After completing this course, you should be able to:

Recall the steps need to get established as a home-based photographer
Recognize the financial and legal aspects of owning your own photography business
Identify a business plan and how to track expenses
List how to manage and market a photography business
Price: $3,995.00


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    Do you love taking photos? Or do you carry your camera everywhere? Our course will help you realize your dream of working from your home at something you enjoy, a home-based photography business. Our students will receive information on every aspect of setting up and running a thriving home-based photography business. You will learn how to estimate your start-up costs, outfit your home studio, market yourself and stay profitable once you are in business. Whether you want to earn your living as a portrait photographer, photojournalist, or product photographer our course will give you the tools you need to prepare for an exciting new career.
    Professional Photography Module 1
    Camera Anatomy

    Focusing and Setting the Exposure
    Taking Your Picture
    What Will You Photograph?
    Shutter
    Aperture
    Choosing a Camera
    Keeping a Camera Steady
    Professional Photography Module 2
    Lens and Exposure

    Lens Focal Length
    Focusing Lens
    Focus and Depth of Field
    Perspective
    Guidelines for Buying a Lens
    Exposure Basics
    How to Meter
    Responding to Light
    Film and Sensor Speed
    Using Filters
    Professional Photography Module 3
    Light, Color, and Film Negatives

    Color: Additive or Subtractive
    Color Characteristics
    Color Balance
    Adjusting Color with Film
    How to Process Black-and-White Roll Film
    Processing Black-and-White Roll Film Step by Step
    How Film Processing Affects Your Picture
    Exposure and Development: Under, Normal, Over
    Professional Photography Module 4
    Darkrooms and Digital Pictures

    Black-and-White Printing
    Controlling Contrast
    Dodging and Burning
    Toning for Color and Other Effects
    Making a Color Print from a Negative
    Hardware and Software
    Capturing Detail
    Channels
    Importing Your Images
    Professional Photography Module 5
    Image Editing and Printing Digitally

    Digital Post Processing
    Adjusting Shape
    Adjusting Color and Value
    Editing Commands
    Compositing
    Printers
    Printing Options
    Displaying Your Work
    Ethics: How Far Can You Go?
    Professional Photography Module 6
    Organizing and Lighting

    Image Storage
    Metadata: Data About Your Files
    Arching Digital Images
    Arching Film and Prints
    Mounting a Print
    Artificial Light
    Outdoor and Indoor
    Lighting with Flash
    Portrait Lighting
    Professional Photography Module 7
    Extending the Image and View Camera

    Using Scale
    Multiple Images
    Alternative Processes
    Using Projections
    How to Make a Close-Up Photograph
    Zone System
    View Camera Movements
    Using a View Camera to Control the Image
    Professional Photography Module 8
    History of Photography

    Framing the Subject
    Backgrounds
    Spot/Line
    Shape/Pattern
    Emphasis/Balance
    Using Contrasts of Sharpness
    Using Contrasts of Light and Dark
    Placing the Subject within the Frame
    The Invention of Photography
    Photojournalism
    Color Photography Arrives
    Internet Connection

    Broadband or High-Speed - DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections
    *Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

    Hardware Requirements

    Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
    Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended


    PC Software Requirements

    Operating Systems - Windows 7 or higher
    Microsoft Office 2013 or higher. Also, you could use a general Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
    Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    Cookies MUST be enabled
    Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
    The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
    PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
    Adobe PDF Reader
    QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player


    MAC Software Requirements

    Operating Systems - Mac OS x 10 or higher with Windows
    Mac office programs or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
    Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    Cookies MUST be enabled
    Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
    The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
    PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
    Adobe PDF Reader
    Apple QuickTime Media Player

    Product Type:
    Course
    Course Type:
    Career Training Program
    Level:
    Beginner
    Language:
    English
    Hours:
    250
    Duration:
    12 months
    Avg Completion:
    6 Months

      Get the support you need, when you need it

        • Our admissions advisors will help you identify career paths, accredited colleges, and funding solutions
        • Customer & Technical Support is available throughout your course experience via Live Chat, Phone, Email, and Text
        • Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8-5pm CT

      Stay on track to reach your completion goal

        • Scheduling and Time Management assistance tailored just for you
        • Active reminder notifications about important deadlines in your class
        • Join giveaway raffles for achieving course milestones

      Become Job-Ready: Career Training Programs ONLY

        • Take advantage of real-world experience outside of the classroom with an employer-based externship program
        • Work with a career counselor to schedule your certification exam (if applicable)
        • Complete an employer-ready resume with a career coach
        • Participate in live mock interviews and job guidance sessions

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