The Compelling Image provide you with the ability to learn photography online - covering a wide range of topics including portraits, landscapes, black & white, digital slr and more. Our professional photography teachers guide you through every step of the learning process and ensure you get everything you need to present amazing stories through imagery.
Choose from our range of photography courses:
"Walking in the shoes" of those from another culture is one thing, communicating through pictures just what that culture is "about," is another challenge still. In this online photography course you'll learn how its best done - by a professional storyteller living just such a dream!
For decades photographers have had tremendous but unrealized creative power already in their camera bags: the battery powered speedlight. These little beasts have been relegated to essentially being on camera lights but when they are taken off camera and treated as tiny studio strobes their strength comes out. These online photography classes will have you using small on-camera speedlights - combined with some simple and affordable accessories - to createi dynamic portraits - anywhere, at any time.
Best way to learn about something is first-hand and hands-on. That's what this abreviated sample lesson is all about. Is it representative of the types of online photograpy lessons and assignments you'll receive as an enrolled TCI student? Yes. Does it reflect the skill level TCI courses call for? Answer to this is that our courses, whether photography, video or multimedia, range from introductory to advanced / aspiring professional levels of skill. That said, no course can be strictly categorized, there is always overlap. For you the student, this means if you need extra help with a specific course, our instructors will always be there for you - to bring you "up to speed," with whatever you need and do it in a non-stressful and supportive way.
Trying to decide which new digital camera to buy - dslr or mirrorless compact? Confused by pixel controversies and all camera adjustments? Maybe you're new to photography altogether and need some basic 'first-steps' to get you started. Designed for absolute newcomers to photograhy in the digital age, this interactive and online photography course will take you behind the menus and buttons to reveal what photography has always been about - while leading you confidently to the fun and efficiency that digital photography offers today.
A relative newcomer to the visual arts scene, iPhoneography, is fast gaining momentum. And the most successful iPhotographers - exhibitors of work, winners of international competitions - aren't photography professionals. They're people like you - iPhone enthusiasts, inspired by the world around them and poised to present their vision in stunning and infinitely creative ways.
iPhoneography isn’t simply about documenting the world as it is. There are hundreds of hi-res DSLR cameras out there that can do a much better job at that than a hand-held gadget you can call home on. iPhoneography is other and far more than that.