Learn to take great photos


Learn how to take better digital photos right now! We will tell you step-by-step in simple language how to take great looking photos with more impact. This class is written to be easy to understand and is suitable for point-and-shoot and DSLR camera owners. The class covers tips and tricks for composition and shooting technique for outdoor natural light photography.


  • Composition tips for landscapes, portraits and closeups.
  • How to get good exposures
  • How to get sharp photos
  • White balance - what it is and how to set it
  • Finding and using the light
  • Common mistakes to avoid


  • There are no requirements beyond having a digital camera and a willingness to go out and have fun taking some photos.


  • You will receive a reminder email on the course start date when your lesson is ready.
  • This course includes one written lesson in PDF format consisting of our best photography tips, detailed instructions and a photo assignment.
  • You will have two weeks including two weekends to work on your assignment.
  • You can ask questions, post work in progress, ask for help or chat with your classmates or instructors as you work on your assignment. We are here to help and a lively discussion makes the class a richer experience for everyone.
  • After shooting the assignment you will upload your photos to the website by the due date and we will critique your photos and give you helpful advice and tips.
  • The class is open for two weeks following the assignment due date and we can answer any follow up questions you have after the critiques.

Course Overview
Price: $49
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Learn To Take Photos is an online photography school run by professional photographers. Our online photo courses are fun and motivating.