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If you’re passionate about photography or know someone who is, this is the gift you’ve been waiting for.
How do you take long-exposure, beautiful night shots? What’s the most important aspect of black and white photography? How do you use the manual mode on digital SLRs? And finally, what can Photoshop do to make your photos really shine? If those questions resonate with you, don’t worry — these are just the few questions asked by every budding photographer. There’s so much to explore in the world of photography, it can be slightly overwhelming. Throw in Photoshop, and it’s too much for some to handle.
If you’re happy to learn photography by yourself, good on you! If you have someone around to mentor you, that’s even better. But what if you want to get stuck in, but don’t have the time for classes or to search the Web for resources? That’s where this mastery course steps in.
With Adobe KnowHow’s Photography bundle, you’ll learn everything needed to get started and take your photography skills to the next level. The entire package, consisting of over 200 lectures and 27 hours of content, will be available to you forever! Although originally priced at a whopping $243, as MakeUseOf readers, you’ll gain access to the premium courses for just $29.99. This deal ends soon, so grab it while you still can!
Here’s what the mastery course bundle includes.
Night Photography Unlocked Video Course
Night photography can be extremely stunning. If done right. Anyone can take amazing night shots, and you don’t even need a digital SLR to get it right. With more than over 20 lectures and 4 hours of video provided through this course, you’ll learn about:
- The common issues faced when taking photos at night;
- The camera settings needed for night photography;
- How different cameras perform at night;
- Getting the most out of your camera;
- Getting creative with night photography;
- Processing night photos;
- and more.
Mastering Adobe Photoshop CC: A Definitive Course
Despite being the world’ most popular graphics and photo editing tool, Photoshop is incredible daunting for some. This course is designed from beginners from the start, and will guide you to learn the very basics of Photoshop. Come unprepared — you don’t need to know anything about Photoshop — with over 13 hours of instructions, you’ll be whizzing around Photoshop in no time.
This course will:
- Teach you the features and tools of Photoshop CC;
- Teach you how to organise your files using Adobe Bridge;
- Teach you how to utilise layers and work with filters;
- Show you how to use the various tools in Photoshop, like Dodge and Burn, the Magic Wand, Brushes, Cloning, etc.;
- and much more.
EasyDSLR Beginners Photography Course
Don’t get stuck in AUTO mode for the rest of your life. This course is designed to help you learn the basics of using your digital SLR and wean you off the fully automatic mode in order to take better photos! Learning to use the manual mode (or other modes on your camera) is the key to taking amazing photos. You can do it, all you need are the the right instructions and guidance.
Learn more about shutter speeds, aperture settings, white balance, focus points; how to control your flash, when flash is necessary. It’s time to unleash your untapped potential and get creative!
The Art Of Black & White Photography
The most powerful photos in the world are taken in black and white. In this course, you’ll learn the techniques to finding the right moments, composing your shots for dramatic effects, and the important post-production tips for striking images.
- How to evaluate the tonal range and balance of an image;
- How to make global and selective changes using the adjustment layers, selections, masks, and the curves tool;
- How to pick the right technique;
- How to convert portraits to black and white;
- How to work with skin tones, and delineate your subject from the background;
- How to enhance your subject’s eyes in black and white;
- How to achieve optimate black and white images on your camera;
- and more.
That’s a whole lot of useful content for $29.99. Not to mention the significant discount from the $243 original price. If you’re keen on taking your photography to the next level, eager to learn about night or black and white photography, always wanted to learn to use Photoshop; this is the course for you.
Learn at your own pace, advance to the next level when you’re ready, revisit previous courses — the bundle is available to you online, forever! Getting started is easy — there’s nothing to download, all you need is a browser.