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Photography – Become a Better Photographer – Part I

See results today! 50 photography tips for taking amazing photos with your DSLR, Mirrorless or compact camera.
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Platform: Udemy
Price: $18.99
Video: 5h 33m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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9.3 / 10

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9.2 / 10
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8.9 / 10
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9.3 / 10
Video Score: 8.4 / 10
The course includes 5h 33m video content. Courses with more videos usually have a higher average rating. We have found that the sweet spot is 16 hours of video, which is long enough to teach a topic comprehensively, but not overwhelming. Courses over 16 hours of video gets the maximum score.
The average video length is 2 hours 43 minutes of 216 Photography courses on Udemy.
Detail Score: 10.0 / 10

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Extra Content Score: 9.5 / 10

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Table of contents


‘Probably the best course I have taken on Udemy and great fun ‘- Diane (enrolled in over a dozen other photography courses)

A set of over 50 video tutorials of photography tips and tricks, each one demonstrates one specific DSLR or compact camera photography tip. This course is aimed at amateur photographers from beginners through to enthusiasts.
● Photography training that works
● See immediate improvements in your photos
● Easy to follow and understand, with a fun teaching style
● All boring bits removed (well, most of them anyway!)
‘Just kicked myself, that is a brilliant tip, how did I not think of it? These videos are brilliant!’ – Wilfie
Bernie is so easy to listen to. This is by far the best course I have come across. Lovely quick videos that explain everything. Can not recommend it highly enough. Love it, love it, love it! – Patricia
This tip alone makes taking the course worthwhile – Beverley
There’s lots to learn here and sometime Bernie can be a real laugh, but you can really tell that he knows what he’s talking about. Well worth the money. – Michael
This has been such a great course and learning experience for me. You deserve more than five stars I gave in the review, I wish I was able to give you ten stars – Diane
These DSLR photography tips for beginners deal with a wide range of subjects and surprisingly, some of the more powerful tips are completely non-technical in nature. There are several FREE photography training videos that you can try out first, watch them and see for yourself just how good some of these DSLR photography tips and tricks are.

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Here are some of the general topics covered in this course:-
● Understand the ‘Exposure Triangle’ and get out of the Auto mode.
● Get incredible natural portrait lighting with this one simple pro tip that will flatter your subjects
● Get sharper images with better focussing technique and use of shutter speeds
● Working with natural light and dealing with the sun
● How understanding the direction of light can dramatically improve your photos
● How to use composition to take more dramatic and creative images
● Flatter your family and friends with some great posing tips (individual and group posing)
● How to improve your flash photography
● Controlling depth of field and the ‘block of focus’
● How to get blue skies in your photos instead of washed out white skies
● How to take better photos in the snow
● How to avoid camera shake and get sharper images
● How to take photos of fireworks
● The myth of megapixels and image quality
● Digital cameras and their settings
…. and many more!

You will learn

✓ To explain camera settings
✓ To demonstrate easy tips for getting sharp images
✓ To show how an understanding of light and composition is worth more to you than a whole bagful of camera accessories
✓ Raise awareness of the possibilities for taking great photos
✓ To demonstrate easy ways of taking amazing outdoor portraits
✓ To show some great ways of getting better landscape photos
✓ To provide tips on getting better flash photos indoors
✓ To show how to take better photos in specific environments (e.g snow, indoors by a window etc…)
✓ To help understand image quality, resolution and the different camera types
✓ To realise the great potential you have for becoming a great photographer


• Any type of camera will be suitable for this course. Some lectures covering the same topic are duplicated so that they can be DSLR or compact camera specific.
• Even though nearly all the tips are easy, as with any other skill, the more you practise the better you’ll become!
• Enthusiasm always helps!

This course is for

• Beginner amateur photographers
• Intermediate amateur photographers

How much does the Photography - Become a Better Photographer - Part I course cost? Is it worth it?

The course costs $18.99. And currently there is a 46% discount on the original price of the course, which was $34.99. So you save $16 if you enroll the course now.
The average price is $18.3 of 216 Photography courses. So this course is 13% cheaper than the average Photography course on Udemy.

Does the Photography - Become a Better Photographer - Part I course have a money back guarantee or refund policy?

YES, Photography – Become a Better Photographer – Part I has a 30-day money back guarantee. The 30-day refund policy is designed to allow students to study without risk.

Are there any SCHOLARSHIPS for this course?

Currently we could not find a scholarship for the Photography - Become a Better Photographer - Part I course, but there is a $16 discount from the original price ($34.99). So the current price is just $18.99.

Who is the instructor? Is Bernie Raffe AMPA a SCAM or a TRUSTED instructor?

Bernie Raffe AMPA has created 7 courses that got 4,410 reviews which are generally positive. Bernie Raffe AMPA has taught 26,053 students and received a 4.6 average review out of 4,410 reviews. Depending on the information available, Bernie Raffe AMPA is a TRUSTED instructor.
Award winning portrait & (ex) wedding photographer
** Voted by students as one of Udemy’s outstanding instructors of 2014 **

Bernie is a professional photographer based in the UK, and has been passionate about photography ever since his parents bought him his first camera when he was just 11 years old (a Kodak Brownie 127)!

He’s qualified as a photographer to ‘Associate’ level with both the MPA (Master Photographers Association), and the SWPP (Society of Wedding and Portrait Photographers) in the UK.

Bernie loves sharing his passion for photography, and students really enjoy his fun teaching style which has earned him over 100 five star reviews. These entertaining and informative films will demonstrate, without blinding you with science, how you can be a better photographer, taking more creative and dramatic photos that will wow your friends and family.

He is in demand as a speaker to other professionals and to beginner and keen amateurs at camera clubs… he’s also an occasional guest speaker on cruise ships.


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Platform: Udemy
Price: $18.99
Video: 5h 33m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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