With Stratford's Photography course, the focus is on you!
Whether you are an avid photographer, or havent 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.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the median annual salary for Photographers is $31,710. The number of jobs is projected to increase by 3% through 2024.*
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
Langfords Basic Photography Part 1 What is Photography?
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
Digital and Film Cameras
Langfords Basic Photography Part 2 Organizing the Picture
Noticing Subject Features
Lighting Principles and Equipment
Downloading Your Images
Processing Raw Files
Color and Contrast
Retouching and Cropping
Panoramic Joiners and Photomerge
Langfords Basic Photography Part 3 Films and Processing
Silver Halide Emulsions
Choosing Film for Black and White and Color Photography
Storing FilmBefore 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
Sell and Resell Your Photos Finding Your Market
What Photos Sell and Re-Sell
Getting Started with an Action Plan
Producing a Marketable Photo
The Fine Art of Dealing with Photo Buyers
Pricing Your Photos
Managing Your Mail and Internet Marketing Operation
Promoting Your Photography
Assignments and Contacts
Stock Photo Agencies and Decor Photography
Record Keeping and Organization
Rights and Regulations
Stock Photography in the Digital Age
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 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 course material is presented may vary.
*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition