Harvard release whole set of university-level photography courses for free

Part of the list of offered courses

Part of the list of offered courses (there are more)

Harvard released their university-level photography classes for free. including classes on software and retouching.

All courses are accessible through Harvard’s Alison platform, just click here, register and start learning.

The courses cover anything from exposure, optics, histograms, light and how to use it best, and much more. At the end you can take an evaluation module to assess what you have learned. This is a cool, professional and totally free resource. Do not miss it and enjoy!

[via Fstoppers]

How to use Adobe Lightroom for mobile (Canon Professional Network)


Canon Professional Network posted a short tutorial about how to use Adobe Lightroom for mobile.

Richard Curtis, Adobe Systems UK Principal Solution Consultant in Digital Imaging, writes exclusively for CPN on how to get the best from Adobe’s Lightroom for mobile app.

Adobe Lightroom for mobile is a free app, but only makes really sense when used together with Lightroom, along with Adobe Creative Cloud Photography plan.

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV tutorial videos (4K video, AF, AWB, GPS, Live View, more)

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Tutorial Videos (4K Video, AF, AWB, GPS, Live View, More)

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV: Amazon | B&H Photo | Digitalrev | eBay | Adorama | Canon USA

At a glance:

  • 30.4MP Full-Frame CMOS Sensor
  • DIGIC 6+ Image Processor
  • 3.2″ 1.62m-Dot Touchscreen LCD Monitor
  • DCI 4K Video at 30 fps; 8.8MP Still Grab
  • 61-Point High Density Reticular AF
  • Native ISO 32000, Expanded to ISO 102400
  • Dual Pixel RAW; AF Area Select Button
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF and Movie Servo AF
  • 7 fps Shooting; CF & SD Card Slots
  • Built-In GPS and Wi-Fi with NFC

The Canon Digital Learning Center posted a set of 11 short video-tutorials for the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV. Rudy Winston is the host.

Take a deeper dive into the features of the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV camera. Join Canon USA Technical Advisor Rudy Winston as he goes over AF options, built-in GPS, 4K video features, and much more. This tutorial series covers both still and video features, and is designed to go beyond the manual. Learn how to make the most of this versatile camera, whatever your shooting needs are!

These videos are available:

  • EOS 5D Mark IV: AF Area Select Button
  • EOS 5D Mark IV: AF Area Options
  • EOS 5D Mark IV: Built-in GPS
  • EOS 5D Mark IV: Custom Quick Control Menu
  • EOS 5D Mark IV: Basics of 4K Video
  • EOS 5D Mark IV: Video AF Operation and Features
  • EOS 5D Mark IV: New AWB Options
  • EOS 5D Mark IV: Lens Aberration Correction
  • EOS 5D Mark IV: Adding and Using IPTC Information
  • EOS 5D Mark IV: AF with EOS iTR
  • EOS 5D Mark IV: Live View AF


How to setup a Canon EOS 7D with various lenses for a wedding shot (video)

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CanonUSA posted an informative, 7 minutes tutorial video about how to set up for a professional wedding shot. A Canon EOS 7D and different lenses (70-200mm, 24mm,35mm, 14mm etc) are used in the tutorial. The background music it at least weird, but the tutorial is cool and helpful in explaining a wedding shot setup and the how to of a successful shooting session.

How to transform a inexpensive DIY keychain game kit in a Canon timelapse remote


Cool hack by Ilya Titov: a keychain sized gadget that allows you to set a timelapse triggering scheme for your Canon DSLR.

All you need is a small game kit called Attiny Arcade, a small IR LED which will be used to send commands to the camera, and the necessay code to operate the remote. The software is open source and can be downloaded here.

The project doesn’t seem difficult to realise.

[via DIY Photography]