Light & Exposure in Photography

Radically improve the quality of your photography through better understanding of light.

“Master the light and you will master the photograph”, some of the finest photographers we know declare regularly. I couldn’t agree more. The importance of light in photography can not be exaggerated. Let me put it this way: if you do not understand the light, then the rest really doesn’t matter, you will not be going anywhere with your photography. Understanding and utilizing light is an absolute unmissable part of photography training. And this course is just about the most extensive program on that subject. You will be shooting significantly better photographs the very same day after you finish the course. The course not only offers explanations but goes one step further. In the last section, more than 300 photographs will be shown and discussed. These ideas and tips which are formulated as specific as possible, present an invaluable input for shooting better photographs for almost any subject.

What you’ll learn

  • Understand the fundamental importance of light in photography and open the door to a whole new level of quality..
  • Discover the endless possibilities to radically improve your photography in a short period of time through better understanding and handling of light..
  • Understand the importance of correct exposure.
  • Learn to shoot winning photographs by using subjective exposure..

Course Content

  • Introduction –> 2 lectures • 9min.
  • Dynamic Range (DR) –> 2 lectures • 23min.
  • The Quality of Light –> 2 lectures • 36min.
  • Exposure –> 1 lecture • 17min.
  • Practical Applications –> 7 lectures • 2hr 33min.

Light & Exposure in Photography

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“Master the light and you will master the photograph”, some of the finest photographers we know declare regularly. I couldn’t agree more. The importance of light in photography can not be exaggerated. Let me put it this way: if you do not understand the light, then the rest really doesn’t matter, you will not be going anywhere with your photography. Understanding and utilizing light is an absolute unmissable part of photography training. And this course is just about the most extensive program on that subject. You will be shooting significantly better photographs the very same day after you finish the course. The course not only offers explanations but goes one step further. In the last section, more than 300 photographs will be shown and discussed. These ideas and tips which are formulated as specific as possible, present an invaluable input for shooting better photographs for almost any subject.

 

During the first two parts of the course (Dynamic Range and The Quality of Light) you will discover how determinative light is for the final quality of your photograph. This will remain one of the fundamental discoveries throughout your development as a photographer. You will learn how to read and evaluate the light conditions of the scene and how to spot favorable light. These are some of the most important skills of any photographer.

 

The focus in the third part is exposure. We will discuss various topics, for example: what is exposure and its importance, how to evaluate it, the tremendous potential of subjective exposure, etc.

 

In the last part of the course (Practical Applications) a huge effort has been made to enable you to apply the newly acquired knowledge in your photographic practice as quickly as possible. No less than 304 photographs of landscapes, architecture, people, animals, plants and flowers and food are used to display a variety of practical applications and common challenges. This is an enormous input to make you aware of possibilities and to inspire you to shoot significantly better photographs of almost anything.

 

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