You can study Harvard’s digital photography course online, right now, for free

Without leaving the couch.

If you’ve ever toyed with the idea of taking your iPhone panoramas to the next level, now’s the time.

Harvard – as in the world’s most famous and prestigious university – is currently offering its online course in digital photography for free.

Run through certified learning site ALISON, the course takes 10-15 hours to complete.

There are 13 modules covering the basics of photography, led by computer scientist and photographer, Dan Armendariz.

To pass the subject, you’ll just need to score 80% or more on your course assessments (this is Harvard, remember?)

The course’s modules are as follows:

  • Introduction to Digital Photography
  • Introduction to Software
  • Introduction to Light
  • Introduction to Exposure – Part 1
  • Introduction to Exposure – Part 2
  • Introduction to Optics
  • Introduction to Histograms
  • Introduction to Software Tools
  • Introduction to Digital Cameras
  • Introduction to Digital Cameras – Part 2
  • Introduction to Color
  • Introduction to Artifacts
  • Digital Photography Assessment

Easiest Harvard course ever.

Check out the details here.


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