids

Using Flash

Self Portraits

Low Key

Overhead

Photo Series

Reflections

Embracing your style

 

Discover how to use your camera to take your photos from boring to beautiful. These pictures were taken just seconds apart with the same camera and same lens. Practice techniques that will dramatically improve your photography using the camera you already have.