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Fundamentals of Digital Photography Outline

Fundamentals of Digital Photography

Unit One: You and Your Equipment

  • Lessons:
    • Eye of the Photographer
    • Cameras
    • Lenses and Filters
    • How to Use Your Camera
  • Video: Supplemental video covering the multiple topics discussed throughout the Unit.
  • Unit One Comprehension Test

Unit Two: Capturing the Image

  • Lessons:
    • Developing Your Eye
    • Image Capture
    • Exposure
    • Workflow and Image Editing
  • Bonus Download: Tips for Successful Photographs
  • Video: Supplemental video covering the multiple topics discussed throughout the Unit
  • Unit Two Comprehension Test and Photo Project

Unit Three: Harnessing the Light

  • Lessons:
    • Developing Your Visual Signature
    • Natural and Available Light
    • Artificial Light—Continuous
    • Artificial Light—Flash
  • Bonus Download: Focus on You
  • Video: Supplemental video covering the multiple topics discussed throughout the Unit
  • Unit Three Comprehension Test

Unit Four: Photographing People and Places

  • Lessons:
    • Basic Portrait Lighting
    • Studio Portraiture
    • Environmental Portraiture
    • Landscape and Travel Photography
  • Bonus Downloads: 7 Tips for Better Lighting
  • Video: Supplemental video covering the multiple topics discussed throughout the Unit
  • Unit Four Comprehension Test and Photo Project

My training at NYIP gave me the confidence to start my own business doing what I love.

- Angel D., Missouri, 2014 NYIP Graduate