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:
It's the way we see. And regardless of whether or not we're aware of it, color and its intensity affect us on nearly every level. Advertising photographers sensitive to the colors they use, so too are landscape photographers and even photojournalists. Color used effectively stirs emotion, creates drama and moves us in ways we can't even describe. Strong and vibrant are the "stuff" of an exceptional color photograph and this online photography course will show you just how to create it - powerfully and consistently!
Fine Art Photography is traditionally thought of as an image captured masterfully. Think of the works of Paul Strand, Irving Penn, and Dorothea Lange. They have all made images that are rightfully placed in museums and photography history books. This online photography course is designed to stretch the genre, along with your own talent as a photographer. The result just might be an expressively creative fine art masterpiece of your own.
Two-, three-, four-hundred-millimeter and beyond - there are sound reasons why telephoto lenses are coveted by professional photographers. Used correctly, their optical formulas offer shooters a unique vision and 'voice'. This online photography course is designed to prepare you for getting the most from 'long glass' - practically and creatively.
Advancing from snapshots to making photographs is a quantum step for photographers keen on self-expression. It requires competency with light, colour, composition and capturing that definitive sense of moment. But this is just the start! This online photography course helps you discover your personal style of photography.
While black and white photographs were among the very first photographs taken, they are now frontier in digital photography. Digital cameras record light differently than film cameras and differently than the human eye. This black and white online photography course is the first in a series of three courses designed to help digital photographers see, think and express in light and shadow, black and white. It will cover how the human eye and the camera record light and how to begin to express yourself in the scale of white, gray and black tones.