5 Free University Courses on Photography

There is a lot of fluff on the internet, especially when it comes to photography techniques, style, and artistry. It is one of the main reasons why we decided to start iLHP, because there really wasn’t anything out there in-depth enough for us to find interesting. However, there is always a fine line between being informative and being entertaining. Our primary goal is still to entertain.

From time to time, we would like to point you to more detailed and technical articles on photography. In no particular order, here are 5 free online photography courses you can take from home.

5. University of New South Wales (Australia)

This one is a hidden gem of a resource for all aspects related to lighting. While mainly from a videography/cinematography perspective, much of the lighting principles, such as the 3-point lighting discussed in the video above, translates very well into photography.

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Their UNSW TV channel has a wide array of short video tutorials specific to lighting. Note however, a lot of their colloquial terms for lights are probably specific to Australia rather than used commonly world wide (e.g. dedolight). Overall, the videos are short, concise, and well paced.

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