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Open Michigan

Open Michigan enables the University of Michigan community to make the products of its research, teaching, and creative work available to the world beyond campus. We are the home for all things open at the University of Michigan—including expertise and services for open educational resources, open data, and open publications. Looking for materials you can… Continue reading Open Michigan

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Lighting 101: Introduction

Level: Beginner to Intermediate As the name suggests, Lighting 101 teaches all the basics (and more) about working with lighting equipment. While the lessons are mostly text-based with a few images, it helps both beginners and skilled photographers understand the topics covered in a very understandable way and effectively improves the quality of their photos.… Continue reading Lighting 101: Introduction

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Commercial Photography: Still and Moving Image

Level: Intermediate This free FutureLearn online course is for aspiring commercial photographers or assistants who are hoping to develop their skills and knowledge in new media. This involves exploring still and moving image photography, which means you’ll get to tackle topics on filmmaking as well as the use of CGI, animation, and more. It will… Continue reading Commercial Photography: Still and Moving Image

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Documentary Photography and Photojournalism: Still Images of a World in Motion

Level: Intermediate The free online photography course for aspiring photojournalists, this MIT course from 2016 (also available on MIT OpenCourseWare) helps you hone your photographic “eye” and skills by exposing you to the work of some of the most successful shooters in the field. And by the end of the course, you will have gained… Continue reading Documentary Photography and Photojournalism: Still Images of a World in Motion

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The Art of Photography (PHOT)

Level: Beginner to Intermediate Unlike other free online courses, the Art of Photography from RMIT University includes quizzes and an assessment at the end of every single module. Aspiring photographers will learn, with the help of photography expert and academic Dr. Shane Hulbert, about exposure settings, the key features of a digital camera, how a… Continue reading The Art of Photography (PHOT)