Take control of your photography.

To consistently make great photos—especially in challenging situations—you need to go beyond your camera's Auto mode and take control of your photography. Nikon School instructor and professional photographer Reed Hoffmann will take the mystery out of your camera settings and help you master the fundamentals of photography in this brilliant online video class for new and experienced shooters alike. With in-depth explanations of each topic followed by hands-on demonstrations, you'll learn the skills to take your photography to the next level—no matter what type or brand of camera you shoot.
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See the concepts put to use in real shooting situations.

Learning about the fundamentals of photography is one thing, but seeing them put to use in actual shooting situations is entirely different. After Reed Hoffmann explains each concept, he'll show you how to use it in a real-world scenario. From low light to fast action, portraits to candids, you'll know exactly what to do to capture a great photo.
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Learn from the best.

Reed Hoffmann has been a professional photographer for over 30 years, beginning with jobs at newspapers in the Midwest, South and East. He now divides his time between shooting and teaching. His corporate clients have included USA Today, The New York Times, The Associated Press, NBC, Children’s Mercy Hospital, EPA, Reuters, Nikon, Lexar, Lowepro, Eco-Challenge and Mark Burnett Productions. Based in Kansas City, KS, he’s been a Nikon School instructor since 2002 and has led over 70 hands-on photography workshops.
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Watch. Learn. Excel.

Take your photography to the next level with clear, easy-to-follow instructional online video classes from Nikon School Online. Learn exciting new techniques through hands-on demonstrations from renowned photographers. Watch anytime, anywhere on your computer, tablet or smartphone. Nikon School has been educating and inspiring photographers for over 30 years—now we’re proudly bringing the classroom to you with Nikon School Online.

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