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LinkedIn Learning

Photography for Graphic Designers

via LinkedIn Learning


Learn the photography concepts and techniques that graphic designers should know about in order to work with photography more effectively.


  • Welcome
  • Why do you need this course?
1. What's Different Because You're a Designer?
  • Knowing the final specs for a design project
  • Budgeting for a photo shoot
  • Permissions and releases
  • Planning and previsualizing your shoot
  • Composing for a layout
2. Specific Shooting Assignments
  • Preparing your camera
  • How the eye sees differently from the camera
  • Making exposure easy
  • Shooting an individual portrait
  • Shooting a group portrait
  • Shooting for cut out
  • Shooting exterior architecture
  • Shooting interior architecture
  • Telling a story with pictures
3. Post-Production and Final Product
  • Finding the keepers
  • Basic adjustments
  • Building your own stock library
  • Knowing your limits
  • The final product
  • Where to go next

Taught by

Ben Long


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