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Photography
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Price : $889.00
Down Payment :
$5.00
Monthly Payment :
$36.83

Photography

With Stratford's Photography course, the focus is on you!

Whether you are an avid photographer, or haven’t picked up a camera in years, Stratford's course can help you fine tune your skills to create inspiring and memorable images.

The career-focused curriculum covers fundamental techniques for different types and styles of photography including digital, film, portrait and spontaneous shooting. Subsequent modules offer instruction on how to grow and expand your own business.

This specialized and convenient course could be a great way to learn more about how to turn your hobby into a rewarding, new career.
Introduction to Photography
• Career Opportunities in Photography
• Basic Technical Concepts and Skills
• Capabilities of Photo Editing Software
• Working with Photos on a Computer
• Practical Projects for Developing Photography Skills

Langford’s Basic Photography Part 1
• What is Photography?
• Picture Structuring
• Light: How Images are Formed
• Wavelengths, Colors and Shadows
• Light Intensity and Distance
• Lenses and Filters: Controlling the Image
• Aperture and f-number
• Depth of Field
• Depth of Focus
• Lens Kits
• Image Stabilization
• Digital and Film Cameras
• Exposure Measurement

Langford’s Basic Photography Part 2
• Organizing the Picture
• Noticing Subject Features
• Lighting Principles and Equipment
• Digital Workflow
• Downloading Your Images
• Processing Raw Files
• Digitizing Film
• Archiving
• Digital Post-Production
• Photoshop
• Color and Contrast
• Retouching and Cropping
• Panoramic Joiners and Photomerge

Langford’s Basic Photography Part 3
• Films and Processing
• Silver Halide Emulsions
• Choosing Film for Black and White and Color Photography
• Storing Film—Before and After Exposure
• Processing Black and White (Silver Image) Negatives
• Processing Chromogenic (Color and Black and White Negatives)
• Processing Color Slides and Transparencies
• Black and White Printing: Techniques, Equipment and Facilities
• Moving Image and Photography
• Basic Time-lapse Photography Production
• Shooting DSLR Video
• Animated GIFS and Derivatives
• Finishing and Presenting Work
• Mounting Methods and Framing
• Building Your Own Site

Going Pro
• Defining Your Niche
• Knowing Your Camera and Your Lenses
• Understanding Depth of Field and Other Techniques
• Showing Your Work
• Marketing
• Social Media Marketing for Photographers
• Using Twitter to Grow Your Business
• Blogging Your Online Presence
• The World of Search
• Old-Fashioned Networking
• Expanding Your Business
• Outsourcing

This educational program is an introductory course designed to help students gain knowledge necessary for the vocational application of this subject.

We take great pride in providing you with the most up-to-date accounting course textbooks and equipment. One or more of the above-mentioned subjects may, therefore, change if updating becomes necessary during the course of your studies. The order in which the accounting course material is presented may vary.
Photography Course

"Thank you, Stratford, for helping me succeed. Without these programs, my success would not be possible!”

Kimberly R.

"I am now able to take great shots of my favorite subjects like my family, pets, flowers, birds etc."

- Belinda R.

"My learning experience at Stratford Career Institute has helped me improve my photography skills. I reached a goal I never thought I would."

- Brittany Y.

"I got a full-time job being a photographer for a college sports team."

- Richard S.