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Welcome to the Module One of Course One, where we will begin our journey together to gain the knowledge and skills that will help you take control of your photography! The world of digital photography presents so many "tech" options that it can be quite confusing. Throughout this Course and Specialization, we will be sorting through the various functions, menus, and also the good old focus and exposure and camera craft aspects, so you can build a foundation for success. We'll start with some Basics, and keep building!

9 vidéos (Total 64 min), 7 lectures, 5 quiz
9 vidéos
MEET THE COURSE: an overview by Mark and Peter2 min
Basic Elements of Photography: CAMERA/LENS14 min
Basic Elements of Photography: SENSOR/SHUTTER8 min
Basic Elements of Photography: SHUTTER+APERTURE=EXPOSURE8 min
Workflow of Digital Photography step-by-step6 min
Full Auto Shooting Mode!6 min
7 lectures
Websites for your viewing pleasure: L'oeil de la photographie and ASMP and PDN!10 min
Peter Glendinning websites/Instagram10 min
Mark Valentine Sullivan - social media photography sites10 min
About the Peer Review Process10 min
Some additional info on the history of photography!10 min
Learn more about your professors!10 min
Private FACEBOOK group for our Learners!10 min
4 exercices pour s'entraîner
Camera/Lens10 min
Sensor/Shutter6 min
QUIZ 1.1.114 min
Shutter/Aperture/Exposure6 min
5 heures pour terminer

Camera capabilities: differences and similarities

In Module Two we will survey different types of digital cameras that are in widespread use today, discuss their different capabilities and characteristics, and help you determine which might be most appropriate for the uses you plan to make of your photographs. Whether you need to make photographs to capture the important moments of personal experience with friends and family, or need to make photographs for purposes related to your employment or small business, you will find an overview of information to help you here. Along with the time you spend learning about cameras, you should continue to experiment with your own camera and your own interest in photography!

10 vidéos (Total 119 min), 1 lecture, 6 quiz
10 vidéos
A Basic Vocabulary of Capabilities20 min
Capabilities of Point & Shoot and Compact Cameras13 min
Capabilities of DSLR Cameras16 min
Capabilities of Mirrorless Cameras13 min
Apple iPhone 6 Camera9 min
Samsung Galaxy 6 Camera9 min
Three essential Smartphone accessories7 min
Program Mode and ISO settings for greater control9 min
"Working a Scene"13 min
1 lecture
About the Peer Review Process10 min
5 exercices pour s'entraîner
Point & Shoot and Compact Cameras8 min
DSLR Cameras6 min
QUIZ 1.2.120 min
Mirrorless Cameras6 min
QUIZ 1.2.216 min
2 heures pour terminer

Setting up yourself and your digital camera: Menus, Settings, and baggage!

In Module Three you will be guided through the critical steps of "Setting Up" your Digital Camera. Digital cameras of all types offer many options to choose from, allowing you to customize the way the pictures are recorded and to be more successful in achieving your goals in photography. This is NOT just a checklist of functions, simply guiding you as to which buttons to push! You will learn the practical significance of what the settings mean and how they impact the way a picture looks, and how your camera works. You will understand not only HOW but also WHY! Whether you have a brand new camera or have been making digital photographs for a while, this information is critical to your success.

7 vidéos (Total 84 min), 4 quiz
7 vidéos
Setting Up the Camera - Part 25 min
Setting Up a Digital Camera Part 3a 1.3.34 min
Setting Up a Digital Camera Part 3b 1.3.421 min
Camera Setup Four9 min
Camera Bags, from Mini to Carry-On Sizes19 min
What is in PG's BAG?13 min
4 exercices pour s'entraîner
Camera Set Up 24 min
Quiz 1.3.112 min
Camera Set Up 310 min
QUIZ 1.3.220 min
4 heures pour terminer

Picture Decisions: The Vantage Point and Frame

In Module Four we will turn to concepts related to the way photographs look, and how practical decisions that are unique to photography can have dramatic effect in terms of what their creative content might be. We examine the aspects of Vantage Point and Frame as essential choices that must be made by photographers no matter what their ultimate goal for image-making. We also introduce the Peer Review process for paid-Learners, and the ways we can learn about our own ideas through using "terms of art" in written reviews the photographs of fellow Learners.

7 vidéos (Total 87 min), 3 lectures, 3 quiz
7 vidéos
The effects of Vantage Point choices.16 min
Responding to Photographs8 min
The Frame: what to include, or exclude.8 min
The Frame and composition13 min
The Frame and Content19 min
Mark & Peter each discuss their own VP and Frame Photos 1.4.710 min
3 lectures
About the Peer Review Process10 min
Garry Winogrand: Frame, Vantage Point, and Content10 min
The History of Photography in 5 Minutes10 min
2 exercices pour s'entraîner
Vantage Point4 min
QUIZ4 min
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par RDec 23rd 2017

This course was very informative and provided just the right amount of challenge for me to stretch my creativity and newly obtained knowledge. I enjoyed it and I am looking forward to the next course.

par MESep 12th 2016

Very good coarse...I am now taking #3 soon be finished, its just keeps getting better all the time...its so good I may move to Michigan, .... but then who would root for USC (Trojans- the real USC



Peter Glendinning

Art, Art History, & Design

Mark Valentine Sullivan

Associate Professor
Music / Innovation Hub

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À propos de la Spécialisation Les bases de la photographie et au delà : du smartphone au reflex numérique

Whether your camera is a Smartphone or DSLR, a Compact or Mirrorless model, you will learn to gain control of exposure and understand fundamentals of composition, while exploring documentary and creative concepts to make the kinds of photographs you have always wanted. This Specialization covers a broad range of fundamental principles in photography, from camera control to principles of composition and creativity, providing you with a foundation for growth in making photographs you’ll be proud to share. In the Capstone you will develop a final project of photographs related to your individual needs, whether practical or purely expressive, and share ongoing feedback with fellow learners. In addition to the awarding of a Certificate of Specialization from Michigan State University, each Learner who subscribes to and completes the entire Specialization, including Capstone, will receive substantial discounts on equipment, accessories, and membership benefits through Industry Partners from among the premier manufacturers of photography equipment: Fracture, Gary Fong, Gyst, Lensbaby, LensPen, Lume Cube, Photo District News, PhotoVideoEdu.com, Pixsy, and Think Tank....
Les bases de la photographie et au delà : du smartphone au reflex numérique

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