Posts Tagged ‘johngreengo’

Back to Basics: Your Camera’s Histogram Explained

The ability to read and understand your camera’s histogram is a skill every beginner should master early. And for those of you just starting out, this video by John Greengo for CreativeLive does a great job of explaining the histogram and how it can be a vital component in your photography workflow. Read more…

Back to Basics: Short Walkthrough Covers the Exposure Triangle for Beginners

When you’re first learning the basics of photography, one of the first things you find out about after dropping out of ‘auto’ is the exposure triangle.

Consisting of shutter speed, aperture and ISO, the exposure triangle is a system that takes into account each of those variables, making exposure adjustments a breeze when you need to change one of the variables for a particular situation (say, freezing motion or achieving a shallow depth of field). Read more…

Chase Jarvis Announces Partnership with Free Live Online Classroom

Earlier today, photographer Chase Jarvis announced his partnership with creativeLIVE, a free, live online class site. Each class presentations is filmed live, to an in-person audience in Seattle, and streamed on the creativeLIVE website.

“The goal here is to help democratize creativity,” Jarvis wrote on his blog.

Jarvis said that he had been working on the site for the past year, in order to create a live, interactive classroom.  As an innovative model, Jarvis is offering the actual live, streaming footage for free, but the recorded versions of past classes must be purchased. The revenue goes towards supporting the site and the instructors.

The growing list of instructors boasts some pretty big names: Vincent Laforet tweeted that he will be leading a live three-day HDSLR workshop at the end of the month, and Zack Arias said he will be leading a studio class.

The calendar of upcoming webcasts and course list are available on the creativeLIVE site.

Instructor John Greengo is currently leading a 10-week Fundamentals of Digital Photography class, which began today.


Update: Here’s a short video announcement by Jarvis: